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Choosing a Carrier Oil

Posted by on May 22, 2020 at 1:50 PM

Choosing a carrier oil to use with essential oils is more than personal preference. The kind of carrier you use can not only affect the absorption rate, but can also enhance therapeutic properties of the essential oil you are using. To extend their shelf life add Vitamin E, it is a natural preservative.

Lotions: Due to their high water content, lotion is a good choice for situations where you want fast absorption. The water in lotion quickly evaporates, and makes it ideal fo...

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How to Apply Essential Oils

Posted by on May 22, 2020 at 1:45 PM



AROMATICALLY The best therapeutic application is through smelling the oils. You can diffuse into the air with an actual “diffuser”, being mindful to only diffuse for 20 minutes as it’s not beneficial to diffuse oils for long periods of time. Or a simpler method is direct inhalation: just place a few drops in your palm, rub hands together to warm the oil, then cup your hands over your nose and mouth. inhale slowly and deeply 3-4 ...

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Using Essential Oils for First Aid

Posted by on March 16, 2020 at 8:00 PM

People keep asking me how to use individual oils for everyday complaints, so here is a resource I found to be simple enough for the novice. Please remember that proper use is the sole responsibility of the user. Always dilute essential oils into a carrier oil before using on skin. Avoid mucous membranes.

Teething: Use 1 drop Chamomile oil on a wet washcloth with a wrapped ice cube to relieve teething pain.

Menstrual cramps: respond to essential oils especially w...

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Our Essential Oil Blends for First Aid

Posted by on March 14, 2020 at 3:20 AM

I do not sell individual oils, however, here are some of our blends:


Headache Ease: made with peppermint, chamomile and lavender essential oils. Apply to temples or base of neck. This soothing blend balances moods and reduces tension. (would also help with insomnia or anxiety)

Muscle Soother: made with wintergreen, eucalyptus and cannabis sativa essential oils. Rub on sore muscle vigorously to warm oil. Add moist heat to the area for added benefit. Great for menstrual...

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Essentail oils for face care

Posted by on July 11, 2017 at 11:30 AM
Chamomile (German and Roman) - Great for dry and sensitive skin, acne, eczema, and dermatitis. This is a more expensive oil. Geranium - Great for oily complexions, acne, mature skin, eczema, dermatitis, and other problematic skin conditions. It also brightens and revitalizes dull skin. Geranium is anti-aging and anti-inflammatory. Grapefruit �?? This essential oil tones the skin and is extremely cleansing for oily skin. Frankincense-good for mature or aging skin, scars and elasticity. Heli... Read Full Post »

Essential oil detox

Posted by on July 11, 2017 at 11:30 AM
As well maintaining good health and physical and emotional wellbeing, some essential oils have been known to be powerful detox aids both for the body and the mind. Detox essential oils can be used separately or in combination, diluted and applied directly onto the skin, in the bath, or inhaled. When using oils in your bath, wait until the bathtub is full before sprinkling 8 to 30 drops of your chosen oil or oils, as they tend to evaporate quickly. Avoid immersing yourself completely, as the ... Read Full Post »


Posted by on July 11, 2017 at 11:25 AM
FUN FACTS ON RELIGION, SPIRITUALITY AND ESSENTIAL OILS: From It is said that: In the ancient church, people were anointed, for healing purposes because healers were also priests or holy men and women. In some cultures, people go to a Shaman or Medicine Man or Woman for healing on all levels not just for the physical body. Essential oils are mentioned over 600 times throughout the bible. Jesus taught his disciples how to use essential oils and to do energy work. Incense is mentione... Read Full Post »


Posted by on November 23, 2016 at 7:00 PM
SPICED POMANDER BALLS You'll need: 1 cup cinnamon 1 tablespoon cloves 1 tablespoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon allspice 1 cup applesauce 2 tablespoons white glue 8 drops of sweet orange essential oil whole cloves and ribbon to decorate (I added a tablespoon of Orris root for preservative) 1. Combine powdered spices in a small bowl. 2. In a large bowl combine and stir together the glue, essential oil and applesauce. 3. Combine the 2 mixtures together 4. Stir and use hands to mak... Read Full Post »

