Everyone talks about the health benefits of meditation, particularly for people who are anxious, depressed, or grappling with seemingly unsolvable problems. Hey, I even met my ex-husband in a meditation group - yet another benefit! But if you have serious monkey-mind - where your mind goes a million miles a minute and won't shut up long enough to let you meditate the way you want to - essential oils can help. Why Should I Meditate? If you're like me, you already have more tha
Some people are intimidated by the idea of using essential oils at home because they are, after all, pretty potent plant-based medicine - don't you need a degree or something? No! If you take basic precautions in using them, they can be life-changing! We’ve already discussed the basics of how to get started using essential oils for better health, in a previous post. Essential oils make a great alternative to harsh chemical additives, whether you’re using peppermint EO in a sp
You can’t turn around these days without hearing about essential oils. We all know they have been used for centuries if not millennia, for everything from perfumes to natural household cleaners to health remedies. But is that just because the ancients lacked better alternatives, or does EO really work? And if it does have real benefits, how should you use it?
Who should try essential oils
Anyone who is looking for non-toxic alternatives to things we use in everyday living
Are you the type to drape cedar boughs around the handrails and mantel come Christmastime? If you love the long-lasting smell of cedar, you will probably love cedarwood essential oil - but may never have had the opportunity to actually smell it, since it is not commonly found in most health food stores and other essential oil retailers. Fortunately, at SaltZ&Co we love experimenting with rare and beautiful essential oils in our natural bath products...and with the holidays fa