Currently Browsing: Alex Jensen

3 Essential Oils to Aid Nausea and How to Use Them

lavender-field-1595587_1920

3 Essential Oils to Aid Nausea and How to Use Them Nothing’s worse than the feeling that you’re going to get sick. Unfortunately motion sickness, nausea, and vomiting is a normal part of life, but luckily you do not have to suffer. The following essential oils are effective cures when the feeling of queasiness strikes. […]

CONTINUE READING

3 Keys To A Healthy Heart, Mind, & Body

exercise

Looking for the path toward a healthier you? It’s not hard to find. The journey begins with some simple tweaks to your lifestyle. The right diet, exercise, and stress-relief plan all play a big role. Follow a Heart-Healthy Diet There’s an easy recipe if your goal is to keep away problems like heart disease and […]

CONTINUE READING

The Ancient Art of Reflexology

reflexologychart

Reflexology is the application of appropriate pressure to specific points and areas on the feet, hands, or ears. Reflexologists believe that these reflex points correspond to different body organs and systems, and that pressing them has a beneficial effect on the person’s health. For example, reflexology holds that a specific spot in the arch of the […]

CONTINUE READING

5 Essential Oils For Healing

Aromatherapy

Essential oils, containing potent medicinal and cosmetic properties, are a versatile part of a natural medicine cabinet. They work to support the body’s own healing system, and when used correctly, may be able to take the place of conventional over-the-counter remedies. Essential oils have a very small molecular size, which means that their healing properties […]

CONTINUE READING

4 Aromatherapy Recipes For Anxiety

anxiety

These recipes may help during times of anxiety. When selecting and using essential oils, be sure to follow all safety precautions and remember that aromatherapy should not be used as a substitute for proper medical treatment. Blend #1 2 drops Bergamot 2 drops Clary Sage 1 drop Frankincense Blend #2 3 drops Sandalwood 2 drops […]

CONTINUE READING

Everyday Life Hacks For Moms

momeverything

Every mother out there looks back at how she thought she would parent, before she actually became one — and then laughs her butt off. The following are lifehacks that all new moms should be taking advantage of, right now, to make their lives not only easier, but exceedingly more enjoyable. Let their kids watch […]

CONTINUE READING

19 Amazing Beauty Tips Tweeted By The Pros

twittertips

Twitter may be the ultimate resource for breaking news, but it’s also an amazing hub for beauty tips. We favorited these pros’ tweets. #Beauty #Tip: Use a foundation w/reflecting ingredients to minimize the appearance of large pores by diffusing light. —dermatologist Fredric Brandt, @drfredricbrandtNeed a fast, new beauty look for the weekend? Get semiglossy lids […]

CONTINUE READING

A Few Drops A Day Keeps The Doctor Away

clove-copy

I was sick and tired of being sick and tired. Life was supposed to get easier as we age, not harder. Yet, as I entered my 60s, it seemed that either my husband or I (or both of us) was always getting sick—and staying sick for weeks at a time! As you can imagine, life is […]

CONTINUE READING

Wintergreen Is The New Aspirin

wintergreen

With the same chemical property as aspirin, wintergreen is good at anything you’d use an OTC painkiller for (cramps, hangovers, you name it). Put one drop behind your ears or on your temple for headaches or rub it on an injured area of your body for pain relief. Beware: it’s possible to OD (similar to […]

CONTINUE READING

Anti-Aging DIY Blush With Beets & Lavender Oil

Beetlavender

Blush, sometimes called rouge, is one of the the most popular makeup products out there. It’s used to redden the cheeks and cheekbone area with the intention of providing a more youthful appearance. Blush goes way back in history. Initially, anyone who wore blush was thought to have less than desirable ethical behavior. This is […]

CONTINUE READING