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The safest essential oils to ingest

Are Essential Oils Safe to Ingest?

There are differing schools of thought on the ingestion of essential oils. According to Jane Buckle Ph.d, RN, “The topic of oral and internal use of essential oils is controversial and confusing. Much of the confusion is to do with lack of knowledge and cultural misconceptions because the oral and internal uses of essential oils […]

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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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The Coolest Essential Oils

It’s a  cool thing is that many essential oils are edible, most come from plants, flowers or fruits you would eat. If you are not familiar with Aromatherapy or Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils, you might be questioning whether essential oils are foods or not.  The key is how they are processed.  Just check your product label, if […]

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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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doTerra peppermint essential oil

Curb Your Appetite and Energize Without Caffeine

Eating and sleeping are two basic body needs that should not be complicated.  Yet, our product saturated world has not only confused our minds in making choices day to day, but our bodies as well.   Simple physical needs become distorted when you introduce artificial means to provide your body with energy when it may really […]

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peppermint essential oil for cooking

Peppermint Hot Cocoa

My kids like to drink hot chocolate several times a week in the winter.  Most hot cocoa mixes contain chemicals, colorings and unhealthy sugars and sweeteners, some with Nutrasweet.  Nutrasweet is also known as Aspartame and turns to ethyl alcohol when heated.  I avoid these processed ingredients by making my own hot chocolate recipe.   My […]

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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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17 Uses for Peppermint Essential Oil

Peppermint (mentha piperita) is steam distilled from the leaves.  One drop of peppermint essential oil is equivalent to drinking about 28 cups of peppermint tea! Peppermint is a versatile oil one of the best oils to start with if you are new to using essential oils. Primary benefits: Supports digestion, researched for it’s cooling and […]

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