Food, Mood, Gut Bacteria

After a long Thanksgiving weekend full of wonderful meals I thought I would explore the topic of gut bacteria and how it can alter mood & behavior in children and adults impacting the wellness of your family. Gut Bacteria Linked to Toddler Temperament Scientists from Ohio State University studied the bacterial microbes in stool samples … Continue reading Food, Mood, Gut Bacteria

The psychological effects of aromatherapy-massage in healthy postpartum mothers

Postpartum women who received a thirty-minute massage on the second postpartum day with 7 drops of lavender and 3 drops of *neroli in 100 mL of carrier oil experienced significantly lower postpartum depression, reduced anxiety, and were more interactive with their infant "This study examined the effect of aromatherapy-massage in healthy postpartum mothers. A quasi-experimental … Continue reading The psychological effects of aromatherapy-massage in healthy postpartum mothers