Essential Oil Dilution: Advanced – Diluting Pre-Made Blends

      Hey lovely people! I’ve built a dilution calculator for you! I’ve recently discovered that it’s not as easy as it might seem to dilute essential oils. Why? Because some oils are produced as “blends”, essentially pre-diluted oils. This is fantastic if the blend is created with the dilution you want! But what …

Quote of the Week: The Real Jefferson Quote

  This is not, in fact, Jefferson warning against nationalized health care, as the quote has been modified to imply. It is taken from a note on the State of Virginia, warning against government intervention in religion. Against legislating morality or other ideas brought from religion. Even that religion he claims as “true”. What’s interesting …

Air Travel with Herbs, Essential Oils, and Other Natural Supplements

  Air travel with herbs. Security. Drugs. Suspicion. Ack! Do you need to worry? First, let’s assume the herbs with which you are traveling are legal in the United States, and you are traveling to or within the US. The TSA recently announced and then retracted a statement saying they are not the DEA, that …

20 Ways to Use Herbs for Health and Well-Being

    “How do I use herbs once I know which ones I want to try?”   The question was asked from one of our small group, most new to herbal remedies. She knew she wanted to use herbs for health, and we’d discussed which she might try. But she didn’t exactly know what to …

Reader Q & A: “What Remedies Are Good for a Sore Throat”

  The Question “What’s the best way to resolve a sore throat naturally? I’ve had strep throat in the past, and this seems the same. – Regards, Luna L.* The Issues Without a test from a lab, you don’t know for certain that what you have is strep. Medical testing can be invaluable, even if …