La’au Lapa’au | NAHA | Herbal Salves for Aromatherapy

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Herbal Salves for Aromatherapy

By Anna Pageau, NAHA Certified Professional Aromatherapist®

What is a salve? A salve as defined by dictionary.com is “a medicinal ointment for healing or relieving wounds and sores.”1 Many over-the-counter remedies are salves such as Neosporin®. Lip balms are also a form of salve, so a salve doesnt have to be medicinal, just nourishing to the skin. Salves in general are a simple formula with just a few ingredients. They generally include an oil and a wax to create a semi-solid material. Today people use the terms lotion bars or balms to also describe salves.

These oil-rich salves are used to nourish and protect skin. They lock moisture in, keeping skin soft and smooth throughout the seasons. Salves can be made as thick as a bar of soap. A salve will remain in a solid state…

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La’au Lapa’au | Boswellia Extract May Be Beneficial for Reducing Inflammation and Pain in Patients Newly Diagnosed with Knee Osteoarthritis

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Osteoarthritis (OA) is a common age-related disorder associated with chronic inflammation, joint pain, decreased mobility, and negative impact on quality of life. OA of the knee is the most common form of arthritis. Acetaminophen and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are the primary medications used for symptoms related to OA of the knee. These pharmacological interventions often lead to gastrointestinal, renal, and cardiovascular risk. Gum resin extracted from boswellia (Boswellia serrata, Burseraceae) has been used in Ayurvedic medicine to treat chronic inflammatory diseases, including OA. Studies have shown boswellia extract to be beneficial for treating age-related inflammatory disorders. In this randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot study, Boswellin (Sabinsa Corporation; East Windsor, New Jersey) was evaluated for its efficacy and safety in treating OA of the knee and to determine the interactions of b-boswellic acid with progression of OA of the knee.

Male and female patients between the ages of 35 and…

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SOUND HEALING | DETOX The PINEAL GLAND⎪VIBRATION of The Fifth Dimension – 936 Hz Miracle Meditation Music

This Music has been tuned to A#5 = 936 Hz and 60 Bpm 936 Hz

Solfeggio Mirror Frequency Resonates with the 7th Chakra Pineal Gland. In this track, You Will Feel:

Binaural Beats, Monaural Beats and Isochronic Tones at once.  No headphones required, however, if you do use headphones, you will experience deeper healing.

☯ 10’000 Hz Detox Pineal Gland ► Rife Frequency

☯ 2675 Hz Pineal Gland Resonator – The Crystal Resonator. A subharmonic of the frequency of quartz crystal. Extremely effective for charging and clear Quartz crystals. Useful for clearing and balancing of their own energies. Some claim it energises crystals in the brain. Others say that it activates aspects of the auric field.

☯ 936 Hz – Awaken the Perfect State, Returning to Oneness – SOLFEGGIO MIRROR FREQUENCY. This tone awakens any system to its original, perfect state. It is connected with the Light and all-embracing Spirit, and enables direct experience, the return to Oneness. This frequency re-connects you with the Spirit, or the non-vibrational energies of the spiritual world. It will enable you to experience Oneness – our true nature.

☯ 60 Hz Conscious ► Ultra Gamma Frequency

☯ 20 Hz Pineal Gland Stimulation ► Pineal Frequency

☯ 936 Hz Miracle Meditation Music ► Tuning

 

 

Spirituality | Meditating Made Simple: How I Explained It to a 10-Year-Old

As a mom of three trying to build a writing career and finish a novel, I consider turning to all kinds of de-stressors… vodka, kick-boxing, running away… instead, I have found that meditation is the cheapest and easiest (yes, easy) solution to quiet the chaos.  […]

Source:  https://www.huffpost.com/entry/happy-world-health-day-ho_b_7017444?utm_content=buffer858a4&utm_medium=social&utm_source=pinterest.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Pantry Profile: Chives {Allium schoenoprasum}

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With its bright green stalks and vibrant, lavender-pink and spiky blossoms, chives are a lovely ornamental plant and herb garden staple. Found fresh in the yard in summer and dried in cupboards in the cooler months of fall and winter, chives hold surprising medicinal and nutritional benefits. A member of the Amaryllidaceae family {Amaryllis}, which includes familiar alliums garlic and onions, chives have a mild and pleasant onion-garlic flavor.

Chives have played a role in medicine and protection for more than 5,000 years. The ancient Romans used chives to relieve sore throats, lower blood pressure, and increase urination, while Traditional Chinese Medicine turned to it for coughs, colds, and congestion. In the Middle Ages, it was a popular remedy for melancholy.

