Essential Oil Series: Lavender

There is a reason why lavender oil is considered the "Swiss-Army Knife" of oils. It is very versatile and has many uses from being a natural air freshener to a natural anxiolytic, antidepressant, and de-stressor. Anxiolytics are substances (ranging from essential oils to drugs) that inhibit anxiety. What is anxiety? Anxiety is defined as an … Continue reading Essential Oil Series: Lavender

Natural Stress Treatment

What is stress? If you look it up in the dictionary, it is defined as “a physical, chemical, or emotional factor that causes bodily or mental tension and may be a factor in disease causation (Merriam-Webster, 2019).” Acute stress is not inherently a bad thing. Good stress (called eustress) helps one to get things done … Continue reading Natural Stress Treatment