I love the fresh, clean scent of citrus. Something about any citrus oil, but especially lemon oil, perks me right up. So how is lemon oil extracted, why is it so beneficial, and how can you use it around your home? Keep reading! Continue reading
Depression affects an estimated 350 million people worldwide. In the United States alone, an estimated 16 million people suffer from depression. That’s about 7% of the population. It comes in many forms-major depression, persistent depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, seasonal affective disorder, post-partum depression, psychotic depression-the list goes on.
The purpose of this post isn’t to go into detail on each form of depression, but rather to give you a basic overview of depression and its symptoms. I would also like to share my personal experience with depression as well as how I was able to wean myself off of antidepressants and treat my depression naturally. Continue reading
You know the feeling of a sore throat coming on-it hurts to swallow or you have a slight tickle in the back of your throat. If you’re like me, you prefer to take care of that sore throat naturally. I’ve tried several remedies and came up with a concoction we affectionately refer to as foul tea. As the name suggests, it tastes terrible. But it kicks a sore throat fast. So let’s take a look at the benefits of each ingredient and then how to make the tea and get the most benefit out of it. Continue reading
As a kid, my mom did some things naturally for my brother and I. She had a homeopathic kit and would give us echinacea and vitamin c when we were sick. So I got a good foundation in using natural treatments as a kid. Continue reading