Go Away Bugs Essential Oil Spray

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Summer is now in full swing and with that comes all the outdoor activities that you look forward to all year. Camping, fishing, swimming, and hiking and as you all know with those activities comes those pesky bugs especially mosquitos. If you are like most of us you douse yourself with the strongest bug repellant you can find because nobody likes bug bites not to mention the nasty diseases that these bugs may carry. The only problems wi...

School Time EO Blend

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It’s back to school season and whether your kids head off on the bus, schooled at home, or they are driving away to college; you’ll want to be ready with a few basic essential oils. While it can sometimes seem like a daunting task, working in essential oils to a daily routine is easier than it seems, and your family can reap amazing benefits from it. Essential oils are the potent oils distilled from leaves, plants and ...

Uses And Benefits Of Rosemary Essential Oil

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Rosemary essential oil, with its distinctive woody fragrance, has been used for centuries for a variety of health and beauty benefits. So powerful are its healing properties that it is said to have been a favorite of the German-Swiss physician and botanist, Paracelsus. A strong proponent of herbal medicine in the 16th century, he is said to have prized rosemary essential oil due to its ability to strengthen the whole body. It see...

Cinnamon Essential Oil Benefits And Uses

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Cinnamon bark essential oil (Cinnamomum verum) is derived from the plant of the species name Laurus cinnamomum and belongs to the Lauraceae botanical family. Native to parts of South Asia, today cinnamon plants are grown across different nations throughout Asia and shipped around the world in the form of cinnamon essential oil or cinnamon spice. What makes essential oils different than ground or whole herbs is their pote...

Ylang Ylang Essential Oil Benefits And Uses

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Ylang ylang essential oil comes from flower petals of the large, tropical, ylang ylang tree. Ylang ylang means “flower of flowers” and was given this name because of its floral sweet scent. In fact, ylang ylang oil is one of the key ingredients used in the legendary perfume Chanel No. 5! It’s been highly sought after for centuries for its natural thickening effect on hair and also its healing properties for ...

Aromatherapy Benefits And Common Uses

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Alternative treatments, such as aromatherapy, are often offered in therapeutic practices, including massage centers, yoga studios and spas, even hospice settings and chiropractic offices. So what is aromatherapy, exactly? Essential oils used in aromatherapy are made using dozens of different medicinal plants, flowers, herbs, roots and trees grown all over the world — which have proven, powerful effects on improving physical,...

Essential Oils are More Effective and a Safer Alternative to Treat Headaches and Migraines Today

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Millions of people across the world suffer from headaches every day for a variety of reasons, and they’re often not sure what to blame! There are so many causes, which include stress, fatigue, allergies, hormones, nutritional deficiencies, constipation, poor posture, low blood sugar, and alcohol or drug consumption. Then, of course, there’s the wicked combination of a couple of those causes. If you suffe...

Bedtime Face Wash

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Making your own face wash ensures a chemical free, gentle, wash that you can cater to whatever scent you choose. You can use relaxing scents such as lavender when you are winding down in the evening, or something invigorating like peppermint to get your morning going. If you know a thing or two about essential oils, it is really easy to make your own custom face wash. No more agonizing over ingredients or spending money you don’t...

Top 25 Peppermint Oil Uses and Benefits

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Pleasantly suitable for an abundance of oral and topical uses and antimicrobial properties, peppermint may be the most versatile essential oil in the world along with lavender. Literally, there are few body, health, and mind issues that it cannot help. Peppermint essential oil gives a cooling sensation and has a calming effect on the body, which can relieve sore muscles when used topically. It also has antimicrobial propertie...

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