One of the best things about the holidays are the spices and herbs.
Not only do they smell and taste amazing, they also come with a range of health benefits.
The holiday spices you know and love can be perfect for festive self-care.
Be smart about essential oils
Some recipes in this article include essential oils. While research suggests there are health benefits, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) doesn’t monitor or regulate the purity or quality of essential oils.
It’s important to talk with your healthcare provider before you begin using essential oils. Be sure to research the quality of a brand’s products. Always do a patch test before trying a new essential oil, and dilute essential oils in a carrier oil.
During the holidays, stress levels can start to rise as calendars and to-do lists get filled up. This means it’s extra important to build in time for self-care.
By fitting mindful moments into the holiday period, you…