Grouping and Mixing Your Own Essential Oil Blends

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Nothing is more fun than mixing up a blend of your favorite essential oils that have health benefits and smell wonderful. But do you sometimes wonder if you have the right blend combination to deliver the aromatherapy and scent for a specific need? When dabbling in aromatherapy you will discover the great benefits that came with using essential oils. It is a lot to take in at first, but if you follow a few basic steps on how to group a...

Essential Oils For Joint Pain And Muscle Spasms

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As many of you know, essential oils have been used for centuries to treat almost every kind of illness, irritation, disease, physical or mental trauma in existence. Colds, flu, allergies, chronic pain, abrasion, stiffness, spasm...you name it. There is an essential oil, or combination of essential oils, for each issue, just waiting to work its magic. We believe strongly in the healing power of plants and the important role they play i...

Nine Essential Oils For Earache And Ear Infections

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Given the anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, soothing, and antioxidant properties of many essential oils, they are a popular and effective remedy for an earache. Earaches can be caused by many different things, including foreign bodies in the ear, excess earwax buildup, or teeth grinding at night. However, other potential causes of earaches are more serious, such as chronic ear infections, problems with your thyroid, tonsillitis or sinus in...

Human Hair Shedding And Essential Oils

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Normal shedding of the human scalp is a result of the hair’s natural growth cycle and consists of three stages. At any given time, ninety percent of the hair is in the growth phase, which lasts two to six years based on genetics. Another three percent is in the intermediate phase that lasts two weeks—the hair is static for a time being. During the last phase [which accounts for about six-eight percent of the hair], the hair ...

Bug Off Essential Oil Blend

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Bugs and pests certainly have their purpose in the world, but they can also be extremely annoying, and even hazardous to our health, as some are major carriers of disease. Mosquitoes can spread West Nile virus, Zika fever and a number of other scary diseases, while flies are known to transfer more than 100 pathogens that can result in illness, including cholera, typhoid, tuberculosis, and dysentery. Many people turn to chemical sprays ...

Homemade Headache Remedies Using Four Basic Essential Oils

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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...

Essential Oils Can Make You Feel Happier And Healthier

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If you suffer from anxiety, depression, feel fatigued, or often experience aches and pains...adding essential oils to your life can complement your wellness regimen to improve your symptoms making you feel happier. According to the University of Maryland Medical Center, "the therapeutic use of essential oils (also known as volatile oils) from plants (flowers, herbs, or trees)" can be used "for the improvement of physical, emotional, and...

Five Best Essential Oils For Allergy Relief

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Allergies are on the rise, and not always restricted to the pollen season that heralds a sudden outbreak of hay fever. Respiratory allergies are the most common for the simple reason that we do not have much choice about what we inhale along with the air every time we draw in our breath. The fine dust, smoke, animal dander and pollen grains that enter our airway set forth a reaction that we experience as sneezing fits, runny nose and w...

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, baths, or diffusion, these highly concentrated plant-based essences penetrate the skin easily and reach the bloodstream quickly. This makes them highly effective. Sometimes one or two drop...