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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

magnesium, so underrated. Yet so essential. I ta
Updated 7/2/2015 4:50:22 AM

magnesium, so underrated. Yet so essential. I take mine transdermaly and bypass gut and biouptake problems associated with oral use....  Read more

I use olive oil and canola oil in my cooking. I fi
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I use olive oil and canola oil in my cooking. I find that it has good fats and no trans fats. It is heart healthy and is better for you. Cooking spray is best in frying. Baking and roasting better than frying....  Read more

This is sorta random. Anyone use essential oils?
Updated 6/19/2015 2:58:55 PM

This is sorta random. Anyone use essential oils?...  Read more

coconut oil for pets?
Updated 6/8/2015 1:30:38 AM

Is anybody trying this with dogs or cats with success? I hear it is amazing for coats of fur and general health. -- I have an older dog & cat that I need to be creative in getting them to eat it... wellnessmama.com/13700/benefits-coconut-oi
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A Facebook friend recommended essential oils for a
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A Facebook friend recommended essential oils for allergies; I'm going in search of some this weekend, and I'll let you know how they work....  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