Over use of Antibiotics causing resistant Bacteria Superbugs ~ Alternative Essential Oil Choices that are amazing antiseptics and non toxic

This is a topic I could write about daily.  The over use of antibiotics in our country is beyond exorbitant, and has had devastating long term consequences to society as a whole. There are alternative…

Easy Homemade Body Butter Recipe

Coconut oil Essential oil(s) of your choice It doesn’t get any easier than that, does it? There is no magic to the amount of coconut oil to use, it just depends on the size of…

To Heal or Not to Heal? Forgiveness is the Answer

Today I want to talk about forgiveness.  Forgiveness can be one of the most difficult things to practice, but also one of the most rewarding. As I sat down to write this, I wasn’t sure…

Effective, homemade, natural deodorant recipe

As far back as I can remember, I haven’t been able to use commercial deodorants without breaking out in a painful, ugly rash.  I don’t know if you have ever had a rash in your…

Using Peppermint and Wintergreen Essential Oils Safely

There is some misinformation on peppermint and wintergreen essential oils and their safety. As much varying information there is there are perhaps more variations on the quality of both peppermint and wintergreen essential oils. As…

Air Freshener

Essential Oil Profile: Thieves What Can It Do and What Can It Replace

Essential Oil Profile: Thieves What Can It Do and What Can It Replace

Thieves is an essential oil blend and there is also an entire product line in which Thieves essential oil blend is a…

Air Fresheners: Are Air Fresheners Making Us Sick? What to Use Instead of Chemical Scents

Popularity of air fresheners and scented items has soared since…

Easy Ways to Avoid Unnecessary Chemicals Around the Home

Forty-four years ago I heard Ralph Nader on the radio…

Adding Essential Oils to Wall Paint & Canadian Distributor

Adding essential oils to wall paint, before putting the paint…

Aromatherapy

Completely Natural Aromatherapy Body Powder Recipe

Completely Natural Aromatherapy Body Powder Recipe

Warm, sweet, floral, and spicy all natural body powder recipe, much safer for your health than store bought body powders. As always,…

PMS and Ylang Ylang

Way back, many moons ago, when I was a kid…

Monsters Under the Bed? Try Making a Monsters Be Gone Spray for Your Kiddo’s!

We all know that monsters under the bed at night…

Aromatherapy Blends to Make Yourself for the Coming Holidays

I love diffusing my essential oils during the winter months…

Common Questions

Winter Wellness Tips: How to Use Thieves Products

Winter Wellness Tips: How to Use Thieves Products

Weather that numbs the toes and freezes the nose makes everyone want to stay indoors. And in the spirit of giving, a…

Superior Quality Essential Oils to Help Prevent Colds and Flu

We have been conditioned to address things ‘after’ they occur.…

How to Extend the Shelf Life of Fresh Produce with Lemon Essential Oil

Food-grade Lemon essential oil has natural antifungal (anti-mold), disinfecting and…

Make Your Own Sunscreen and Sunblock with Essential Oils (all-natural recipes)

Given all of the questionable ingredients in sunblock and sunscreens…

Cooking with Essential Oils

Ways to Use Citrus Fresh Essential Oil Blend

Ways to Use Citrus Fresh Essential Oil Blend

Citrus Fresh™ is an essential oil blend that is a relaxing, calming blend loved by children and adults alike. Rich in the…

Uses for Spearmint Essential Oil

I adore the fresh lively scent of Spearmint and incorporate…

Lavender [essential oil] Sorbet Recipe

Cooking with essential oils is delicious and fun provided you’re…

Cooking with Essential Oils: Variations of Lavender Vinegar

Many essential oils make excellent food flavorings. Essential oils are…

Diffusing

The Chakras and Colour Therapy-Part 3

The Chakras and Colour Therapy-Part 3

Part 3 in this 7-part series is about the Solar Plexus Chakra and the colour yellow. The solar plexus chakra is located…

The Chakras and Colour Therapy-Sacral Chakra

The second part in this 7-part series is the Sacral…

Diffusing Tips: Guidelines How To Properly Diffuse Essential Oils

When we diffuse essential oils the essential oils alter the…

Aromatherapy: Forest Fresh Scent to Diffuse

This is a nice blend to make for indoor diffusing…

Disinfectant

Household & Laundry Cleaning Tip: Lemon Essential Oil Bleach Recipe (plus 2 bonus tips)

Household & Laundry Cleaning Tip: Lemon Essential Oil Bleach Recipe (plus 2 bonus tips)

As popularity in switching over to Green and eco-friendly solutions to daily household cleaning solutions grows so does the availability of recipes…

Antiseptic Antibacterial Antifungal Essential Oils and Thieves Products Successfully Treat Deep Infected Horse Wounds Thrush

Below are testimonials of how I have used Young Living…

Plastic or Wood Cutting Boards: Which is Safer Regarding Bacteria

A several years ago, Curt worked at Williams-Sonoma, a high-end…

Aromatherapy and Toilet Paper

Whether your toilet paper goes over or under is a…

Edible Toothpaste/Dental Care

How To: Use Thieves AromaBright Toothpaste to Clear Cloudy Car Headlights

How To: Use Thieves AromaBright Toothpaste to Clear Cloudy Car Headlights

My 2003 Pruis’ headlights had gotten so cloudy over the past couple of years that I was beginning to wonder how reduced…

Toothpaste: Edible, Fluoride-free, Triclosan-free

Searching for a toothpaste that does not have a warning…

Toothpaste Warning Labels: what do they mean

Typical toothpaste warning (label top left): Keep out of reach…

How do I use and What Can I Do with the Young Living Therapeutic Grade Essential Oil Thieves Product Line, or Start Living Kit? What does it cost

