What Causes My Stuffy Nose?

24 Apr 2017
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What Causes My Stuffy Nose?

There are many irritants that may cause nasal congestion or a stuffy nose. Irritants like cigarette smoke, air pollution, pollen and pet fur may trigger allergy reactions causing inflammation in the nasal membranes. The common cold may cause congestion which may lead to a bacterial or viral sinusitis infection. Mucus membranes that line the cavities in your nose produce a combination of mucus and fluid designed to wash away impurities. When the nose dries, it impedes this important function. Our microbiome (good bacteria) helps to modulate the immune responses when there is an infection or inflammation and are a very important part of our makeup. Over use of anti-biotics are killing our.

Essential Oils for Hayfever and Allergies

13 Mar 2017
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Essential Oils for Hayfever and Allergies

Today we are in Wexford and I’m going to be talking to you today about hayfever and hayfever symptoms. At the beach we can enjoy the wonderful salt air. Salt air can be very therapeutic against hayfever. It helps to open up the airways and helps to fight any infectious microbes in the airways. It also acts as a decongestant and it helps to stop the effects of hayfever; water eyes, coughing and sneezing. Hayfever typically occurs between March and Oct. If you experience allergy attacks during the winter, then you are probably experiencing other allergy responses from things like animal fur or dust mites. In addition to the salt.

Mary Anderson Interviews Johann Callaghan about the Benefits of Essential Oils

16 Jan 2017
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Mary Anderson Interviews Johann Callaghan about the Benefits of Essential Oils

Johann Callaghan talks to Mary Anderson on NearFM (90.3) Lifeline about the benefits of essential oils and how they can help you in your everyday life. Johann talks about the power of inhalation, how to use the oils and what to look out for when you are buying essential oils.   Mary: Well, I told you we were going to a great conversation this morning about all things essential oils, and I have on the line with me, Johann Callaghan, an aromatherapist. Hello Johann. Johann: Hi Mary. How are you this morning? I’m doing fantastic, especially after your meditation. Thank you for that. Mary: Ah did you enjoy that. Johann:.

Johann Callaghan on the Dublin Business Show

13 Dec 2016
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Johann Callaghan on the Dublin Business Show

Johann Callaghan opens up to Alan Hennessy and Howard Hughes on The Dublin Business Show about her still birth and her journey to question who we really are and her path to creating Therapeutic Healing. She talks about the power of essential oils, her Aromatherapy & Holistic Living online training and her live webinars.           Transcript below Alan Hennessy:                Good evening to you and we are here with the Dublin Business Show. Don’t forget, if you do want to tweet us, you can do so @allcharityradio and you can use the hashtag, #dubbizshow for the last time. That’s @dubbizshow is our Twitter handle. We are joined.

What is the difference between an oil diffuser and an oil burner?

09 Nov 2016
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What is the difference between an oil diffuser and an oil burner?

People have asked me many times what is the difference between an oil diffuser and an oil burner and which one is better. I use both interchangeable and I enjoy both but have preferences for when I use them. Oil Burner The oil burner consists of a bowl on top that is filled with water and essential oils. The tea light candle is placed underneath it and heats up the water. The steam carries the essential oils into the air. The therapeutic properties of the essential oil are somewhat degraded through the heating process. It changes the molecular structure and this is what reduces the therapeutic benefits. This method is.

Homemade Body Wash with Essential Oils [Recipe]

18 Oct 2016
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Homemade Body Wash with Essential Oils [Recipe]

Homemade Body Wash This homemade body wash is a simple, non toxic easy to make recipe you can make yourself with natural ingredients and essential oils. Why should you make your own personal care products? Well, you can avoid harmful chemicals by using natural ingredients, reuse containers and it saves you money! Organic castor oil is known for its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. It helps to soften and hydrate the skin leaving it smooth and supple. Organic castile soap contains only vegetable-based ingredients such as coconut oil, olive oil, hemp oil and jojoba oil. Ingredients 3/4 cup Organic Castile Liquid Soap 1/4 cup Organic Castor Oil 15 drops Lime Essential Oil 15 drops Grapefruit Essential.

How to Make A Natural Cleaning Household Spray [Recipe]

11 Oct 2016
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How to Make A Natural Cleaning Household Spray [Recipe]

What is Green Cleaning Green cleaning refers to using cleaning methods and products with environmentally friendly ingredients and procedures which are designed to preserve human health and environmental quality. Why Choose Green Cleaning to Conventional Methods When we buy commercial cleaning products, we expect them to clean. There are cleaners for everything including the bathroom, kitchen, shower, mirrors and oven cleaners and many more. Many conventional home cleaning products are toxic, non-biodegradable, and and come with warnings such as do “not take internally”, “Flammable”, “Warning. Keep away from children”. Too many companies are using products with specific ingredients to enhance their product performance and this comes with a toxic price. These ingredients can.

Top Tips to Reduce Toxic Ingredients In Personal Care Products

06 Sep 2016
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Top Tips to Reduce Toxic Ingredients In Personal Care Products

Research shows that carcinogenic and hormone disrupting chemicals have been linked to a number of health problems including infertility, lower sperm counts, obesity, diabetes, thyroid imbalance, and certain types of cancers. The knowledge and information you’ll learn here will inform you and therefore help to empower you to make healthier choices for you and your family. We are exposed to toxins on a regular basis. TOXINS are anything that can interfere with our body’s ability to function OPTIMALLY. They have a major impact on your SKIN! Your skin is the largest organ and it has many functions often not appreciated. The skin can tell you how your body is performing.

Back To School: How to Make a Natural Hand Cleaner [Recipe]

26 Aug 2016
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Back To School: How to Make a Natural Hand Cleaner [Recipe]

Back To School: How To Make a Natural Hand Cleaner [Recipe] It’s that time of year again and the kids are heading back to school. It’s a perfect time to make an effective hand cleaner with essential oils to help ward off those pesky germs. This hand cleaner is quite different to the alcohol based cleansers which can contribute to breaking down the skin surface layer and drying out the skin. It is also free of triclosan, a known anti-bacterial chemical ingredient found in hand soaps and body washes which is linked to hormone disruption. This hand cleanser is much gentler and is made with skin nourishing ingredients aloe vera gel.

8 Top Tips for a Good Night Sleep

04 Aug 2016
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8 Top Tips for a Good Night Sleep

8 Top Tips for a Good Night Sleep Quality of sleep is more important than quantity of sleep. Air, water and food is nourishment for your body. Sleep is nourishment for the soul. Exposure to light in the morning and evening impacts on your circadian rhythm. These rhythms are often out of sync as a result of the influence of our environment. These disruptions or imbalances affects our sleep/wake cycle, endocrine function, and other body functions. Why is Sleep So Important? 8 Top Tips for the Best Sleeping Habits Wind-down at least 30 minutes before bed in which you do something relaxing, such as read a book. In order to calm.