Organic Spa Blog

Rose Essential Oil: “Everything’s Coming Up Roses”

It’s February, and florists are busy at work preparing buckets of roses to send on Valentine’s Day. No matter where you were raised, or which culture you connect with, roses unite us all. A

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Would You Go 500 Miles for Our Trees?

This year’s STIHL Tour des Trees—a 500-mile bike ride dedicated to saving trees—takes place July 27 to August 2. There are still spaces available! Click here to sign up, or donate directly to the fundraiser by

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Natural Sleep Solutions

Some people are just born to sleep. Loud traffic? Keg party next door? Not even earthquakes will keep them from an appointed snooze! When insomnia becomes chronic, it can lead to numerous health problems, including

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Green Licorice Twist

As I was walking by a candy counter, I noticed an array of brightly colored and fetching twists: yellow, green, black, red licorice. I bought a green licorice twist, enjoyed the tangy taste of

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Seven OSM Resolutions We Promise to Help Make Stick

It’s just about now that we start losing our resolve to stick to our New Year’s resolutions. Instead of letting those good intentions slide, we want to help you stick to the ones that

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Beauty Is Wellness: Super Immunity Supper

Welcome to Beauty Is Wellness, a column about the link between nutrition, lifestyle and beauty based on my health coaching practice of the same name. I’m thrilled to share information about my favorite beauty

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Cancer in Your Cola?

Remember former Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s failed attempt to restrict the availability of large-size high-calorie sodas in New York City? The outcry ranged from a defense of civil liberties to a discussion of individual rights

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Drink More Tea to Boost Your Health

Tea is 2014′s notable beverage trend, gaining popularity among mixologists and chefs alike. It doesn’t have to be green tea, either, though a great body of research proves just how beneficial green tea leaves can

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Orange Essential Oil: Healing and Expressive

I’ve been craving oranges. I’m not exactly sure what sparked my recent obsession. It could be that the winter this year feels endless, and they cheer me up. Or maybe my body is telling me

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Food Friday: The Exotic Table

In our upcoming March/April issue, we feature an interview with Aliya LeeKong, chef and author of the beautiful new book, Exotic Table (AdamsMedia). LeeKong is a chef without borders: her background is Indo-Pakistani and

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