Fight the Holiday Sniffles – And Win!

8121299_sThe holiday season is now in full swing, with almost constant hustle and bustle. From hosting elaborate family dinners to trimming the Christmas tree and wrapping all the presents that lay beneath its needles – it may feel as if there aren’t nearly enough hours in any one day to get everything done.

With so much to do and so few days left, this is one of the most terrifying times of the year to even think about catching a cold. So I want to offer a few tricks for preventing winter sniffles, stopping a cold […]

Oh Sleep, Where art thou?

31010394_sEveryone’s life gets hectic sometimes. Day-to-day responsibilities take their toll and you find your energy level completely drained. In those moments you want nothing more than to close your eyes and drift into blissful repose.

So why, just when you can finally lay your head down on a pillow and pull up the covers, does NOTHING happen? Exhausted and frustrated, you have to wonder how anyone can be so tired, yet unable to sleep.

Insomnia is no joke. It’s frustrating, and it’s bad for your health. Studies out of Columbia and Harvard find that your risk for many […]

Pumpkin Fever

32978912_sWith the year coming to an end, it’s finally time to pull out your coziest sweaters, beanies and scarves. For me, late fall always signals the start of the holiday season – and a revival of all things pumpkin! From skincare creams to savory foods, the Queen of Squash will reign in splendor for the next few months as countless pumpkin-based products flood the market!

As with every change of season, autumn can bring some wild weather fluctuations that wreak havoc with your skin. Many of us combat dry, chapped hands, elbows, legs – you name it. […]

By |November 4th, 2014|Anti-Aging, Beauty|0 Comments|

Cukkoo for Coconuts

15283076_sHere in L.A. – home of the beautiful, bronzed and trendy – you’ll find a zillion products on health food store and pharmacy shelves promising to boost health or enhance your appearance. Of course, a lot of them are more packaging than substance. But I’d like to recommend one new fad that more than deserves its popularity: coconut oil.

Due to its many uses and benefits, coconut oil has become the talk of the town. Best of all, in a marketplace filled with items that fail to do what they promise, coconut oil delivers more than the […]

By |October 28th, 2014|General Health|0 Comments|

Unscented vs. Fragrance: The Nose Knows (Or Does It?)

9358008_sEver wonder what the difference is between products that are “unscented” versus “fragrance-free”? Frankly, I always believed the two words were interchangeable. Boy was I wrong! And with so many self-proclaimed “natural” products to choose from these days, consumers should take the time to learn the difference.

Fragrance-free means that there are no artificial fragrances added to the product. This is especially important if you’re highly sensitive (or even allergic) to artificial fragrances. A common misconception is that “fragrance-free” describes a product that has no scent at all. This is an assumption I myself had until very […]

By |October 8th, 2014|Health News|0 Comments|

Learn More About the Causes of Pet Allergies and How to Avoid Them

13089570_sHave you ever come home to a purring cat, nestling against your leg, or a jumping-for-joy dog, wagging its tail? You caress your pet’s head, stroke it’s back, and then rub your eyes out of pure exhaustion, only to feel that sting. No, it’s not the sting of unconditional love, it’s the sting of burning, irritating, pupils. And that’s just the start of it.

An astounding 1 out of 6 Americans have either dog allergies or cat allergies whether they know it or not. However, that doesn’t stop the 164 million households in America from adding Fido or Whiskers […]

By |October 16th, 2013|Allergy Relief|0 Comments|

Pain Spray for Your Brain?

14119244_sI recently learned about a booming U.S. industry: brain gyms. They’re mostly online businesses that survey potential members to identify areas of cognitive function that they want to improve. Then, in a matter of seconds, software customizes computer games to help achieve those goals.

An obvious market for these e-ventures is baby boomers, the 77 million of us who want to delay not only the appearance of wrinkles on our face but also the fine lines we imagine to be emerging on our brains. Sure, I thought, as we age it’s great to find botanical products  like our

Pleasure Lubricant Use is Getting More Popular

15849322_sSo it turns out middle age women aren’t the only ones coping with painful sex! In fact, new research is shattering a lot of myths related to age, sex and pleasure lubricants.  Just for starters…

A 2013 study finds that the two most common sexual problems reported by women are vaginal dryness (82% of all respondents) and pain during sex (75% of all respondents). Frankly, there’s nothing especially new about this EXCEPT that the study finds younger women experience these problems just as frequently as older women do. PLUS, younger women are twice as likely to be bothered by their symptoms.

Lavender: Natural Medicine for Migraines & Sunburn

10184511-purple-lavender-flowers-in-the-fieldFor the end of summer, nothing beats lavender!  Add a few drop of this essential oil to tepid water and you’ll have a very effective (and aromatic) compress for sunburns. Some aromatherapists like to include an equal amount of chamomile oil in this formula, especially for children because chamomile is the most popular essential oil for childhood remedies.  If the sunburn stings too much to apply a compress, you can fill any spray-head bottle with the mix and spritz on your sunburn as often as you like until the skin feels begins to recover.  You’ll find it […]

By |September 4th, 2013|Headaches|0 Comments|

With Mite-NIX Anti-Allergy System get Natural Allergy Relief in your Home

brand-mite-nix-350pxOur revolutionary Mite-NIX Anti-Allergy System provides relief from indoor allergies without the harmful chemicals found in most popular allergy products found on store shelves. Our all natural allergy relief system removes harmful allergens from the air of your home without leaving harsh chemicals in there place. Mite-NIX Anti-Allergy System helps prevent the following allergy symptoms; puffy red eyes, runny nose, coughing, wheezing, headache, itchy rashes or splotchy skin.

Use our Anti-Allergy Relief Spray to reduce airborne allergens such as dust mites, pet fur, and dander. This special formulation works by destroying these protein based allergens by breaking them apart at […]

By |August 12th, 2013|Allergy Relief|0 Comments|