Category: Heart Health

Nov 10

Cinnamon Reduces Blood Pressure

Most people can’t tell when their blood pressure is high, which is why hypertension is called the “silent killer.” In this case, what you don’t know can hurt you. Elevated blood pressure can lead to a greatly increased risk of heart attack and stroke along with other serious illnesses. Blood pressure can elevate to as high …

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Nov 27

Cinnamon Essential Oil for Christmas and Lowers Blood Pressure

What better way to celebrate the Holidays than using essential oils. The aromas of the oils can be so diverse – some stimulating, some relaxing, some for digestion, and the list goes on. Cinnamon essential oil has a wonderful spicy fragrance so let’s put some in a diffuser sending the aroma throughout the house. It …

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Nov 12

Rosemary Essential Oil for Thanksgiving and for Hypotension

Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) is widely used as a spice when cooking, especially in Mediterranean dishes. It is also used for its fragrance in soaps and other cosmetics. Traditionally, rosemary has been used medicinally to improve memory, relieve muscle pain and spasm, stimulate hair growth, and support the circulatory and nervous systems. It is also believed …

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Sep 02

Essential Oils for the Autumn Season

May 13

Losing Weight with Coconut Oil

What is Coconut Oil? Coconut oil is an edible oil extracted from the kernel or meat of matured coconuts harvested from the coconut palm (Cocos nucifera). Ayurvedic medicine texts written in Sanskrit about 4,000 years ago report the health benefits of coconut oil.  Southeast Asian countries consider coconut the “tree of life” because of its …

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Mar 30

Clove Oil Protects Against Cardiovascular Disease

Until modern times, cloves grew only on a few islands in the Maluku Islands (historically called the Spice Islands). Cloves have been used in Indian Ayurvedic medicine for treating respiratory and digestive ailments and in Traditional Chinese Medicine for bad breath, indigestion, diarrhea, ringworm, athlete’s foot, and to calm the nerves. Clove oil is extracted …

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Oct 15

Garlic Essential Oil Contributes To Heart Health

Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a disease in which a waxy substance called plaque builds up inside the coronary arteries. These arteries supply oxygen-rich blood to your heart muscle. CHD is the most common type of heart disease. In the United States, CHD is the #1 cause of death for both men and women. The …

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Oct 10

Improving HDL Cholesterol with Pumpkin Seed Essential Oil

High-density lipoprotein (HDL) is known as the “good cholesterol.”  The role of lipoprotein particles is to transport cholesterol and triglycerides (esters derived from glycerol and 3 fatty acids) in the blood between all the tissues of the body. The most common being the liver for excretion or re-utilization. The higher your HDL level, the lower …

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