A traditional Romani custom was to use chives in fortune telling and to hang them in the home to ward off disease and evil influences. Planting chives in the…

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Home Gardening | The Art of Gardening For Beginners – Urban Moonshine

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Are you fantasizing about starting a garden this year but not sure where to begin? Not to worry! There are many ways to participate in the gardening resurgence even if you don’t know the first thing about soil science, pollinators, or the difference between the 50 tomatoes to choose from on the seed rack at your local gardening store. Here are a few tips to get you started on your gardening journey.

Depending on your access to gardening space (tiny apartment or sprawling country farmhouse), free time, and available resources (how much money do you want to spend on this new gardening hobby anyway), you may want to start small or dig up your whole front yard and join the Food Not Lawns movement. All gardeners are welcome to the gardening club. As a start, I’m a big fan of growing sprouts in the kitchen as well as a…

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Health Optimization and Adaptogens – An Effective Strategy Against Pathogens | DonnieYance.com

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Now more than ever, we need more sunshine, fresh air, clean water, and to nourish our cells with powerful phytonutrients that strengthen our ability to adapt and thrive as we are exposed to stress, toxins, and virulent pathogens in our environment. Did you know that being outside, getting sunshine, and breathing fresh air (particularly humid air) is one of the best medicines against acute respiratory viruses? Being in a hospital on a respirator, as much as it may be a necessity for some, is far from creating an optimal environment for healing. Speaking of fresh air, did you know that our environment is cleaning up like never imagined because of COVID-19? Yes!  It’s true. Los Angeles, which normally has some of the poorest air quality in the world, now has clean air, and on April 21st, 2020, it saw some of the cleanest air of any major city…

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“No Mow May” Campaign Asks Us to Leave the Lawn Alone Until June to Help Save Bees

Not mowing in May results in more flowers and nectar all summer long for struggling pollinators. Wildlife organization urges us to leave lawnmowers locked up until June. April showers bring May flowers, and if you like food, you should leave those flowers alone. Not mowing in May results in a […]

Source: “No Mow May” Campaign Asks Us to Leave the Lawn Alone Until June to Help Save Bees

Ecology | Beachgoers Left 13,000 Pounds of Trash on Florida’s Cocoa Beach After It Reopened

Here we go … again! People being THOUGHTLESS, MINDLESS and INDIFFERENT to the environment around them. Have they valued the places they haven’t been able to enjoy these past few months? APPARENTLY NOT! SMH!

Littering in Cocoa Beach, which only reopened on April 21, can now land offenders with a $250 fine.

Source: Beachgoers Left 13,000 Pounds of Trash on Florida’s Cocoa Beach After It Reopened

Bill Gates Donates $15 Million to Campaign Pushing GMOs on Small Farmers Around the World

The Gates Foundation is funding a campaign to “end world hunger” by promoting GMO technology. The organization has hired 400 “science ambassadors” to influence agricultural policy in 35 countries. In the last four years, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has donated a total of $15 million to two global […]

Source: Bill Gates Donates $15 Million to Campaign Pushing GMOs on Small Farmers Around the World

La’au Lapa’au | Essential Oils for Treating Cold Sores

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Cold sores, which are also called fever blisters, can be itchy, painful, and embarrassing. They are typically caused by the herpes simplex virus.

Cold sores can be treated with antiviral medications, which may shorten how long the symptoms last. There are various home remedies, as well, which are used to ease their discomfort.

Furthermore, a lot of studies have been done that show compounds in certain essential oils may help treat cold sores.

Essential oils might have some advantages over medication. For instance, essential oils usually cause fewer side effects than antiviral drugs.

Although they may be helpful in treating the symptoms of the herpes simplex virus, essential oils can be harmful if taken orally. When used to treat cold sores, the oils are applied topically to the skin only after they are mixed with a carrier oil, such as sweet almond oil or coconut oil.

In this article, we take a look at…

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La’au Lapa’au | Green Tea

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Green Tea, Camellia sinensis Foster Purchased 2008

Green Tea

Botanical name Camellia sinensis (L.),

Family Theaceae.

Also Known As: Tea Plant, Tea Shrub

TCM Name: Lu Cha

Meridians: Spleen, Kidney, Heart, Liver

Key TCM Actions & Medicinal Uses: Promotes Bodily Fluids/Quenches Thirst. Clears Heat/Dissolves Phlegm/Promotes Urination: headaches, dizziness, heat stroke. Enhances alertness/Boosts Mental Clarity: meditation, focus, sleepiness, refreshes the mind.

Origins: Camellia sinensis (or tea plant) is used to make most traditional caffeinated teas, including black tea, white tea, oolong tea, and green tea. This plant originated near the southwest region of China as an evergreen forest shrub. The leaves are glossy green with serrated edges and are similar in both shape and size to a bay leaf. As the story goes, tea plant was first stumbled upon by accident in 2737 B.C.E. The emperor at the time was boiling water in his garden when a leaf from the overhanging…

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Homestyles | 12 DIY Cleaning Recipes — From Hand Sanitizer to Floor Cleaner

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It’s cleaning day! Time to put on your favorite old jeans, sweatpants, or even pajamas. Crank up some loud music or just enjoy the silence. The unpleasant smells and harsh chemicals usually associated with cleaning are a thing of the past with these “Do it yourself” or DIY cleaning recipes.

