Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia There is no specific known cause for Fibromyalgia, though there are a variety of factors that are believed to contribute to this condition. Genetics, infections, and physical or emotional trauma being the most common. It is also believed that if you have other disorders such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis…

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Chronic fatigue syndrome has become a rising epidemic. With more than 200,000 cases per year. More than 1 million people suffer from chronic fatigue syndrome. The causes of chronic fatigue syndrome are not well understood. It has even been considered a psychological illness. New research suggests…

Adrenal Fatigue

Before we talk about adrenal fatigue, I would like to make a few points about adrenal glands in general so that what we say about adrenal fatigue makes a bit of sense. The adrenal glands are two bean-shaped glands which lie over the top of the kidneys. The adrenal…

Healing Your Pets with Essential Oils

Healing Your Pets with Essential Oils Using essential oils with your pets is a great way to manage your pet’s health more naturally and holistically. Essential oils help with tons of things, from managing pain to helping with anxiety, insects, and more. Here are some things to keep in…

Endometriosis

  Endometriosis By Megan Westover Endometriosis occurs when the same tissue found in the lining of the uterus is found outside of the uterus. It may attach itself to the outside wall of the uterus, or to the organs and tissues in the abdominal cavity. As a woman goes through…

The Gut-Brain Connection

The Enteric Nervous System (The Brain of the Gut) Scientists in the relatively new field of neurogastroenterology are studying what a British doctor described in 1921 and labeled as the enteric nervous system (sometimes called the intrinsic nervous system). The terms second brain or brain of the gut are modern…

Getting to Know Your Essential Oils – Constituents

LaRee and Valaree are putting together an Advanced Online Essential Oil Video Class!! However this is a major project and we will probably not see the completion for some time. We would like to make the pieces available as they are finished. This section will cover Constituents, Hydrocarbons, Terpenes, Oxygenated…

Blood Pressure

Blood Pressure There are two numbers that measure blood pressure. The systolic represents the pressure against your arteries when your heart is pumping. The diastolic represents the brief resting period between pumps, as the heart fills back up with blood. The average range is when the systolic pressure is between…

Photo-toxicity and Essential Oils

Photo-toxicity and Essential Oils I have spent a lot of time considering how to handle an article on this subject-and even more time trying to get out of writing it. The problem is, that while photo-toxicity with some essential oils may be a real problem from a…

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You can print this here This is a fun little handout.  Hope you enjoy…