Thieves Essential Oil, Household Cleaner and Product Line ~ A…

Essential Oil Supplements

Popular Essential Oil Supplements for Fantasic Daily Nutrition

Popular Essential Oil Supplements for Fantasic Daily Nutrition

They are saying in recent years that the average USA person consumes only a fraction of required daily nutrients, so it is…

Get More Vitamin C This Winter: Super C Chewable Supplement

Super C Chewable is superb, it’s my all-time favorite vitamin…

Gallstones: Changes, Supplements and Essential Oils I Used for Gallstones a Home Remedy

This past January 2013, a couple of days before my…

Limited Time Special: Save 30 Percent on Core Supplements

Adding vitamins and minerals to your daily health routine guarantees…

First Aid tips

LavaDerm Spray for Boo-boo’s, Insect Bites and Stings

LavaDerm Spray for Boo-boo’s, Insect Bites and Stings

LavaDerm Cooling Mist (spray) is a favorite among parents and children for first aid. Use LavaDerm to bring relief to stressed skin…

Frankincense Essential Oil for Inflammation and Bacteria

Until quite recently, the Western world had all but forgotten…

Best Essential Oils for Your All-Natural Summertime First Aid Kit (part 1)

I can’t imagine not using essential oils for the issues…

Transcript: The Infinite Uses of Lavender

  This is a transcript discussing some of the uses…

Home Spa

Wrinkle Tip: Using Frankincense and Boswellia Wrinkle Cream

Wrinkle Tip: Using Frankincense and Boswellia Wrinkle Cream

This is my favorite way to prevent wrinkles… Put 2 drops of Young Living Frankincense essential oil in the palm of your…

Facial Scrub Recipe: Blue Cornmeal, Lavender & Ylang Ylang

Blue Cornmeal, Lavender & Ylang Ylang Facial Scrub Recipe 1…

Aromatherapy: Super “Bowl” Tips

Ok, I couldn’t resist! What else would you expect during…

Aromatherapy Hot Oil Treatment for Damaged Hair

This all-natural Aromatherapy Hot Oil Treatment for Damaged Hair is…

Lavender

Getting Restless Legs to Rest

Getting Restless Legs to Rest

I have had restless legs for quite some time and it is seemingly getting worse with age.  So much so that it…

The Chakras Part 5 – Speak Your Truth

Part 5 of this 7-part series is on the Throat…

Headache Relief

The other morning I woke up with a nasty headache,…

4 Bad Attitudes: Using Aromatherapy Oils to Help with Frustrating Times

We all take on a bad attitude at some time…

Lemon

Transcript: Essential 7 Collection for Beginner’s {essential oils}

Transcript: Essential 7 Collection for Beginner’s {essential oils}

This transcript covers the seven essential oils found in the Essential 7, a collection of some of the most popular essential oils.…

Oils for Your First Aid Kit- Bladder Infections

Essential oils can help heal bladder infections. A bladder infection…

Don’t Make These Lemon Essential Oil Mistakes

Top 3 Mistakes of using Lemon Essential Oil Mistake #1…

Emergency Preparedness: what we have learned from Sandy

My heart and best wishes go out to all in…

Massage Oils

Serenity Now!

Serenity Now!

The combined scent of lavender and chamomile essential oils has been proven to induce drowsiness.  It is a great option to try…

Testimonials: Aroma Siez Essential Oil Blend for Aches and Pains

Aroma Siez™ is a relaxing essential oil blend that is…

Joint Pain Essential Oil Blend Recipe

This little recipe could be quite useful if you are…

Massage Oil for Professional and Amateur Athlete’s

Ortho Sport Massage Oil is designed for both professional and…

Mind / Body / Soul

Inner Wisdom

Inner Wisdom

The Third-Eye Chakra is located above and between the eyebrows and is associated with the colour Indigo, which is a deep blueish/purple. …

Essential Oil Profile: Believe Essential Oil Blend

Believe™ essential oil blend has been reformulated with Idaho blue…

Are Plants better Than Drugs? Dr. Andrew Weil Gives His Opinion on Drugs vs. Plants

Plants have been utilized by humankind for food and healing…

Aromatherapy for Meditation: 26 of the Best Essential Oils for Meditation

Aromatherapy has a long history associated with deepened spiritual practices…

NingXia Red Juice

Long and Short Term Health (side) Effects Of Energy Drinks vs. NingXia Red, an Organic Healthy Wellness Energy Drink

Long and Short Term Health (side) Effects Of Energy Drinks vs. NingXia Red, an Organic Healthy Wellness Energy Drink

The Dr. Oz Show yesterday addressed the safety, or lack there of, of Energy Drinks…. “are one of the fastest growing drinks…

Cooking with Essential Oils: Strawberry Recipes

Cooking and flavoring foods and beverages with superior quality /…

Weight-Management Contest with Young Living’s Slique

Win $5,000 with the New Slique Challenge Enter the Slique™…

A NURSES PERSPECTIVE: Healthcare Crisis: Treating High Cholesterol in a Natural Alternative way with Essential Oils and High Cholesterol

Sadly High Cholesterol has become a medical crisis in the…

Supplements / Vitamins

Healthy Digestion: Is Your Poop in a Group?

Healthy Digestion: Is Your Poop in a Group?

Did you know that in your lifetime, your gastrointestinal tract will process 60,000 to 100,000 pounds of food?  To put that into…

About Omega 3s & 6s in Fresh Fish and Supplements

Populations around the world that eat fish regularly live longer…

How MSM Works to Control Discomfort from Pain

When fluid pressure inside cells is higher than outside, pain…

Enzymes: Digestion, Longevity and Aging

Medical research shows that food enzyme supplements can fight illness,…