Nobody likes the pain or infections that can come after piercing your ears, or really at any point when you have pierced ears. This tip is so simple, yet extremely effective. Just combine a drop of tea tree essential oil with a little coconut oil in the palm of your hand, and apply it to your earlobes, gently rubbing the oil in. Apply the mixture, and let it sit for a few minutes before cleaning off and placing your earrings back in your ears.
Here’s a fun and simple diffuser blend to energize your body and also relax your nerves. This stress-relieving blend helps to restore your energy and uplift your mind, and it smells good too! Give it a try!
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Ginger (Zingiber officinale) essential oil is steam-distilled from the rhizomes of the plant. This essential oil imparts antiseptic, laxative, stimulant, tonic, and warming properties. This oil has a sweet, spicy-woody, warm, tenacious, fresh, and sharp aroma, which may help influence physical energy, sex, love, money, and courage.
Historically, ginger has been used in Egyptian cuisine to ward off epidemics, in Roman wine for its aphrodisiac powers, in Indian tea to soothe upset stomachs, and in Chinese tonics to strengthen and relieve head congestion. Today, ginger essential oil is commonly used to help with angina, diarrhea, gas/flatulence, indigestion, morning sickness, motion sickness, nausea, rheumatic fever, scurvy, teething pain, tonsillitis, vertigo, and vomiting.
Other possible uses of this oil include alcoholism, loss of appetite, arthritis, broken bones, chills, colds, congestion, coughs, cramps, fevers, flu, impotence, infectious diseases, memory, nausea, sinusitis, and sprains.
Safety Data: Repeated use may lead to contact sensitization. Avoid direct sunlight for 3–6 hours after use.
Ways to Use Ginger Essential oil:
Ginger may help alleviate joint and muscle pain and reduce inflammation when applied topically on location. Combine 5 drops each of ginger and frankincense in a 10 ml roll-on bottle, and fill the remainder with the carrier oil of your choice. Apply the roll-on to the area of need whenever necessary. This blend is a 5% dilution, making it perfect for daily use. If you don’t use it that regularly, you can apply a higher concentration.
Diffuser blends are a great way to enjoy the benefits of some of your favorite essential oils, and ginger is no exception! The powerful aroma of ginger essential oil can greatly increase your energy, so why not diffuse it around your house to help energize your body and infuse your mind with courage and love? Here’s a diffuser blend you can try out!
Cooking with essential oils adds a wonderful flavor to food and beverages and can often be less expensive than buying fresh herbs. Ginger oil can easily be substituted in place of ginger root. The recipes below use ginger oil for the wonderful spicy flavor it provides, but also as an immune builder and digestive support.
If you suffer from morning sickness or nausea, ginger essential oil is important to keep around. Add 2 drops of ginger to a warm bowl of water, and inhale the warm vapors. You can drape a towel over your head to increase the effects.
Ginger essential oil is great for helping with pelvic pain syndrome. Simply combine 3 drops ginger and 2 drops geranium with 1 tsp. (5 ml) jojoba oil. Place this mixture in a warm bath by running it directly under the tap. The mixture creates a soothing bath oil that will help ease the pain.
This Greek-inspired dish is sure to be a dinner hit. It’s super simple, and it tastes delicious. The lemon and rosemary essential oils add a really tangy flavor that you’ll love! If you’re looking for a great new chicken dish, then this is the one for you!
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This recipe makes a really great side dish for your next meal! The lemon essential oil adds a nice tang to this simple healthy dish. Give this recipe a shot—you’re sure to love this crispy, flavorful twist on brussels sprouts!
These soap bars are great to clean your body naturally, and the epsom salt helps to soothe sore muscles at the same time. They are super fun to make, and they look so cute! You’ll absolutely love how soft they make your skin feel after a nice scrub. And the best part is that you can customize these soaps with your favorite oils! Peppermint, wintergreen, Soothing Blend, and marjoram are especially great choices because of their muscle-soothing and restorative properties.
Don’t you just love it when you open the window in the morning to feel a soft breeze flood in, carrying with it the fresh smell of trees, flowers, and other plants? Well, we do! Sometimes all you need is some fresh air to energize and heal your body. This diffuser blend can do just that for you, no matter where you are. Try this blend out and let us know what you think!
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Everyone loves a good chicken burrito, and that’s why you have to try these! These chicken burritos are so full of flavor, and the essential oils make them even more desirable. They are so easy to make, and super filling at the same time. We’ve also included a simple recipe for a healthy essential oil ranch dressing that you can include in your burritos or with any other recipe!
Cut the chicken into small cubes, and season with the taco seasoning.
Warm the oil in a frying pan, add the chicken, and sauté until cooked thoroughly.
While the chicken is cooking, dice the avocados and set aside.
In a small bowl, combine the sour cream and cilantro oil.
Begin assembling the burritos by laying down a tortilla, adding some chicken, then avocados, sour cream, ranch dressing, and finally topping it off with shredded cheese. Fold everything up, closing off both ends tightly.
Place each of the burritos in a frying pan over medium heat, and lightly brown each of the sides.
You can use your own seasoning for the chicken to provide a different flavor if desired.
Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) essential oil is steam-distilled from the flowering tops of the lavender plant. This highly versatile oil contains analgesic, anticoagulant, anticonvulsive, antidepressant, antifungal, antihistamine, anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antimutagenic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antitoxic, antitumor, cardiotonic, regenerative, and sedative health properties. Lavender is well known for its floral, sweet, herbaceous, and balsamic aroma.
Lavender essential oil is commonly used to help with acne, alertness, allergies (airborne), allergies (skin), anxiety, blisters, burns, calming, chapped lips, chicken pox, concentration, cooling, dandruff, depression, dry skin, hair loss, heatstroke, high blood pressure, hives, indigestion, inflammation, insomnia, itching, measles, mosquito bites, nausea, pain, physical stress, postpartum depression, relaxing, scarring, sleep, stretch marks, sunburn, tension, wounds, and wrinkles. Aromatically, lavender essential oil promotes consciousness, health, love, peace, and a general sense of well-being.
This essential oil affects the following body systems: cardiovascular system, emotional balance, nervous system, and skin. Other possible uses may include arthritis, asthma, boils, bronchitis, cold sores, depression, fainting, hay fever, headaches, insect bites and bee stings, infection, mental clarity, respiratory function, sprains, and throat infections.
Lavender essential oil is recognized by the FDA as safe for human consumption. Use with caution and in greater dilution when unsure. This oil can be used neat (with no dilution).
Ways to Use Lavender Essential Oil:
Diffuser blends are a great way to reap the benefits of lavender essential oil. The sweet, floral aroma adds a nice touch to many diffuser blends. Below are a few diffuser blends that we have created that include lavender.
It’s a Great Day
2 drops lavender
2 drops lemon
2 drops rosemary
Relieve Your Stress
4 drops lavender
4 drops neroli or orange
Although not considered as a common flavoring, lavender essential oil actually adds a wonderful flavor to drinks, chocolate, and other dishes. Try out this delicious lavender lemonade that we have created! This lemonade can serve as an anxiety and headache reliever, all while helping you feel calm and refreshed.
Lavender is well known for its calming and relaxing properties, so why not use it to help calm your children when they get rambunctious? Just combine 6 drops lavender, 5 drops ylang ylang, and 2 drops Roman chamomile with 1/4 cup (50 ml) water in a small spray bottle. Shake, and mist into the air to help calm your children.
Lavender essential oil contains powerful properties that are extremely beneficial to your skin and help to relax and rejuvenate your body. Here are some of the recipes we have come up with that utilize these properties in your everyday body care products. Give them a try and let us know what you think!