aromatherapy

Lavender

Lavender

Ode To Lavender Lavender, Lavender where do you bloom? “In the garden but you picked me and put me in a vase in your room.”Lavender, Lavender how did you get there? “You picked me up and put me in a vase so my perfume could […]

Therapeutic Properties of Essential Oils

Therapeutic Properties of Essential Oils

Essential oils have many therapeutic properties including analgesic, anticarcinogenic, antihypotensive, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antitussive and antispasmodic, among others. I have chosen to focus on analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and antimicrobial as those are the properties that are sought by the population within the nursing home where I work. […]

Essential Oils for Pain

Essential Oils for Pain

We all have times where we go through aches and pains, sometimes it is acute and as we age, chronic. Most of the time we are quite content with taking an ibuprofen or Tylenol to help ease these pains. However, there is another way to […]

New Beginnings

New Beginnings

For the people that follow Meditation and Moxie, you probably have noticed something. I have deleted all of my previous blog posts. There is a method to the madness. I deleted them because they no longer serve a purpose. They are no longer needed and […]