8 Incredible Valerian Essential Oil Benefits (Plus Fantastic Recipes)
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8 Incredible Valerian Essential Oil Benefits (Plus Fantastic Recipes)

Valerian essential oil may not be as much of a household name as say Lavender or Lemon, but it is on that should not be overlooked as a staple for your home wellness kit. Let’s take a look at the background, science and history of Valerian root essential oil. From the bottle, the aromatic profile…

14 Incredible Lemongrass Essential Oil Uses (Plus Awesome Recipes)
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14 Incredible Lemongrass Essential Oil Uses (Plus Awesome Recipes)

Lemongrass essential oil uses are wide and varied.  This amazing oil with the Latin names of Cymbopogon citratus or Cymbopogon flexuosus has been used throughout history for a variety of purposes, including reducing inflammation, relieving headaches, improving dandruff, and easing indigestion. Native to islands in Southeastern Asia, lemongrass is a tall grass that grows in…

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…

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…

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…

What are Carrier Oils & The 16 Best Carrier Oils for Essential Oils
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What are Carrier Oils & The 16 Best Carrier Oils for Essential Oils

Comparing Carrier Oils for Essential Oils Have you ever wondered what carrier oils are? Or What the difference is between carrier oils? Or even how to use carrier oils?  What are the best carrier oils for essential oils? I’ve got you covered in this post. First, what is a carrier oil for essential oils? Carrier…