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What is the Deal with Cobalt? How does Vitamin B-12, Juniper Berry, Thyme, Peppermint, and Ginger EO associate with Colbalt?

When I do these discussions on these topics and tie them into nutritional related discussions, I try to avoid the technical writing and wording that would appear to a specific group or discipline. So I try to speak to the general crowd that isn't current to the specifics of a given discipline. So in doing so I keep trying to figure out some example of sorts that everyone could understand from a common perspective. When we talk about this mineral or that nutrient as being all-important or the most important, well, it just does not really paint a picture that does justice to the idea or properly couches it as it really is. So I came up with a line of description that I would like to run with and see how it works out, So let's have some fun here, OK?

Our focus is Cobalt. Cobalt is one of those trace minerals, used everywhere in the body, but only in a small amount. The small amount makes a huge difference in the overall outcome. There are other minerals that are just as important, such...

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What does Heaven Scent EO Blend and Rosemary Essential Oil have to do with Addictions, Suicide and Minerals.

I was involved in a conversation about addictions and part of that was dealing with what to use in dealing with addictions, as in working with a person that has a serious drug addiction. This person is dealing with some of the hard crap. Then aside from that most recent deal, I remembered that I gave a person my perspective on it and so I figured that it was a good idea to share it with all of you as I am sure that some of you have to deal with it as well with someone you know. Also, keep in mind that this same protocol applies to all addictions, no matter how small it might be. So here goes. 

Here is the bottom line, in my opinion at least.  First off you CANNOT overcome an addiction if you have a Magnesium deficiency.  Plus, some other additional tie-ins. stuff.  When it is coupled with a Lithium deficiency, A Lithium def. will not exactly cause it, but I think it is a double whammy.  A Lithium def. will give you Klein-Levin Syndrome, KLS. At least that is...
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Calcium and Magnesium Balancing.

 
When it comes to Calcium and Magnesium we find that they are likely two of the ones that perhaps carry the heavy load or the ones assigned to carry the heaviest of burdens when considering their use. We talk about these together as they almost always are talked about as two working together. Their balance is of the utmost importance in all applications, in either animals, plants, and even in the soil. In this chapter, we will focus on the human side of this topic. I would love to talk about the soil and plant side, but that is another story for another day. Too much material to cover in one setting to address both sides.
 
Almost everyone is deficient in Magnesium. In fact, it is among the minerals that are the most widely found to be deficient in animals, plants, and the soil. Magnesium extends to many functions of the body and is used throughout the body for major to minor functions as well as cellular activity. Magnesium is what allows the Calcium to move in and out...
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What is the deal with Earth Scent and Heaven Scent EO Blends?

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Sometimes I sort of end up in a discussion about essential oils and here is a post discussing a couple of blends and their purpose. I am posting this because all the time I get people asking about what oil they can take for brain fog/brain chatter, etc. This discussion might give some of you some perspective. Part of the social media discussion is woven into this discussion.  The social media part is from several years ago. Anyway, in light of the world today, I think we should be selling Earth Scent by the gallon and rubbing people down every day with it.  Enjoy...
 
Early today there was some discussion about Earth Scent. Mostly related to the smell of it. So I thought about it and I want to give a rational perspective on that oil and its role. So here goes;
In order to understand the purpose of this oil blend one needs to understand the basis of why it is the way it is and the purpose. So I will explain in somewhat simple terms and sort of in story form....
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Hormone Balancing: Testosterone and Estrogen. The use of Man Up and XY Essential Oil Blends and Rosemary EO.

Perhaps one of the most observable signs of a Hormone imbalance is along the lines of Testosterone and Estrogen. For the most part, people out on the street will think that if a man is having issues with his "manhood" in the bed, then he just needs to take some testosterone. If the female is having her "womanhood" issues in the bed then all she needs to do is take some estrogen. Then everything will be just fine. For the most part, these same people have no idea that anything else is involved with this issue. What they need to know is there is a whole lot and I mean a whole lot is involved with these two hormones. I have also found that some people are purporting themselves as being all-knowing on this subject and upon further examination, it becomes obvious that they know even less than those before mentioned people out on the street. The associated bed-related stuff is hardly touching the surface. In our discussion, I will discuss some of those related issues and some possible...

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What is the deal with Corn Mint Essential Oil?

