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The Ultimate Natural Guide to Battling Summer Bugs

Good Ole Summertime, fun time spent outside often includes sharing your space with bugs. These little critters don’t have to spoil your vacation especially if you are prepared.   The past few weeks have left me feeling more like a cruise director & camp nurse  rather than a consultant for aromatherapy.  Don’t get me wrong, I […]

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Dry Throat Relief With Essential Oils

This information is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, rather a source of inspiration on how to stay healthy and keep your immune system strong.  Cough syrups are some of the most chemical loaded products with artificial colors and flavorings added (does anyone really like the flavor?).  When you can green up your […]

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Natural Care for Healthy Muscles, Joints and Backs

This information is for educational purposes only and has not been evaluated by the FDA. It is not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any diseases. If you have an injury or disease, see a medical doctor. Give your body the best   Whether you are a tri-athlete or just trying to fit in several normal […]

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How to Really Save Money on Health Care Costs

Are you investing in your health or just spending money on treating symptoms?  The difference in these two philosophies is you pay now in healthy living or you pay later at the doctor’s office.  In our family, we have chosen to invest in our health – organic, whole foods, vitamins, essential oils, toxin free home […]

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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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Decadent Paleo Brownies

This is what real food is meant to be – nourishing, satisfying and full of flavor, you don’t even realize these have no wheat  Since I’ve given up wheat products I have more energy, I don’t “live in a fog” and just feel better overall.  This recipe uses  coconut flour which is high in protein […]

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Pure Body Scrub

DIY body scrubs are simple, luxurious and economical.  No packaged scrubs can compare to the purity of one you make yourself, and they are really easy to put together.  There are hundreds of recipes for body scrubs on the internet but it doesn’t have to be so complicated. All you need are a few simple […]

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Essential Oils For Pets

Therapeutic essential oils can be beneficial to humans and their pets.   Essential oils offer a holistic approach to pet care.  More and more vets are using Therapeutic, food grade essential oils  as part of holistic pet care.   Animals are smaller than humans and more sensitive to chemicals simply due to their size so many pet […]

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Respiratory Support Essential Oil Blend

These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any disease. If you need medical care, see a doctor. A Respiratory Support oil blend  is your natural Vick’s Vapor rub or Tiger Balm. Those over the counter combinations are made with petroleum products and most likely inferior […]

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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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