Category Archives: Using Essential Oils

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 few people in your family my end up receiving more than they expected…

Superior Quality Essential Oils to Help Prevent Colds and Flu

We have been conditioned to address things ‘after’ they occur. This mindset leaves us more in a position of ‘waiting’ for something to happen before we take any type of action. That thinking is not…

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

Given all of the questionable ingredients in sunblock and sunscreens it only makes sense to make your own, it’s very easy to do. The sunblock and sunscreen recipes here are perfect for those seeking to…

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

We all take on a bad attitude at some time or another. The reasons for this occurrence are numerous and sometimes the personality of an individual tends towards leaning in that direction anyway which can…

Aromatherapy: Centers of the Brain

Scent stimulates nerves to fire in the emotional center of the brain, but it also stimulates the master gland to release hormones. Hormones affect the fight or flight response, as well as digestion and heart…

How Much Does a Drop of Essential Oil Cost

In the summer of 1999 I placed my first Young Living essential oil order.  I had been using a lesser quality essential oil for about 7-8 years because it was the best I could find,…

Over use of Antibiotics causing resistant Bacteria Superbugs ~ Alternative Essential Oil Choices that are amazing 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…

Adding Essential Oils to Wall Paint & Canadian Distributor

Adding essential oils to wall paint, before putting the paint on the wall, is one practice that many partake because they wish to dispel paint fumes and impart an energy from certain essential oils. As…

Aromatherapy: Essential Oils for Sore Achy Muscles

One favorite use of my essential oils is for muscle issues; sore, achy, stiff, and fatigued muscles. While I have always gotten relief from applying my essential oils topically I couldn’t help but notice that…

Uses for Spearmint Essential Oil

I adore the fresh lively scent of Spearmint and incorporate it into nearly every recipe I make, everything from air fresheners, to household cleaner, to flavoring of food and beverages; I am particularly fond of…

Aromatherapy and Toilet Paper

Whether your toilet paper goes over or under is a personal preference. The same is true when it comes to which essential oil you choose to disinfect and scent your bathroom. How to Scent a…

Terrific Uses for Geranium Essential Oil

Geranium (Pelargonium graveolens) has a wonderfully uplifting, calming, flowery scent and has been used for centuries for regenerating and healing skin conditions. The fragrant influence helps balance the emotions, lifts the spirit, and fosters peace,…

Palo Santo Essential Oil Testimonials and Uses

Palo Santo essential oils comes from the same botanical family as frankincense, although it is found in South America. Like frankincense, Palo Santo is known as a spiritual oil, with a deep-rooted tradition in which…

Helichrysum Essential Oil Testimonials and Tips

Helichrysum (pronounced hel-a-chris-um) essential oil is one of my favorite essential oils for first aid purposes. Helichrysum is well-known for use on all manner of wounds and oftentimes it can prevent scaring. Helichrysum essential oil…

How to Use Essential Oils for Spring Cleaning

At the end of winter, back before we had electricity, homes were left blanketed in a layer of soot and grime from the candles, fireplaces and lamp oils that brought light and warmth through the…

Slique Essence to Get Rid of Sugar Cravings and Lose Weight

Slique Essence (item #4586) combines grapefruit, tangerine, lemon, spearmint, and ocotea essential oils with stevia extract in a unique blend that supports healthy weight management goals. These ingredients work together to help control hunger*, especially…

Diffusing: Using Dorado Azul Essential Oil for Colds and Flu Prevention

Many essential oils are perfect choices for diffusing to prevent and minimize colds and flu, those listed here are but a sampling. First, I believe the best all-purpose diffuser to use is the TheraPro Premium…

Garden Insect Pests: Whiteflies Should I use Essential Oils for Control

Many essential oil user’s seek instruction on which essential oil(s) they can use for controlling insect pests in the garden and how much essential oil can be used and how it’s applied. My own background…

Essential Oil Blend for Congestion

R.C. essential oil can help support relief from congestion. I and others have found it helps open sinus passages and support efforts to reduce symptoms. R.C. Blend includes these Essential Oils Eucalyptus globulus has shown…

Aromatherapy: Super “Bowl” Tips

Ok, I couldn’t resist! What else would you expect during this time of year from an essential oil lover? Here goes… The ‘Kitchen’ Bowl The Cleaning and Preserving Bowl To clean and increase the shelf…