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Basil Essential Oil

BasilOcimum basilicum

Valued for its restorative effects, Basil is also commonly used for its calming properties.

  • Promotes mental alertness and lessens anxious feelings
  • Refreshing flavor
  • Acts as a cooling agent for the skin
  • Diffuse to promote a sense of focus while studying or reading
  • May help to ease monthly feminine discomfort.*
  • Take a drop internally to provide soothing support during menstrual cycle.*
  • Diffuse for feeling of relief at the end of your work day

Massage with wintergreen and carrier oil on back of neck for a stress-relieving experience. Add to your favorite Italian dishes for a refreshing taste. Blends with Lime, Bergamot and/or Peppermint for an invigorating aroma

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease

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Fibrovan

fibrovanFibrovan

Natural Fibroid Relief

Dietary Supplement

90 Capsules

Fibrovan attacks the fibrin mesh that supports your fibroids.

  • Your fibroids rely on abnormal fibrin build-up for their growth and support.
  • Fibrovan’s patented Nattokinase NSP-2™ has been clinically shown to increase fibrinolytic activity in the blood helping to degrade excess fibrin.
  • Without a fibrin-mesh base on which to grow, fibroids are naturally cleared from the body by the liver and kidneys.

Fibrovan quickly and safely dissolves – and prevents the formation of – fibrin and blood clots that cause fibroids and endometriosis, all without hormones or surgery.

Rosemary – Essential Oil

RosemaryRosemary – Essential Oil
Rosmarinus officinalis

Rosemary is an aromatic, evergreen shrub whose leaves are frequently used to flavor foods such as stuffing and roast lamb, pork, chicken, and turkey. Along with its culinary applications, Rosemary has many health benefits. Rosemary supports healthy digestion and helps soothe sore muscles and joints. Long revered by healers, Rosemary was considered sacred by the ancient Greek, Roman, Egyptian, and Hebrew cultures. Rosemary’s herbaceous and energizing scent is frequently used in aromatherapy to combat nervous tension and fatigue.

Rosemary oil and rosemary teas are widely used for hair care in shampoos and lotions. Regular use of rosemary oil helps to stimulate follicles, making hair grow longer and stronger. It is also believed that rosemary oil slows down premature hair loss and graying of the hair. Rosemary essential oil is also beneficial for dry and flaky scalps.

Tension Relief Essential Oil Blend

StressA Great – Tension Relief Blend

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

In today’s fast-paced society, stress, tension, and anxiety are common and can eventually lead to compromised health if ignored. A distinctive blend of essential oils known to reduce the discomforts associated with tension and stress. Known for their soothing effects on both the mind and body, the essential oils in the tension blend quickly ease tension, relax the muscles and calm emotions. It comes in a convenient 10mL roll-on for easy application when at work, school, or home. Simply apply to the neck, shoulders, or behind the ears to help relieve tight, tense muscles while breathing in the cooling, therapeutic aroma of this blend.

Adrenal Food

Licorice RootHerbs Formula

2 Fluid Oz, (60ml) Herbal Tincture

Used For: Increasing energy & hormonal balance

Herbs include: Licorice Root, Hawthorn Berry, Fennel, Ginseng, Echinacea August Folia, Gotu kola, Ginger, Milk Thistle, St. John’s Wort, Lavender Blossoms

About some of the herbs:
Licorice – has proven to be a lifeline for many of my patients in not only improving the symptoms of Adrenal Dysfunction (which patients care about most) but also in helping to heal the underlying adrenal weakness that leads to a cure (which I care about most)
icorice acts to support and improve the function of cortisol, the major hormone of the adrenal glands. In doing so, it helps relieve the majority of the major symptoms of Adrenal Dysfunction, such as fatigue, pain, weakness, dehydration, brain fog, among others.

Ginger – Classified as a stimulant and carminative and used frequently for dyspepsia, gastroparesis, slow motility symptoms, constipation, and colic. It was also frequently employed to disguise the taste of medicines. Tea brewed from ginger is a common folk remedy for colds. Ginger has also been historically used to treat inflammation, including arthritis & osteoarthritis. In Japan it is purported to aid blood circulation.

Echinacea – is well known for its antimicrobial properties.  It can cut the chances of catching a cold by more than half, and shorten the duration of a cold.

St John’s Wort – Also known as goatweed. Is widely known as an herbal medicine for treating depression. It is proposed that the mechanism of action of St. John’s wort is due to the inhibition of reuptake of certain neurotransmitters.

Hawthorn: Supports heart muscle function.

Gotu kola – This plant is also know as “life plant”. Gotu Kola helps counteract blood and liver impurities.

Fennel – digestive problems, used for upper respiratory tract infections, many female hormone related issues

Purchase: Adrenal Food

The Soothing Benefits of Juniper Berry

juniperBerryPrimary Benefits:

  • Supports healthy kidney and urinary function
  • May benefit problematic skin areas
  • Acts as a natural cleansing and detoxifying agent
  • Helps relieve tension and stress

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION:
Derived from the coniferous tree, Juniper Berry essential oil has a rich history of traditional uses and therapeutic benefits. Juniper Berry acts as a natural cleansing agent, both internally and externally. Juniper Berry supports healthy kidney and urinary function and is very beneficial to the skin. Its woody, spicy, yet fresh aroma has a calming effect
that helps relieve tension and stress. When diffused, Juniper Berry helps to cleanse and purify the air.

Start your day with Evelyn’s Natural Coffee

Evelyn's Natural CoffeeThese herbs work together to cleanse the liver : Chicory Root, Dandelion Root, Yerba Mate, Orange Peel, and Carob.

