DIY Hydrating and Anti-aging Raw Avocado Face Mask

DIY hydrating anti-aging raw avocado face mask is packed with antioxidants, leaving you with a youthful and healthy glowing appearance. I feel that it is important to have a good skin care regimen especially for those who are prone to acne or skin issues. I believe in the power of self-care by making an effort […]

DIY Aromatherapy Rice Heating Pad Socks

This is an excellent at home remedy to be able to maintain self-care in a homeopathic manner. These DIY aromatherapy rice heating pad socks are such a great way increase warmth by nurturing aches, pains or cramps. The heat can assist in improving blood flow and help reduce painful symptoms related to premenstrual syndrome (PMS). By […]

Holistic Uses Of Basil

This is a medieval herb, that has well over 40 cultivars of this pungent plant. Basil has a wide variety of medicinal and healing uses. Not only is it popular in culinary to enhance flavors of your meal. It is packed full of Vitamin A, B6, and E. It is also known for its healing anti-inflammatory […]

Herb Garden Basics

Starting a herb garden is a simple process that does not require much effort, especially if you’ve had practice with gardening before. Some key elements are required, such as good quality soil, amount of space, and design & space plays a huge role. What’s Good Soil? How do you know? Firstly, it is understood that […]

Aloe Vera Healing Plant

Aloe Vera History  Aloe vera is one of the oldest mentioned plants on record due to its medicinal properties and health benefits. Aloe vera is a cactus plant that belongs to the (Liliaceae family). Aloe vera species is referred to by many names. The most commonly use are Aloe Barbadensis Mill and Aloe Variegata. Aloe vera plants are native […]

What’s Holistic Medicine?

Holistic medicine provides techniques using powerful herbs and alternate avenues without having to rely on modern medicine or using harsh chemicals. The basics are that the holistic approach is successful if someone is needing to find balance in their life and they want to do it naturally. Holistic medicine was known to be used by the Chines over […]

Acupuncture & Holistic Therapies

Acupuncture is based on traditional Chinese medicine, which has been utilized over 2000 years as a form of holistic treatment. This form of medicine teaches the body to release energy also referred to as qi. Qi flows internally through our bodies, using path ways through out the entire body. The path ways are also known as meridians […]

Gentle Alternative Treatments To Treat Neurological Disorder’s

Neurological symptoms and disorders include but are not limited to the following: Sleep disorders Anxiety disorders Memory disorders Alzheimer’s disease Schizophrenia Depressive disorders Epilepsies Parkinsonism Drug dependence Stroke Pain disorders Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Natural Treatment for Sensory Processing Disorder (1)   Alternative Medicine and Therapies: CAM (complementary and alternative medicine) is an alternative route for […]

Generate Your Own Purified Air With Mother Natures Pothos Plant

The money plants botanical name is, Epipremnum aureum. This plant is a species of flowering plant in the family of Araceae, native in Mo’orea, French Polynesiawhich. This is an evergreen vine, which is known to be a very popular house plant. Also known by other names such as, golden pothos, hunters robe, ivy arum, silver vine, Solomon […]

Yin & Yang Rituals

Certain foods can either give your body heating or cooling effects. Based on Chinese medicine, eating a large consumption of either Yin or Yang is known to interfere with the bodies regulatory system. Finding the right balance of Yin or Yang can also be obtained through being in motion or sitting still. (Sitting still is […]

Frankincense May Be One Of The Most Used Botanicals Around The World

Frankincense History  Frankincense is a tree  genus of the (Boswellia carterii, Boswellia serrata, and the other Boswellia species). Native to Oman, Yemen and the Horn of Africa, including Somalia and Ethiopia. The trees contain sap which is dried and used for incense and thought to have holistic properties. Fun fact, frankincense was traditionally used as incense and was […]

Healing Tea’s Known To Treat Nausea & Sickness

Common factors that deal with nausea and sickness are rooted from poor digestion and can often be caused by weakened immune system which usually encompasses poor gut function. Herbal tea’s have been used for centuries to treat different symptoms related to nausea & sickness such as upset stomach, vomiting, motion sickness, pregnancy, and more severe cases like […]

What Is Homeopathy?

Homeopathy is a whole medical system under the umbrella of holistic medicine and is a popular practice that claims to address a variety of conditions. It is a medical approach practice that is based on the concept that the body has the capability to heal itself. People often think that homeopathy, also known as homeopathic […]

How To Effectively Treat Rashes Or Hives Using Holistic Remedies

Calamine Lotion This is a miracle worker and can be purchased in liquid form. This lotion has a combination of these healing earth-bound elements (bentonite clay, pink kaolin clay, zinc oxide, ferric oxide (iron), and phenol and calcium hydroxide. Kaolin clay’s come in a variety of shades that work well on different skin types. Pink […]

Herbalism

For centuries, powerful healers and doctors have been depending in the potency in various botanicals to treat almost every kind of ailment known to man. Even today’s modern pharmaceutical companies are relying heavily on the natural healing powers derived from plants with therapeutic properties. Herbalism History Since ancient times, phytotherapy or the use of plants […]

Holistic Therapies Used To Treat Anxiety, Stress & Depression

Holistic medicine is a practice of medicine that advocates not only established Western approaches to medicine which includes diagnosis and treatment including surgery or pharmacology, but also includes Eastern medicine approaches to well-being which includes acupuncture,  herbal medicine, aromatherapy, yoga and meditation. Yoga is a practice from India which promotes the health and well-being of […]

Computer And Desk Stretches

Humans should optimize the entirety of their bodies energy and be in motion, as it increases blood circulation and blood flow. The benefits of moving and having good circulation also helps our bodies circulate blood and rid waste through the lymphatic system, which overall helps the detoxification process. Try these basic stretches for those who […]

What are essential oils?

