Healing Scars

I believe that understanding what the skin does to heal a typical cut or wound can help us understand everything from Acne to Eczema. To get deeper into the processes that it undergoes on a cellular level helps us become closer to the intricate dance we are trying to assist in healing all issues with the skin.Phase one of healing a wound or cut is called the Inflammation Phase. Three differen...

Concessions to Cancer

This world has changed dramatically in the last 30 years. I’ve watched it happen. Many of us cringe at what is the “new normal.” Many of us remember when cancer was a strange thing for a family member to get and when we could lock our kids outside to play and that was an acceptable way to parent. Many of us remember building things out of reclaimed wood before real hammers and nails were deem...

Essential Oils Offer Natural Health Benefits

Lately we have seen a surge of interest in getting back to the basics when it comes to health. This includes anything from natural herbs and supplements to essential oils. Here are 9 essential oils that can assist with acne, arthritis pain and digestive problems all the way to relieving PMS and menopause symptoms, along with everything in between.First up is peppermint, which has been kn...