How To Deal With The Winter Blues: Light Therapy for Seasonal Affective Disorder

During the winter months, do you find that your mood is lower, you are tired more often and you start craving “comfort” foods more? If you do, you might be suffering from a mental health disorder called seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a condition that is now taken more seriously by the medical profession than it […]

5 More Uses for Pine Cones

Pine cones are prevalent throughout the winter months and you can find many pine cones lying on the ground, either in your own yard or when you are out walking on trails, depending upon which state you live in. Once a pine cone has fallen from the tree, its botanical life is usually over. However, […]

Differences Between Vegetable Oils and Essential Oils

Vegetable oils and essential oils are sometimes confused in aromatherapy use. Both types of oils are natural oils, and both have therapeutic properties, but they are composed in different ways. There are many different vegetable oils and essential oils that are used in aromatherapy practice, so it is important to firstly understand the basic differences […]

Benefits of Soy Wax Candles

Regular candles are often made with all sorts of chemicals and other additives that aren’t particularly good for your health. However, there are a couple of natural alternatives for candles, including those made with soy. Soy wax candles have a number of benefits over regular candles, the first being that they are naturally better for […]

How to Use Aromatherapy During the Holidays

The Holidays, although a great time for getting together with friends and family, can often be stressful. In addition, eating a diet of rich foods can upset our digestive systems. Fortunately, there is a natural therapy at hand to help! Aromatherapy can be used in a variety of ways during the Holidays which in turn […]

The Uses and Benefits of Castile Soap

Today, a lot of manufactured soaps contain a range of ingredients that often cause your skin to dry out or can irritate your skin. However, if you look at the ingredients of natural soaps, mostly handmade by independent businesses, you will realize that soap doesn’t have to be like this. One such type of soap […]

How Scents Can Affect Your Health

Your sense of smell is one of your greatest assets when it comes to your natural health. You may not realize it but scent not only helps you to enjoy life more, it enhances your well being. If you lose your sense of smell, it may affect your quality of life, in addition to affecting […]