Don’t dread giving the toilet bowl or kitchen floors a good scrubbing when you use all-natural homemade cleaning products. These recipes can make you feel great about cleaning toxin-free! These easy recipes can work for every room of your house.

From a daily surface cleaner to homemade laundry detergent, you can customize the scent of all of these DIY products using essential oils. You’ll avoid all the harmful chemicals and save money because they use just a few basic ingredients.

Benefits Of Using Natural Cleaning Products

For people with issues with their respiratory tract or lungs, like asthma, all-natural cleaning products — especially ones you make…

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La’au Lapa’au | Moringa

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Moringa

Botanical Name: Moringa oleifera

Common Name: Ben oil, Benzoil tree, Drumstick tree, Horseradish tree, Moringa, Mulaka, Sajna, Saragva, Shajmah, Shevga, Sujana, Sundan

Family: Moringaceae

Ayurvedic/ TCM: Shigru

Habitat: The moringa tree, also known as “miracle tree,” “drumstick tree,” “horseradish tree,” “mother’s best friend,” “miracle tree,” “the never die,” and “ben oil tree,” is a deciduous species, native to southern Asia and Africa, although nowadays it thrives in both dry and humid tropical and subtropical forests of many countries around the world. The moringa tree prefers elevations below 1,970 feet (600 m), but it can grow up to 3,940 feet (1,200 m) in tropical areas.

Plant Biology: The moringa tree is really a woody, perennial shrub that can be 16-32.8 feet (5-10 m) tall, with a trunk diameter of about 18 inches (45 cm). The bark is usually pale, grey-white, and usually smooth. The pale green moringa…

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Current Events | Before his inauguration, Fauci said Trump will be hit with a surprise pandemic 

Source is the video dated Jan 10th, 2017. Please fast forward to three minutes, 33 seconds. President Trump took office Jan. 20st, 2017. Another Peter Strzok and Lisa Page “insurance policy”? Another attempt to take down Trump? Does this one involve destroying the country to do it?

Source: Before his inauguration, Fauci said Trump will be hit with a surprise pandemic -brassballs.blog

La’au Lapa’au | Bacopa: Therapeutic Potential for Alzheimer’s Disease?

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In Ayurvedic medicine, bacopa (Bacopa monnieri, Plantaginaceae) is called brahmi and used as a brain tonic to enhance cognitive function and prevent memory loss. Bacopa monnieri extract (BME) has antioxidant and neuroprotective properties and, in clinical studies, has been found to improve aspects of cognitive function and memory in both healthy participants and patients with cognitive impairments. The purpose of this literature review was to summarize the experimental and clinical evidence supporting the therapeutic potential of BME for Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Various formulations of BME were used in the studies reviewed by the authors.

Mechanisms of Action

In animal and cell studies, BME has been shown to decrease oxidative stress by inhibiting lipid peroxidation, scavenging free radicals, inhibiting the generation of reactive oxygen species (ROSs), and upregulating antioxidant enzymes, among numerous other mechanisms. BME also has been found to ameliorate mitochondrial and plasma membrane damage, protect against cytotoxicity…

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Reiki | 432Hz RAISE Vibration | Be Positive Minded – Reiki Healing To Cleanse Negativity | Meditative Music

 

Welcome to our latest music release! Use this as an anchor for positivity, self-love and healing so that you may ascend your soul into inner awakening!

This is tuned to 432hz, so this miracle frequency music will work perfectly for either deep healing, pure relaxation, or blissful meditation.

432Hz Info:  The frequency is used in music tuning. Any music tuned using the frequency is more pleasant yielding positive results in the human body and mind. It is one of the ideal frequencies to be used in meditation.

Homeopathy | A Safe Bug Spray That Really Works: Natural Mosquito Repellent

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Summer is prime time for enjoying the outdoors. But more often than not, there’s a dark cloud hanging over that backyard barbecue: bugs – and especially mosquitoes. These blood-seeking fun busters expertly follow their senses right to your skin. But if you can repel them with one quick application of bug spray, then what’s the problem? It turns out that many old-fashioned bug sprays contain neurotoxic ingredients that may increase cancer risk. But, worry not – there are plenty of nontoxic essential oil blends that repel the bugs, without the bite to your health.

Why Should We Use Natural Mosquito Repellent?

Mosquito bites are not just annoying. They can also transmit diseases such as malaria, Zika, and dengue fever, among others. So, it’s important to guard against them. Mosquitoes are guided by their sense of smell, which is equipped with hundreds of odor-receptor proteins, and they’re attracted to the carbon dioxide we…

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