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Aromatherapy Essential Oil Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Aromatherapy Essential Oil.

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Aromatherapy for the Whole Family

In the 1920's, French chemist Rene Maurice Gattefosse accidentally lit his arm on fire in his laboratory. The nearest cold liquid was a vat of lavender oil, into which he thrust his arm in an act of desperation. To his surprise, the pain subsided...  Read more

Homemade Beauty Recipes for Skin

Many of the same wholesome foods that you eat to help your skin glow from the inside-out can also be used externally, as cleansers, moisturizers, and skin masks. These vitamins, minerals, and oils that nourish your body also nourish your skin. Below...  Read more

Aromatherapy Smells Great!

Each of us has a secret source of energy. You can’t hold it in your hand or see it in a book. Most mysteriously, it can boost your energy, mood and motivation without you even knowing it. It’s a smell. Not just any smell, but a...  Read more

7 Healthy Hemp Foods to Try

I have a wallet made of hemp. Although I’ve seen some very fashionable hemp accessories, mine’s really old and not very cute, but I can’t justify buying a new one until it wears out. I guess I’ve learned firsthand that hemp fi...  Read more

The Mega Benefits of Omega 3s

In a college nutrition class I took back in the 90s, I overheard a classmate boasting to a small group about how she only ate fat-free food. Most of America was still in the clutches of the fat-free craze, and my classmate’s views weren’t...  Read more

I mix coconut oil in with other things so the smel
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I mix coconut oil in with other things so the smell/taste isn't as strong. This morning, my breakfast was mostly almond-based (had almond milk and almond butter), so I didn't taste the coconut oil. That being said, I don't really mind the taste....  Read more

Am I the only person who can't stand coconut oil?
Updated 2/23/2015 9:41:31 PM

Am I the only person who can't stand coconut oil? It seems to be the "in" thing and I just can't do it I don't even like the smell of coconut, let alone the taste. I tried it once...that was more than enough. I'm so picky! Haha...  Read more

Fat burner fish oil and protein shake for breakfas
Updated 2/20/2015 9:44:11 AM

Fat burner fish oil and protein shake for breakfast...  Read more

Coconut Oil.. for weight Loss?
Updated 2/22/2015 8:49:21 AM

I have been reading up on coconut oil and the benefits for weight loss. I know it is good to cook with which I do use in place of olive oil if I am sauteing something. So my question is has any one used Coconut oil and what results have you seen? and...  Read more

Started the coconut oil diet. Has anyone had succe
Updated 2/4/2015 10:19:27 AM

Started the coconut oil diet. Has anyone had success with it?...  Read more

Eating Flax Seed Daily

Soak 2 Tb of seeds in 1/2 cup of water for a minimum of 10 minutes or up to overnight.Add to a smoothie or drink it down straight.You will find flax seeds in bulk at your local coop or at the grocery packaged as Bob's Red Mill....  Read more

All purpose cleaning recipe suitable for CFS, chemical intolerances, etc.

I suffer from CFS & cannot tolerate a lot of chemicals. I can clean everything around the house with a mixture of vinegar, bicarb (baking) soda, water & paper towels. For aromatherapy effects add a few drops of your choice of essential oils: lemon...  Read more

Soapers and Chandlers

Like to soap and other bath and body products? Just want to learn how to do this? Join! Remember this is a craft- you must seriously want to study herbs, oils, etc and their properties....  Read more

Healthy, Homemade Gifts: Bath Salts

After a long, tough workout, an equally long, hot bath is just what I crave. If I'm feeling particularly sore, I add Epsom salts, which help reduce inflammation. You can buy expensive aromatherapy bath salts at department stores, but I don't like to...  Read more

Healthy, Homemade Gifts: Rice Sock

I've written about the miracles of the rice sock. This handy low-tech gadget eased an excruciating sinus headache I had a few weeks back. Since I made mine, it had soothed sore knees after yoga, loosened a tight lower back and even warmed cold feet a...  Read more