3 Christmas Scented Room Spray Recipes

With the holiday season upon us, it’s time to get in the spirit. Nothing brings a sense of coziness like the smells of Christmas: cinnamon, pine, peppermint, orange, and wintergreen, to name a few. A fun way to bring the smell of the holidays into your home is with these easy DIY room sprays. Resist the temptation to buy pretty commercial made air fresheners. They often contain… [read more]

10 Christmas Essential Oil Blends That Will Warm Up Your Home This Winter

With the holidays upon us, nothing beats filling your home with the scents of the season like evergreens, peppermint, gingerbread cookies and spiced cider. Even if you can’t have the real thing, simply adding a few drops of essential oils to your diffuser will do the trick. If you don’t already have one, be sure to read our review of five of the best to… [read more]

9 Reasons You Need A Bottle Of Spearmint Essential Oil

Spearmint essential oil is similar to peppermint essential oil. It has a pleasant minty aroma and refreshing characteristics like peppermint, and it is often substituted for it in aromatherapy as peppermint can be too strong for some people, and it may even induce skin irritation or other unwanted side effects on sensitive skin. Spearmint, officially known as Mentha spicata, is a safer, milder alternative with… [read more]

The Beginners Guide To Essential Oils & Aromatherapy

Are you feeling behind the curve when it comes to essential oils? Despite their long history, these potent plant compounds have never been trendier. Essential oils have been used for over a thousand years to heal wounds, reduce stress, and promote general wellness – and when you take the time to learn what they are capable of, they can work for you too. But where… [read more]

How To Make A Moisturizing & Growth Stimulating Beard Oil

Beard oil helps moisturize facial hair and the skin beneath. It’s a must for those trying to grow and maintain healthy facial hair. A good beard oil will transform a dull beard into an amazing work of art! Beard oil will cleanse and moisturize and at the same time help balance your body’s natural oils. This will lead to soft, healthy skin and hair. As an added bonus, the… [read more]

15 Best Essential Oils For Face & Skin + 4 Skin Care Recipes To Try

Using essential oils for beautiful, healthy and vibrant skin is nothing new. Ancient Egyptians were a culture known for its understanding of the value of essential oils for healing, gorgeous skin and aromatherapy. There is evidence of oils being used over 5,000 years ago in ancient Egypt.  Understanding Your Skin Did you know that skin is the largest organ? If you are an adult, you… [read more]

10 Best Essential Oils For Cold Sores & How To Use Them

Cold sores, also known as fever blisters, are painful and also embarrassing. Some people struggle with them more than others and because they are a contagious oral virus, you can pass them back and forth between people you are close to. The virus that causes cold sores is known as herpes simplex virus (HSV). There are two types of HSV, type l, and type ll.… [read more]

How To Make A Hydrosol + 10 Recipes To Try

Hydrosols, also referred to as “flower waters,” are made by distilling fresh leaves, fruits, flowers, and other plant materials. They’re the “baby” that’s derived from distilling aromatic materials like herbs for their essential oils, but much less concentrated than essential oil with an aroma that’s more subtle and soft, and sometimes a bit of a greener note which comes from the water-soluble healing compounds in… [read more]

10 Reasons Vetiver Essential Oil Belongs In Your Oil Collection

Vetiver essential oil, also known as khus oil, is native to India and has been used in traditional medicine in South Asia, Southeast Asia and West Africa for thousands of years.  It has an exotic, smoky, sweet fragrance, somewhat similar to patchouli but with a twist of lemon, along with a tranquil, grounding energy – in fact, in India and Sri Lanka it’s referred to… [read more]

10 Bold & Beautiful Essential Oil Necklaces So You Can Carry Your Favorite Scent Anywhere

Marrying form and function, essential oil diffuser necklaces are wonderful for providing on-the-spot therapeutic relief in a gorgeously designed amulet. Donning a piece of diffuser jewelry has several advantages: Aromatherapy – Essential oils have been used for thousands of years to naturally soothe the body, mind, and soul. Derived from the roots, flowers, bark, fruits, seeds, and leaves of plants, botanical oils consist of concentrated… [read more]