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Essential Oils – Nature’s Remedies

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Essential oils are natural plant products, long-recognized for their medicinal properties. Although essential oils should never to be used in place of medical treatment, this article outlines a number of simple remedies, based on essential oils, for a few commonplace, minor ailments. All these remedies are based on the advice given by qualified aromatherapists, and […]

5 Essential Oils I Would Want With Me on a Deserted Island

I am a huge proponent of natural herbal remedies for personal health care.  I tend to make all my own health and beauty products such as shampoos, conditioners, lotions, and soaps.  A friend once told me that she’d have no doubt that if I were stranded on a desert island that I would be crafty […]

Essential Oils – Where to Begin?

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If you were limited to the choice of only ONE essential oil, what would it be? The answer, hands-down from my readers, is lavender. But why is lavender the number one pick? What is its special claim to fame? It is with good reason that lavender essential oil is one of the favorites found in […]

Essential Oils For Summer Survival

Interested in using aromatherapy in your daily life?  Here are some favorite essential oils to have on hand this summer for coping with travel woes, bug bites and other bothers: Roman Chamomile -This oil is so gentle and versatile, that it’s truly a must have for any household. For relaxation and stress relief, diffuse chamomile at […]

Use Organic Essential Oils For Massage and Aromatherapy

Organic essential oils are the pure extracts of plants that offer the full scent and taste of the plant. Organic essential oils may be taken from the flower, leaf, seed, fruit, root or bark of a plant, depending on the plant variety. These concentrated oils are used for massage as well as aromatherapy. Massage Oils […]