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5 Mindfulness Exercises You Can Try Today

One of the most powerful wellness tools used to counter stress and symptoms of stress-related ailments is mindfulness.  If you have heard about mindfulness, you may be wondering how to practice it.  Find out how to perform mindfulness exercises and how they might benefit you. What is Mindfulness? When some of us think about mindfulness, it […]

Essential Oils for Autism Spectrum Disorders

The past decade has shown an increase in the popularity of autism specitrum disorder (ASD) symptom management using holistic techniques.  Through research and experimentation, I developed an essential oil blend that helps our family manage the daily challenges of autism. To understand how essential oils can help with autism, we need to first understand the […]

Which Essential Oil Brand is the Best?

The most common question that clients ask me is ‘Which essential oil brand is the best?’ Before I give you my opinion, let me stress this point: I do not represent any specific essential oil brand.  Nor do I work for any essential oil company, or sell essential oil kits. Having said this, I do not […]

Helichrysum Essential Oil For Skin, Joints, and More

Helichrysum italicum is a plant that produces golden yellow flowers, which produce Helichrysum essential oil.  The essential oil from Helichrysum italicum has been used in herbal health practices since ancient times in Greece.  It is best known for its skin care benefits.  However, it boasts many different full-body benefits due to its anti-inflammatory, antioxidant,  antimicrobial, antifungal, and […]

Are Essential Oils Safe For Pets?

Do you have dogs and/or cats?  Do you practice aromatherapy?  Are you concerned if your essential oils are affecting your furry friends’ health?  Many of my clients have asked, ‘Are essential oils safe for pets?’ Recent posts on social media outlets suggest that using essential oils near your pets can harm them – or even […]

Are Essential Oils Safe to Use Near Pets?

Are essential oils safe to use near your pets? Dr. Jess discusses safety issues and precautions about practicing aromatherapy near your furry friends...

Research Highlight: Sniffing Rosemary Can Improve Memory

Scientists in the United Kingdom demonstrated that the aroma of rosemary essential oil could enhance cognition in healthy adults and children in two separate studies. In 2013, psychologists at Northumbria University (located in Newcastle, England) conducted a study of the effects of rosemary essential oil on memory.  The results, which were presented at the Annual […]

Bergamot Essential Oil: For Pain and Stress Relief

Bergamot (Citrus bergamia) is a plant that produces citrus fruit that is defined as either a hybrid between a sour orange and lemon, or a mutation of lemon.  Bergamot essential oil is cold-extracted from the peel of the fruit; many experts support the idea that cold extraction helps to preserve more active compounds in essential oils that may […]

Top Ten Essential Oils for Home Health Care

Top Ten Essential Oils for Home Health Care Join me for a replay of my free webinar, where I discuss the basics of aromatherapy, and I will answer the following questions: - How do I know which essential to buy? - How do I use essential oils safely? - How do I use essential oils [...]

Essential Oils for Seasonal Allergy Relief

Essential Oils for Seasonal Allergy Relief Do you suffer from seasonal allergies? I know I do - ALL YEAR LONG. Dr. Jess explains the science behind those troublesome allergies, and provides you with the top essential oils that act as natural remedies for seasonal respiratory allergy symptoms.