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April 25, 2017
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Coloring Therapy and Essential Oils

Remember when times were simpler and you could amuse yourself with a coloring book and crayons? Time seemed to stand still as you immersed yourself in the colors and outlines on the page. Well, studies show that coloring is relaxing … Continue reading

March 16, 2017
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The Many Benefits of Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is a common carrier oil for essential oils and a popular massage oil. It is also a centerpiece of healthy cooking and personal care. With good reason. Coconut oil enriches foods with beneficial fats, vitamins A and D, and … Continue reading

October 4, 2016
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Essential Oil Spotlight: Ginger

Ginger essential oil is steam-distilled from rhizomes of the Zingiber officinale plant. Historically, ginger has been an esteemed spice known to help the digestive system. Up to 4,ooo years ago, the ancient Greeks used it in gingerbread, Romans put it … Continue reading

August 6, 2016
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Essential Oil Spotlight: Lavender

Lavender essential oil is steam-distilled from the flowering tops of the Lavandula plant in the mint family. It has a floral, sweet, herbaceous aroma that is emotionally and spiritually uplifting. During medieval times, it was used both for chastity and … Continue reading

July 2, 2016
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Essential Oil Spotlight: Clary Sage

Clary sage essential oil is steam-distilled from the Salvia sclarea plant of the mint family. Its spicy, hay-like aroma brings a sense of calm and euphoria. Historically, it was nicknamed “clear eyes” and was well known during the Middle Ages … Continue reading

April 2, 2016
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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 8, 2016
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Essential Oil Spotlight: Rose

Rose essential oil is steam distilled from the flowers of Rosa damascena, or the Bulgarian rose. Historically, rose was known for its healing properties and has been utilized in medicine throughout the ages. Some of the oldest uses of rose … Continue reading

January 9, 2016
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Essential Oil Spotlight: Eucalyptus Globulus

Eucalyptus globulus essential oil is steam distilled from the leaves of myrtle shrubs and trees and is known for its fresh, woody scent. Historically, eucalyptus leaves were used to bind up serious wounds and were known to prevent infection and promote … Continue reading

December 10, 2015
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Essential Oil Spotlight: Cinnamon Bark

Cinnamon bark essential oil is steam distilled from the bark of Cinnamomum verum and is known for its spicy, warm, and sweet scent. Cinnamon is an ancient spice that was used in just about every prescription issued in ancient China. It … Continue reading

November 19, 2015
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Lime Essential Oil Spotlight

Lime essential oil is cold pressed from the peel of Citrus latifolia. Lime is know for its antibacterial, antiseptic, antiviral, restorative, and tonic properties. Historically, lime was used to help with fevers, infections, sore throats, and colds. Common uses for … Continue reading

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