Herbalism

Felicia Broeker

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Herbal Safety Information        Herbs can be a part of your life in many ways. Reading books is an excellent beginning to learning the rich history of herbal usage throughout different cultures and civilizations. Many people enjoy reading about lighter, household usage which includes gardening, cooking, holiday traditions and creating atmosphere. Herbs can […]

Weight Loss

Felicia Broeker

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QUESTION: I am interested in trying to lose the 35 or so pounds I have gained due to a back injury. I have tried over-the-counter type diet pills but they don’t really do anything for me. There are just to many web sites that are trying to sell the so-called ‘easy way’ to lose weight, […]

Mosquitoes

Felicia Broeker

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QUESTION: Please let me know if there are any oils that can be diffused in a room to keep mosquitoes at bay. ANSWER: Here is a list of essential oils I have read mentioned by various authors to repel insects: Basil, Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cajeput, Cedarwood, Cinnamon, Clove, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Fennel, Frankincense, Geranium, Juniper, Lavender, […]

Herbs for Epilepsy

Felicia Broeker

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Question: What vitamins or herbs do you recommend for Epilepsy? I’ve been on Dilantin for over 15 years and I still have occasional seizures. Answer: There is not a great amount of information about this topic in herb books. I did find the same small group of herbs mentioned in several books. In some ways […]

Aromatherapy and Weight Loss

Felicia Broeker

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QUESTION: I am 20 pounds over my ideal weight. Is there anything in aromatherapy to help lose weight? ANSWER: Research studies have proved the success of using fragrances for appetite control. An essential oil is intensely smelled for 5 – 7 minutes and has been found to reduce the appetite. Usually culinary type essential oils […]

Essential Oil Safety Information

Felicia Broeker

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**If you're looking for a certain herb or oil, use the find function of your browser by pressing ctrl+ f on windows, or command+f on mac**   We do not recommend the internal use of any Essential Oils or Absolutes. Never use essential oils as a substitute for necessary medical care. Always consult a qualified […]