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The Ultimate Guide to Carrier Oils

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Carrier oils are nature’s solution to essential oil dilution. Because EO’s are incredibly potent plant compounds and almost always need to be tamed before they can work their magic. If you’ve ever put pure tea tree oil on an open wound you know that it feels like it’s doing more harm than good. And if you’ve ever had your hands on a bottle of pure jasmine or rose essential oil, well odds are you paid a pretty penny and both oils are far too strong to use in their pure form. Often rose is sold as 5% pure rose oil...

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Clean Your House With Essential Oils: Recipes and Tips

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My grandmother would start this article with something like, a clean home is a happy home or where there’s bleach there’s bliss. I have a bit of a different stance although I do agree with her on the first point, that indeed when your house is clean you just feel better right? But if you’re interested in essential oils, odds are you’re not interested in using bleach and other toxic chemicals to clean your house. It just isn’t worth the health hazards for you, your family and the environment. I can only speculate that these nasty common household chemicals are...

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Lose Weight Holistically with Essential Oils

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I’m not a huge advocate for the miracle cure magic weight loss system that everyone and their dog seems to be selling. Gimmicks and diets might work for a little while, but they aren’t a very sustainable strategy for maintaining a healthy weight. That said, nature has provided us with an abundance of powerful substances that can make losing weight easier and even enjoyable.   Essential oils are a great addition to your weight loss strategy. The chemical structure of certain oils can help with everything from boosting metabolism to increasing energy and dealing with cravings. You know those days...

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The Ultimate Guide to Essential Oils for Kids

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Why Children Benefit from Essential Oils Just as Much as Adults Our little ones can benefit just as much from essential oils just as much as we can. For everything from helping them get to sleep faster to soothing sore bellies and providing an additional source of comfort, there are no reasons NOT to us EO’s with our babes. When you know what works and what doesn’t you can feel confident in your choice to incorporate essential oils in your kids lives. There are a few oils that you should save for the older kids and a few that you’ll...

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7 Ways to Improve Your Sleep With Essential Oils

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Sleep is under attack. I mean think about it. Most of us live hectic, high stress lives, we don’t get much time to unwind and when we do it’s usually by hopping on Facebook or watching TV. This is a recipe for poor sleep. Not only do television and internet land get us all ramped up and engaged, they also emit blue light which inhibits the natural release of melatonin in the brain. How can we take control of our sleep again? You and I both know how important sleep is for health. Studies have linked sleep deprivation to so...

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