Lavender and Other Sleep Tips

Time changes can have a very disruptive effect on sleep patterns as well as overall health. Last year  CNN reported that the rate of stroke was 8% higher in the two days after daylight savings time due to changes in sleep patterns or circadian rhythm. Both having a...

Bioflavonoids in Skin Care

Bioflavonoids, also called flavonoids are a large family of plant molecules that are beneficial for human health.  They are polyphenolic which refers to their chemical structure of containing a phenol ring. Having tremendous antioxidant capacity is their main benefit...

Calendula in Skin Care

Calendula (Calendula officinalis) is one of our favorite herbs to use in skin care as it has so many benefits to the skin. This beautiful orange flower has a long history of use in skin care as well as herbal medicine. Traditionally calendula has been used in the...

Seven Products with Added Uses

Alternate Uses for Colorado Aromatics Cultivated Skincare Products in the Spa, by Karen Kress LE I found Colorado Aromatics while shopping for a natural product line to use and retail in my aesthetics practice.  I have been nothing but pleased with the products ever...

Why Your Skin Needs Carotenoids

Carotenoids are good antioxidants for the skin and are found in a number of plants. They are  yellow, orange, or red colored, fat-soluble pigments that give color to plants including autumn leaves. There are over 700 different carotenoids identified by chemists....