Essential Oils to Treat Acne

Today, our Contributing Writer Kerri Zaluski shares some information about Acne and the essential oils that can be used to treat it. Acne results from an excess accumulation of dirt and oil produced in the follicles of pores of the skin.  As the pores and hit follicles become congested, bacteria begin to feed on the oil. …

Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep

Today, our Contributing Writer Kerri Zaluski shares tips for a better night’s sleep. Most people with sleeping problems have the inability to either fall asleep or stay asleep for any length of time. This condition affects most people at some point in their lives and struggle to get a decent nights sleep. For some, this is…

Essential Oils to Help Sleep

Today, our Contributing Writer Kerri Zaluski talks about essential oils that help with sleep. There are several reasons why you might have a sleeping problem, the leading cause of sleep problems today is stress. Stress often leads to depression and anxiety, which are also conditions that keep you lying awake at night.  The results are…

Benefits of Bergamot Essential Oil

  Today, our Contributing Writer Kerri Zaluski talks about the benefits of Bergamot essential oil. The health benefits of Bergamot Essential Oil include assisting with hormonal support, calming, depression, anxiety, insomnia, viral infections (cold sores) and helps in calming. Antibiotic & Disinfectant: Certain components of the essential oil are antibiotic and a disinfectant.   They inhibit…

Benefits of Basil Essential Oil

Today, our Contributing Writer Kerri Zaluski talks about the benefits of Basil essential oil. Historically Basil was used traditionally used in Asian Indian medicine.  In the 16th century, the powdered leaves were inhaled to treat migraines and chest infections. The health benefits of Basil Essential Oil include assisting with nausea, motion sickness, indigestion, constipation, respiratory…

Topical Application of Essential Oils

Today, our Contributing Writer Kerri Zaluski talks about how to apply essential oils topically. Many oils are safe to apply directly to the skin. When applying most essential oils on children, dilute the oils with a carrier oil.  For dilution, add 15-30 drops of essential oil to 1 oz of quality carrier oil.  Carrier oils…

Benefits of Orange Essential Oil

Today, our Contributing Writer Kerri Zaluski talks about the benefits of orange essential oil. Cold pressed from the fresh fruit peel of oranges grown in the United States, orange’s sweet, citrus fragrance induces relaxation and encourages positive emotions. Orange Essential Oil is uplifting and assists as an anti-depressant. Sedative:  Orange Essential Oil helps you cool…

Essential Oils For Animals

Today, our Contributing Writer Kerri Zaluski talks about how essential oils can help your pets. Animals in our care depend on us for everything: food, water, grooming and general health.  Animals sense your emotions, often through smell, and the best way to keep them calm is to be calm yourself; especially with an emergency. Essential…

Natural Cures with Peppermint Oil

Today, our Contributing Writer Kerri Z., presents two recipes for natural cures with Peppermint Oil: Nausea and Indigestion:   Drip 3 drops peppermint oil onto a wash cloth. Hold it under your nose, and breathe slowly and deeply for 1-3 minutes. The menthol in peppermint oil improves circulation and stops nausea quickly. Headache:   Apply diluted peppermint oil to…

4 Essential Oils for Camping

Yes, it is September, but for those who love camping, the season is still far from over! Today, a local Niagara professional (Kerri Zaluski) shows us the benefits and uses of 4 essential oils for dealing with common problems when camping: Lavender Strengthens the respiratory system; strengthens the immune system; protects from insects; improves sleep….