Essential Oils for Holidays Blends (with recipes)

Want to add some holiday cheer to your party? Are you concerned about coughing and sneezing guests spreading germs? Would you like to soothe a potentially stressful combination of company? Did you know that there are essential oils for holiday blends that work to create a specific atmosphere or purify the air? Using essential oils in this manner is simple.…

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Blending Essential Oils – Creating Synergy

Most people who use essential oils have done some of their own blending — it’s hard not to get creative with so many beautiful scents! Have you used more than two oils at a time? Then, you’ve practiced essential oil blending, even if you didn’t know it.     What’s the Point of Essential Oil Blending? The idea behind blending…

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Bugs, Bites and Burns! Essential Oils for Summer Use

Five years ago, I didn’t even know what an essential oil was. These days, I am known around Apple Wellness as the essential oil nut – if you are sick, tired or grumpy I will hand you an oil and say, “Here, smell this!”. These plant derived extracts aren’t merely fragrant; they are powerful tools that can enhance your quality…

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Our Top Ten Pick of Essential Oils for the Immune System

THE POWER OF ESSENTIAL OILS Were you aware that you can use essential oils for the immune system? Here are three ways they work to provide immune support: Antibacterial and Antiviral Action:  directly attacking microorganisms Immune Stimulant Action:  boosting the body’s natural defenses Purifying and Detoxifying Action:  eliminating accumulated waste material and toxins that provide an environment for microbes to multiply  …

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6 Step Plan for Rotating Essential Oils

If you’re new to the world of essential oils, you may be wondering what I mean by “rotate”. What is it and why is it necessary? If this is a new concept to you, read on to learn the reasons it is important to rotate essential oils to avoid sensitization, as well as a simple method of how to do this.…

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DIY: Sweet Dreams Essential Oil Bedtime Spray

“I love you. Sweet Dreams!” As a child those were the words my father whispered in my ear every night as he tucked me into bed. My safest place in the world was wrapped in my daddy’s arms as he rocked in his chair, singing songs from his childhood in the west. If only that security could have transitioned into…

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Make Your Own Germ Eradication Blend with Essential Oils

It seems like the cold and flu season has gotten an early start this year. Our family has experienced both a cold and the stomach flu in the past month. When illness strikes we are ready with immune support and symptom relieving remedies, but wouldn’t it be nice to avoid sickness altogether? Using our recipe for a Germ Eradication Blend…

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How To Choose Carrier Oils

Carrier Oils. Many people are confused by that term. What exactly are they? Which one is best for me? How do I choose? What Are carrier oils? Carrier oils are oils derived from the fatty portion of plants, usually from the seeds, kernels or nuts. They are used as a base to dilute essential oils. They are not “fixed” or…

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