Essential Oil Cautions: Skin Irritation, Photo-sensitivity & Pets

While essential oils are natural products derived from plants, there are affects you should be aware of before using.  Every oil, like every plant, has a different chemical composition and set of attributes that effect how they should, or should not, be used.  Below are a few cautions; it is important to research each oil... Continue Reading →

Natural Essential Oil Remedies to Calm or Uplift

The human body has amazing powers to protect and heal itself.   For example, controlling a consistent temperature and regulating glucose levels are just two ways our body maintains a homeostatic balance.  When we are in good health, we are resilient, capable of fighting viruses and environmental stresses.  But when we are out of balance or... Continue Reading →

Balance Your Dosha with Essential Oils

One world led to the other. Like many Americans, my yoga practice started with the physical practice of asana.  I enjoyed vinyasa classes for the work out.  Over the years, I began appreciating the value of meditation and Ayurveda for the mind, body and soul.   I found a great introductory book that combines the spiritual history... Continue Reading →

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