A Brief History of Vitamins

Throughout the course of human history, we’ve always had the natural instinct to fulfill our hunger. But it wasn’t until fairly recently that we began to isolate and identify specific nutrients that could support healthy function of the b ...

6 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues

Shorter days, dropping temperatures and grey skies””they can all take a toll on your mood and leave you feeling tired and gloomy.  Battle the winter blues and get back to your cheerful self with these six helpful tips. 1.    E ...

Lovely, Lulling Lavender

Native to the Mediterranean region, the lavender plant is known for its unique and fragrant scent. Oil is extracted from the plant’s blue-violet flowers and is used in a variety of bath products, fragrances, aromatherapy treatments and soothing ...

Vitamin D for a Healthy, Happy Winter

One of the major natural sources of vitamin D is sunlight. And it doesn’t take a certified meteorologist to tell you that in the wintertime, that precious resource can sometimes be scarce. During those grey winter months, your levels of Vitamin ...

How to Use Liquid Herbal Extracts

The benefits of natural herbal extracts are numerous, and vary from herb to herb. Why and how should you take them in liquid form? For starters, your body absorbs liquids better than pills, because they do not require digestion. This is especially he ...

Ten Ways to Use Tea Tree Oil

Tea tree oil is made from the leaves of the Australian tree Melaleuca alternifolia and has many beneficial properties that make it a multi-purpose essential oil. Below you’ll find ten popular uses:  Face: Tea tree oil may have beneficial ...

Why Minerals Matter

People are always talking about vitamins, but minerals don’t seem to be as hot of a topic. The fact is, minerals may actually be considered more important than vitamins because they are required for other nutrients to properly do their jobs. Mi ...