Peacefulness
April 18, 2017

Can’t relax at night? This week’s diffuser blend, Peacefulness, helps create a calming environment that will leave you ready for dreamland! Peacefulness combines the calming properties of Cedarwood and Lavender, and mixes them with Vetiver’s grounding aroma known to soothe the senses. Enjoy this mix and get the beauty sleep you deserve!

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Essentially Eggcellent!
April 11, 2017

This week’s diffuser blend is Essentially Eggcellent! Litsea Cubeba and Oils of the Bible combine (Cedarwood, Cypress, Frankincense, Cinnamon Bark, Hyssop, Myrrh, Myrtle, Sandalwood, and Spikenard) to provide you with an invigorating aroma to help you feel this season’s newness of life.

Ears to hopping you have an eggcellent week with some spring in your step!

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Springthyme
April 4, 2017

Spring is a magical time of rebirth, beauty, and growth. So that we can join the greenery in efforts to keep growing and moving, we’ve created Springthyme, this week’s diffuser blend. This blend of Thyme, Lemongrass and Wintergreen creates a mentally stimulating aroma for any afternoon pick-me-up! Use this blend to take some “thyme” to reboot mind and body.

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Strong
March 28, 2017

Whether it's work or kids (or both), life can drain our energy levels. We’ve created this week’s diffuser blend to give you the boost you need to check off that to-do list! Strong combines the energizing properties of Frankincense, Immune Strength and Orange to help you pull through it!

Live life strong!

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Sweet Dreams
March 22, 2017

Restful sleep is key to leading a happy and healthy life. So, allow this week’s diffuser blend lull you to dreamland! Sweet Dreams mixes Lavender and Cedarwood to create a floral, woodsy aroma that will leave you prepared to catch the zzz’s you deserve.

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Myrrh Essential Oil Uses

 

Like Frankincense, Myrrh oil (Commiphora myrrha) is extracted from resin that oozes from very tough bark. It has a sharp, strong, woody scent. Ancient Greek soldiers used to carry Myrrh oil into battle for psychic protection, as well as first aid.
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Frankincense Essential Oil Uses

Frankincense brings up exotic thoughts of India, sand, incense and perfume. The resin has historically been burned as an incense for many types of ceremonies from the ancient Egyptians 5,000 years ago, to the Catholic church in more recent times.  It is also a valuable base for cosmetics and fragrances. The scent has warm, sweet resin notes.

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Patchouli Essential Oil Uses

 

Patchouli oil (Pogostemon cablin) is native to tropical Asia and commonly found in Indonesia and the Philippines. Formerly used in the East to scent linen and clothing, some essential oils users choose to wear Patchouli on their skin as a perfume!

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Lavender Essential Oil Uses

 

Many essential oil enthusiasts agree that Lavender is the must-have oil for any collection. In this article, we discuss many lavender essential oil uses and benefits.

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Essential Oils For Nails: Pamper Your Nails

It's so easy to get caught up in life and neglect your fingernails. Some of us chew our nails. Some of us shred them rather than cut them when they get too long. (That would be me!) Some of us ignore them and let them be abused by the kind of work we do. No matter how you currently care for your nails, it just may be time to add essential oils to this beauty routine. Continue reading

27 Incredible Essential Oils for Laundry Use

Cleaning clothes is something we all have to deal with every week. Many of the commercial detergents are full of harsh chemicals and strong scents. However, when you work on using natural soaps and essential oils for laundry, you have less soap build-up in your clothing, and less chemicals going down into the sewer system and eventually into the environment. Using essential oils for laundry is a great way to clean your clothes naturally.

In our continuing efforts to help you save the environment with more natural cleaning products, we have our next installment in the Cleaning House With Essential Oils series. We have several tips and recipes for different stain removers, laundry detergents, and fabric softeners  to give you something new to do to use natural cleaners in your laundry. Continue reading

The Most Effective Way To Clean Bathrooms With Essential Oils

Bathrooms. Sigh. They seem to always be dirty! Especially if you have children. But you don't have to buy all of the harsh chemicals to clean your bathroom. Here are some suggestions of ways to clean your bathroom using much more environmentally friendly methods.

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Cleaning House with Essential Oils: Kitchens

The kitchen of any home is a common gathering place for family members. No matter what the party is -- holidays, birthdays, etc. -- people usually congregate in the kitchen. You definitely want to keep it hospitable, clean, and smelling nice. And who doesn't want to get rid of the smell of cooked bacon and burnt toast crumbs?

As part of our series on cleaning house with essential oils, here are recipes aimed at ways of cleaning house with essential oils, especially in the kitchen. Enjoy! Continue reading

21 Essential Oils for Skin Care Aromatherapy

When it comes to growing older, we find our skin losing its elasticity and gaining wrinkles. It loses its brilliance and it gets harder to keep it hydrated and healthy. But don’t worry, there is hope! This is the section on using essential oils for skin, especially for mature skin.

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Essential Oils for Cleaning House

Realtors, and those educated in essential oils, know the atmosphere of a home is determined by aroma. Certain scents, like freshly baked bread and cinnamon buns, will sell a house quicker than the smell of commercial cleaners and bleach, even though the second is a “clean” smell. In ages past, people put aromatic rushes and other sweet smelling herbs under the rugs in their homes so the scent would permeate the room whenever they were walked upon. These were the precursors to using essential oils for cleaning house. Continue reading