Beating Winter Colds

It’s wintertime and it seems like this year, even more than usual, the common cold is hitting hard! It strikes everyone in slightly different ways, and the length can vary from person to person. Though there’s not a silver bullet, I am going to give you some of my best cold-fighting tips that I’ve shared [...]

Best Essential Oils for Stress

It is becoming more common for me to work with people who are stressed to the max! Sound familiar? When helping my patients deal with stress, I like to delve deeper into their lifestyle to develop a holistic treatment plan. Do they have a demanding job? Is there stress with work or their kids, or [...]

8 DIY Essential Oils for Fall Skin + Hair

As humid days give way to cooler, crisp nights, your hair and skin can be early indicators of a changing season. Oily skin and hair can become noticeably drier, your scalp may be more “flaky” or itchy, and you may even notice that the transition from summer to fall begins with hair loss. Here are [...]

DIY: Shirodhara Ayurveda

An Ayuryvedic practice performed in India for over 5,000 years, Shirodhara is best know for healing the mind by rejuvenating the spirit and achieving emotional balance. The word shirodhara breaks down into two essential concepts: “shiro,” meaning head, and “dhara,” which means flow. The technique? Pouring heated oil over the forehead for an extended period of time, accessing the “third eye” to calm your inner nerves. The “third eye” [...]