Essential Oils

8 Reasons Why You Should Be Diffusing Essential Oils

  Diffusing essential oils is the easiest way to start using your new essential oils.  Diffusers are available in many different shapes, sizes and prices.  It’s the most cost effective way to use essential oils, and everyone at home or the office can take advantage of the countless benefits.  Although there are countless reasons why you should start using a …

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Homemade Vicks Vapor Shower Disks – Recipe

    I dread the flu season. The cough, fever and body aches is the worst. I recently spotted the Vicks Vapor  Shower Disks, but they are expensive and probably filled with synthetic additives. Since I had the ingredients at home I I decided to make my own after seeing a tutorial here.  These shower disks are perfect for the …

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15 Health Benefits Of Thyme Essential Oil

    BOTANICAL NAME: Thymus vulgaris ORIGIN: France AROMA: Dry, sweet, herbaceous, and slightly-peppery COLOR: Clear EXTRACTION METHOD: Steam Distillation PLANT PART: Herb BLENDS WELL WITH: Cardamom, and other spices; Geranium, and other florals     Thyme can invigorate the senses when directly inhaled or diffused. Having antioxidant, antibacterial and antifungal properties makes Thyme especially effective for acne, burns, bruises, …

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22 Health Benefits Of Lime Essential Oil

      Botanical Name: Citrus aurantifolia Origin: Italy/Mexico Extraction Method: Steam Distillation Plant Part: Peel Color: Clear Aroma: Sweet, tropical, citrusy, rounded, and true to Lime aroma Blends Well With: Bergamot, and other citrus; Geranium, and other florals       Like lemons, limes and lime essential oil are full of antioxidants and other beneficial nutrients. Lime can enhance …

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17 Health Benefits Of Patchouli Essential Oil

    Botanical Name: Pogostemon cablin Origin: Indonesia Extraction Method: Steam Distillation Plant Part: Leaves Aroma: Sweet, musky, and similar to Patchouli used in incense and perfumes Color: Amber Blends Well With: Bergamot, Clary Sage, Geranium, Lavender and Myrrh   Possessing a sweet and musky aroma, Patchouli is a common component in anti-aging and moisturizing products. An all-natural way to …

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Top 10 Essential Oils For Women

  Essential oils have helped women with different ailments for centuries. Women go through a lot of situations throughout their lives starting from pre menopause to post menopause.  High quality therapeutic essential oils decrease symptoms of hundreds of different ailments. Essential oils come from plants, bark, fruit, roots, seeds, flowers and wood. Below I have provided in my opinion the …

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15 Health Benefits Of Cypress Essential Oil

    Botanical Name: Cupressus sempervirens Origin: Crete Extraction Method: Steam Distillation Plant Part: Leaves Aroma: Piney, earthy, and terpenic Consistency: Thin Color: Clear Blends Well With: Frankincense, and other resins           A tall evergreen tree with slender branches and a statuesque conical shape. It bears small flowers and round, brownish-grey cones or nuts.Cypress oil is …

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13 Health Benefits Of Vetiver Essential Oil

  Botanical Name: Vetiveria zizanoides Origin: Asia Extraction Method: Steam Distillation Plant Part: Root Aroma: Woody, smoky, and musky Consistency: Thick Color: Amber Blends Well With: Sandalwood and other resins         In my house Vetiver is refereed to as the “stinky oil”. The scent is quite strong but the benefits make it totally worth it. Vetiver is …

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