Turmeric Essential Oil Benefits

Turmeric Essential Oil is amazing stuff I hope you all caught our recent EssentiallyAmazing broadcast on Turmeric over on Facebook or Youtube.  I’m amazed by this oil and felt like it deserved a bit more time in the spotlight  The benefits of turmeric root are extensive, many find benefits particularly in these constituents in the Read More

Should I take a detox bath?

Taking a detox bath is a simple way to both pamper yourself AND help our body eliminate the toxins it accumulates. Even if you live a relatively  clean life, we are still exposed to crap all the time. But it’s incredibly easy put a few things together for an amazing detox bath. Plus the benefits Read More

Dandelion – not a weed after all

How many of us look at a dandelion and see anything other than a weed? Well…..we played “my momma had a baby and it’s head popped off” with the flowers when I was a kid. (yeah…if you don’t know, don’t ask) So I think about that. Seriously though,  I’m constantly amazed at how much we Read More

CBD vs. Copaiba

CBD(cannabidiol) is everywhere these days.  I’ve seen it in everything from dog treats to shampoo. Is it hype?  What about other natural options?  What does Harvard have to say about it? Is cannabidiol safe? “Side effects of CBD include nausea, fatigue and irritability. CBD can increase the level in your blood of the blood thinner coumadin, and it Read More

Salve with St. Johns Wort

Soothing Salve with St. John’s Wort Salve making can be a bit addictive.  I’m enjoying experimenting with different oils, butters, herbs, and essential oils to see what we can come up with.  I’ve had a lot of good response with this one. I’m loving it on my hands in the mornings. If you deal with Read More

Calendula Salve

Amp up your all-purpose salve with Calendula I’ve made basic salves for years – you just need a couple of different oils/fats, some beeswax, a few essentials oils, and violá, salve. But I have started experimenting with using different herb infused oils to add some extra fire power to my salves. We use salves for Read More

Beating the Winter Blahs

The winter blahs. Admit it, even you are one of those rare winter-loving spoonies, you’ve been hit by the winter blahs at one time or another. It ca effect our energy, focus and mood and put our hormone levels all out of balance. Dealing with RA is enough – I don’t need the winter months Read More

Nutrition and our immune system

Does our nutrition really matter? There is so much sickness going around these days. And for those of us with chronic illnesses, it can be difficult to navigate the best ways for us to take care of ourselves.  Our immune systems need balancing, not boosting. I know I don’t want to be hit with any Read More