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    The Citrus Family of Essential Oils

    One of the most popular groups of essential oils, and a personal favorite for mood boosting, is the citrus family. Naturally, this is the aroma family with scents like lemon and orange. The citrus essential oils tend to have a bright and clean aroma, many of which are added to blends to help with deodorizing or working as an antiseptic. They also can be added to blends with other aroma families, such as the woody or floral families. Lemon Lemon is definitely one of the more popular essential oils in the citrus aroma family. It is unique that it is not from a flower or plant, but the actual rinds…

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    Essential Oils For Allergies

    If you suffer from allergies, you might be looking for a natural remedy. Essential oils are actually an exceptional way to help get rid of your allergy symptoms and start to experience relief. Here are some things to know about using essential oils for your allergies. How Essential Oils Can Help Before you learn about the best essential oil blends for allergies, it helps to know exactly how the oils can help with allergies. One of the main ways they can help is by boosting your immune system. Many of the listed essential oils not only boost your immune system so allergens don’t affect you as much, but they can…

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    How to Relax Before You Go to Bed

    If you have been following the information here at GoodLifeEssentialOils.com, then you know that essential oils can help you relax and get a better night’s sleep. If you are looking for more ideas that for sleeping well, this article at 7HelpfulHints.com can help! Here is an excerpt to get you started: Do you find it hard to relax at the end of a long day? Are you one of those people that tosses and turns all night long, worrying and stressing over situations in your life? If so, then you know that this can lead to poor sleep patterns. Do you wake up tired and grouchy and reach for a…

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    5 Important Properties of Black Pepper Essential Oil

    The many properties of black pepper essential oil have made it indispensable in our homes. With roots in Chinese medicine, black pepper was once so valuable that it was used as a currency. It’s popularity in cuisine isn’t the only reason for the success of this seasoning; black pepper has a history that includes strengthening endocrine and digestive health, fortifying the body against infection and diseases like cholera, and supplying the body with antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antioxidant, and laxative support. With an aroma of bursting energy, black pepper offers more than you may know. Let’s take a look at some of the oil’s properties. 5 Properties of Black Pepper…

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    Essential Oils for Anti-Aging

    Aromatherapy can use certain essential oils to make your skin and hair look and feel younger and healthier. You can also reduce wrinkles and age spots, and even combat psoriasis with the physical application and diffusion of specific essential oils for anti-aging . Turn Back the Clock with Essential Oils for Anti-Aging The following 5 oils are frequently found in some combination in essential oil blends which natural manufacturers sell for fighting the aging process successfully. Frankincense Lavender Sandalwood Rose Myrrh There are dozens, if not hundreds, of anti-aging essential oil mixtures sold by reputable, reliable natural product manufacturers. You can also experiment, creating your own wrinkle-removing, skin-clearing, clock-slowing combinations…

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    Uses for Orange Essential Oil

    A popular oil for cleaning and freshening, there are in fact many, various uses for orange essential oil. For instance, the oil possesses a high level of antioxidants which helps combat harmful free radicals within the body. Orange oil can even be used as a surface disinfectant for tabletops, dishes, floors, and anything in between. The oil’s strong purifying and cleansing properties, along with its natural ability to disinfect, make it one powerful agent to have on hand for spring cleaning. The oil supplies similar properties when it comes to bodily health by combating harmful environmental elements and seasonal threats. Uses for Orange Essential Oil To cleanse and purify surfaces,…

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    Uses for Spearmint Essential Oil

    Spearmint essential oil is popular as a remedy for digestive system troubles. But the following 7 uses of spearmint essential oil as an aromatherapy treatment might not be as widely known. Its milder aroma and lower levels of harsh menthol make spearmint oil a good option for children and the elderly who may be sensitive to more potent members of the mint family. 1 – Confidence Diffused into the air or heavily diluted and massaged over your heart, spearmint essential oil can actually make you feel more confident in your actions. 2 – Gas or Flatulence When you dilute a single drop of spearmint oil and rub it in a…

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    DIY Calming Bath with Clary Sage Essential Oil

    By balancing hormones, clary sage essential oil helps maintain mood and emotion and regulate women’s health issues, like menstruation and menopause. The oil’s key component, sclareol, imitates estrogen, thereby supporting deficiencies in the hormone and reducing hormonal fluctuations. The oil generates positive energy while soothing the mind and supporting general well-being. As an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antifungal, and antiseptic, it’s also a superb additive for skin relieving blends and bath products, like this Lavender Clary Sage Bath Soak. Relax with Lavender and Clary Sage Essential Oil Insomnia deprives a person of sleep, one of the main cornerstones to a healthy body and mind. When you don’t get enough sleep, you may…

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    Detox with Cilantro Essential Oil

    Cilantro does more than season the odd dish; it’s a great digestive support when it comes to indigestion and nausea and can relieve muscle pain and inflammation. A detox with cilantro and other essential oils also supports the detoxification of heavy metals and provides the body antioxidants, which help eliminate free radicals. When combined with marjoram, patchouli, bergamot, frankincense, and cypress, the benefits of this Liver Detoxifying Blend will support the natural function of the liver, thereby supporting its detoxification efforts, which enables overall bodily homeostasis. Enhance natural detoxification and healthy organ function by following the below protocol. Support this protocol by staying hydrated throughout the day. Liver Detoxifying Blend…

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    Lemon Disinfecting Spray

    Did you know that you can use lemon essential oil to make your own lemon disinfecting spray? People are always looking for an alternative to cleaning products that are environmentally unsound and full of man-made chemicals. Perhaps that sounds like you. Consumer cleaning products are full of highly toxic spliced-together chemicals. Consider lemon essential oil for your cleaning needs. Frequently used for its cleansing and disinfecting properties, lemon oil offers a number of health benefits that cover a versatile range of issues. For instance, the oil possesses natural purifying properties. Lemon oil also promotes a positive mood and cognitive ability. This is all largely due to its high d-limonene content.…

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