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A Mindful Approach to Life through Aromatherapy, Nutrition & Fitness.

Combating Chronic Disease

The History of Medicine 2000 B.C. “Eat this root” 1000 B.C. “That root is heathen. Say this prayer” 1850 A. D. “That prayer is superstition. Drink this potion”. 1940 A.D. “That potion is snake oil. Swallow this pill”. 1985 A.D. “That pill is ineffective. Take this antibiotic”. 2000 A.D. “That antibiotic has side effects. Eat […]

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Beautiful Bergamot

The Bergamot we use comes from the Southern part of Italy in Calabria. Bergamot is freshly sweet with fruity undertones. This oil is uplifting, yet calming and has been scientifically proven to help with managing depression and anxiety. It blends well with vanilla, lavender, neroli, melaleuca, frankincense and sandalwood. All essential oils are extremely concentrated and using them undiluted can result […]

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Frankincense: The Resin of the Gods

There is no other aroma like the luscious richness of Frankincense. Frankincense essential oil is derived from the Boswellia tree resin through steam or CO2 distillation. There are many different species of Boswellia that are known to produce a sweet yet hypnotizing scent but there are 4 main types of trees that are being cultivated. Specific […]

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Taylor’s Favorite Things

CHARLEY & CHARLEY GEL Ever wake up with a shooting calf cramp? Do you suffer from joint or muscle stiffness? Or do your workouts have you crawling up the stairs the next day? I personally qualify for each of these situations and I know first hand, how painful it can be. As a D1 athlete […]

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Learning to Wildcraft

What a better way to ring in the Spring Equinox than a wildcraft hike. “Wildcrafting is the practice of harvesting plants from their natural or ‘wild’ habitat for food or medicinal purposes.” The three of us spent the morning hiking through Romero Canyon in the Santa Barbara Mountains with the help of Liz Collins, founder […]

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Welcome!

Hello Readers and Welcome! We are so excited to finally begin posting to our blog! Our goals are to contribute to the wellness community by providing education and encouraging a healthy way of life for you and the planet. The picture above is our great great great grandmother’s mortar and pestle lovingly handed down through the generations. As […]

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