Post Workout Muscle Massage Blend

Sticking to an exercise routine can be a challenge and, be even more difficult if your muscles are still achy and sore from the previous workout. Giving your muscles a nice rub down after a workout can provide relief to tight aching muscles, promote quicker healing of...

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Clean Your Pores with a Facial Steam

  If you’ve had a professional spa facial, you know most of them start with steaming. Applying warm steam to your skin opens up the pores, releasing bacteria and dirt. Moist heat also hydrates your skin, giving it a healthy glow. The other great thing about steaming...

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EASY Do It Yourself Bug Repellent

Summer time is full of fun and exciting activities; camping, hiking, barbecues and vacations! Mosquitos and other pesky critters can quickly cause discomfort and possibly transfer disease like West Nile Virus (which seems to be everywhere now). Rather than expose my...

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Lavender Face and Body Mist Recipe

A facial and body mist has become one of our must-have daily essentials — especially in humid weather or post-gym. It cools you down while giving your skin a sultry dew. In hot weather a face & body mist can soothe and refresh heat-stressed skin of all types,...

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Protect Your Pets & Home From Fleas

Using essential oils to protect your home and pets is a great alternative to harsh chemicals. Please remember to never use Tea Tree around your beloved animals as it can be toxic. Introduce oils slowly and in small amounts to test for sensitivities.    Flea Deterrent...

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Essential Oils for Vertigo

When the world seems like it has started to spin, even though you aren’t moving, you may be suffering from an episode of vertigo. This spinning sensation can be very disconcerting, leading to nausea, instability and excessive sweating. Vertigo often stems from a...

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Hashimoto’s and Essential Oils

Hashimoto's disease is an autoimmune disorder in which the immune system creates antibodies that damage the thyroid gland. Although doctors don't know what causes the immune system to attack the thyroid gland, it is believed by some scientists that a virus or...

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Homemade Cookies Diffuser Blend!

There's nothing better than the sweet aroma of homemade cookies baking in the oven! With the hustle and bustle of daily life, we don't always have the time or energy to bake. Now you can fill your home with the wonderful scent of cookies without the hard work or mess....

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Lavender Sugar Scrub

Sugar and spice, and everything nice, that's what your body feels like after it's been treated to the luxury of a sugar scrub. Sugar scrubs can be used on your face, feet or entire body.    You can find sugar scrubs in spas, department stores, and specialty stores......

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Adrenal Fatigue Relief

If you are feeling constantly run down and can’t seem to find that extra step, you may be suffering from Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome. Adrenal fatigue is caused by a poorly working adrenal gland in people who are under mental, emotional, or physical stress. Your adrenal...

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Are Essential Oils Safe For Pets?

Yes, they are, and no they are not!  I realize that’s a contradictory statement, but it’s true nonetheless.  Essential oils are extremely concentrated, that’s why we do a test patch on our skin if using the oils straight, and/or use with carrier oils and in...

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Liver Cleanse and Support

Our liver is one of the most important organs in our body; did you know that it performs over 500 tasks that keep you feeling good? This tireless soldier, our liver, is the body's waste disposal plant - it cleans the blood, breaks down and removes harmful drugs,...

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Fibromyalgia Pain Relief Blend

Fibromyalgia is one of the most commonly misdiagnosed and misunderstood conditions of the musculoskeletal system.  It’s chronic, and it’s painful.  Rather than a clearly defined and easily diagnosed disease, fibromyalgia primarily presents itself as a cluster of...

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Toilet Bowl Cleaner

What you need 1 Cup of Borax 15 drops of Lemongrass Mist essential oil blend (or other essential oils of your choice) 1 Cup of White Distilled Vinegar Instructions Combine the Borax and Lemongrass Mist in a bowl or container, generously sprinkle into the toilet bowl,...

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Treat Pimples, Acne and Balance Hormones

Occasional pimples or problematic acne affects people of all ages. The main causes include clogged pores, hormonal changes, stress, excess oil production and bacteria. Other factors such as diet, birth control pills, corticosteroids and androgens can worsen the...

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Booo! Halloween Essential Oil Recipe!

Once again, it's the season for ghoulies and ghosties and long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night!  It's Halloween time again! Don't you just love Halloween? In countries around the world, the autumnal season is welcomed in many ways.  Some cultures...

