Dry mouth can be a fairly common symptom for palliative care and hospice patients. Let’s face it, there really isn’t a lot of great options out there. Saliva Substitute is the most commonly used product besides some prescription products that
Have you emotionally lost your soul in sorrow and pain? Are there times you wish you could shine a flashlight right through the darkness? The essential of Bergamot can be your light. Bergamot is a wonderful oil to bring light
As our loved one makes their end of life journey, caregivers may find that their mind and soul have become tired and need of refreshment. We may find our emotions and feelings become blocked, rigidity and loneliness begin to take
Struggling to figure out where cannabis fits into the hospice journey? Do you have patients asking about CBD oil? Wish you had safer alternative to offer? You’re not alone. Take a look at Copaiba Essential Oil. One of Copaiba’s main
You’re all aware of cramps. Your stomach is “rolling”, you have abdominal discomfort, maybe you have some constipation. These are all common symptoms seen at end of life. Roman Chamomile is a wonderful option to manage constipation (see constipation in
You were recently diagnosed with a life limiting illness. You’re sad. You’re upset. You’re angry. Why me you ask… Why me… All of these emotions are common on your journey. Sometimes you will hear things like “well he’s depressed” or
You’ve heard of essential oils, but what about carrier oils? Jojoba Oil is a great choice for dry skin. It has mild anti-inflammatory properties so it’s great for painful joints. Jojoba mimics the skins natural oils, making it less greasy
Lavender brings wonderful emotional properties like relaxation, calming and sleep. Lavender is a mainstay oil in HospiOils comfort care kit. It’s as simple as inhaling, diffusing or even making an easy pillow or linen spray that will promote peaceful sleep.