In a study of 585 women in labor, 68% found essential oils to be effective in decreasing pain and duration of labor, and increasing a sense of wellbeing.To benefit from essential oils during labor, the oils can be breathed in or diluted and applied topically to your skin. Diffusing essential oils is the easiest, distraction free way to use aromatherapy during labor, and effective because the constituents are easily and quickly observed through the olfactory system. Another way to use essential o
We love this recipe! It is a sparkling pop of fruity flavor with a pinch of tartness from the cherry juice. INGREDIENTS Serves 1 1/2 cup organic tart cherry juice 1/2 cup sparkling water2 squeezes of Aller-G Tincture1 squeeze of lemon or lime (optional)2 Tbs. chopped frozen or fresh fruit (optional) INSTRUCTIONS Mix cherry juice, sparkling water, lemon or lime juice (optional), and fruit (optional). Add 2 squeezes of the dropper bulb of Aller-G Tincture.
This is not a complete list of herbs to avoid during pregnancy or breastfeeding, but rather a list of commonly used herbs found in foods, herbal preparations, and supplements. Some herbs are considered to be generally toxic and should not be ingested, while others are considered generally safe, with the possibility of decreasing breastmilk supply in lactating women. While this list is a valuable reference, it is always best to check with your healthcare practitioner before taking
The following are suggested guidelines for knowing how much herbs, teas, and tinctures to give children. Please take note that these are general guidelines. The quality of the herbs, the child's weight and the child's overall health should be taken into consideration when figuring how much herbal tea or tincture is right for your child.To give herbs to an infant under four months of age, it is best for the breastfeeding mother to take full dose of the herb in order to deliver the remed
Spring is just around the corner, and in some areas it already feels like it has arrived! If you are a dog owner, it is time to start a flea and tick prevention routine. It can be hard to get control of a flea and/or tick infestation once it has begun, and that is why I suggest starting at the first sign of warm weather.We love using this recipe at our house, but remember, all animals react differently to essential oils. Always dilute essential oils before using them on your pet and check