Healing with Castor Oil

Posted Date: 
Thu, 09/01/2011

Castor oil packs are one of the most famous traditional holistic treatments that Edgar Cayce recommended for various health issues. It is also known as the “Palma Christi,” or hand of Christ. A castor oil pack is placed on the skin to increase circulation and to promote elimination and healing of the tissues and organs underneath the skin. It is used to stimulate the liver, relieve pain, increase lymphatic circulation, reduce inflammation and improve digestion.

Healthy Easy Quinoa

Posted Date: 
Mon, 08/29/2011

Healthy and Easy Quinoa

Quinoa is an ancient "grain" native to South America. It was once called "the gold of the Incas," who recognized its value in increasing the stamina of their warriors. Not only is quinoa high in protein, but the protein it supplies is complete protein, meaning that it includes all nine essential amino acids. Not only is quinoa's amino acid profile well balanced, making it a good choice for vegans concerned about adequate protein intake, but quinoa is especially well-endowed with the amino acid lysine, which is essential for tissue growth and repair. Quinoa features a host of many other health-building nutrients as well.

Dry Skin Brushing

Posted Date: 
Thu, 08/11/2011

Dry Skin Brushing

Such a simple procedure that has huge benefits and is not expensive at all! Here is some helpful information on the benefits and the instructions on how to introduce this health-boosting ritual into your daily life.

It is well known that the skin is the largest organ in the body, and is responsible for 1/4 of the body's detoxification each day, making it one of the most significant elimination organs. The skin is also known as the "3rd" kidney. Toxicity can gather beneath the skin's surface from such common influences such as improper ph levels in body soaps, skin creams and anti-perspirants, plus synthetic fibers worn next to the skin with any of them contributing to a variety of skin problems and conditions.

Personalizing Your Own Aromatherapy Inhaler!

These little pocket size inhalers are terrific for a lot of simple applications! Make your own special aroma-blend...

For the cold & flu season try eucalyptus to soothe respiratory complaints, or add lavender for headaches.

Discovering the Benefits of Eucalyptus Essential Oil

Eucalyptus is a famous essential oil for winter, mostly known for its medicinal effects. It helps decongest our sinuses and open our respiratory system up so that we can breathe better and get more oxygen in.

To purify the air in your home or office:

Yogi Maple Heaven

Posted Date: 
Fri, 12/10/2010

This is simply the most divine way to enjoy a bowl of oatmeal.

I discovered this one cold morning when I needed some serious healing comfort, and was immediately transformed.