Chamomile in Aromatherapy

Chamomile in Aromatherapy

Chamomile is an herb with a sweet, apple like odor, that has been around for centuries. It has been used to treat irritation from chest colds, slow-healing wounds, abscesses, gum inflammation, and skin conditions such as psoriasis, eczema, chickenpox and diaper rash. But it is well known for properties such as anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antidepressant, digestive, […]

Meet Lavender, one of MasterCare’s most popular Aromatherapy scents.

Meet Lavender, one of MasterCare’s most popular Aromatherapy scents.

Meet Lavender, one of MasterCare’s most popular Aromatherapy scents. Aromatherapy is the use of the fragrant parts of aromatic plants to improve health and general well being. Lavender, one of MasterCare’s most popular Aromatherapy scents. Lavender is much appreciated for its scent, but lavender is also valuable and used in integrative medicine because of its […]

Essential Oils and Aromatherapy

Essential Oils and Aromatherapy

Essential Oils and Aromatherapy are taking the world by storm….and we are embracing the movement! Whether it be used in candles, diffusers or ointments, it’s proving to enhance the well being of those who enjoy. At MasterCare, we are innovators and provide more than just bathing, we pride ourselves in our ability to provide the […]

Nourishing Mind, Body, Spirit

Nourishing Mind, Body, Spirit

Happy National Assisted Living Week! Sept 13-19 2015 is celebrated by communities across the country.  This year’s theme is “Nourishing Life: Mind, Body, and Spirit“.   Assisted Living staff members and caregivers diligently work to ensure the lives of the Elders they support are nourished (mind, body, spirit) everyday.  And even probably more importantly the Elders […]

Benefits of Aromatherapy

Benefits of Aromatherapy

Essentially Smelly You’ve likely been invited to a few of those “essential oils” parties recently. They’re all the rage in my area it seems.  People have jumped on this essential oil band wagon like it’s a new thing. Hate to burst anyone’s bubble – but it’s not. Essential oils are the basis for Aromatherapy and that’s […]

Elder Care for Mom/Dad

Elder Care for Mom/Dad

 People get Old… Most of us have loved ones…. many of us will be or have faced (if we are lucky) their aging.  Have you had the conversation “What if?” or “What then?”   It’s TOUGH!  The what, where, when and how not to mention the emotional side of it all is a challenge, to say […]