March 2009

Color therapy glasses are a powerful tool for the busy individual who would like to make an active commitment to practicing chakra balancing but has very limited time. These portable color therapy devices can be carried with you to work for use on your lunch hour or any time you have 10 or more minutes […]

By Shane “The People’s Chemist” Ellison, M.S. Courtesy of There are a lot of things to be grateful for in life. A great career, family, a good friend or two, a nice house, a slick car and vacations are usually at the top. But gleaming far above any one of these is great health. […]

In ancient Egypt (3100 to 2907 BC) cosmetics were used on a daily basis, to the point that it were found in tombs. Male and female Egyptians used perfumed oils for a softskin. Besides they adorned the eyes with a dark green on the lower lid, and put in the upper eyelid kohl, a powder obtained from […]

This recipe uses whole-wheat flour, plus mashed banana instead of eggs. The result? Less colesterol and fat than regular cookies. Also, dark chocolate is healthier than milk chocolate! Ingredients: 2 ¼ cups whole wheat flour. 1 tsp baking soda. 1 tsp salt. 1 cup nonhydrogenated margarine, softned. ¾ cup white sugar. ¾ cup packed brown […]

Yesterday our friends at Google had an interesting design for their  home page.  It showed ivy coming from the roots of the Earth and sprouting into little green shamrocks to celebrate St. Patrick’s day.  The great thing about the design from a color therapy point of view is how that symbol is so close to […]

I would like to take a moment to explain a little bit about  how essential oils work in our body.  Essential Oils are highly concentrated and chemically complex plant material.  Most of them are created by distillation of the bark or leaves of medicinal plants. While others are pressed from rind.   Because they are […]

The fruits of yellow and orange color contain good doses of betacarotens, precursors of vitamin A. This vitamin is indispensable for the formation of weaves, the mucous and the cells of the skin. Also they contribute to restrain the action of free radicals and, therefore, the cutaneous aging and of other organs. The citruses, red […]

Red tea comes from China, from the province of Yunnan and is considered a powerful medicine. It comes from the plant camellia sinensis, that grows in temperate zones. It is elaborated from the green tea leaves, that are pressed and they are compressed until forming plates that soon are fermented, until taking a reddish brown […]

This fall, look and feel like the goddess you´ve always known you are. Follow these tips and your exquisite beauty will make even Venus jealous! For a light and airy look, wear clothes in creams, ivories, and powdery hues, like soft grays and blues. You don´t have to wear head-to-toe lace to get this look. […]

Find out if you´ve just got a few butterflies…or if you are too on the edge. Anxiety can be a good motivator, but you can´t let it control you, it´s not healthy. So don´t let winter time stresses (ahem, Shopping for gifts and studying for exams) freak you out. Look at this checklist to see […]

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