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Essential oils can help relax the central nervous system. Sandalwood
and Vetiver hold a smoky, musky note and blend well with the soft
floral scent of Jasmine. The aroma will put you to sleep!
1 oz glass bottle
1 oz carrier oil (olive oil, almond oil, jojoba oil, grapeseed oil)
5 drops Sandalwood essential oil
4 drops Vetiver essential oil (can replace this with Lavender, Patchouli, or Chamomile)
3 drops Jasmine essential oil (can replace with Ylang Ylang or Palmarosa)
Fill bottle half way with carrier oil. Add essential oils and shake well. Top off with remaining carrier oil, cover, and shake a second time. Apply where needed.
An ancient healing of foot massage, which aides in the relaxation and cleansing of the body from toxins. The foot is believed to diagram different parts of the body.
For example, if you have sinus problems, focus on your toes, massaging the area (toes represent your sinus passages).Use oil or lotion to give a smoother massage, and use the thumb to apply pressure in small circular strokes.
In Indonesia, girls wash their hair with coconut milk for its deep conditioning properties, due to its high fat content. It's great to help restore color treated, dry, or chlorine damaged hair!
1/2c fresh coarsely grated coconut meat
1/2c fresh coconut milk
2 tsp. honey
1 fresh vanilla bean, cut into small pieces (optional)
In mixing bowl combine coconut meat, coconut milk, and honey.
Place vanilla bean in coffee grinder, grind until smooth and combine with coconut mixture. Pour mixture into palms of hands and apply to damp hair. Leave on for 10 min. Rinse with warm water.
* If you cannot find all ingredients, simply purchase Coconut Oil and use the same way.
It could be a shelf, a corner of a room, or your entire living room! Create a space, big or small to be a place of meaning, an altar of peace. Collect significant objects for the space- a postcard from a dear friend, a picture of where you wish to travel, a favorite quote, a stone that holds vibrant colors! Try transforming a space into a dwelling that can serve as your touchstone, a place to pray, reconnect, write letters, or nap!
Rich dark antioxidants will protect your heart & raise HDL (healthy cholesterol):
1 cup low fat vanilla yogurt
½ cup grape juice (100% pure)
1 ½ cup fresh blueberries, frozen
1 cup fresh blackberries, frozen
See the deep colors come to life as you blend all ingredients together! * Having a smoothie for a meal? For added fiber and satiation, blend in ¼ cup of quick oats or wheat germ. Makes a wholesome treat!
Encourage peace in your every day world... The secret- It begins from the inside.
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