Monthly Archives: April 2016

What Is Lavender Good For?

Lavender Love Botanical Name: Lavandula Fragrant, beautiful, and versatile, lavender is typically added to bouquets or to bathwater for a purifying and uplifting effect. A close cousin of mint, it grows as a small shrub that has lovely violet flowers and green or pale grey leaves. It’s native to northern Africa and the mountainous Mediterranean regions, although it also grows

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Mediterranean Diet

As the name suggests, the Mediterranean diet is a contemporary nutritional plan that has been encouraged by the conventional dietary guide followed by people living in the region around the Mediterranean Sea – Southern Italy, Greece and Spain. The main features of this heart-healthy diet comprise consuming high amounts of legumes, olive oil, grains, unprocessed cereals, vegetables and fruits in

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AROMATIC MEDICINE: INTERNAL DOSING OF ESSENTIAL OILS

If aromatherapy is a frequently misunderstood profession then the specialization of aromatic medicine is so out there we could be discussing Xeno botany here. But we’re not talking about plant life on other planets, this is a unique branch of botanical medicine that employs volatile aromatic plant extracts in internal dose forms. What is Aromatic Medicine? Aromatic Medicine is the internal

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Let’s Create Some Herbal Medicine – Teas

Tea is a time-honored and widespread preparation method used by cultures around the world today – for at least the past 3,000 to 5,000 years, as well. This makes sense because teas utilize the most popular and available liquid substance in the world: water. Water at its boiling point {212 degrees F} will remove, or extract, most if not all

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