11 Best Essential Oils for Joint Pain and Inflammation (with Bonus Blend Recipes)
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11 Best Essential Oils for Joint Pain and Inflammation (with Bonus Blend Recipes)

Many people regularly deal with joint pain and have tried numerous prescriptions, over-the-counter and other treatments including physical therapy but still deal with pain.  If this is you, you might want to consider adding essential oils for joint pain. You may be surprised at how effective essential oils for joint pain relief can be. When…

Ylang Ylang Essential Oil Benefits, Uses & Diffuser Blends
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Ylang Ylang Essential Oil Benefits, Uses & Diffuser Blends

Ylang Ylang essential oil benefits are many. It is a highly versatile oil with dozen of uses.  Before we dive into the benefits of Ylang Ylang essential oil, let’s look at where it comes from and it’s various types. A Look at the Ylang Ylang Plant Ylang Ylang essential oil comes from the star-shaped flowers…

The 12 Amazing Must Have Essential Oils to Have on Hand for Home and Wellness
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The 12 Amazing Must Have Essential Oils to Have on Hand for Home and Wellness

If you are new to the world of essential oils, you may wonder which are the must have essential oils to get started with. I remember when I first started using essential oils, I had no idea where to begin or what I needed.  I purchased peppermint and lavender and then didn’t have a clue…

How to Make Cologne from Essential Oils Plus 8 DIY Men’s Cologne Recipes
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How to Make Cologne from Essential Oils Plus 8 DIY Men’s Cologne Recipes

Essential oils may seem like they are for women, but really, everyone can benefit from essential oils. If blended right, you can find a scent for anyone, men included! You can create your own DIY men’s cologne for the special man in your life. Below, I’ll share several masculine blends for you to use when…

How Essential Oils Work: A Lesson in Science
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How Essential Oils Work: A Lesson in Science

As dependence on prescription opioid medications, and even antibiotics, reaches an all-time and alarming high, many people who suffer from conditions like chronic pain and anxiety are seeking relief from safer, natural home remedies.  If this sounds like you, you may wonder how essential oils work. Aromatherapy, or the use of essential oils, goes back…

Essential Oil Basics: The Beginner’s Guide to Essential Oils
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Essential Oil Basics: The Beginner’s Guide to Essential Oils

Essential oils have been everywhere lately – from your Facebook feed to the news and getting a lot of attention for helping with everything from falling and staying asleep to headaches and allergies.  You may have questions. In this post we’ll cover essential oil basics. Essential Oil Basics What Are Essential Oils? Essential oil basics…

DIY Dry Shampoo Recipes with Essential Oils That Actually Work
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DIY Dry Shampoo Recipes with Essential Oils That Actually Work

Since working from home (almost 10 years now), I usually wash my hair just 2-3 times per week. I hated using dry shampoos (ugh, the chemicals) until I found a DIY dry shampoo recipe that was easy to make, smelled great and worked even better! When you wash your hair more frequently than that (I…

Thieves Household Cleaner: Replace All the Cleaners in Your Home With One Bottle
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Thieves Household Cleaner: Replace All the Cleaners in Your Home With One Bottle

Thieves Household Cleaner? Well, although my kids are grown with kids of their own, I do have one dog and three cats plus a husband.  There is always something to be cleaned! My husband’s work clothes.  The fingerprints on doors and moldings.  Cat “ick” on the furniture or floor. Before I met Thieves Household Cleaner,…

How to Clean Your Diffuser (Yes!  You Really Need To!)
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How to Clean Your Diffuser (Yes! You Really Need To!)

Clean your diffuser? Huh? We have diffusers in nearly every room of our home.  It was only recently, however, that I learned that you should be cleaning your diffuser regularly – in fact, some manufacturers suggest cleaning after every use! Before we get into HOW to clean diffusers, let’s take a look at some basics:…

The Amazing Rosemary Essential Oil: 15 Benefits plus History, Health and Hair Care
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The Amazing Rosemary Essential Oil: 15 Benefits plus History, Health and Hair Care

Rosemary essential oil is an AMAZING oil with a ton of benefits. It is an evergreen shrub with needle-like leaves and a woodsy aroma. A member of the mint family, Rosemary belongs to an aromatic family of herbs that includes Basil, Lavender, Myrtle, and Sage.  Its appearance, too, is like Lavender with flat pine needles that…