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The Top 8 Most Useful Essential Oils

I've been wanting to do a post on the most popular essential oils that I use daily.  I think so often we can become so bombarded with information about essential oils that it's almost impossible to truly know where to start.  Especially since there are different schools of thought when it comes to essential oils.  I've taken much of the below information from the Spark Naturals blog.  I find it extremely helpful when I'm doing research.  So below is a little info. plus how I personally use these … [Read more...]

A Ringworm Remedy Among Other Things….

My girls and I got ringworm.  How's that for transparent?  Back in October we bought two kittens and they ended up giving us ringworm, or so I think.  Now, let's get one thing straight-ringworm is not actually caused by a worm.  It's a fungal rash very much like Athlete's foot and jock itch.  Awesome.  It's a round rash that is crazy hard to get rid of and very contagious.  First Heidi got a patch on her back.  Then I got a patch on my arm and next Sofie got one on her arm as well.  I knew it … [Read more...]

A Natural Protocol for Bites with Melaleuca

Spring is officially here for most of us and with that comes all kinds of creepy crawlers.  If you all keep up with my Facebook and Instagram page you might know not many days go by without me experiencing nature in a very intimate way.  For example, a couple of weeks ago I got bit by a mouse, a big one.  Yesterday I carried 2 baby snakes out of the house.  This spring we also have a resident tarantula living in a flower bed very close to the front door.  I realize I'm giving you the impression … [Read more...]

The Scary Fact About Your Lashes…

Ok, get ready for an alarming, eye opening post that's going to make you want to jump up and take action IMMEDIATELY!   I was scrolling through my Pinterest feed and found THIS article on adding 1 drop of lavender essential oil to your mascara each time you buy a new tube.  Why you may ask??  Brace yourself....  MITES.  Yes, 50% of us have mites burrowing in our eyelash hair follicles.  CRINGE.  As I write this my eye is itching.  So, let's dig right in and find out more. Mites can actually … [Read more...]

A Natural Ear Ache Remedy You Gotta Try!

First off-Let me start by saying-I'm not one of those essential oil people that claim that an essential oils can cure anything and everything.  I've not always had success using them.  But-there are a few ailments that I could not do without them.  Ear aches are truly one of those issues where essential oils shine. This week has been a whirlwind of colds.  Like mile high in snot, colds.  All of us have had coughs, stuffy noses, headaches and as of Sunday morning, a dreaded ear ache.  Ear … [Read more...]

Essential Oil Roll-On for Blemished Skin

Having irritated, blemished skin can be so frustrated.  Despite being in the skin care business, I have always battled my skin.  You name the skin issue, and I've probably had it.  I've tried everything you can think of in the pursuit of beautiful skin.   Seriously, giving people facials while I had ugly skin was mortifying.   I worked in spas and had just about every skin treatment at my fingertips.  My poor skin was so over processed.  I'm not going to claim that I've  found a magic potion … [Read more...]

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