The Gift of Frankincense

I thought it appropriate to write about one of the gifts the Wisemen brought to Yeshua at his birth, Frankincense. I have come to know that there is more than meets the eye especially when it relates to scripture content. Frankincense as one of the gifts is no different. In scriptural references we know it … Continue reading The Gift of Frankincense

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Bible Essential Oils

Essential oils are mentioned throughout Scriptures. Here are a few references. Song of Solomon The Song of Solomon references the use of the following essential oils: Spikenard Myrrh Frankincense Camphire Saffron Calamus Cinnamon Aloe Birth of Yeshua Most Christian's know he story of Yeshua and the gifts brought by the three wisemen. There was gold … Continue reading Bible Essential Oils

Essential Oils: History & Fun Facts

Sharing some interesting facts and historical information about aromatherapy as it relates to our health. Memory is the sense most affected by smell. It has been used with Alzheimer's patients and effective in bringing back family memories. Scent is the last sense to leave a dying person. Carefully prepared oils vibrate at a higher frequency. … Continue reading Essential Oils: History & Fun Facts

Anointing Oil of the Tabernacle & Arc

Aromatherapy, incense burning, herbs and plants - all of these are ancient practices and one of my favourite things to do is find their use in our versions of what we call the Bible. Growing up in a Catholic church I can still smell the incense that was burned and still feel the sting that … Continue reading Anointing Oil of the Tabernacle & Arc

Relaxing Essential Oils

A quick reference chart of ten essential oils that can be used for relaxation.  Some of these oils are used for other types of treatment.  Remember never to apply oils directly to your skin, with the exception of Tea Tree Oil and Lavender which are used as an antiseptic or disinfectant. As for Tea Tree … Continue reading Relaxing Essential Oils

Circulation Health: Grapes & Horse Chestnut

Grapes, grape seeds and horse chestnut have many benefits.  This blog is primarily focused on the benefits for anyone with heart issues, including cholesterol and chronic venous insufficiency (CVI).  Both foods are known for their high antioxidant content. Out of need I discovered a great product, compliments of my local health food store.  It is … Continue reading Circulation Health: Grapes & Horse Chestnut

Benefits of Holy Basil

Basil is an herb.  The parts of the plant that grow above the ground are used for medicinal purposes, and of course I use the leaves in salads, pasta sauces and anything else I want to throw a few pinches into.  Being a female I have to point out that unknown to me until I … Continue reading Benefits of Holy Basil

De-Stress

Are you aware that good stress can be as detrimental as bad stress?  It sort of makes sense to me because what stress does, at least to me, is get my heart racing, or I find myself clinching my teeth, or my fists are tied up in a knot, or I'm digging my nails into … Continue reading De-Stress

Facial Care

Thought I would share some treatments for our skin.  I find in the winter months I dry out quickly due to the indoor heat running all the time.  Night time seems to be worse, even though I have a diffuser on in the bedroom.  Between the dry heat in our homes and office buildings and … Continue reading Facial Care

Oils to Use for Common Health Issues

A list of common complaints people have with respect to their health and some of the essential oils that are recommended to help in the healing process. antiseptics, to inhibit bacteria growth - Lemon, Lavender, Eucalyptus choloretics to aid in production and evacuation of bile - Rosemary, Lavender prevent formation of gallstones or urinary tract … Continue reading Oils to Use for Common Health Issues