The Powerful Valerian Root Essential Oil: Benefits, Blends and Uses

The Powerful Valerian Root Essential Oil: Benefits, Blends and Uses

Valerian root essential oil may not be as much of a household name as say Lavender or Lemon, but it is one that should not be overlooked as a staple for your home wellness kit. Let’s take a look at the background, science and history of Valerian root essential oil. From the bottle, the aromatic…

The Amazing Thieves Essential Oil Benefits and Uses

The Amazing Thieves Essential Oil Benefits and Uses

While reading about essential oils, you may have heard about something called Thieves essential oil. Thieves oil is a blend of several essential oils: Cinnamon Bark:  Made from the bark, leaves, or twigs of several species of cinnamon tree Clove: Made from the undeveloped buds of the flowers found on the Eugenia caryophyllata species of…

German vs Roman Chamomile: The Differences and When to Use Each

German vs Roman Chamomile: The Differences and When to Use Each

The difference between German vs Roman Chamomile is a question I’m often asked. These little daisy-like flowers are so different. Though they share a name, the plants and essential oils of each have their own unique Latin names and chemistries with varying aromas, colors, and therapeutic activities! Let’s take a look at German vs Roman…

How Essential Oils Work: A Lesson in Science

How Essential Oils Work: A Lesson in Science

As dependence on prescription opioid medications, and even antibiotics, reaches an all-time and alarming high, many people who suffer from conditions like chronic pain and anxiety are seeking relief from safer, natural home remedies.  If this sounds like you, you may wonder how essential oils work. Aromatherapy, or the use of essential oils, goes back…

How to Use Oregano Oil – It’s Not Just For Food!

How to Use Oregano Oil – It’s Not Just For Food!

Oregano essential oil is a potent plant that can be found in many of our favorite recipes. It’s also used for therapeutic purposes, such as easing digestive problems and improving sleep quality, but how to use oregano oil is a question that I’m asked often. In the kitchen, we know oregano from its presence on…

9 Best Cleaning and Disinfecting Essential Oils (Plus Bonus Recipes)

9 Best Cleaning and Disinfecting Essential Oils (Plus Bonus Recipes)

Do you want to use natural cleaning products in your home? There are many different essential oils that can be used, but some of the most popular include lavender oil, tea tree oil, peppermint oil and lemon oil. These four oils have various uses for both cleaning and disinfecting, but there are even more great…

14 Incredible Lemongrass Essential Oil Uses (Plus Awesome Recipes)

14 Incredible Lemongrass Essential Oil Uses (Plus Awesome Recipes)

Lemongrass essential oil uses are wide and varied.  This amazing oil with the Latin names of Cymbopogon citratus or Cymbopogon flexuosus has been used throughout history for a variety of purposes, including reducing inflammation, relieving headaches, improving dandruff, and easing indigestion. Native to islands in Southeastern Asia, lemongrass is a tall grass that grows in…

Natural UTI Remedies and The 10 Best Essential Oils for UTIs

Natural UTI Remedies and The 10 Best Essential Oils for UTIs

If you’ve ever had a urinary tract infection (UTI), then you are well aware how uncomfortable and even painful they can be. In this article, we’ll cover what UTIs are, how to prevent them and how to use natural UTI remedies including essential oils for UTIs. UTIs can also be difficult to treat, particularly for…

6 Effective Essential Oils for Ear Infections

6 Effective Essential Oils for Ear Infections

Ear infections are the worst, aren’t they?   But essential oils for ear infections?  Hear me out and learn how essential oils may be a great complementary method of healing from ear infections or even preventing them! Most earaches are NOT caused by a bacterial infection, so antibiotics will not help. However, the oils in…