Safe Essential Oils for Dogs and Horses

Posted by on October 26, 2016 at 12:50 PM
Did you know dogs and horses can benefit from essential oil use? It is considered a natural way to treat common issues. However, only use essential oils with your pets when you need to address a concern and not to �??prevent�?? a health issue. Avoid using essential oils with puppies under 10 weeks of age. Please note that Cats should not be directly exposed to essential oils as they are considered poisonous to them. They are unable to process the oils and they will eventually go into liver failu... Read Full Post »

DIY household cleaner recipes

Posted by on July 22, 2016 at 7:20 PM

Did you know that most of our "allergies" come from over exposure to fragrances and chemicals found in our cleaners, air freshenders and laundry supplies?

Window and Stainless Steel Cleaner: 16oz

4 oz. distilled white vinegar
12 oz. distilled water

A Gentle cleaner: safe for eye glasses, and computer or TV screens when used with microfiber cloth. Check manufacture guidelines.

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DIY shampoo

Posted by on July 20, 2016 at 9:30 PM

DIY Shampoo

1/2 cup coconut milk

2/3 cup Castile soap

15-20 drops essential oil  (see below for hair types)

2 tsp jojoba oi

1tsp vitamin E oil

Combine all the ingredients in an old shampoo bottle and shake well to mix all the ingredients.

Essential oils for dry hair: rose, sandalwood, ylang-ylang, lavender and geranium.

Essential oils for greasy hair: Basil, eucalyptus, cedarwood, tea tree, chamomile, lemon, lemongrass, cypress, s...

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"Cold Killer" Herbal Tea

Posted by on April 20, 2016 at 11:30 AM


4 slices of fresh ginger root

1/2 lemon squeezed and throw the rest of that half right in

Local honey to taste (always use local it helps with allergies)

1 tsp cinnamon

1 cup hot water


Feel free to doctor it to your liking. However the 4 ingredients are what really helps a cold, cough or flu!


Romantic Aromatherapy!

Posted by on February 29, 2016 at 12:20 PM

Romantic Aromatherapy! By Jeanie McDuffee, Certified Aromatherapist

Essential oils have been used for centuries to enhance health, fertility and love. Create your own sensuous, aromatic experience at home or even when staying at a hotel. Light some candles, get out your essential oils and discover how aromatherapy can really spice up your love life!

“Our sense of smell is over 10,000 times more sensitive than our sense of taste, and researchers continue to investigate how c...

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MLM's and Pinterest!

Posted by on November 20, 2015 at 10:20 AM

I just wanted to make you all aware that recently "Young Living" took down a post from someone's website. They didn't like that they were giving similer recipes to YL blends! They have copyrights on some blends and some of their names. However, most of the ingredients are easily found in their book. The same goes for Dotterra. If you want to know how to make your own blend similer to any of theirs just send me an email.

fruity herbal water recipes

Posted by on January 17, 2015 at 7:00 PM

Here are 8 homemade vitamin water recipes:


1) lemon/cucumber:

Mix in a pitcher: 10 cups of water + 1 cucumber and a lemon, thinly sliced + 1/4 cup fresh finely chopped basil leaf + 1/3 of finely chopped fresh mint leaves. Leave in the refrigerator overnight before serving.

2) Strawberry/Lime or Raspberry/Lime

Mix in a pitcher : 10 cups of water + 6 strawberries / 0r Raspberries and one thinly sliced lime + 12 finely chopped fresh mint leaves. Leave in the ...

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How and Where to Apply Essential Oils

Posted by on December 8, 2014 at 11:25 AM




December 8, 2014 •  borrowed and condensed from

How and Where to Apply Essential Oils


Essential Oils 101 – How to Apply: Essential oils are used for a wide range of emotional and physical wellness applications. Either a single oil can be used or a blend, depending on the user’s experience and the desired benefit. Essential oils are usually applied by being diffused aromatically...

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Essential oils to use for colds and flu

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Essential oils are used in the practice of aromatherapy to help with a wide variety of health problems, including cold and flu symptoms. Cold and flu season is now upon us, in what appears to be epidemic proportions this year. You might not necessarily have access to the flu shot - or you might prefer a more natural approach. Essential oils are just one natural tool that might help with combating cold and flu symptoms.

Types of essential oils for colds and flu: The majority ...

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