Aromatherapy and Essences for Restless Leg Syndrome

Restless leg syndrome is a result of low serotonin in the brain. The essences and aromas I use in hospital and practice include Jasmine grandiflora, Champaca, Osmanthus and Moroccan Chamomile. Orange flower absolute can also be used singly or in combination with any of the above aromas. I make absolutes...

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Rosemary Petite Fleur Essence

Rosemary is producing a profusion of tiny violet blue flowers in my gardens. Rosemary is one of the first spring blooms we enjoy. The variety Rosemarius officinalis ARP is hardy in Texas. The essence helps us release and experience endorphins and pleasant memories as we move into each day. It is...

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Petite Fleur therapeutic aromablends reduce Nocebo effect

For the past 15 years Harmony and Relaxation therapeutic blends have been used successfully in patient care to reduce the Nocebo effect.The blends are used before and after chemotherapy and cancer treatment at Baylor Hospital's Healing Environment program in Dallas and Irving Texas.Patient care began with bone marrow and stem...

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SAMe Studies

Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts GeneralHospital have approved the mood enhancing properties of SAMe and benefits when combined with antidepressants.   More recently, a German study reports neurological benefits of SAMe that are very impressive:  Glutathione (energy) levels are increased by 50% with enzyme activity over 100%.   In cultures, SAMe prevented lipid peroxidation by...

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SAMe- a natural antidepressant

The National Institute of Mental Health funded a study on SAMe and its effect as an antidepressant. SAMe is as effective as prescription antidepressants with fewer side effects. The addition of SAMe to SSRI drugs greatly reduces symptoms of depression. It is effective for non responders. The Harvard study recommended 800-1600 mg. daily in...

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4 Types of Depression

Over 25% of Americans are being treated for depression. Symptoms include: feeling sad, tearful; loss of interest in pleasurable pursuits and goals. Appetite decreased or increases affecting weight. Agitation, restlessness, insomnia or sleeping too much, chronic lack of energy always tired, trouble concentrating, making decisions and or suicidal thoughts. Feelings of worthlessness, guilt, lack...

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