Sherry A. Phillips

Suspense Author

Video: How the FDA Reacts to Essential Oils

I am not a political person. My husband is. My husband is so deep in politics sometimes I think my head will explode from the intrusion it has on our lives. Maybe that’s why I don’t really care to read about it, or write about it or hear about it. I’m inundated with it every […]

Natural Headache Remedies

Got a headache? Instead of popping those nasty pills filled with chemicals and side effects, wouldn’t you rather use a natural remedy to relieve your discomfort? In this blog post I will outline some of the most common headaches and what I have used to get rid of them. Ready? (The descriptions of these headaches […]

20 Uses for Thieves Household Cleaner

I hate to clean. No, that’s not strong enough. I LOATHE to clean. However, when I have to, I do not want to use something with a bunch of toxic chemicals that could be hazardous to my family’s health. I’ve got three children as well as four-legged furry family members to watch out for! Of […]

The Top 10 Benefits of Ginger

As I mentioned in a post earlier this week, one of my kids got an upset tummy and did not want to use Peppermint, which is usually my go-to solution for nausea. You know, the type of yuck that crops up for all of us from time to time? So, knowing that ginger is great […]

Why I’m Not Worried About Cold and Flu Season

You might get a chuckle out the above graphic, but I’m serious! I’m not running to the drug store and fetching those syrupy chemical bombs they sell you after you’ve already got the crud. Noooooo! That was me two years ago. Now, I support my family’s immune system using plants! Like most things, you’re going […]

The Benefits of Cedarwood

I was first introduced to Cedarwood essential oil when I purchased Healing Oils of the Bible: “Then the priest shall command to take for him who is to be cleansed two birds alive and clean and Cedarwood and scarlet material and hyssop.” (Leviticus14:4). The cedars of Lebanon were used to build Solomon’s Temple and Herod’s […]

Have You Heard About Tea Tree Oil?

Have you heard about tea tree oil? For a long time I would hear people talk about using tea tree oil for various things. The way they would talk about it, it almost seemed like a miracle oil that was good for everything from acne to ear infections. WebMD describes Tea Tree Oil like this: […]

The World’s BEST Non-Toxic Bug Spray!

Hate bugs? Me too! Living in the south, we have a lot of humidity, which usually means a lot of bugs! As I want to try and keep my home as chemical-free as possible, I faced a dilemma when a wasp got into our house. Why a dilemma? I had no bug spray! I had […]

Are You Stressed?

Are you stressed? I am! You may have noticed that last week I sort of fell off the face of the internet. I wasn’t lost. I was moving! Moving itself can be stressful. In fact, many people say that moving a house can be as traumatic as facing a serious illness. Throw in 3 kids, […]

Has Big Brother Gotten Too Big?

Has Big Brother gotten too big? In one word — Yes! Yesterday, I was informed of a letter the FDA sent to several essential oil companies. This letter was about compliance issues and wording regarding health and wellness issues. When I post about the essential oils I use on my family, it is for information […]

How To Reach Your Highest Potential

Would you like to know how to reach your Highest Potential? I think many people would like to be at the top of their game and I’m no exception! There are the obvious things you can do such as setting goals, writing them down, making a vision board and most importantly taking action! I have […]

Is Network Marketing the Greatest Thing Since Sliced Bread?

Is Network Marketing the greatest thing since sliced bread? I think so! And you know what? Many, many other people, including Jack Canfield, Robert Kiyosaki and even Donald Trump think so too! Why? I’ll let Jack Canfield tell you in his own words: I have been involved in the direct selling and network marketing industry […]

How to Naturally Care for Sinus Infections

Have you ever had a sinus infection? I can tell you they are no fun! It is a pain you do not want to know! Symptoms of a sinus infection (Sinusitis) may include: Sinus pressure behind the eyes and the cheeks A runny, stuffy nose that lasts more than a week A worsening headache Slight […]

The Secret to Healthy, Shiny, Thicker Hair

Want the secret to healthy, shiny, thicker hair? I discovered this secret a few months ago. It’s all natural and it works! I will admit, I was genetically blessed in the hair department. It’s thick and straight. However, I do get it highlighted and as most of you know, that can wreck your hair. My […]

The SHOCKING Truth about your Pumpkin Spice Latte

Do you know the shocking truth about your Pumpkin Spice Latte? Like many of you who visit Starbucks, I love, love, love their Pumpkin Spice Latte. Each fall, I would eagerly look forward to their signs promoting the return of my favorite fall beverage. However, I won’t be doing that this year. Why? Because I’ve […]

Essential Oils or Prescription Drugs?

Should you use Essential Oils or Prescription Drugs to treat your family’s health? For me, the decision is clear and here are just a few reasons why: Essential Oils No Digestion Required Gentle to our cells Targets Multi-issues in our bodies Naturally made The more you use, the more your life improves Created by God […]

Living to 100 – Can You Do It?

Many of you know I have a great interest in health and longevity. In fact, I even teach a class on it using all of the information I have gathered over the last few years. While nothing can guarantee that you will live a longer life, there are obvious things such as quitting smoking and […]

Skin Cancer: What to look for and how to fight it!

Skin Cancer: Do you know what to look for and how to fight it? I admit it. I was a sun worshipper in my youth. I would get as tan and golden brown as the Coppertone bottles. I would even speed up the process by rubbing baby oil on my skin and letting it act […]

Natural Alternatives to Prescription Antibiotics

This winter, which thankfully seems to be over, my family had their share of the yucks, including diagnosed cases of strep and walking pneumonia. As most of you know, I like to find natural alternatives to prescription medications and have found many holistic answers to that need. I thought I would do a rundown of […]

Why Essential Oil Quality Means Everything!

As I have said in previous posts, all essential oil companies are not the same. I have investigated other companies and Young Living essential oils are the only oils I feel safe giving to my family. If an oil is adulterated with synthetic fillers, you could damage your body, especially your liver. Please do your […]