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DIY All Natural Vick's Vapor Rub

All Natural DIY Vapor Rub Recipe to Heal Stuffy Noses

  I must say-Homemade Vick’s Vapor Rub is an absolute staple in my home during every season of the year.  We are constantly using this homemade organic balm to decongest and heal.  Needless to say, we have our fair share of allergies and colds and raw, stuffy noses are quickly and safely relieved now that we have a steady supply… Read More »All Natural DIY Vapor Rub Recipe to Heal Stuffy Noses

Thieves Balm Recipe

Thieves Balm Recipe

Shield Blend Essential Oil a.k.a Thieves is my most used essential oil in the colder seasons. I find it incredibly helpful for detoxing the air, warding off airborne viruses and bacteria as well as soothing throat pain. I don’t hear many essential oil enthusiast talk about it’s ability to be applied to the throat and ease discomfort so I thought… Read More »Thieves Balm Recipe

Essential Oil Dilution Chart

Essential Oil Conversions and Dilutions

Essential oils have become part of many of our everyday lives.  Especially those of us who love to make our own beauty products.  I know I’m not the only one that enjoys concocting recipes and am constantly looking in random places for different conversions and such.  In this post, you’ll find essential oil drop conversions, an essential oil dilution chart… Read More »Essential Oil Conversions and Dilutions

dropper and glass clear bottle of essential oils

Thieves Oil Recipe

Essential oils can be extremely helpful when it comes to warding off bacteria, mold and viruses, especially during the long winter months. A healthy immune system is vital but having an essential oil recipe on hand is one of the best ways to naturally combat flu season. Since I diffuse and apply Thieves blend so often during the cold and… Read More »Thieves Oil Recipe

DIY Calamine Lotion

DIY Calamine Lotion

It’s finally spring again and I couldn’t be happier!  This winter felt longer, colder and more desolate then usual.  As I write this, I am enjoying my green view with the windows open and the birds singing!  However, all this new beauty and warmer temps inevitably bring the “itchies”.  So much of nature, while beautiful, can cause skin reactions.  Rashes… Read More »DIY Calamine Lotion

Essential Oils for Allergies

Allergy Relief with Essential Oils

Every year, exactly at this time, I write a post exploring natural options for relieving outdoor seasonal allergies.  Why?  Because I can’t breath and I’m miserable!  I have picked up a couple remedies over the years that make a difference but the congestion, inflammation and drowsiness persists. This year I’m exploring essential oils for allergies. As I sit here, the… Read More »Allergy Relief with Essential Oils

DIY Essential Oil Jewelry

DIY Essential Oil Jewelry

Many of us could use the calming or energizing benefits of essential all day long and a DIY essential oil jewelry tutorial is just what is needed to make that happen!  Essential oil jewelry is an easy way to enjoy the benefits of essential oils when you’re away from your diffuser!  You make essential oil jewelry with lava stones which… Read More »DIY Essential Oil Jewelry