Healing Oils for Molluscum Contagiosum

molluscum contagiosum

What is Molluscum?

Molluscum contagiosum is a highly viral infection that is also considered an STD, but you don’t have to have sex to get it—skin to skin contact is sufficient. In fact, children are most commonly afflicted with it. The virus is related to smallpox and it appears on the surface of the skin as small shiny bumps.

Oil Pulling Benefits

oil pulling

I came across this charming albeit uninformative video about oil pulling, and it got me curious. I’d never heard of oil pulling so after a little research, I found opinions split about 50/50 whether it is effective at all.

Poke Root Oil for Breast Health

Breast Health - Poke Root Oil

When you think of breast health most likely your mind goes to breast cancer, but like any other part of the body, there are multiple diseases associated with the breast. Breasts can develop infections such as mastitis, hard lumps, and fluid filled cysts. Thankfully, there’s a medicinal oil that’s been used successfully for generations to keep breasts healthy – poke root oil.

Why Flaxseed Oil Is Good For You

Flax Seed Oil

Flaxseed oil is a supplement that is derived from the dried mature seeds of the flax plant. The oil is obtained by cold pressing and is sold as edible flaxseed oil. Flaxseed oil can be purchased at most health food and nutritional stores as well as online. Flaxseed oil is also referred to as linseed oil.

Healing Oils For Hair and Body

Healing Oils

Traditionally, using oil on your skin was a big no no. Using it on the face was believed to be a definite cause of breakouts and acne. However, now we know that plant oils especially contain a wide variety of nutrients and antioxidants that have wonderful culinary and cosmetic uses.

Getting Started With Essential Oils

getting started with essential oils

I mostly stick to carrier oils because they have a lot of great properties people overlook in favor of essential oils, but recently I ventured into the world of aromatherapy, and I love it.

My biggest issue was trying to figure out which oils to buy. I knew there were a few recipes I wanted to try right away, but I didn’t want to buy a bottle of oil and never use it again because I couldn’t find a recipe that called for it.