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Battle Mosquitos With A Natural DIY Insect Repellant

This article has been updated to reflect information from outbreaks of West Nile Virus in Southern USA, where over 1000 cases of West Nile Virus have been reported as well as over 40 deaths across 5 states, and with the Zika virus which has now spread to almost the entire continent of South America and […]

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DIY:Make Your Own Essential Oil Air Fresheners, The Only Safe Way To Add Fragrance To Your Home and Body

Synthetic air fresheners are some of the most toxic substances you can expose yourself to.   The chemicals used in artificial fragrance have been linked to hormone disruption, endocrine system disruption, asthma and attention disorders.   The good news is they are easy to replace.  Save yourself time and money when you make your own air fresheners […]

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Essential Oil Use and Asthma

Asthma is a serious disease, if you have asthma or difficulty breathing see a medical doctor. This article is not meant to diagnose, treat or cure any disease. The American Academy of Allergies, Asthma and Immunology found that 70% of asthma sufferers have allergies.  They also stated that 34.1 million Americans will be diagnosed with […]

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Essential Oils for Anxiety, Depression & Attention Disorders

These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA, if you suffer from chronic anxiety, feelings of despair or attention disorders, see a medical doctor. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any diseases. Anxiety, depression and attention disorders are on the rise. The causes may be two-fold, first simply because we […]

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Allergy Relief and Essential Oils

  Allergies are a complicated issue because they vary from person to person.  I encourage you to study yourself (or your children) and look at diet, environment and genetic history to become familiar with allergy triggers in your life in addition to consulting with a doctor for this disease. For serious allergies, consult with an […]

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How To Use Essential Oils On Your Skin

Essential oils can be diffused, inhaled, applied topically and oils certified by the FDA as food additives can be ingested.  One of the easiest ways to get started with essential oils is to simply add a drop or two to your bath water to gently fragrance your skin. Essential oils are highly concentrated, therefore requiring […]

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Using Essential Oils to Support a Healthy Body during a Fever

Is that fever from a bacteria or virus? In the U.S. we have the option of taking a drug or medications at the first sign of a symptom to take this symptom away or mask it until it might go away on it’s own.  A fever is a classic example of this.  Controlling a fever […]

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Lavender, Most Versatile Essential Oil

Best for Beginners Lavender essential oil is distilled from the buds of lavender flowers.  Lavender essential oil is a must have for anyone wanting to begin natural home and body care because: It’s versatile, often called the “Swiss Army Knife of Essential Oils”.   It’s gentle enough even for newborn babies. It’s a great tool […]

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