Fruits high in protein

Ningxia Wolfberry

Ningxia Red is an organic whole foods nutritional drink from Y. Living. The foundation of Ningxia Red is the Ningxia Wolfberry (Lycium barbarum L.), a fruit grown in the Ningxia Provence of China.  This superfruit grown in a very fertile area in the base of the Himalyan mountains.  The Ningxia Wolfberry is so valuable that […]

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Homemade rice pack for pain

Here is a great device everyone in our house uses for aches and pains.  With six kids I could hardly afford to oufit them all with their own spa rice pack – let alone one!  These are inexpensive and easy to make.  I heat them in the microwave 40 seconds-1 minute depending on the size […]

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Growing Pains

It’s been a while since any of the kids woke with growing pains, but this morning my 12 year old woke with a severe one in his calf. I rubbed on it 2 drops of a Pain Blend in and layed a warm rice pack on top.  He’s now sleeping again – and no ibuprofen needed – […]

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17 Uses for Peppermint Essential Oil

Peppermint (mentha piperita) is steam distilled from the leaves.  One drop of peppermint essential oil is equivalent to drinking about 28 cups of peppermint tea! Peppermint is a versatile oil one of the best oils to start with if you are new to using essential oils. Primary benefits: Supports digestion, researched for it’s cooling and […]

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Cypress,Blue

Blue Cypress ( Callitris intratratropica) is steam distilled from the leaves and wood of the Cupressaceae tree.  Cypress has been researched for it’s anti-inflammatory and anti-viral properties.  Cypress supports healthy circulation and makes a nice massage oil for the legs to alleviate edema and swelling in the feet.  Mix a drop or two of Cypress […]

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Copaiba

Copaiba (copaifera reticulata/langsdorfii)is also known as Copal and is the only oil tapped directly from a tree.  It is harvested from trees in Brazil.  Only the Brazilian copaiba has a GRAS (generally regarded as safe) distinction in the United States.  It is the only copal distilled from the tree, other species may be distilled from […]

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essential oils for migraines

Managing Headaches With Essential Oils

Headaches can be caused by a number of things including hormone imbalances, blood sugar imbalances, stress, spinal irregularities and inflammation. They can also be indication of a serious disease, see a doctor if you have recurring headaches. This information has not been evaluated by the FDA and is not intended as a substitute for medical […]

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