A Potpourri of Blessings

Many people like to have a nice perfume around the house. They brew a potpourri of mint, citronella, lavender and other fragrant plants to make a house smell more like home. But humans aren’t the only creatures that appreciate a nice smell.

During field studies, scientists have found that a small bird called the Corsican Blue Tit also likes to have a pleasant-smelling nest. This was an unexpected discovery, made quite accidentally when one researcher discovered various sprigs of aromatic plants in dozens of nests.

Essential Oils for Inflammation

Essential Oils for Inflammation Inflammation is caused from various conditions: bacteria, poor diet, chemicals, hormonal imbalance, or physical injury. When blood vessels leading to the heart are damaged and clogged, a protein is released into the bloodstream called C-reactive protein. The level of this protein indicates the degree of inflammation in the linings of the arteries.…