Health

Kevin’s Garbanzo Bean Salad

By Kevin Pettway / November 4, 2016 /

Lena and I went to Publix this morning, and I tried the yogurt garbanzo salad they had there at the deli counter. It was good… but I couldn’t quite bring myself to buy it. However, it did make me want something like it, so I stocked up on a few items and came home to make…

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Aromatherapy recipes to help you work

By Lena Shore / November 16, 2015 /

You can mix these and float them in some warm water close to your desk or dot on your clothes. Mind focus 3 drops juniper oil 3 drops rosemary oil 3 drops clary sage or sage oil Mental alertness 6 drops of eucalyptus 2 drops of peppermint 5 drops of basic Memory and concentration 1…

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Things I Do to Get Rid of My Migraines

By Lena Shore / August 15, 2015 /

People have a lot of headaches and migraines now. I wonder if people had them 200 years ago as badly as they do now. But, I guess that is a different discussion. We end up swapping stories and remedies like favorite recipes. In any case, I thought I’d write a list of the things that…

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Recipes for Breathing

By Lena Shore / March 31, 2015 /

I was taught by my friend Murshida Va two breathing exercises that have been a great help to me in times of stress or anxiety. They are wonderful for relaxing or meditation. Still Point Breathing Sit somewhere comfortable Take a deep breath through your nose. Fill your lungs from the bottom. DEEP full belly breaths.…

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Allergies, Relief, and Easy Essential Oil Recipes

By Lena Shore / March 27, 2015 /

I have become a BIG proponent of essential oils since I tried some for getting rid of headaches and migraines. So, far it has about a 95% success rate for me. So, when I realized that I have reached a new level of allergy hell this year I started thinking that maybe essential oils could…

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Hair Conditioner

By Lena Shore / February 16, 2015 /

My hair has this concoction in it right now. It claims to remove build up from products, clogged pores, and dandruff. Well, I am an ardent champion of the no-shampoo group, so I won’t have any products to wash out. I don’t have any dandruff. Not sure if I have any clogged pores. But, I…

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Headache Oil or Salve

By Lena Shore / May 4, 2009 /

Salve 2 T Beeswax 2 T Coconut Oil Essential Oils (lavender oil, peppermint oil, spearmint oil, and rosemary oil) Melt beeswax and coconut oil together on medium in a saucepan. Add about 5 drops of each essential oil. Mix and pour into altoid tins, or small jars. Let cool. To use, just take some out…

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