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First aid with essential oils

First Aid the Natural Way

Are you ready for warmer weather? Hiking, biking, geo-caching, and camping are great ways to enjoy the beauty of nature. Essential Oil First Aid is an easy way to green up your Dr. Mom moments to alignment with your natural side. Here are some simple ways to add the potency of essential oils to your […]

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Essential Oils for Acne and Natural Skin Care

This information has not been evaluated by the FDA and is not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any diseases. Cystic acne is a disease and requires medical care. This information is to provide information on healthy skin support and occasional pimples that may occur during normal hormonal cycles and times of everyday stress. Acne […]

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Anti-inflammatory Foods Part 2 – Aloe Cools from the Inside Out

Inflammation The fight against inflammation is a war both the traditional medical and holistic communities are battling. Both know the importance of keeping inflamed tissues under control.   The difference, however, is often in their approach. The traditional medical community battles inflammation with steroids and synthetic pharmaceuticals, often in a crisis situation like post-operative, contact […]

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Natural elements that heal burns

Make Your Own Lotion With 3 Simple Ingredients

Skin care is big business, accounting for millions of dollars in sales each year.  According to IBISWorld  the cosmetic and skin care industries are very competitive.  As a result,  companies are relying on new product introductions to grow their business.  For the consumer, this means “new & improved” patented ingredients, more chemicals and toxins with […]

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essential oils for mosquitos and ticks

Battle Mosquitos With A Natural DIY Insect Repellant

This article has been updated to reflect information from outbreaks of West Nile Virus in Southern USA, where over 1000 cases of West Nile Virus have been reported as well as over 40 deaths across 5 states, and with the Zika virus which has now spread to almost the entire continent of South America and […]

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Ants Steer Clear of Essential Oils

It’s been a long winter and I’ve looked forward to Spring.   I admit that this year more than ever I’ve anticipated the bloom of daffodils and tulips, the green grass and the budding trees.  Then the ants appeared, in my breakfast room.  I had forgotten how they had gotten comfortable in my dining area last […]

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Eczema – Allergy Or Fungus?

My youngest child has been battling eczema since he was 3 months old.  This came as a surprise, as I’ve been at my healthiest point and thought he would be the healthiest baby.   As an infant his head was covered with the itchiest eczema.  After trying countless salves and creams he seemed to grow out […]

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