Less is more – Essential Oils

Essential oils are widely used in the practice of aromatherapy. The word "essential" does not mean important or vital. Instead, it comes from the word "essence" and refers to the extracts from the plant part(s) contributing to the beneficial and therapeutic uses. These extracts are in concentrated form, thereby earning the badge of "essence". Among … Continue reading Less is more – Essential Oils

What can be your best medicine or worst poison?

Image from: http://www.canstockphoto.com/poison-food-22028459.html   Each time we eat something, our internal chemistry changes. It could be for better or worse. Our body is able to seek out what we need. When we take in so, our mind is in balance with our body. This enables our body to know when enough is enough. Try munching on … Continue reading What can be your best medicine or worst poison?

Type 1 diabetes – A personal overview

Image URL: http://www.healthline.com/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMSundayFunnies/2015/July2015/MosquitoesDiabetesBloodJuly2015.jpg What comes to your mind when the word "diabetes" shows up before you?  My significant other, E, was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, some years ago. Well-meaning friends and relatives would, at the first chance, advise him to give up sweet and starchy food, such as candies, desserts, rice, noodles, pasta, bread, and so … Continue reading Type 1 diabetes – A personal overview