CHILDREN AND ESSENTIAL OILS

Regarding children, when used as directed, essential oils are safe for the entire family. However, when beginning essential oil use for any age group, it is recommended that you follow some simple guidelines. Start off using the oils aromatically or topically, diluting to prevent sensitivities. One drop of essential oil to four or five drops of a carrier oil is a good ratio for young children. Start with a single oil to address the immediate need, then try something else at a later time to determine...

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SUGAR FEEDS CANCER

Researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute in Utah were one of the first to discover that sugar is essential for tumor development. Their research was published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. In the words of Don Ayer, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Oncological Sciences at the University of Utah “It’s been known since 1923 that tumor cells use a lot more glucose than normal cells. Our research helps show how this process takes place, and how it might be stopped...

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BUY LOCAL & ORGANIC FLOWERS

Organic Flowers 80% of all cut flowers sold in the US are grown in South America and travel thousands of miles before you ever see them. As many as 97% of Valentine’s Day roses will be imported. US Customs requires imported flowers to be pest-free, in order to protect US agriculture from pests that local crops have not adapted to. To ensure they are not carrying unwelcome pests, most cut flowers arrive saturated with up to 50 times the pesticides and fungicides permitted on food crops. Often,...

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