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Peppermint Essential Oil Uses

Peppermint Plant
Peppermint Essential Oil Benefits and How to Use Peppermint Essential Oil Peppermint essential oil is one of those classic, go-to essential oils. It's great for beginners, is pretty well-known, and has a wide variety of benefits and uses. Peppermint oil is a year-round essential oil with uses for every season and many ailments. Be cautious though, peppermint oil is one of the most popular and adulterated oils on the market these days. Be sure to check the quality and sourcing of your peppermint oil, as well as the Latin or botanical name. Oftentimes we see corn mint advertised and sold…Read more

Homemade Hand Sanitizer

Homemade Hand Sanitizer Recipe
This DIY homemade hand sanitizer with essential oils can help protect you and your loved ones from germs keeping hands, fresh and clean. Keeping your hands clean is one of the most effective ways to stay healthy and ensure that you don’t spread germs to others. Sometimes busy schedules and travel can lead to using harsh, drying chemicals to sanitize your hands on the run. This DIY natural homemade hand sanitizer is the perfect quick fix to soothe, sanitize, soften, and refresh your hands, wherever you are. The recipe is the perfect blend of aloe, sunflower oil and five essential…Read more

How to Make Beard Oil for Dry Beards

The joys of autumn! To me, the air always smells and seems differently during fall. Everyone seems to be in better spirits now that the dreaded Florida heat is coming to a close (I'm sure other states can relate, maybe just not as much as the sunshine one!). We can finally down our beautiful sweaters, enjoy campfires, and stuff our faces with comfort food. In a previous blog post, I mentioned there is rarely anything wrong with this gorgeous season besides the potential to wreak havoc on our immune systems. Well, sadly, I feel as though I may have come…Read more

July Essential Oil Spotlight| Strong Anti-fungal Essential Oils

Geranium Flowers
Lemongrass Essential Oil Lemongrass essential oil is well known for being a great anti-fungal. Lemongrass is antiseptic and great for fighting off mold. This essential oil combats foot fungus and athlete's foot. Lemongrass has a fresh grass-like citrus aroma. It is reminiscent of the lemongrass we eat especially in Asian foods like Thai curry. The essential oil is steam distilled from the grassy leaves of the lemongrass plant. Other Holistic Benefits of Lemongrass Essential Oil Soothes aches and pains Stimulates and energizes Great for concentration and focus Calms indigestion Geranium Essential Oil Geranium essential oil is another antiseptic and powerful…Read more

Bug Bite Relief with Essential Oils

Lavender Essential Oil
Summer is quite the beautiful season to enjoy outdoor weather. The only problem, we are faced with annoying bugs, gnats, and other biting insects that can leave us feeling itchy, annoyed and frustrated! Essential oils can be used as bug repellents as well as bug bite relief! Here are our top 5 essential oils for bug bite relief. 1. Lavender Essential Oil Lavender is an incredible skin healer. Lavender essential oil has many therapeutic benefits, mainly stress relief and skin care. Lavender is also antibacterial and can help calm inflammation, soothe bug bites, and nourish skin rashes and burns. Lavender…Read more

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