Abundant Health™ Blog

April 2, 2016
by Abundant Health™

Essential Oil Spotlight: Spearmint

Spearmint essential oil is steam-distilled from the leaves of the Mentha spicata plant. Its pleasant, minty, and slightly fruity aroma is milder than peppermint. Historically, spearmint was used to relieve hiccups, colic, nausea, indigestion, flatulence, headaches, sores, and scabs. The … Continue reading

February 26, 2016
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Essential Oils and Dilution

We have been asked a lot about recommended dilution amounts when using essential oils. The amount of dilution needed depends largely on many different factors, such as the essential oil being used and whether or not the person is a child, … Continue reading

January 19, 2016
by Abundant Health™

Essential Oil Lingo

Are you new to essential oils and unfamiliar with the lingo? Even if you aren’t an essential oil newbie, this post might be a good refresher for you or help you be able to explain this stuff to others. Essential … Continue reading

September 30, 2015
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Lemon, Lavender, Vanilla Perfume

It’s so easy to make your own perfume when you have essential oils. Plus, you can customize the perfume to whatever scent you prefer! When creating perfume, it’s important to keep in mind the scents you are combining so that you can … Continue reading

September 18, 2015
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Essential Oil Spotlight: Tea Tree

Tea tree essential oil is steam distilled from the leaves of Melaleuca alternifolia, a small tree of the myrtle family. Historically, the leaves of Melaleuca alternifolia were used to heal cuts, wounds, and skin infections. Today, tea tree essential oil is … Continue reading

January 23, 2015
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The Reference Guide for Essential Oils App Is Now Available!

We are thrilled to introduce our new Reference Guide App! This app combines information from the authoritative Reference Guide for Essential Oils, written by Connie and Alan Higley, with convenient search and note-taking features. Use the app anytime, anywhere to … Continue reading

December 16, 2014
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Essential Oil Spotlight: Orange

Orange essential oil is derived by cold pressing the rind until the oil is released. According to Roberta Wilson, “From early times, oranges have been associated with generosity and gratitude. Once called ‘golden apples,’ oranges symbolized innocence and fertility.” Historically, … Continue reading

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