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Amazing Raw Shea Butter for more Beautiful Skin & Hair

RAW AFRICAN SHEA BUTTER What is Shea Butter? True Shea Butter is only found in the tropics of Africa. It is extracted from the nuts of the Shea-Karite tree which begins to bear fruit after about 15 years; and can take up to 30 years to bear a quality crop of nuts with a high content of irremovable fatty acid. ... Read More »

Essential Oil Uses for Cleaning

Essential Oil Uses for Cleaning       All-purpose cleaner: Add three drops each of lemon oil and tea tree oil to a few ounces of warm water, then spray countertops to naturally disinfect. Cleaner dishes: Add a few drops of lemon oil to the dishwasher before washing for a spot-free rinse. Wonderful smelling home: Diffuse clove, rosemary and orange essential oils when guests ... Read More »

Lemongrass Essential Oils and your Health

Benefits Of Lemongrass Essential Oil Lemongrass Essential Oil is known for its invigorating and antiseptic properties. It can be used in facial toners as its astringent properties help fight acne and greasy skin. An excellent anti-depressant, Lemongrass Essential Oil tones and fortifies the nervous system and can be used in bath for soothing muscular nerves and pain. Lemongrass shares similar ... Read More »

Sedona Boynton Canyon Vortex Essential Oil Blend

Sedona Boynton Canyon Vortex Experience deep meditation and clear your mind of thought and concerns. The energy is very balanced and quietly peaceful. It is important to listen very carefully to your intuition. Let it be your Guide, and follow what you learn. Our Sedona Vortex Essential Oils Blends are infused with the Energy of the Vortex. We take every ... Read More »

A brief history of essential oils

Essential oils, or aromatic oils as they were once called, have been used by many cultures around the world for centuries. Their uses varied between cultures from religious purposes to healing the sick. It is difficult to pinpoint exactly when essential oils gained notoriety as effective healing agents, but eventually the knowledge of essential oils spread around the globe. The ... Read More »

Chemical Giants Spend $55 Million To Weaken Toxic Chemicals Laws

The American Chemistry Council, along with chemical giants Dow, DuPont, BASF, 3M, Honeywell and Koch Industries, spent more than $55 million last year to lobby lawmakers – bringing their four-year total to just over $245 million, according to updated data from the Center for Responsive Politics and lobbying disclosure forms filed with Congress. The disclosure forms often do not link lobbying spending to specific bills, but ... Read More »

150 ways to use essential oils

Essential Oil uses: Create an aromatic space for your loved ones while cleaning. Put 5 drops of your favorite essential oil on a cotton ball and place it in a vacuum cleaner bag. Try Peppermint, Spearmint, Cassia, Purification or Pine. Geranium can help with doggy odor. Soak a dishcloth overnight in a bowl of water and add a few drops ... Read More »

Fountains Of Solutions: Western Water And California Drought (Part 1)

Part 1: A Manmade Landscape Needs Less Central Planning Ah, California drought and clashes over water rights: Nothing new, but the Washington Post now proclaims “nervousness over the state’s epic drought has given way to alarm.” Today’s water supply and access issues in the West and notably in Central Valley California are the result of yesterday’s broader infrastructure, property rights ... Read More »

Judge: California must weigh water bank’s impact BY GARANCE BURKE Associated Press WriterOctober 3, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO — A judge has ruled that state water managers in drought-stricken California must consider the environmental impacts of running one of the nation’s largest water banks. The Department of Water Resources never looked at the full ecological effects of running the Kern Water Bank when the state transferred the bank to private hands in 1997 and must redo its ... Read More »

Center for Holistic Living

Located in San Luis Obispo County, the Helen & Stuart Over, M.D. Center for Holistic Living, a 501(c)3 non-profit, tax-exempt, publicly-supported, educational organization is operated entirely by volunteers. No one receives a salary. The Center was founded in 1993 by Stuart Over, MD, Philip Gill, Ann Dobroth, Annette Levey, and Lynne Thurston, all of whom were students of Ligia Dantes at ... Read More »