Essential oils are concentrated liquids from plants that contain volatile aroma compounds. They are most used in aromatherapy and consist in entirely of botanical manner. Essential oils may be also known as volatile oils or ethereal oils. Similar to herbs essential oils have many uses that include aromatherapy, pharmacology, food flavoring and perfumery. Botanical oils […]

Essential Oils Used For Shingles and Other Painful Nerve Conditions

 There are several essential oils that contain analgesic properties, meaning they treat symptoms related to pain and inflammation. Others who are facing more difficult ailments can be treated holistically with the use of anti-inflammatory, anti-rheumatic, or anti-spasmodic compounds. Important:  Consult with your primary physician. Not recommended for those who have medical conditions, pregnant women, or […]

DIY Loose Leaf Tea For Bath And Body

Instead of drinking tea, use tea in a holistic way to promote a natural way of healing your body, sore muscles, and reducing inflammation. Do it yourself using loose leaf tea or herbals and soaking in a hot bath. Not only does it help you re-energize, it allows you to heighten your scenes. Enjoy this […]

Herbal Aphrodisiacs

The utmost herbal organic plant matter blends used for the mind, body and spirit. Natural remedies used in treating mental, physical and emotional needs. Cinnamon Cinnamon bark increases emotional well-being and evokes creativity. This is often used for treatment of depression, emotional stress, physical tension and recovery after physical exhaustion. This herb is known to treat symptoms […]

Mind & Body Interventions To Treat Sleep Disorders

Insomnia is related to issues with falling asleep and staying asleep. Sleep patterns can be interrupted by not having a regular sleep and wake routine. Other reasons for sleep issues could stem from stress, anxiety, depression, illness etc. Listed below are several treatments that help reduce sleep disruption. Self Care Improve sleep habits by setting […]

Contrast Therapy

Have you ever tried Contrast therapy? This is commonly facilitated by the use of fluctuating cold to hot shower. Using this method of healing, where your body is immersed in hot water followed by the immediate immersion of your body in cold water. This allows the body to recalculate natural body temperatures and expedites blood […]

Emotional Freedom Technique

You can activate healing energy from emotional freedom technique (EFT). This is a common use of therapy applied by psychologists today with psychological acupressure by simply tapping with your finger tips directly on the body’s energy meridian points. Meridian Points  Meridian points are located on the surface of the face, hands and through out the surface […]

Holistic Remedy For Migraine Relief Using Essentail Lavender Oil

Lavender History  Lavender is a plant genus of the (Lavandula angustifolia) plant family. Native to Portugal and Spain (Cape Verde and the Canary Islands), Europe, Africa, the Mediterranean, southwest Asia to southeast India. The best type of weather for harvesting or cultivation is in temperate climates. The plant is known for its dark color and named for […]

Raw Cinnamon Can Help Stimulate Natural Hair Growth

Cinnamon is a spice and aromatic. It also is known to aid in digestion, regulating blood sugar, and contains strong properties to encourage hair growth. As for hair growth, do you  know how many different kinds of man-made products are filled with unknown chemicals to treat hair loss? Both men and women have explored various […]

Why Sleeping Is So Important For Your Health

Why is sleep so important, you might ask yourself? Sleep is very crucial to the entirety of our bodies, minds, and physical well-being. Sleep is the time where our bodies catch up on repairing internal organs such as our hearts and major arteries. When people lack sleep or do not get enough sleep, they could […]

Holistic Allergy Relief Using Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus History Eucalyptus is a plant genus of the Myrtaceae plant family native to Australia. Dated back to the 17th century, eucalyptus was used in traditional medicine, as a germicide, bug repellent, flavoring, fragrance, and industrial uses. Aboriginal Australians used the eucalyptus leaves (medicinally for relief of aches, pains and colds) in infusions to make […]

Holistic Skin Care Remedies For Acne Prone Skin

Our skin is our largest organ so it is so important to have a healthy skin care regimen that works for you. If you have stubborn skin or problem skin that is hard to treat, keep in mind that the skin is very susceptible to everything around. The different causes of acne for each individual […]

Bentonite Clay Detox

Bentonite clay is known for its positive charge in calcium ions, which can be more neutralizing or can contain an increased acidity with a pH of 6 or 7. Bentonite clay has a wide range of energetic compounds based on how small of a particle its is. It is more alkaline out of the healing clay’s, […]

Improving Physical and Mental Well-being With Exercise

Benefits of Physical Activity Being physically active will help with reducing your risk of cardiovascular disease, reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome. By incorporating some form of physical activity in your day-to-day routine will help reduce your risk of some cancers, strengthen your bones, muscles and it can improve your mental […]