Head and Neck Tension

Head and Neck Tension Sarah McCallum blog NLMSC As an Aries (rules the head) with the moon in Taurus (rules the throat) I typically suffer from pain and tension in my head and neck.  I have experienced many a night where I used acupressure and yoga in order to avoid a full-blown migraine.  While pain…

Essential Oils for the Autumn Season

Essential Oils for the Autumn Season Sarah McCallum blog North Lake Massage and Skin Care  There is something in the air this time of year and it smells divine.  The sights and scents of fall are not only comforting and delicious but they can be quite healing as well.  Take Clove for example, this spice…

Essential Oils: Topical Application for Children

Topical Application for Children Sarah McCallum blog NLMSC I would like to discuss the process of applying essential oils to adolescents and children.  The typical amount and usage of certain oils on adults is not at all appropriate for youngsters because of their sensitive skin and delicate constitutions.  When using essential oils on a child…

Essential Oils: Pisces and Clove

Essential Oils: Pisces and Clove Sarah McCallum blog NLMSC As we embark upon our final astrological sign in the zodiac it seems fitting to explain how we have come full circle.  Pisces, ruled by Neptune, is a water sign that governs the liver, lymphatic system and feet.  As we began this series with Aries and…

Essential Oils: Aquarius and Grapefruit

Aquarius and Grapefruit Sarah McCallum blog North Lake Massage and Skin Care As we delve into the last of the air signs let us focus on the difference between the Aquarian versus the other air signs. While Gemini likes to make connections among friends and discuss smaller social situations and Libra prefers to act out…

Sagittarius and Melaleuca

Sagittarius and Melaleuca Sarah McCallum blog NLMSC I have found that those days I fill with adventure and travel tend to be my best days.  There is something so very liberating about stepping out into the unknown with no itinerary whatsoever.  The fire sign known as Sagittarius would understand this statement quite well.  The Archer,…

Essential Oils: Scorpio and Clary Sage

Scorpio and Clary Sage Sarah McCallum blog North Lake Massage and Skin Care As a Scorpio rising I tend to gravitate towards the intense and mysterious in life.  This water sign is known for powerful, sensual and intuitive actions.  Here we have the phoenix rising out of the ashes for this sign is above all…

Essential Oil: Libra and Juniper Berry

Essential Oil: Libra and Juniper Berry Sarah McCallum blog NLMSC The golden rule to leading a healthy life is everything in balance.  The astrological sign most familiar with this idea is diplomatic and peaceful Libra.  This air sign is portrayed as the scales and seeks fairness and justice above all else.  The Libra typically battles…

Essential Oils: Virgo and Rosemary

Virgo and Rosemary Sarah McCallum blog North Lake Massage and Skin Care As we move on through the signs of the zodiac we begin to notice an interesting link between one sign and the next.  As I have previously mentioned, every astrological sign governs a particular area of the body.  For instance, Aries rules the…

Essential Oils: Leo and Rose

Leo and Rose Sarah McCallum blog North Lake Massage and Skin Care View the full blog here.  Sunshine and sweet flowers always make for such a beautiful summer season.  We currently have three large Rose bushes growing in our front yard and the aroma is completely divine.  The Rose is a confident and regal bloom…