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Kristyn Bango is a master herbalist and a Certified Clinical Aromatherapist (Level 3) She is the owner of Puro Co. that specializes in natural handcrafted soap, and custom made skin care products using aromatherapy and herbal preparation. As a wellness consultant and coach, she also incorporates these principals into workshops and retreats where she teaches people how to use elements of aromatherapy and herbalism to live and balanced healthy life. Kristyn is the author of Essential Oil Love, available on Amazon.
Aromatherapy is the therapeutic effect of an aroma, defined as a scent or odor, on an individual’s physical or psychological conditions. Shirley Price, one of the world’s leading aromatherapists, defines aromatherapy as the controlled use of essential oils in a positive way to maintain good health and revitalize the body, mind, and spirit. Essential oils consist of natural scent molecules and when carefully selected may be used therapeutically.Read more »
Did you know there are different types of inhalation of essential oils that can be beneficial for different concerns? Are you using the best method for your desired outcome? There are different ways to utilize inhalation depending on your concern. Inhalation is often an under utilized method of use for essential oils but it’s one […]Read more »
Have you ever tried dry brushing? Our skin is the largest organ in the human body. Dry brushing your skin helps to unclog the pores and any toxins that may become trapped as it’s working to detox your body Dry brushing:exfoliates away dead skin stimulates the lymph systemmay help reduce celluliteunclogs pores helps to reduce ingrown […]Read more »
Chasteberry, VitexVitex agnus castus Chasteberry, also commonly known as Vitex (Vitex agnus castus) or Chaste Tree Berry and belongs to the verbena family. Chaste Tree Berry is a deciduous tree with dark green hand sized and palm-shaped leaves that are silver underneath. It has small purple flowers on long panicles. Historically the Chaste Berry Tree has been a […]Read more »
Chlorella is a freshwater unicellular green alga which contains essential amino acids, protein, minerals, vitamins, dietary fiber, and chlorophylls Chlorella Nutrients Bioavailable form of vitamin B12 Source of protein Vegetarian source of iron High in chlorophyll 20% of fatty acids are Omega 3s Chlorella is rich in the carotenoids beta-carotene, alpha-carotene, and lutein. It’s […]Read more »
Aroma is defined as scent or odor so it seems aromatherapy should be defined as therapy or treatment with scent. Modern aromatherapy also includes the topical use of essential oils diluted in a carrier oil. It may also include ingestion of oils which is sometimes referred to as aromatic medicine. This type of aromatherapy requires additional […]Read more »
What are adaptogens? Adaptogens are herbs that help us adapt to changes and stress caused by physical, biological, emotional, and environmental factors. They can assist in restoring balance within the body and help us defend against both chronic and acute stressors. One of my favorite adaptogens is astragalus. Astragalus (Astragalus Membranaceus) Astragalus is an adaptogenic […]Read more »
The cold and flu are viral infections that infect the respiratory tract. Viruses are the smallest microbe which infects human. The discovery of viruses are relatively new in medical history; it wasn’t until the 1930-40’s that there were microscopes powerful enough to see viruses. Since then have been over 30k different viruses identified. Viruses are […]Read more »