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  • How To Store Your Essential Oils For Quick And Easy Access

    Do you ever wonder how to store your essential oils for quick and easy access? As you can see in this video, Leilah stores her essential oils under the bathroom sink, to be used for a variety of aromatherapy treatments. This idea has worked for her for over 30 years. Her homemade display holds over 75 different essential oils organized alphabetically. For our customers receiving our monthly AromaBox this idea may help you to easily incorporate aromatherapy on a daily basis. In addition, your bathroom will always smell wonderful!!!    

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  • Good Herbal Choices in July

    July is the month for vacations, to rest, reflect and to slow down. Surely, you don’t have to be lectured about the benefits of rest and relaxation.  But, whenever I suggest to someone who is feeling frazzled and stressed out, to unwind and rest for a few days, I almost always get an answer of protest.  Slowing down takes too much time. Being part of a generation of doers, I understand, I did not know how to relax either.  To help me learn to unwind, exhale, and take time to smell the roses, my daughter gave me a wonderful book...

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  • Seasonal Allergies - Herbs, Recipes & Health Tips

    Do you suffer from seasonal sneezes, runny nose, watery and itchy eyes? You are not alone. It is estimated that more than 40 million American people are affected by seasonal allergies. If you don’t like using antihistamines or other over-the-counter medicines to relieve your discomfort, herbal medicine can offer a natural alternative. To add to the good news, herbs don’t just mask the symptoms, but go to the underlying causes of your allergies. In my experience the following herbs have shown to be very effective: Stinging Nettles Nettles have been used for hundreds of years as a food as well...

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  • All 7 Chakras - Herbs, Recipes & Health Tips

    "I AM THAT I AM" What Are Chakras? Chakras are energy centers in the body through which energy is taken in, dispersed, and released to the surrounding organs. There are 7 major Chakras located invisibly near the 7 endocrine glands. Each Chakra represents a psychological and spiritual quality responsible for your health and well-being, or the lack thereof. Plants, with their vibrational frequencies, are in tune with your body and psyche, and can help you balance, heal and energize your 7 major Chakras. All 7 Chakras Having evolved through the 7 Chakras, from the Root Chakra to the Crown Chakra,...

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  • Crown Chakra - Herbs, Recipes & Health Tips

    “I AM CONNECTED” What Are Chakras? Chakras are energy centers in the body through which energy is taken in, dispersed, and released to the surrounding organs. There are 7 major Chakras located invisibly near the 7 endocrine glands. Each Chakra represents a psychological and spiritual quality responsible for your health and well-being, or the lack thereof. Plants, with their vibrational frequencies, are in tune with your body and psyche, and can help you balance, heal and energize your 7 major Chakras. Crown Chakra The Crown Chakra is located at the top of the head and is associated with knowledge, wisdom, enlightenment,...

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  • Third Eye Chakra - Herbs, Recipes & Health Tips

    "I SEE MY INNER TRUTH" What Are Chakras? Chakras are energy centers in the body through which energy is taken in, dispersed, and released to the surrounding organs. There are 7 major Chakras located invisibly near the 7 endocrine glands. Each Chakra represents a psychological and spiritual quality responsible for your health and well-being, or the lack thereof. Plants, with their vibrational frequencies, are in tune with your body and psyche, and can help you balance, heal and energize your 7 major Chakras. Third Eye Chakra The Third Eye Chakra, aka “the inner eye”, is located in the forehead area between the...

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  • Throat Chakra - Herbs, Recipes & Health Tips

    "I SPEAK MY TRUTH" What Are Chakras? Chakras are energy centers in the body through which energy is taken in, dispersed, and released to the surrounding organs. There are 7 major Chakras located invisibly near the 7 endocrine glands. Each Chakra represents a psychological and spiritual quality responsible for your health and well-being, or the lack thereof. Plants, with their vibrational frequencies, are in tune with your body and psyche, and can help you balance, heal and energize your 7 major Chakras. Throat Chakra The Throat Chakra is located in the region of the neck and shoulders. Its element is ether....

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  • Heart Chakra - Herbs, Recipes & Health Tips

    "I FOLLOW MY HEART" What Are Chakras? Chakras are energy centers in the body through which energy is taken in, dispersed, and released to the surrounding organs. There are 7 major Chakras located invisibly near the 7 endocrine glands. Each Chakra represents a psychological and spiritual quality responsible for your health and well-being, or the lack thereof. Plants, with their vibrational frequencies, are in tune with your body and psyche, and can help you balance, heal and energize your 7 major Chakras. Heart Chakra The Heart Chakra is located between the center of the breastbone, or sternum, in the front...

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  • Solar Plexus Chakra - Herbs, Recipes & Health Tips

    "I FEEL MY POWER" What Are Chakras? Chakras are energy centers in the body through which energy is taken in, dispersed, and released to the surrounding organs. There are 7 major Chakras located invisibly near the 7 endocrine glands. Each Chakra represents a psychological and spiritual quality responsible for your health and well-being, or the lack thereof. Plants, with their vibrational frequencies, are in tune with your body and psyche, and can help you balance, heal and energize your 7 major Chakras. Solar Plexus Chakra The Solar Plexus, also called the second mind, is located in the area above the naval....

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  • Sacral Chakra - Herbs, Recipes & Health Tips

    "I CREATE WITH PASSION" What Are Chakras? Chakras are energy centers through which energy is taken in, dispersed, and released. There are 7 major Chakras. Each one represents a psychological and spiritual quality responsible for our health and well-being, or the lack thereof. Plants, with their vibrational frequencies, are in tune with our body and psyche, and can help us balance, heal and energize our 7 major Chakras.  Sacral Chakra The Sacral Chakra is located below the navel between the ovaries for women and near the prostate gland for men, and is associated with emotions, empathy, creativity, healing and sensual expression....

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