Chicory Root is used for upset stomach,  loss of appetite, constipation, liver and gallbladder disorders, cancer, and rapid heartbeat. It is also used as a “tonic,” to increase urine production, to protect the liver, and to balance the stimulant effect of coffee. Ancient Romans used the herb to help cleanse the blood. Egyptians were known to consume chicory root in large amounts to help purify the liver and the blood.

Dandelion Root is used as a digestive tonic, gallstones, intestinal gas, joint pain, muscle aches, eczema, and bruises. Dandelion is also used to increase urine production. It is used as skin toner & blood tonic.

The Focus Blend

focus BlendThe Primary Benefits:

  • Enhances and sustains focus
  • Supports efforts of those who have difficulty paying attention and staying on task
  • Promotes healthy thought processes

InTune is a proprietary blend of essential oils carefully selected for their ability to enhance focus and support healthy thought processes. This blend helps those who have difficulty paying attention stay on task and sustain focus. No matter your age, staying focused on the task at hand is sometimes difficult.

Attack Cancer With Essiac

EssiacThese herbs work synergistically to fight cancer cells: Burdock Root, Sheep Sorrel, Slippery Elm, Turkey Rhubarb Root, and Echinacea.

Burdock is used as a diuretic, diaphoretic, a blood purifying agent, and contains  essential fatty acids.

Sheep Sorrel is used for reducing sudden and ongoing pain and swelling (inflammation).  For treating bacterial infections, and for increasing urine flow (as a diuretic).

Slippery Elm is soothing to the digestive tract and help maintain normal elimination. This bark contains mucilage, which becomes slippery and soothing to irritated tissues when wet.

Turkey Rhubarb Root is used to treat stubborn infections.  It has purgative effects, as well as its ability to suppress feverish conditions.  It is a means to cure stomach ailments and as a “cathartic” (an agent used to relieve severe constipation).  It has astringent capabilities (as well as a strong laxative); serves antibacterial use in its ability to treat” toothaches, shingles, fevers, hypertension, burns, acute appendicitis, acute infectious hepatitis, conjunctivitis, swelling and pain of gums, and sores of the mouth and tongue.

Echinacea  is well known for its antimicrobial properties.  It can cut the chances of catching a cold by more than half, and shorten the duration of a cold.

Purchase your own Essiac available in two forms:

Essiac Capsules

Essiac Tincture

The Benefits of Coconut Oil

coconutCoconut oil is one of the few foods that can be classified as a “superfood.” Its unique combination of fatty acids can have profound positive effects on health. This includes fat loss, better brain function and various other amazing benefits.

  • Coconut oil contains a lot of medium chain triglycerides, which are metabolized differently and can have therapeutic effects on several brain disorders.
  • The medium chain triglycerides in coconut oil have been shown to increase 24 hour energy expenditure by as much as 5%, potentially leading to significant weight loss over the long term.
  • The fatty acids and breakdown products in coconut oil can kill harmful pathogens, potentially helping to prevent infections.
  • The fatty acids in coconut oil can significantly reduce appetite, which may positively affect body weight over the long term.
  • The MCTs in coconut oil can increase blood concentration of ketone bodies, which can help reduce seizures in epileptic children.
  • Studies in both humans and rats show that coconut oil improves important risk factors like Total, LDL and HDL cholesterol, which may translate to a reduced risk of heart disease.
  • Studies show that the fatty acids in coconut oil can increase blood levels of ketone bodies, supplying energy for the brain cells of Alzheimer’s patients and relieving symptoms.

Purchase your own: Coconut Oil Capsules

Benefits of Basil

basil-2Primary Benefits

  • Soothes sore muscles and joints
  • Assists with clear breathing
  • Acts as a cooling agent for the skin
  • Promotes mental alertness and lessens anxiety

Basil has a warm, spicy, yet herbal aroma known to enhance memory function while reducing stress and tension. Basil provides restorative benefits to both the mind and body due to its high linalool content, making it an ideal application for sore muscles and joints and to reduce tension when applied to the temples and back of neck.

Nurititional Benifits of Alfalfa

alfalfaAlfalfa is high in vitamins A and C, niacin, riboflavin, folic acid, and the minerals calcium, magnesium, iron, and potassium, as well as bioflavonoids.

  • Both alfalfa sprouts and leaf preparations help lower blood cholesterol levels.
  • Traditional medicine practitioners use alfalfa for anemia and to increase breast milk production in women who have difficulty breastfeeding their infants.
  • Alfalfa is used for kidney conditions, bladder and prostate conditions, and to increase urine flow.
  • Asthma, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, upset stomach, and a bleeding disorder called thrombocytopenic purpura.

Diabetes: Alfalfa might lower blood sugar levels. If you have diabetes and take alfalfa, monitor your blood sugar levels closely.

Purchase your own: Alfalfa

Herbs: To Take or Not to Take

Maryby Mary Howard, RN

Herbs and other natural remedies are so popular in our society. Lets look at a few things to make sure what you are taking is safe and the importance of taking control of your own health care.

Weight Loss Tips and Tricks

Maryby Mary Howard, RN

You hear so many tips and trick about weight loss that it may leave you wondering which tips are the best and which tricks are really tricks? Let’s look at how food and exercise affect metabolism and weight loss to help us understand why some of these tips and tricks work or don’t work.

Exercise and Weight Loss

Maryby Mary Howard, RN

If you are serious about your weight loss program, exercise is the key. But how do we get motivated to make such a big change in our life? We’ll talk about motivating benefits, how much exercise it takes, types of exercise and exercising with health conditions.