10 DIY Antibacterial Mouthwash Recipes

Did you run out of mouthwash?    And it’s too late to go to the store or you just don’t feel like it?  Or maybe you’re committed to reduce you and your family from household chemicals, so you’re finding less harsh substitutes.  Or like me, you can’t stand the burning sensation from most store bought mouthwashes?  Well whatever the reason is, don’t worry I got you covered!

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9 Uses for Tea Tree Essential Oil

Tea tree (Melaleuca Alternifolia), is well-known for its powerful antiseptic properties and ability to treat wounds. This essential oil is mainly found from the Australian native plant Melaleuca Alternifolia which has been used for thousands of years.

Tea Tree has been documented in numerous medical studies to kill many strains of bacteria, viruses and fungi

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9 Uses for Lime Essential Oil

Pure lime oil (Citrus aurantifolia) is created by cold-pressing the peel of a lime or by steam distillation of its dried peels.  This evergreen tree is short, bushy, and can grow between 6-13 feet high.  It has dark green leaves, white blossoms and green oval fruits.  The Lime tree is indigenous to Southeast Asia, Egypt, and Africa, and is now grown Continue reading

Why and How to Use Essential Oils

Why Use Essential Oils

The chemicals in commercial brand products are extremely harmful to your family, friends, pets, and anyone else who comes in contact with them!

I have seen the positive effects of reducing the amount of chemicals in my life. I have PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome), which is basically a hormone defect, that is greatly affected by chemicals. Since making these lifestyle changes, the symptoms of my PCOS have been greatly reduced. I am not a doctor and some of you probably think I am just nuts, Continue reading

Essential Oil Blends to Diffuse for the Holidays

This is one of the best times of years and filled with the smells that take us to happy places! It all starts with fall, the crisp leaves, pine needles of the northern woods, warm soups and pies, hot cocoa, etc…I could really go on! The best way to enjoy these smells even when you’re not baking is to diffuse different blends at home, in your car, office, or wherever! Continue reading

5 Top Uses for Clary Sage Essential Oil

Clary Sage or Salvia Sclarea is a herbaceous perennial that grows from May to September. It can be found in the northern Mediterranean Basin and in some northern African and Central Asian countries. Clary Sage has been used since ancient times as a medicinal herb and still used today. The oil is also used in perfumes and flavoring for things like wine Continue reading

8 Uses For Lavender Essential Oil

Lavender (lavandula angustifolia) is one of my essential oils that I use almost on a daily basis.  It is known for it’s calming and relaxing effects on the body and great for skin!  The fragrance balances both physically and emotionally.  Lavender originates from southern Europe and parts of Africa, Asia, and India, where they relied on the herb for its medicinal purposes.

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