Good Living Essential Oils

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May 13

Losing Weight with Coconut Oil

What is Coconut Oil? Coconut oil is an edible oil extracted from the kernel or meat of matured coconuts harvested from the coconut palm (Cocos nucifera). Ayurvedic medicine texts written in Sanskrit about 4,000 years ago report the health benefits of coconut oil.  Southeast Asian countries consider coconut the “tree of life” because of its …

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May 13

Anti-Aging effect of Argan Oil on the Skin

The argan tree is native to Southwestern Morocco and the oil has been used for generations to treat skin infections, bug bites, and skin rashes. Today, it is used as a moisturizer for hair and skin. It is known as “liquid gold” and “Moroccan gold” in the beauty industry. Argan oil is extracted through cold …

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Mar 30

Clove Oil Protects Against Cardiovascular Disease

Until modern times, cloves grew only on a few islands in the Maluku Islands (historically called the Spice Islands). Cloves have been used in Indian Ayurvedic medicine for treating respiratory and digestive ailments and in Traditional Chinese Medicine for bad breath, indigestion, diarrhea, ringworm, athlete’s foot, and to calm the nerves. Clove oil is extracted …

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Mar 30

Acne Issues Resolved by Using Sandalwood Essential Oil

Sandalwood is a tree with a highly aromatic wood. It is economically and culturally important to many countries around the Pacific and Eastern Indian Ocean regions where it grows or is traded. The wood is prized for making furniture, ornaments, sacred objects, carvings and joss sticks (incense). Sandalwood essential oil is extracted by steam distillation …

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Mar 18

Spring Essential Oils bringing Relief, Renewal, Rejuvenation

Feb 25

Aromatherapy Significantly Decreases Pain and Depression

Aromatherapy, also referred to as Essential Oil Therapy, is the use of essential oils extracted from herbs, flowers, resin, woods and roots through steam distillation or cold pressing to balance, harmonize, and promote the health of the body, mind and spirit. Aromatherapy has been around for thousands of years. The Greeks, Romans and ancient Egyptians …

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Jan 01

Peppermint Oil Suppresses Appetite Looking Good for Weight Loss

Please keep in mind peppermint oil is not the same as an extract that you would use for cooking or baking purposes. Peppermint essential oil is steam distilled directly from the plant while the extract is primarily peppermint flavored alcohol. Go for the real thing – 100% pure essential oil. Listed are a couple of …

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Nov 09

Sweet Orange and Basil Essential Oils Victorious in Treating Skin Conditions

Essential oils have been a significant component of medical therapy for thousands of years. The role of essential oils in medicine today has been replaced with prescription medications. Lately there has been an increasing demand for natural therapies. One could say that essential oils are coming to the forefront once again. Many of the prescription …

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Nov 08

Peppermint Oil for Reducing Daytime Sleepiness

The stress, the hustle and bustle, we need all the help we can get. Let’s face it there is no room for daytime sleepiness on our agenda. Peppermint oil to the rescue! Please keep in mind peppermint oil is not the same as an extract that you would use for cooking or baking purposes. Peppermint …

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Sep 23

Featured Essential Oil Books

After a lot of hard-work and research, I have recently published these Kindle eBooks. I hope you find the books to be informative and helpful physically, mentally and spiritually. Below is a short summary about each one and a link to Amazon where they are available for purchase.   There are many things we can …

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