Quality of Essential Oils: I say Lavender, You Say Lavandin…Is it the same?
For this reason, it is very important to identify the oil specifically by Latin name as L. intermedia has its own therapeutic uses and must not be interchanged with L. angustifolia. Camphor is a ketone known to have a stimulating effect. In addition, 1,8 cineole (eucalyptol) also has a stimulating effect. Since lavender’s reputation is primarily that […]
ACHS Lavender Harvest ‘Shares the Health’
This year the lavender flowers grew in hearty through June, as our infamous April showers brought us flowers! At the start of July, our annual You-Pick Lavender event started, bringing with it the spirit of summer!
Sharing Holistic Health Content: Netiquette
BY Erika Yigzaw, American College of Healthcare Sciences Chief Institutional Officer
How to Make Homemade Lavender Lemonade and Lavender-Infused Water
We love making our own fresh-from-the-garden libations! They’re easy to make, refreshing (especially in the summer), delicious, and a great alternative to sugary drinks! Herbal-infused spa water is one of our favorites, like a combination of cucumber, lemon, and organic mint (orange and organic strawberries taste great, too). But if you like more flavor, herbal […]