Lavender and sleep

Most humans require 9 – 10 hours of sleep for optimal health, according to sleep research James Maas, PhD. Very few people in our fast-paced culture sleep anywhere close to 9 hours. What can you do to improve sleep? A recent study suggests lavender essential oil improves the quality of sleep. Seventy-nine college students who reported having sleep issues participated in this double blind...
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Winter Solstice: Sun Stands Still

Winter Solstice: Sun Stands Still By Judith Boice, ND, LAc, FABNO Excerpted from Soul Medicine: A Physician’s Reflections on Life, Love, Death and Healing   The light is fading, and the sky is bending down to bathe the powdery snow with topaz blue. The moon has not yet risen; I’m watching for that light to spread pearlescent over the silent, waiting fields. Each evening, when the boys...
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