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Calming Copaiba

Introducing Copaiba This powerful essential oil has been used since the 16th century in traditional medicines and holistic health remedies to provide relief for symptoms ranging from respiratory issues, inflammation, bacterial infection, and to support general health and wellbeing. Being packed with nourishing vitamins a...

Seasonal Threats

A change of season is here with Spring arriving this month and although the sunny days are lovely, sunny days after winter rain have the plants bursting into life and preparing to share their seeds and pollen with us all. So what do we do to assist in our home with seasonal threats? Well, we use the powerful combo of lavender, lemon, and peppermin...

Essential oils to the rescue for men

Looking at the differing range of hormone levels that occur throughout life we can see that men experience changes from childhood, through puberty and into adulthood at similar major milestones as women. The naturally occurring increases and declines can have an exponential impact on the body. For this reason it’s important to know and understand ...

Master Your Microbes

So what exactly are Microbes you ask? Microbes are microscopic creatures - like bacteria, fungi, and viruses - which live in and on our bodies at all times. They can enter our bodies through the eyes, mouth, nose, or genital openings, or through open wounds and bites that leave a break in our skin. Most of these microbes don’t cause ...

Essential Oils and Sleep

Sleep is essential to our survival and so it’s no wonder that without it, we struggle to function. We’re living in a fast-paced and demanding period of time, where many of us have lost touch with the most basic needs of the body and the messages our bodies are sending us. As we emerge from lock-down and the threat of the COVID-19 pan...

Low Toxicity Living

Low Toxicity Living Winter has arrived and as the weather becomes cooler and we huddle for warmth, we become more vulnerable to toxic exposure. With windows closed, heaters on, and lovely dyed wools wrapped around our necks, being in winter contributes to the overall toxic load in our lives. You may be wondering what I mean by ...

Mental health is a 20/80 balancing act.

Mental Health is a 20/80 balancing act. When you have lived with or through a mental health experience your attitude towards self-care really changes. The best perspective on what this really means will come from someone who’s experienced the downward slide, the inability to connect the dots, the fear, the stigma, the shame, and then...

Immunity Support with Essential Oils

Immunity Support With Essential Oils I had a health crisis in 1999 that lead me to move away from conventional medicine and seek solutions from ”alternative” therapies. Fortunately as a trained Medical Scientist and Medical researcher, I had the skills and belief that I could figure out how to “flick the switch” and get back to how I felt when ...

My Daily Routine Habits

My Daily Routine Habits From the moment I open my eyes to the last flicker of my eyelids, the days are full and busy. I’m healthy, energetic and have a positive outlook on life and I want to share my routine with you! My intention is to bring some clarity and provide guidance on how to feel healthy and maintain your physical and me...

The Problem With Women's Health is Male

I declared last month in my first blog that I’ll be using this platform for sharing my thoughts, opinions, and any articles that capture my attention. This week I stumbled upon and shared an article that has done more than capture my attention. My determination has been fueled and my frustration is palpable by the obvious truths that are undeniab...

Your body tells you what it needs. Are you listening?

Hi, I’m Joanna Rusling, a Functional Nutrition, Lifestyle Practitioner, and Wellness entrepreneur in Perth, Western Australia. I teach people how to communicate and listen to their body and to trust their innate ability to heal. Sharing natural health solutions and empowering people to share the positive benefits brings me joy beyond my w...

Guide to Taking Care of Your Essential Oil Diffusers

Diffusing essential oils is one of the easiest yet most effective ways for you to experience the aromatic benefits of your favorite essential oil. Over time, your diffuser will develop an oil buildup that potentially can prevent it from working properly, so it is important to understand how to use and take care of it. Here are a few tips that will ...

Joanna's Paleo Pancakes
THERMOMIX® RECIPE

Ingredients: Make Flour 250 g Raw blanched almonds Pancake Batter 3 large eggs 70 g coconut milk 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 tablespoons Honey or Maple Syrup 1/4 teaspoon Himalayan/Celtic Sea Salt 1/2 teaspoon baking soda (bicarb) Cooking Coconut Oil for Frying Recipe Preparation: ...

Make Your Own Reed Diffuser

If you are looking for a fun and decorative way to diffuse essential oils, then you will love this DIY reed diffuser. This easy diffuser is great to have at home, in the office, at school, or anywhere you would like the aroma and benefits of essential oils. Ingredients: 60mL doTERRA Fractionated Coconut Oil 15 drops favorite essential oils or do...

Using the dōTERRA On Guard® Sanitising Mist

The dōTERRA On Guard ® Sanitising Mist is the perfect addition to the well-loved dōTERRA On Guard collection. It is infused with the dōTERRA On Guard Protective Blend you’ve grown to love. In addition, the active ingredient in dōTERRA On Guard Sanitising Mist kills 99.9 percent of germs and bacteria. The dōTERRA On Guard Sanitising Mist ...