Gardens were a big part of my childhood, in fact, some of my earliest memories feature tractor rides in the spring and juicy tomatoes come summer in East Texas. I have gardening [...]
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Stress accounts for 75% of doctor’s office visits and is linked to the six leading causes of death: cancer, heart disease, accidents, cirrhosis of the liver, lung ailments, and suicide. This course seeks to assist students in understanding the dysregulated stress system and how to approach a holistic treatment plan using aromatic therapies.
Hippocrates used the theories of the Four Temperaments in his humorism medical model to better understand his patients. What if we used this model to better understand the specific needs of a [...]
"Hindsight is a wonderful thing but foresight is better, especially when it comes to saving lives or some pain!" - William Blake As an aromatherapist a large part of my job is [...]
Chronic Lyme Disease can present with a wide variety of symptoms ranging from neurological (brain fog, parasthesia, acute to chronic fatigue, headaches), to psychological (irritability, depression, bi-polar-like symptoms), to musculo-skeletal inflammatory conditions [...]
A 2013 study by Japanese researchers at the Shitennoji University in Osaka found the essential oil of Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) increased the parasympathetic nervous system activity in participants experiencing mild to moderate [...]