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Adrenal Support Blend

Adrenal Support Blend When the body is overstressed for an extended period of time, the body can begin to shut down, and that can compromise the immune system and lower the metabolism.  It can drain your energy and negatively impact your ability to fall asleep and...

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Antibacterial Blend

Antibacterial Blend 1 teaspoon of Lavender Essential Oil 68 drops of Cypress Essential Oil 68 drops of Rosemary Essential Oil 68 drops of Eucalyptus Essential Oil Combine the Lavender, Cypress, Rosemary and Eucalyptus Essential Oils in a ½ oz. glass dropper bottle. ...

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Skin Problems

Skin Problems Using essential oils for skin conditions:  Types of skin problems are listed below as are the essential oils that are considered to be the most helpful. These essential oils are best applied topically, diluting with a carrier oil such as coconut, jojoba...

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Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) Essential oils are a very effective way to treat the symptoms of PMS.  For relief, begin using the following PMS blend in your bath or during a massage approximately 8 to 10 days before the anticipated onset of your cycle. PMS Blend   12...

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Ear Infections

Ear Infections This blend is used to treat ear infections caused by colds. Apply 3 drops of the following mixture to a cotton ball and place it in the external opening of the ear.  Repeat 3 times per day as needed. The ears are a very delicate part of the body and...

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Dog Toothpaste and Breath Deodorizer

Dog Toothpowder and Breath Deodorizer 2 tablespoons baking soda 1 drop Clove essential oil 1 drop Aniseed essential oil Prepare the toothpowder and use as needed.  Use with a cotton ball rather than a toothbrush to avoid harming the gums.  Lightly dampen a cotton ball...

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Pet Care

Pet Care The blends listed below use the following essential oils: Aniseed Chamomile Clove Dill Eucalyptus Evening Primrose Frankincense Ginger Root Lavender Myrrh Rosemary   Abscess: Blend 1 drop of Lavender essential oil to 1/2 teaspoon coconut oil and apply twice...

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Anxiety and Mood Swings

Anxiety and Mood Swings Soothing Blend   12 drops Chamomile essential oil 12 drops Lavender essential oil 6 drops Marjoram essential oil Combine Chamomile, Lavender and Marjoram essential oils in a dark glass bottle, shake well to blend. How To Use   Add 5 to 8 drops...

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Easy Shower Gel

Easy Shower Gel Place 2 oz. of Unscented Bath & Shower Gel and 12 to 40 drops of essential oil(s) in a medium size un-reactive bowl. Stir slowly and gently to blend. Add another 6 oz of Unscented Bath & Shower Gel, stir slowly and gently to blend. Transfer to a...

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Salts Bath

Epsom Salts Bath Epsom salts baths are a pleasant way to soothe painful muscles and joints, calm nerve pain, improve circulation, detoxify toxic chemicals from the body, and aid in restful sleep.  Adding baking soda helps to soothe dry, itchy and irritated skin. Makes...

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis   The causes of rheumatoid arthritis are not certain, but there are many likely suspects.  The condition may follow a viral infection or other illness.  It may be related to the glands, hormones, or perhaps be due to a defect in the auto-immune...

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Respiratory Infection and Prevention

Respiratory Infection and Prevention Essential Oils   This blend may be used in a steam treatment up to 4 times per day for 3 days to benefit from the mucolytic and expectorant properties of these essential oils. 4 drops of Bergamot essential oil 4 drops of Eucalyptus...

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Laryngitis

Laryngitis   Inhale:   For laryngitis, use steam inhalation, blend the following oils together and add approximately 5 drops to 2 cups of boiling water. Drape a towel over your head and bowl of hot water, inhale the steam for 4 minutes and repeat as necessary. 2 drops...

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Insomnia

Insomnia   It’s terrible to be exhausted but unable to get to sleep because you’re physically tired and wide awake!  These are the essential oils that can help you get your rest: Essential oils for Insomnia   Chamomile Lemon Marjoram Sage Sandalwood Valerian Root Use...

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Hypertension

Hypertension   The following list of oils are used for Hypertension:   Geranium Hyssop Lavender Marjoram Sage To use in a massage   5 drops of Hyssop essential oil 10 drops of Marjoram essential oil 15 drops of Geranium essential oil 2 tablespoons of carrier oil such...

