Author of Stephanie Tourles’s Essential Oils: A Beginner’s Guide
Stephanie Tourles is a Licensed Holistic Esthetician in both Maine and Massachusetts, with over 25 years of experience. With a background in Western and Ayurvedic herbalism and extensive training in the nutritional sciences, she is a practicing “skincare herbalist” specializing in plant-based topical treatments and nutritional therapies for skin disorders.
Stephanie is also a practicing Certified Reflexologist and Aromatherapist, maintaining professional memberships with the: Alliance of International Aromatherapy Reflexology Association of America and the Maine Council of Reflexologists
Ms. Tourles is a prolific writer on the topics of natural, chemical free, skin and body care, nutrition, and well-being, and is the author of the books Organic Body Care Recipes, Naturally Healthy Skin, Natural Foot Care, 365 Ways to Energize Mind, Body & Soul, Raw Energy, Hands-On Healing Remedies and Naturally Bug-Free.
Stephanie writes with passion and conviction about the benefits of organic herbs and whole foods to encourage a “healthy you” and healthy planet. It is her mission to educate and inspire the readers of her books, articles, and blog to achieve their highest level of mind, body, and spirit wellness.
We talk a great deal about the skin, the face and practical ways to keep our skin hydrated, key, says Stephanie to a young glowing complexion
Using water soluble hydrosols first and then oils and essential oils on top works great
Jojoba oil and sunflower oil are two of her favorite base oils
Stephanie gives some recipes to make your own. If you want a stellar Sunflower Oil Check out Andreas Sunflower Oil, probably the purest, lowest oxidation oil on the Planet
Oils to tighten and lift up the face, cool stuff
Stephanie cautions to be extremely careful when ingesting essential oils, as they are very strong indeed.
Richard emails in with q question on digestion and using essential oils to help and Stephanie gives him a recipe to use as a special mixture to rub on his tummy
Stephanie was not able to make it through the cold Main Winters on totally raw diet
She suggests Aloe Vera is one of the most gently hydrating plants ever.
Email from Steve:
As I understand it, the basic premise of the water cure (https://www.watercures.org) is that consuming a bit of salt several times per day right before you drink a serving a water will promote better absorption of the water and hydration at the cellular level. Does Stephanie have any experience or opinion on this concept?As I understand it, the basic premise of the water cure (https://www.watercures.org) is that consuming a bit of salt several times per day right before you drink a serving a water will promote better absorption of the water and hydration at the cellular level. Does Stephanie have any experience or opinion on this concept?
good morning, how would you treat a basal cell carcinoma? i have played with frankincense with interesting results, the basal cell would scab and fall off. however i still have this guy on my nose. any ideas to prevent the skin from forming cancers? thank you, christopher
Stephanie Tourles on her new essential oil book, August 7, 2018