I’ve Been Cleaning More Lately Than Ever Before…How About You?!

These days it’s more important than ever to avoid as many germs as possible, keep surfaces clean.  Now only that many of us have more time on our hands than we know what to do with.   So lately I have been playing around with different essential oils to create my own  cleaners in anContinue reading “I’ve Been Cleaning More Lately Than Ever Before…How About You?!”

Essential Oil Diffusers…The What and The Why

Essentiial oil diffusers are a popular method of using essential oils to gain both the relaxation and health-related benefits of that particular oil, or combination of oils…not to mention that they also help “clear” the air and create a pleasantly fragrant environment. This enjoyable and effective way of turning only a few drops of essentialContinue reading “Essential Oil Diffusers…The What and The Why”

Aromatherapy…The Which

Even though aromatherapy is not a “magic ‘cure-all” that some people claim it to be, using essential oil does have its benefits.   But if you’re like me, you have all good intentions to start using essential oils…but get to a store like Whole Foods or Sprouts, where there are way too many essential oilsContinue reading “Aromatherapy…The Which”

Aromatherapy…The What

We are all familiar with chamomile tea, having been read The Tale of Peter Rabbit,  Chamomile has been used for centuries for its fragrance, relaxing properties and flavor profile. In the next several posts, we will be looking at how chamomile can be used in… aromatherapy beverages  cosmetics and skincare household care, such as byContinue reading “Aromatherapy…The What”

Book Review…Essential Oils: The Complete Guide: Essential Oils for Beginners, Aromatherapy and Essential Oil Recipes

    Essential Oils: The Complete Guide: Essential Oils for Beginners, Aromatherapy and Essential Oil Recipes is a guide book about essential oils written to “introduce you to the world of essential oils and aromatherapy.” The book was written primarily for beginners who have absolutely no prior knowledge about using essential oils and carrier oils.toContinue reading “Book Review…Essential Oils: The Complete Guide: Essential Oils for Beginners, Aromatherapy and Essential Oil Recipes”

The Essentials about Essential Oils

Essential oils are perhaps the oldest known element in following a “natural health” regimen…dating back to the ancient Egyptians, who seem to have used them as far back as 3500BC for religious, cosmetic, and health purposes. Essential oils have been called the “life blood” of the plant and are typically extracted from within the many shrubs,Continue reading “The Essentials about Essential Oils”

Book Review…Essential Glow

Essential Glow: Recipes & Tips for Using Essential Oils is an all-inclusive guide to natural beauty written for people who would like to learn how to use essential oils in their daily lives to boost their beauty, home, and general wellness. This book sparked my interest because I am just now starting to use essential oils in myContinue reading “Book Review…Essential Glow”

13 More Uses for Cedarwood Essential Oil

In addition to using cedarwood essential oil for your skin and hair, there are many other great uses for cedarwood essential oil. These include… 1. Aches and Pains…Cedarwood oil, especially Himalayan cedarwood, is a natural analgesic. This means that cedarwood essential oil can help get rid of any aches and pains. Many over-the-counter and prescription topically appliedContinue reading “13 More Uses for Cedarwood Essential Oil”

Cedarwood Essential Oil—The What?!

Cedarwood essential oil is extracted from the wood pieces of a cedar tree, including any recycled and repurposed wood chips. Cedarwood essential oils can be derived from several types of tree. Typically, there are four major species of cedarwood used in the production of cedarwood essential oils. These evergreen conifers include… Atlas Himalayan Texas Virginia TheContinue reading “Cedarwood Essential Oil—The What?!”

April Essential Oil of the Month—Chamomile—The How?

  We are all familiar with chamomile tea, having been read The Tale of Peter Rabbit,  written by Beatrix Potter in 1902, and hearing how chamomile tea was given to Peter after being chased by Mr McGregor. But chamomile tea has been around since the Indian days, at least. And it seemed like the IndiansContinue reading “April Essential Oil of the Month—Chamomile—The How?”