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Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids   Hemorrhoids are often a result from straining due to constipation.  Eating live yogurt may be helpful as it may help promote the increase of healthy flora in the digestive tract.  In addition, adding sufficient fiber to the diet may help bring...

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Headaches and Migraine

Headaches and Migraines   General Headaches or Migraine   Massage around the temples and at the base of the skull along the hairline with the following essential oil blend: 3 drops of Lavender  1 drop of Peppermint  1 tablespoon of olive or coconut oil  (optional)...

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Gingivitis

Gingivitis   Inflamed gums may be a greater cause of tooth loss than tooth decay.  Make a mouthwash by adding 1 teaspoon of the blend below to a glass of warm water.  Swish around in the mouth and rinse, do not swallow. Mouthwash Blend   Combine the following...

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Pebble Foot Bath

Pebble Foot Bath for Swollen Ankles and Feet   There are many causes for swelling of the ankles and feet.  Resting with the feet elevated is an effective measure as is a pebble foot bath. Place a dozen or so smooth round pebbles in bowl of comfortably warm water...

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Foot Massage

Foot Massage   Massage from the toes to the heel, using your thumbs under the foot and using fingers on top of the foot.  You should find this to be very soothing. All massage should be go with the flow of the body, e.g., towards the heart. If massaging a child or...

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Fatigue (mental)

Fatigue (Mental)   Mental Fatigue Blend   5 drops of Geranium  5 drops of Lavender  3 drops of Peppermint  3 drops of Rosemary  Combine the essential oils listed above in a dark glass bottle, shake well to blend. Continue with the following applications. Applications...

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Fatigue (chronic)

Fatigue (Chronic)   Chronic Fatigue Blend   20 drops of one of these oils: Bergamot, Eucalyptus, or Lavender  15 drops of Grapefruit 15 drops of one of these oils: Cedar Wood, Sandalwood or Ylang Ylang. Combine the above listed essential oils in a dark glass bottle,...

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Eczema

Eczema   People with dry eczema are usually advised to take short, comfortably warm showers, and use mild soaps in order to avoid excessive drying of the skin.  It is possible that a deficiency of omega-3 fatty acids may contribute to this condition.  Try to keep the...

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Earache

Earache   Always treat earaches seriously as infection can easily spread to the middle and inner ear.  The following suggestions are for simple earaches, which may be caused by drafts or a mild infection.  Be certain to consult your health care practitioner if you...

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Diarrhea

Diarrhea   The following suggestions are intended for simple short-term bouts of diarrhea.  See your health care provider for chronic (persistent) diarrhea. Virus-Related Diarrhea   1 drop of Lavender  1 drop of Lemon  1 drop of Peppermint Blend essential oils with 1...

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Depression

Depression   The following blend is suggested for symptomatic relief of depression:   Essential Oils Needed   15 drops of Geranium  10 drops of Lavender 8 drops of Neroli  12 drops of Nutmeg  Combine essential oils in a dark glass bottle, shake well to blend. Store in...

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Deodorant Powder

Deodorant A few studies in recent years have theorized that aluminum-based antiperspirants may increase the risk for breast cancer. According to the authors of these studies, most breast cancers develop in the upper outer part of the breast -- the area closest to the...

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Circulation (improve)

Improve Circulation 2 cups of Epsom salts 2 tsp. baking soda 2 drops Eucalyptus  3 drops Ginger  3 drops Grapefruit  2 drops Nutmeg  Combine Epsom salts, sea salt, and baking soda in a non-reactive bowl.  Begin stirring the bowl’s contents and keep stirring to prevent...

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Cancer

The following information should not be interpreted as advice for the treatment of cancer, nor is it intended to substitute for your physician’s treatment recommendations.  Our intention is to provide supportive suggestions that hopefully may assist in mitigating some...

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Abdominal Pain

Abdominal Pain Abdominal pain, especially if it is acute or persistent, should always be evaluated by a physician as there is always the possibility of the existence of a serious condition such as appendicitis, and that requires an examination by an expert...

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Foot Odor

Foot Odor   Foot odor is not an entirely male problem, but men do seem to be more prone than women.  This embarrassing problem may be caused by a number of disorders as well as bad dietary habits.  If the problem is caused by a fungal infection, add 2 drops of Tea...

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