Risky Essential Oil Uses in Pregnancy

"Just because essential oils are natural does not mean they do not have potential risks, or hazards if used inappropriately." - Jane Buckle, Clinical Aromatherapy: Essential Oils in Healthcare 3rd Edition Once every couple of months or so I get a message from one of my midwife or OB/GYN colleagues asking [...]

Can Reflexology Induce Labor?

Reflexology has been shown to reduce both the duration and pain of labor, eases many of the discomforts of pregnancy - headaches, back pain, heartburn, blood pressure, edema - and is well received as a deeply relaxing and comforting modality. In the age of "internet experts" in every search engine [...]

October 21st, 2019|Tags: , , , , |4 Comments

Should I Study Reflexology Online?

My Reflexology studies started in the 1990s with Eunice Ingham's book Stories the Feet Can Tell Thru Reflexology/Stories the Feet Have Told Thru Reflexology. I was sitting for one of my herbal exams when I inadvertently checked out Ingham's book at the library - someone had returned it to the counter [...]

July 26th, 2019|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

Aromatic Immunity Book

Aromatic Immunity: Navigating Essential Oil Research for Cancer, Autoimmune, and Chronic Inflammatory Conditions Aromatic Immunity is an exploration of dozens of research studies on how aromatics can be harnessed to enhance the dysregulated immune system - be it chronic inflammation, cancer, or autoimmunity. The book is divided into two parts: [...]

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