 
Corn Mint; (Mentha arvensis), is a type of mint plant that grows on every continent of the world. In some places, it is known as Field Mint or Wild Mint. In some botany circles another closely related plant, almost the same by some accounts is one called by a number of names but one that is related to the country they are growing in, such as Canadian Mint, or Mexican Mint, and so on. The Latin name for that is Mentha canadensis. But one should not get confused as the main overall mint of the Corn Mint is just that. However, another name for it is the Japanese Mint. Corn Mint as sold under the name of Japanese Mint is one of the most important mint crops sold worldwide. Also, one must not get Corn Mint confused with Peppermint. Peppermint is a crossbred, hybrid of the crossing of Corn Mint and Spearmint. Perhaps a simple way to look at this Corn Mint oil and along with the family relationship with Peppermint and Spearmint is to think of and picture Corn Mint as the old man...
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What is the deal with Coffee Essential Oil?

Coffee Essential Oil.
Coffea arabica:

Coffee essential oil is an oil that appears to have found its place in time. In the past several suppliers have offered Coffee essential oil and after a while, they discontinued it. But over the past few years, the Coffee has been offered in two versions of it, namely; the Roasted type and the Green type. The Roasted type is made from actual roasted Coffee beans. The Green type is made from the Green Coffee beans. Although in many analyses respects, their main properties are almost the same, the huge difference is in their aroma. The Green Coffee one has a green/herbal aroma while the roasted one has an aroma of a pot of freshly brewed Coffee. Both oils are of the middle note. The Green Coffee oil color is yellow to medium darkish green with a light to medium viscosity. The Roasted Coffee oil has a thick dark brown coloring to it with a high viscosity.

One of the interesting aspects of Coffee essential oil is that in the past, some suppliers...

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What is the deal with Amyris Essential Oil?

Amyris Essential Oil. Amyris balsamifera L.

The Amyris plant is also known or referred to as Balsam Torchwood or West Indian Sandalwood. Although most literature lists Amyris as a flowering plant, which is slightly misleading, as it is really a very woody, dense bush, and yes, itis a flowering plant, specifically a bush. The wood is a very flammable wood because of its high levels of resin. The Amyris essential oil is a distilled resin. Technically the resin is classified in the aromatherapy world as an "Oleoresin" which is just a resin and a resin is a viscous substance or even a solid substance in some circumstances. Resins are usually converted into polymers for industrial applications and left in a resin form that is distilled or cold-pressed for aromatherapy or medical use. For the most part,

Amyris oleoresins are obtained from the area of the Caribbean Islands or on some outlying mainland countries. Since we are discussing the aromatherapy applications of Amyris, we will not...

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What is the deal with Spike Lavender Essential Oil?

Spike Lavender; (Lavandula latifola).
Spike Lavender is one of the many types of Lavender plants that are grown primarily as donor plants for the purpose of obtaining an essential oil. When the Latin name is looked at you will find a long list of Lavender essential oils that have the first name of Lavandula. The second name is where the big difference is found between the various Lavender essential oils are found. A more simple way to think of it is to compare the names on a comparative basis, you can say that the latifola would be the first given name of the person and the Lavandula would be the last name or surname if you were looking at it in a Latin name aspect. But the normal people out there just calls it Spike Lavender. Many people out there will have their favorite type or versions of Lavender. Some versions will work better than others for a given use/purpose/application. This idea is consistent, across the board, with almost any other essential oils.

As we look specifically...

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Photosynthesis, Global Warming, and Plants. Chapter Three.

Fertilization by Nature.

As we move on past the plant types and how they work and yadda yadda along those lines, we will now look to how they get nutrition and just how nature takes care of its own. Although we are looking at Photosynthesis and Plants specifically in each chapter, and in this chapter, we will still look at the Global Warming and why it is a natural phenomenon as it has taken place before man had a chance to intervene and it will continue long after men and women have run their course. We are going to talk about the desert setting/aspect for a while.

Thirty-Three percent (33%) of the world is considered to be under desert classification. and Twenty Four percent (24%) is considered Mountainous. So with those figures and the figures of 2/3 of the world's surface is covered with water, and of that remaining 1/3 is landmass, we see that, well generally, that 43% of that 1/3 of the landmass is used by humans on an active living basis, as in the deserts and mountains we...

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