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.
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.
Do you know what the terms supercritical or C02 extracted mean? I know my oils, but I was a bit fuzzy on this terminology. It turns out that these terms refer to the way oil is extracted. But is this a better method than cold pressing or steam distillation?
I’ve heard the pain of hemorrhoids described as sitting on shards of glass. No wonder people leave social functions without a word just so they can try to find some relief. It’s hard to explain an embarrassing condition like this.
By the time we reach fifty years of age, nearly half of the population will have had hemorrhoids. There are several ways to minimize the pain associated with this sometimes embarrassing medical condition.
It’s hard to stay motivated for winter workouts. As the weather gets colder and it gets darker earlier, your natural urge is to play a rousing game of couch potato in the evenings. Of course there’s the option of working out in the morning . . . when it’s even darker and colder.