What is Lymphedema? Lymphedema is a condition that causes swelling, typically in the arms or legs. It causes a buildup of lymph fluid under the fatty tissue of the skin. This fluid buildup occurs due to a blockage. When the buildup becomes too great, it causes the arms or legs to swell. Lymphedema in the legs is particularly common. Lymphedema is a condition commonly associated with cancer treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation. There are two types of Lymphedema: Prima
The pain due to the wear and tear of the joints can be eased by using this wonderful blend. WHAT ARE ESSENTIAL OILS? Essential oils are extracted from the leaves, stems, flowers, fruits, and branches of a variety of different plants. They are rich in several different nutrients and minerals that can help soothe arthritis pain and inflammation. Vitamins A, C, E and other complex chemicals and minerals occur naturally in several plants. Several essential oils possess antioxidan
Essential oils are extracted from plants using a variety of methods. An essential oil has the “essential” properties of the plant.
How do Essential Oils Work? Essential oils are made up of molecules that are very easily absorbed. Each oil has a unique chemical composition or attribute of terpenes, esters, oxides, alcohols, phenols, ketones, and aldehydes. These components interact with your body systems, and depending on the essential oil, support various systems of the bo
Making Balm of Gilead infused oil The bud harvest is meager unless you have a huge plantation of Cottonwood trees. But use whatever you do harvest fully. For 1 cup or less of buds, put the buds in a wide mouth pint size mason jar. If you have two cups to 4 cups of buds, use a wide mouth quart jar. Fill the jar to within 1 inch of the top with olive oil. Put the jar in a warm spot. I put my jars in a sunny window where the warmth of the sun helps the buds to release thei