• Detox With Cilantro

    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…

  • Lemon Disinfecting Spray

    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.…

  • Properties Of Lemon Essential Oil

    5 Important Properties of Lemon Essential Oil

    The d-limonene content of lemon essential oil is the soul of its restorative nature. Used traditionally as a cleanser, disinfectant, and purifying agent, lemon essential oil has long been utilized in cleaning. But when it comes to health of the body, its properties lend itself to skin care and its fresh, natural scent lifts and re-energizes the spirit. Used as an antioxidant, antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal, or astringent, lemon essential oil really has it all. Powerful Properties of Lemon Essential Oil Antioxidant Antioxidants combat free radicals or oxidants within the body, thereby enhancing overall health. While many oxidants are caused by environmental or external factors (ie, pollution, smoking, etc.), some oxidants…

  • 5 Ways To Use Grapefruit Essential Oil

    5 Ways to Use Grapefruit Essential Oil

    This superior detoxifying agent serves to flush out the body’s toxins, disinfect and cleanse the skin, and lift spirits. The scent brightens emotion and relieves anxiety, while the high limonene content is a powerful supporter of skin issues. Use grapefruit whenever you’d like to lighten your mood, strengthen digestive or cardiovascular function, or promote energy. The following five protocols will get you jumpstarted on applications for this uplifting oil. Dilute in a 1:1 ratio with a carrier oil, unless directed otherwise. Here are 5 ways to use grapefruit essential oil. Addiction Grapefruit helps suppress addictive urges and depressive moods. Dilute accordingly and apply over the solar plexus, the stomach, the…

  • Peppermint Sugar Scrub Recipe

    Peppermint Sugar Scrub Recipe

    This cool oil awakens the skin and the mind, relieving pain and sharpening mental cognition. Used by the ancient Egyptians and Romans in candy-making, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics, there is no end to the wonders of peppermint. Therapeutically, its antibacterial, antiviral, and anti-inflammatory properties help fortify the skin, while its scent calms stress and anxiety. Blended together with the equally impressive properties of rosemary, the two oils will strengthen skin health, combat skin conditions, and enhance optimal bodily function. This Peppermint Sugar Scrub exfoliates, shedding the dead skin cells of the epidermis to renew and rejuvenate the top layers of the skin. You will notice the silky smooth difference as you…

  • Lemongrass Bug Spray Recipe

    Bug Spray with Lemongrass Essential Oil

    A natural pain reliever and circulatory stimulant, lemongrass was traditionally used in Chinese medicine to relieve sore muscles and joints. The aroma clarifies and heightens consciousness, while the antibacterial, antiseptic, antioxidant, antiviral, disinfectant, and astringent properties enable the oil to strengthen skin health and protect the immune system. But the uses of this oil do not end there; lemongrass is a superb bug repellent that defends against any number of bugs, be they mosquitoes, ticks, or fleas. Blended together with lavender and eucalyptus, you can quickly have yourself an all-natural homemade bug spray that will ensure a happier, less irritating summer – not to mention a reduced risk of disease…

  • Using Grapefruit Essential Oil

    Using Grapefruit Essential Oil

    Are you feeling the blues? Do you wish you had more energy and a positive outlook on life? Grapefruit will be a burst of sunlight on a cloudy day! Often referred to as the “forbidden fruit,” grapefruit offers a number of health benefits that fortify overall health. For instance, the oil possesses natural purifying and cleansing properties that help protect against skin problems. Grapefruit oil is also said to support proper metabolic function, which can strengthen your ability to stay healthy and fit. The oil soothes sore muscles and joints, while combatting physical and mental fatigue. The oil’s strong purifying and cleansing properties, along with its natural ability to invigorate,…

  • Using Lavender Essential Oils

    Using Lavender Essential Oil

    Lavender is renowned for its soothing and calming scent, an aromatic note which helps ease anxiety and stress. With its antiseptic, disinfectant, and anti-inflammatory properties, the gentle oil has a history of use in relieving skin irritations, including burns, cuts, bruises, rashes, and innumerable skin conditions. Moreover, the grounding and mentally balancing aroma fortifies mental health, aiding depression and easing sleep. The oil is so gentle and it can be used neat or undiluted for many users. As always, test for sensitivity before applying full strength. 5 Ideas for Using Lavender Essential Oil The following are five protocols to support your body and mind with lavender essential oil. Anxiety As…

  • how aromatherapy benefits the nervous system

    How Aromatherapy Benefits Your Nervous System

    Some essential oils, through either massage or aroma, quickly treat the nervous system. Since the nervous system closely links the mind and body, the oils that influence your nerves have multiple benefits. Clary sage, lavender, melissa, chamomile, juniper, marjoram and rosemary all have calming, sedative, analgesic and/or antiseptic properties. They calm the nerves that trigger activities in your muscles, and are also influential over your sense of pain and how relaxed you feel. Your nervous system is closely related to more internal processes than any of your other systems. So you will see the essential oils listed above used frequently as “treat all” applications though massage and in aromatherapy diffusers.…

  • Healing Eucalyptus Oil

    Eucalyptus for Easy Breathing

    Eucalyptus essential oil may well be the first essential oil you ever experienced. It is often used to clear breathing and fortify respiratory function; eucalyptus oil offers a number of health benefits. For instance, the oil possesses natural cleansing and purifying properties that help protect against environmental threats. Eucalyptus oil supports immune system function, which is essential when there are seasonal hazards. The oil can be used to fortify oral health (dilute with water and use as a gargle, not to be taken internally). Moreover, eucalyptus can help soothe and relieve muscle soreness and fatigue, while reducing stress. The oil’s strong purifying and cleansing properties, along with its natural ability…

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