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First Aid the Natural Way

Are you ready for warmer weather? Hiking, biking, geo-caching, and camping are great ways to enjoy the beauty of nature. Essential Oil First Aid is an easy way to green up your Dr. Mom moments to alignment with your natural side. Here are some simple ways to add the potency of essential oils to your […]

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Raising Green Kids

I haven’t been writing much the past month, I’ve been busy being a mom. I’ve gotten started on a major “Green Living” project with one of my daughters and it’s been a fun, crazy adventure and taking lots of my time,more about that later. But I do not doubt for a moment that my priorities […]

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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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5 Essential Oils For a Pure, Chemical-Free Nursery

I’ve used essential oils in our home for almost 20 years, all of these years they’ve had priority in the baby’s nursery. They have helped me replace harmful chemicals to create a nurturing, natural space for my little ones. Essential oils are not just fragrance, they support a healthy body & home and soothe your senses. […]

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Frankincense Soothes The Respiratory Tract

This information has not been evaluated by the FDA and is not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any disease. If you have a medical condition, see a doctor. Please Cover Your Mouth When You Cough  Lately, just about everyone I talk with has a cough themselves or someone in their family has one.  Bronchitis, […]

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Calming Essential Oils Like Lemon Balm and Melissa

There are thousands of articles researching the benefits of therapeutic grade essential oils.  Melissa officinalis is no exception.  This rare oil is highly beneficial and has been found effective in research involving Alzheimer’s patients, children with nervous dyskoimesis (trouble falling asleep), and stressed adults. Emotional stress can impact our body’s immune system. When you drink […]

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Is Your Sunscreen Safest For Indoor Use Only?

Sun exposure is a serious subject, and rightly so.  Skin cancer is now the number 1 killing cancer in the U.S. It  affects more people than all other cancers combined.  The Skin Cancer Foundation estimates that 1 in 5 Americans will get skin cancer in their lifetime.  Just one childhood or adolescent sunburn doubles your […]

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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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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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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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