Signs of Detoxification With Reflexology

I know, this list probably seems daunting but don’t let that stop you from detoxing. Remember that these are a positive sign that your reflexology treatment is working and symptoms usually diminish over the following 24 hours after a session. Toxin elimination through foot reflexology is most certainly worth it for your long-term health and longevity! … More Signs of Detoxification With Reflexology


What are Meridians and Qi/Chi?

Often the lives we lead and the abuses we place on our own bodies cause stress. Sometimes, that stress becomes so intense and constant that we can become overloaded. At this point the body needs a “reset” before energy can flow again properly. The return of this energy flow helps the body to rest and repair itself naturally. … More What are Meridians and Qi/Chi?

Calming Aromatherapy Scents: Sandalwood Sandalwood (Santalum album) comes from a small, evergreen tree with pinky-purple flowers.  The essential oil is either steam or water-distilled from the powdered heart wood of the tree and its major roots.  Sandalwood has been an important part of devotional rituals in India for at least 2000 years.  The ancient Egyptians also used it … More Calming Aromatherapy Scents: Sandalwood

Calming Aromatherapy Scents: Roman Chamomile Roman Chamomile (Anthemis nobilis, Chamaemelum nobile) is a low-growing, perennial herb.  Roman Chamomile essential oil is made from the herb’s white flowers.  As the name suggests, the scent was used by the Romans for incense and in beverages.  An interesting fact about the herb is it is often referred to as “the plant doctor” … More Calming Aromatherapy Scents: Roman Chamomile

Calming Aromatherapy Scents: Lavender Lavender (Lavandula vera, Lavandula angustifolia, Lavandula officinalis) is a very pretty, perennial, bushy shrub with purple or blue flowers.  Egyptians and ancient Arabians used lavender as perfume while in ancient Greece, lavender was considered a cure for things such as insomnia and insanity.    It is quite well-known that lavender is the most popular, … More Calming Aromatherapy Scents: Lavender

Calming Aromatherapy Scents: Frankincense Frankincense (Boswellia carteri, Boswellia serrata) or Olibanum is made from the hardened sap or resin of a small, shrub-like tree found only in Ethiopia, Oman, Somalia, India, Saudi Arabia and Yemen.  Throughout history it has had many uses including a burnt offering to gods, part of the burial process to cover odors or to drive … More Calming Aromatherapy Scents: Frankincense