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Essential Oils for Acne and Natural Skin Care

This information has not been evaluated by the FDA and is not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any diseases. Cystic acne is a disease and requires medical care. This information is to provide information on healthy skin support and occasional pimples that may occur during normal hormonal cycles and times of everyday stress. Acne […]

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Safety in Natural Products = Quality Control + Following Directions

The production of consumer products and supplements is outpacing the testing and safety of these same products.  This is even more apparent in “health store” products.  Herbal remedies and supplements do not require the same product labeling or testing as over the counter drugs so it is imperative to do your research before purchasing natural […]

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How to Stay healthy during travel

10 Ways to Stay Healthy During International Travel: Vaccines, Essential Oils & More

Travel overseas is exciting and there are many things to prepare for. Are you ready for any mishaps in health or non-emergency situations that could be the difference between an amazing experience or one you’d rather not remember? Living a natural life is easy when you are in your own home where you control most […]

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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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How to Choose the Best Yoga Mat

  Yoga is Great Exercise  The popularity of yoga is growing, and for good reason, it’s a great form of exercise. You need very little equipment, a towel, water bottle and a yoga mat. Not all Mats are Created Equal The type of mat you use can make your yoga experience bliss or it can […]

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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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Best essential oils to calm down the mind and body

Get Your Best Night’s Sleep With Essential Oils

There are several essential oils that may support healthy sleep patterns. Every person has unique chemistry, fragrance preferences and lifestyles that may affect which ones you choose to try for your bedtime rituals. Essential oils can be a great tool for creating a regular bedtime routine, which is an important step in getting your best […]

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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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Lavender, Most Versatile Essential Oil

Lavender is Best for Beginners Lavender essential oil is distilled from the buds of lavender flowers.   It’s versatile, often called the “Swiss Army Knife of Essential Oils”.   It’s gentle enough even for newborn babies and a great tool for chemical-free, natural living.  Lavender is one of the most widely used essential oils in the world. […]

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