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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. 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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natural hair care

Eliminating Lice Without Toxic Chemicals

Surprisingly, I had sailed through 10 years of parenting before I encountered head lice. I was mortified. The pests arrived one month after we had moved into a new home, at the time my kids were 1, 4, 6, 8 & 10. Two of them were girls with long blond hair. I was exhausted from […]

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Essential oils body scrub with lavender

Simple Ways to Create Beautiful, Glowing Summer Skin

Beauty is more than skin deep, and encompasses our entire being – mind, body and spirit.  You may know someone (or be someone) who has outer beauty that takes your breath away, but inside are either hurting emotionally or are physically unhealthy. Sometimes the stress from difficult situations can affect us physically and steal the beauty […]

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How to Identify Synthetic Oils and Fragrance on Product Labels

When I started reading product labels 20 years ago it was super intimidating. I had only begun with food packaging. After reading my first Aromatherapy Book to try and deal with severe acne, I was surprised that the author suggested eating only organic foods, nothing processed. I know some of your are shocked if you […]

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Organic Living

15 Natural Resources For Every Home

Pure Home and Body is your Inspiration for Natural Living, Your springboard to greening up your home and life and making the world a better place by the choices you make. Yes, You have the potential to have positive  impact on our environment, and you probably already are. You just might not realize how much. I […]

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14 Practical, Natural Resources to Have on Hand BEFORE Cold & Flu Strikes

This information has not been evaluated by the FDA and is not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any disease. If you have a cold or flu, see a medical doctor who can prescribe medicine to treat you. This article is for entertainment purposes only. Living a natural, more pure life is really just about […]

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Essential Oils for Healthy hair

Don’t Buy Another Bottle of Shampoo,Until You Read This First

Having a Pure Home and Body is a process  The most common question I get by far is “Where do I begin?”.  One of the easiest places to begin is with things you use everyday.  Since everyone is different physically, emotionally, socio-economically, the answer is different to some degree.  My suggestions are often not specific “do’s […]

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Essential Oils for the Bathroom

6 Essentials For Every Pure Bathroom

  On March 27, 2012 I checked Amazon’s inventory which included: 12,766 body cleansers 33,953 shampoos 50,111 lotions 6,595 toothpastes 1,964 sleep aids 25,330 perfumes After diapers, the top selling personal care product (consumable) was whitestrips for whiter teeth. Body care in the US has gotten pretty complicated.   In 1880 there were only 67 […]

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Chemical Free Body care products

Reducing Your Chemical Exposure In Personal & Home Care Products

This year I’ve been trying to minimize many things in our home. I still have a long way to go with clothes, papers and stuff. One place I’ve made a lot of progress, though,  is in personal & home care items and minimizing the chemicals in our household. It’s been fun, too making new recipes […]

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Essential Oils Are The Fine Wines of Personal Care

Therapeutic grade essential oils are even more precious than many fine wines.  They are powerful, a substance you can benefit from in just 1 drop!  But only if they are crafted properly. Essential oils are volatile liquids distilled from trees, plants, shrubs, flowers and roots.  Like wine, each oil requires careful preparation, nurturing and processing […]

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