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Every morning I am up by 5am, usually earlier, walking the dogs, feeding the dogs, cleaning the kitty box, feeding the cats, getting reading to walk out the door for my morning exercise at the pool only to rush home and get ready for work. Many times I miss the school notices of event disappointing my kids only to come home to walking the dogs, feeding the dogs, doing homework with the kids, feeding the kids, catching up on work, and juggling being exhausted, working on my business, and spending quality time with my kids. Somewhere in there I figure out quality time for my husband and self. I decided to take control and set a priority list, guess what? Yep you guessed it, my priority list was kids, pets, work, my business, my health, my ...

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Lemons; More than Just One Use

With every day comes a deeper awareness in holistic remedies. Understanding plants and how they heal is a vital component in removing chemicals and toxins from our environment to aid in living a healthier life and living in a healthier environment. There are thousands of plants with powerful healing properties and lemon is one of them you may want to add to your farmacy.

Why lemon essential oil?

Lemons are highly acidic therefore a great alternative in promoting a balanced pH in the body as they are alkaline-forming on the body. The essential oil from lemons are just as beneficial to the body and environment. Lemon essential oil acts as an astringent and detoxifies the skin aiding in removing ex...

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Exercise your way to a healthier you!

Wake up, shower, make lunches, get kids up, make breakfast, get kids out the door, clean up after the kids, take the dog out, feed the cat and dog, don’t forget to clean the litter, make the beds, kiss the husband, pack my lunch, set the provisions out for dinner later, head to work… All before 8 a.m. Now spend eight hours at work, rush home for kids, make dinner, take kids to swim lessons, help with homework, give kids showers, set clothes out for tomorrow, tell kids a story (I make up their bedtime stories, so this can take a while some nights), put kids to bed, spend some time with the husband, go to bed only to wake up and do it all over again.

Does any of this sound familiar? I di...

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Rosemary: the Go-To Herb

Rosemary has many health benefits that have been used for centuries in many farmacies and holistic therapies. Rosemary is a perennial that commonly grows in the Mediterranean areas and is a great herb to add to your favorite dish or oil. Rosemary as an essential oil is most popular for its therapeutic benefits; From hair growth to pain relief there isn’t much this oil can’t do. As a topical, rosemary can reduce inflammation, aid in pain reduction, and soothe respiratory issues such as discomfort due to common colds and flu. Rosemary is an antiseptic making it a perfect solution for combating eczema, dermatitis, acne, and skin irritants. Rosemary essential makes a great skin toner, leaving your skin feeling smooth and healthy with the perfect glow. We all go through stress throughout our day, at times leaving us feeling drained, fatigued, or just plain fed up. Rosemary is known to be effective in reducing cortisol levels in saliva. Cortisol is one of the main stress hormones, when reduced we are more relaxed. A recent study has shown that inhaling rosemary essential oil through aromatherapy for five minutes a day can reduce cortisol levels in saliva. Less stress means immune support making our bodies in a healthier state to fight disease. This powerhouse perennial is a definite must have; with its antioxidant properties and go to skin protectant say goodbye to free radicals, unhealthy skin, pain and stress!

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Arianne Ortiz

www.earths-farmacy.com

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Detoxing our Bodies of All the Crap!


Toxins, toxins, toxins everywhere!! This is the sad truth about our environment making it important to detox your body of toxins that you come across knowingly and unknowingly. According to Environmental Working Group, newborns are born with 287 known toxins in the umbilical cord blood. With well over 6 billion pounds of toxins in our environment each year imagine how many we are exposed to on a daily basis…pretty scary!

Many practitioners, holistic and main stream, recommend that we do a cleanse monthly for a day or two by eating nothing but high alkalizing foods which are fresh fruits and veggies and staying away from processed foods, sugars, caffeine, refined foods, and animal products. To o...

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Why Switch to Rosewater Facial Cleanser for Your Skin?

From $10-$100 you can find any cleanser for your skin type and skin care needs. With hundreds to choose from it’s easy to bypass the label and what is says to your skin. So why read the labels when you have a million places to be and you just want five simple words, facial cleanser for oily/sensitive/dry/combination skin to tell you which one to pick or perhaps you are one that relies on the price to tell you if it will be a good one or not. Well we are here to say “Read Labels” know what it is made of and why. Is there a laundry list of ingredients that you can’t even pronounce or perhaps there are ingredients with long term health risks if used regularly? Mo...

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Bergamot…Because your skin is worth it!

Do you have bergamot blends in your bathroom? If not you should because your skin is worth it. Bergamot is from the citrus family holding many therapeutic benefits for your health and wellness. It is commonly found in black tea and perfumes due to it's medicinal and aromatherapy properties. Bergamot essential oil is known to reduce the feeling of pain; when blended in body butters, lotions, and polishes one can take in the health benefit of pain reduction and relaxation as it acts as a sedative to relax the body while combating stress, depression, anxiety and nervous tension. This is just the tip of the many therapeutic benefits found in bergamot. This go to oil enhances blood circulation cr...

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The incredible, editable tree of life.

Ever wish you could have a magic wand to wave so your health, skin and hair would look fabulous? Yeah, we do too, but we have been using a plant that comes pretty darn close. Moringa oleifra, or drumstick tree, is native to the Himalayan region of India and can grow well in tropical and subtropical areas of the world. This plant is becoming known as the tree of life and for very good reasons; it is packed full of nutrients for your body, skin and hair. Most of the tree is editable; leaves, mature seeds, oil pressed from the seeds, seed pods, roots and it’s flowers.

Moringa leaves are the most nutritious part of the plant containing B vitamins, vitamin C, beta-carotene, vitamin K, protein, ma...

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Is meditation really beneficial?

In a world full of non-stop movement, priority lists, thinking about what you are going to make for dinner while holding a management meeting and the list goes on, we are inclined to hit the robot switch and hope that the batteries do not run out. How do we combat such robotic thoughtless movements? Mediation for one. Meditation has been used in many cultures for thousands of years. Meditation is commonly known to reduce stress however there is a laundry list of known health benefits when meditation is practiced.Meditation reduces stress hormones that are released during stressful moments we encounter; epinephrine is one of the major stress hormones that are reduced during meditation. The reduction of str...

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