Category: Essential Oils

Jan 15

Weight Loss Using Coconut Oil

The new year is here and many people start it off by trying to lose weight. Shall we see what coconut oil has to offer? 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). It has various applications in food, …

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Jan 15

Aromatherapy Essential Oil for Coughs

Winter weather brings on colds, let’s use a more natural way of getting rid of them. Essential oils and their uses can be issued through topical application, massage, inhalation or water immersion to stimulate a desired response. Angelica has antispasmodic properties which soothes the cough. Black pepper has anti-bacterial properties in clearing congestion and helps prevent sinusitis. Cajeput (relative …

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Nov 11

Orange Essential Oil to the Rescue for 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

Essential oils and massage have been used for thousands of years to not only bring relaxation and calmness to people but to also help in promoting wellness and quality of life. Let’s find out some information about the essential oils that were used in the following study along with some information on massage. Frankincense has …

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Nov 10

Cinnamon 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 oil of your …

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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 eyes 4 …

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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 onto …

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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!      Not …

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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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