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Essential Defense for Colds and Flu

This article was originally published November 12, 2011.If you are looking for a way to begin using essential oils, read on. Managing stress during colds & flu can bring your body comfort. Adding pure essential oils to your home care routine is a great place to start. These pure, plant extracts support healthy immune function, encourage […]

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Best Body Care Products To Disrupt Hormones and Contribute to Thyroid Imbalance

This past summer my husband received some product samples when he participated in a triathlon.   My first instinct with any new body care  product I see is to look at the ingredients, just as if I was shopping for foods, and frankly I was shocked to find questionable ingredients in this body care product. Most […]

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Essential Oils Powerful Against Listeria Bacteria

The government is determined to protect Americans from food borne illness.  Yet, despite the FDA’s efforts to monitor and improve the processing of the public food supply, we continue to experience outbreaks of bacteria on fresh and processed foods.  Antibiotic resistant bacteria are on the rise, and there continues to be food contamination in unexpected […]

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The Best Anti-Aging Essential Oils Promote Longevity

What essential oils offer the best anti-aging properties?   Several have withstood the test of time  and continue to be a part of many cultures.  Americans are finally seeing the value in these therapeutic substances that other cultures have embraced for centuries.   The use of essential oils dates back to the beginning of time, some of the […]

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Clove Essential Oil

Therapeutic Grade clove essential oil is distilled from the bud of the plant (Syzygium aromaticum).  Inferior oils can be distilled from the stems and leaves.  The average nose  could not discern the difference between oils distilled from leaves and stems versus the clove bud.  The difference would be in the results the essential oil may or […]

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Ultimate Beginners Guide To Using Essential Oils

Many people I talk with want to start using essential oils, they just don’t know where to begin.  Well, look no further, you can begin here!   It can be a little overwhelming, especially if you are standing in a health food store looking at all those bottles of essential oil and deciding what to […]

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