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The Food-Mood Connection

The Food-Mood Connection

The Food-Mood Connection: How Diet Impacts Depression and Anxiety Depression and anxiety are increasingly common mental health issues, with around 1 in 4 people experiencing them at some point in their lives. While various forms of talk therapy and medication, be it...

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All About Lavender Essential Oil

All About Lavender Essential Oil

Lavender Scientific name: Lavandula angustifolia Mill. (Syn: L. officinalis L. vera DC.)Family: Lamiaceae (Labiatae)Lavender is a fragrant flowering plant that grows wild in the mountains of the Mediterranean region, between 1,970 and 3,940 feet above sea level. There...

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Essential Oils and Mental Health

Essential Oils and Mental Health

The Power of Aroma: How Essential Oils and Our Sense of Smell Can Support Mental HealthOur sense of smell is deeply connected to our emotions, memories, and overall mental health. When we inhale an aroma, scent molecules travel through the nose and stimulate the...

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Make Your Own Fire Cider

Make Your Own Fire Cider

How to make Fire CiderAs autumn sets in and the crisp chill of winter approaches, our bodies cry out for nourishing warmth and immune-bolstering support. Fire Cider is the perfect traditional herbal preparation to answer this seasonal call. Infusing apple cider...

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