Fruits that Energize the Body

Blueberries Strawberries Cantaloupe Mango Peaches Apricots Nectarines Plums Cherries Oranges Lemons Limes Apples Watermelon Bananas Dates Pineapple Eat fruit when you need an energy boost. The fruits listed above are high octane foods that will balance your blood sugar and keep you feeling light. Eating heavy foods to correct an energy lull, will usually create more fatigue and weigh your …

Top 10 Great Teacher Gifts: National Teacher Appreciation Week

National Teacher Appreciation Week takes place the first full week in May each year. For 2016 it falls the week of Monday May 2nd – Friday May 6th. For a nice change, teacher week does not overlap with National Nurses Appreciation this year! Teachers deserve to be recognized and honored for the work they do daily and for the broad …

Massage For Headache Relief

Massage is a powerful headache remedy, highly effective at creating headache pain relief for many.  Better yet, targeted massage is known to provide more than an ounce of prevention, effectively addressing the root causes of reoccurring headaches for those who partake. At Urban Sanctuary, we have a host of specialty massages designed to address the most common root causes of …

8 Benefits of Drinking Tea

– Immune System Support – Increased Circulation – Allergy Relief – Stomach Soothing – Restful Sleep – Relaxation – Breathing Ease – Clear Mind These are some of the available health and well-being benefits of drinking tea. Green tea, black tea, red tea, white tea and herbal teas have a broad variety of health benefits. The benefits vary according to …

DIY Clear Your Head Aromatherapy Blend

This blend will open your sinuses, clear your head and clear your mind. This handmade blend is a great gift. Blend a bottle for yourself. Inhale as needed to clear your head. Massage onto scalp and sinuses for rapid headache and congestion relief. Keep this bottle in your purse, gym bag or car console. This Clear Your Head Blend travels …

How To Make: Peace Of Mind Body & Bath Oil Blend

This is a lovely aromatherapy blend combining essential oils that promote relaxation, well being, peace of mind and comfort. The blend is in an organic sesame oil base which makes it a great choice for a body oil, massage oil or a bath oil. This makes a very nice hand made gift. An 8 ounce bottle of this blend lasts …

Headache Remedy: DIY Aromatherapy Blend

Cobalt aromatherapy dropper bottles

 Headaches are a common by product of unmanaged stress. Sinus problems, dehydration, allergies, overworking, hormonal imbalance, insufficient sleep, excess toxins in the body, emotional distress, inflammation and muscle tension in the neck and shoulders are the root causes of most headaches. If you are suffering from frequent headaches, drink more water, stretch, sleep, find a way to rid your body …

Make Your Own Sleepy Time Bath

 A night time bath is a great way to release the stress of the day and promote deep and restful sleep. A good blend of sea salts and pure essential oils for aromatherapy will nourish, relax and cleanse your body and calm your spirit. Here is how you can put together a nice sleepy time bath blend to fill an …

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DIY Gifts: Holiday Potpourri

Holiday potpourri can be created for under $2 per baggie. Aromatherapy Oils at Urban Sanctuary. Do-it-yourself holiday potpourri. This is a very fun gift to make. Potpourri can be put together for less than $1 or $2 per baggie depending on what you have around the house or yard. Adding essential oil drops for aromatherapy will add to the cost, however …

How To Make Your Own PMS Remedy

 PMS remedy ingredients available online and at Urban Sanctuary. PMS is no joke. Anyone who suffers from it can attest to that, as well as anyone who lives with someone who does. The fatigue, body aches, inflammation, upset bowels, headaches, muscle cramps, water weight gain and irritability that show up for many women prior to the start of the monthly …