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Category Archives: Essential Oils

Essential Oils for Flu Prevention

Pharmacies are advertising flu shots with predictable scare tactics before schools reopen and families get back into more familiar routines. Many health-conscious people gear up for the flu by getting an annual shot but gasp in awe when they come down with it anyway. Whether you blame it on the fact that the vaccine does […]

Coping with Seasonal Allergies

General Steps to Help Reduce Allergies The number of people with allergies has tripled over the last 20 years, and many people in their 40s and 50s are now experiencing hay fever and other allergies for the first time in their life. Imagine owning a car alarm that’s a tad too sensitive, letting out a […]

Overuse of Antibacterial Products

The overuse of antibacterial products, including disinfectants may be producing strains of multi-antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Antibacterial cleaning products are no more effective at preventing infection than good personal and household hygiene using ordinary soap, warm water and plain detergent. Media advertisements press the point that bacteria in the home are harmful and must be eliminated by […]

Essential Oil Bug Spray

Essential Oil Bug Spray Ingredients Essential oils: choose from Citronella, Clove, Lemongrass, Rosemary, Tea Tree, Cajeput, Eucalyptus, Cedar, Catnip, Lavender, Mint Natural Witch Hazel  Distilled or boiled Water  Vegetable glycerin (optional) How to Make Homemade Bug Spray Fill spray bottle (I used 8 ounce) 1/2 full with distilled or boiled water Add witch hazel to […]

Frankincense

Essential oils have been used for thousands of years for their therapeutic and healing properties as part of the practice of aromatherapy. They’re sourced from leaves, stems or roots of plants that are known for their health properties. So then, what is frankincense essential oil? Frankincense, sometimes referred to as olibanum, is a common type […]