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First aid with essential oils

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. Have you greened up your first-aid kit to be in alignment with your natural side? Here are some simple ways to add the potency of essential oils to your first aid kit. They’re compact, portable […]

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Is Your Deodorant Working?

Our culture is saturated with fragrance. Many Americans are preoccupied with avoiding body odor.  Unfortunately, synthetic fragrance is loaded with chemicals and research continues to find it is harmful not only to adults but to children, even unborn babies.  The irony is often our body odor is reflective of the toxins we put into our […]

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Make Your Own Lotion With 3 Simple Ingredients

Skin care is big business, accounting for millions of dollars in sales each year.  According to IBISWorld  the cosmetic and skin care industries are very competitive.  As a result,  companies are relying on new product introductions to grow their business.  For the consumer, this means “new & improved” patented ingredients, more chemicals and toxins with […]

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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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Vita-Flex Points

Vita-Flex means “vitality through the reflexes”.  It is a specific form of hand and foot massage that helps deliver essential oils throughout the body.  It is based on a complete network of reflex points that stimulate all the internal body systems.  We use the application of essential oils to these vita-flex points to target specific […]

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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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Pure Alternatives To Alcohol Based Hand Sanitizers

We are a clean society  We have breeded a culture of germ-o-phobia. After all the Swine Flu attention in the media, hand sanitizers are everywhere.   They are in bathrooms next to traditional soap machines, on counters in day centers, on the teacher’s desks and  by the entrance of most stores.  These easy to access products […]

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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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