Tag: peppermint

8 Amazing Aromatherapy Essential Oils with Everyday Uses

Centuries after the ancient Egyptians used aromatherapy, the practice is still being used. Whether you burn a candle, warm a few drops of oil, or massage the oils onto your skin, aromatherapy promotes physical and mental well-being.  With so many essential oils out there to choose from, finding the perfect aroma may be daunting; but …

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Aromatherapy First Aid Kit: 5 Essentials

Every home and workplace should have a first aid kit. But have you considered also having an aromatherapy first aid kit? Essential oils are perfect for dealing with many of the minor illnesses, injuries and other conditions we encounter everyday, and in a natural, gentle and holistic way. Some books will say you need to have …

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Classic Holiday Sugar Cookies

The cookie that makes everyone merry Many of our fondest childhood memories consist of spending time with friends and family, baking delicious holiday cookies and eyeing the beautifully wrapped presents under the tree. Embrace nostalgia and create the perfect holiday cookie that tastes delicious and is easy to decorate. Instead of displaying a gingerbread house, …

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Top Aromatherapy Scents to Boost Your Mood

Aromatherapy is one of the most powerful homeopathic ways to change your mood and your sense of well-being. Deciding which aromatherapy scent is right for you, though, can be a bit tough at times. Following these guidelines should help you decide on an aromatherapy scent to match your needs. Eucalyptus Eucalyptus is more than just …

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Peppermint Hot Chocolate Baked Alaska

Ice cream nestled on cake and wrapped in toasted meringue is so irresistible. We’re struggling to figure out why the baked Alaska disappeared from popular culture in the ’60s. As luck would have it, this impressive layered dessert is poised for a comeback, and we’re leaning into it hard with our peppermint hot chocolate-inspired version. …

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The Potency of the Peppermint Leaf

What do candy, chewing gum, toothpaste, and ice cream all have in common? One thing is that all can be purchased with peppermint flavor. This perennial plant produces green leaves that are rich in medicinal value. Peppermint Leaf is a great aid to the digestive system. It increases the quantity and ability of bile to …

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Growing Mint and Choosing the Best Mint Varieties

Growing Mint If you are thinking about growing mint in an existing or new herb garden it’s important to make sure you choose the right variety of mint depending on how you want to use it. This article will help you in both of these areas, ensuring that you know the important facts about how …

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Holiday Scents Boost Holiday Spirits

What pops into your head when you think about holidays? Sugarplums? Or do you see yourself trying to balance work and family with gifts, baking and parties? You’re not alone. But there is a way to both enhance the holidays and comfort yourself during a hectic holiday season — aromatherapy. Aromatherapy uses pure essential oils …

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