Why Is Essential Oil Aromatherapy So Popular

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As people search out alternative health treatments and age-old remedies for feeling better, the use of essential oils and aromatherapy is rising dramatically, especially with the rising cost of health care. Aromatherapy is a technique used to promote better psychological health and physical well-being. The practice involves the use of essential oils, the purest essence of a plant, to bring about positive health effects. There are over 9...

Unwind EO Bath Salts

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After a stressful, hard day it is time to take a break and relax. A great way to do this is to take a luxurious hot bath.  Let you muscles relax and the aromatic scent of essential oils calm your senses. This bath salt blend will help you to unwind and enjoy the rest of your evening. Unwind EO bath salt blend 1 cup Epsom Salts 1/4 cup Baking Soda 1/4 cup Sea Salts 2 drops Lavender...

A Natural Solution for Removing Toxic Mold

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Not only are mold and mildew unsightly, but they can also be seriously detrimental to your health. Mold and mildew spores are known causes of allergies, sinus infections, and skin irritation, to name a few. Essential oils have been proven to be a natural solution to this serious problem. The potency of pure essential oils reveals a non-toxic and natural method of fighting mold. Mold growth and exposure may be inhibited with thes...

Grapefruit Bath Bombs

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If Mother’s Day caught you off guard and you are still looking for a gift or if you are looking for a recipe to make you own bath bombs then try out this recipe. You can also use a different essential oil other than grapefruit if you prefer. Grapefruit Bath Bombs 1 cup baking soda 2 tbsp Epsom salts       1 tsp beet juice     &nb...

Spring Detox Using Essential Oils

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Essential oils can help boost a springtime detox, pampering and enhancing skin, and purifying the body by helping flush out toxins. Multiple essential oils help stimulate blood circulation, detoxify the liver and firm up tissue. Whether for massages or baths, these highly concentrated plant-based essences penetrate the skin easily and reach the bloodstream quickly. This makes them highly effective. Sometimes one or two drops applied to...

Spring Clean With Basic Pantry Products And Essential Oils

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Spring is here and you know what that means...it’s time for spring cleaning! Even though no one is especially fond of the annual or semi-annual tasks that spring cleaning brings, everyone enjoys the fresh start it symbolizes. These helpful tips, including the use of essential oils, will help you have the cleanest house on the block without spending a fortune on harsh cleaners. First, know that there’s no need to waste mon...

Essential Oil Rosemary and Lemon Body Scrub

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Don’t have time to go to the Spa, no problem.  Mix up this body scrub and pamper yourself in the comfort of your own home.  It is quick and easy and will leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed. Rosemary and Lemon EO Scrub 1 1/2 Cups Epsom Salt 1 Rosemary Spring - chopped 2 Drops Rosemary Essential Oil 2 Drops Lemon Essential Oil 1 Tbsp. Lemon Zest 3 Tbsp. Coconut Oil – Melted Mix everything in a large bowl. Pou...

Toilet Bowel Cleaner with Tea Tree Oil

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Do you have a dirty grimy toilet bowel that needs some cleaning but you don’t want to fill your home with harsh chemicals?  Try this homemade toilet bowel cleaner with essential oils. Toilet Cleaner 1 3/4 Cup Hot Water 2 Tablespoons Borax 1/4 Cup Liquid Castile Soap 20 Drops Tea Tree Oil Start with one cup of very hot water in a measuring cup.  Add the 2 tablespoons of borax and stir and smash it up to dissolve it. On...

Wood Polish With Essential Oil

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Now that spring cleaning is officially on, it’s time to get rid of the dust and grime and air out your home. Here is a recipe to make you own ecofriendly essential oil wood polish.  Wood Polish 1/4 cup White Vinegar 1/4 cup Olive Oil 10 Drops Lemon Essential Oil 8oz Spray Bottle Mix all together is a glass spray bottle, shake before each use.  This recipe can also be made with orange or lavender essential oil. Top 10...

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