Category: Essential Oils

Nov 12

Rosemary Essential Oil for Thanksgiving and for Hypotension

Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) is widely used as a spice when cooking, especially in Mediterranean dishes. It is also used for its fragrance in soaps and other cosmetics. Traditionally, rosemary has been used medicinally to improve memory, relieve muscle pain and spasm, stimulate hair growth, and support the circulatory and nervous systems. It is also believed …

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Nov 11

Orange Essential Oil to the Rescue for the Holidays – Preventing Colds & Flu

Orange oil has a fresh citrus smell and is considered a valuable treatment oil for many ailments. The oil is extracted from the fruit of the orange plant (Citrus sinensis) by the cold-press method and it is best to only use organic, cold-pressed oils to avoid chemical toxicity. Orange Essential Oil Benefits:     Relieves anxiety …

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Nov 10

Aromatherapy Massage Relieving Pain and Depression During the Holiday Season

The Holiday Season is upon us! The hustle and bustle can wear all of us out. Let’s see what three essential oils and massage can do to help us through the coming days. Essential oils and massage have been used for thousands of years to not only bring relaxation and calmness to people but to …

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Nov 10

Cinnamon is Well Known for the Holidays but also Reduces Blood Pressure

Most people can’t tell when their blood pressure is high, which is why hypertension is called the “silent killer.” In this case, what you don’t know can hurt you. Elevated blood pressure can lead to a greatly increased risk of heart attack and stroke along with other serious illnesses. Blood pressure can elevate to as high …

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May 18

Keep Deer Flies Away

      This is my favorite recipe using essential oils to keep deer flies away: 20 drops Lavender 10 drops Lemon 5 drops Eucalyptus 5 drops Tea Tree 5 drops Peppermint 3 drops Clove 2 drops Citronella Add all of these oils into an aromatherapy bottle or spray bottle along with 2 ounces carrier …

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May 17

Eliminate Age Spots and Wrinkles with Essential Oils

  Recipe   2 Tbs. Coconut Oil (Base Oil) – Excellent moisturizer and hydrator for the skin along with antibacterial and antifungal properties 6 Drops Lavender – Reduces and prevents wrinkles by moisturizing and increasing blood flow to the skin tissues 4 Drops Lemon – Lightens dark spots, tightens and firms skin diminishing wrinkles and bags under the …

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Apr 21

Essential Oil Rub for Dry Scalp

  Recipe 10 drops Tea Tree 10 drops Lavender 5 drops Rosemary  6 drops Lemon  5 drops Peppermint  Add all of the above to 1/8 cup carrier oil   (I prefer Avocado because it is full of vitamins, proteins and fatty acids and will quickly merge with other oils). Rub this wonderful combination of oils …

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Jan 12

Dogs with Skin Problems Try Essential Oils

  List of Essential Oils for Dogs Lavender   (antibacterial, antiseptic, anti-itch, antifungal, anti-anxiety properties) Helichrysum   (anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antiallergenic, antiseptic properties) Niaouli    (safe alternative for tea tree oil) (antihistamine and antibacterial properties) Neem    (anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, astringent properties) Geranium   (antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic properties) Cedarwood   (antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, astringent properties) Great All Around Skin Recipe!      …

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Jan 12

Lavender Fights Depression and Insomnia

The use of lavender has been recorded for more than 2,500 years. Egyptians, Phoenicians and the people of Arabia used lavender as a perfume — and also for mummification, by wrapping the dead in lavender-dipped shrouds. In ancient Greece, lavender was called “nardus,” “nard,” or “spikenard” (named for the Syrian city of Naarda) and was …

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Jan 12

Eucalyptus, Lemon, Tea Tree, and Lavender Essential Oils for Coughs

A cough often accompanies the common cold or flu, seasonal allergies, asthma, pneumonia or bronchitis. Smoke or other irritating substances in the environment can bring on a cough. GERD (gastro esophageal reflux disease) may cause a cough. Medicines that control high blood pressure have been known to produce coughing. You should not be too concerned if …

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