Best Essential Oils for Laundry PLUS 13 Tips for All-Natural Laundry

Best Essential Oils for Laundry PLUS 13 Tips for All-Natural Laundry

All-natural laundry? Essential Oils for laundry? Really? Yes, really. Did you know that the laundry room is one of the MOST toxic rooms in your home? Laundry soap and dryer sheet film stay on your clothes to be absorbed into your body ALL day long. Why is the Laundry Room So Toxic? Fragrance in laundry…

How to Make Lemon Essential Oil a Staple in Your Home! 21 Uses for This Amazing Oil

How to Make Lemon Essential Oil a Staple in Your Home! 21 Uses for This Amazing Oil

Lemon essential oil is a completely natural ingredient that also serves as a home health remedy and perfect for use around the home. It’s extracted from the peel of fresh lemons using a “cold-pressing” process to release the oils. In this post, we’ll cover how to make lemon essential oil a staple in your home…

Thieves Household Cleaner: Replace All the Cleaners in Your Home With One Bottle

Thieves Household Cleaner: Replace All the Cleaners in Your Home With One Bottle

Well, although my kids are grown with kids of their own, I do have one dog and three cats plus a husband.  There is always something to be cleaned! And that is where Thieves Household Cleaner comes in! My husband’s work clothes.  The fingerprints on doors and moldings.  Cat “ick” on the furniture or floor….

Are Candles Bad For You? The Shocking Reality Plus 17 Purifying Diffuser Blends

Are Candles Bad For You? The Shocking Reality Plus 17 Purifying Diffuser Blends

Many people love to burn candles, use room sprays, plug-ins and other room scents. I used to be the same. I loved the smell of candles and how they made a home feel so, well, homey.  The smells would take you places – the beach, to grandma’s kitchen with fresh-baked cookies, to that lemon sorbet…

An Essential Oil for Headache Relief?  Yes! 9 of Them! Plus Effective All-Natural Headache Remedies

An Essential Oil for Headache Relief? Yes! 9 of Them! Plus Effective All-Natural Headache Remedies

Headaches are a common ailment and can be mild to debilitating. Over-the-counter medicines may help but are often filled with chemicals that can actually cause side effects or worsen headaches to adding additional toxins (yes, toxins, in over the counter and prescription meds). For example, acetaminophen can cause liver injury through the production of a…

12 Best Essential Oils for Bug Repellent (plus tons of great DIY recipes!)

12 Best Essential Oils for Bug Repellent (plus tons of great DIY recipes!)

From the beginning of summer until the leaves have changed color, insects are everywhere. They’re in your yard and they’re on you! As an aromatherapist, I’m always on the lookout for essential oils for bug repellents to make life outdoors more pleasant. I don’t know about you guys, but mosquitoes love me. What can I…

11 Toxic Ingredients in Laundry Products and Effective Non-Toxic Laundry Alternatives

11 Toxic Ingredients in Laundry Products and Effective Non-Toxic Laundry Alternatives

There’s a good chance you’ve heard that there are some pretty scary ingredients in the laundry products we use every day. From formaldehyde in room sprays to endocrine disruptors and cancer-causing ingredients in our laundry detergent. After hearing all of this you may have considered switching your home to non-toxic laundry detergent and I can’t…