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Essential Oil Shelf Life

Essential Oil Shelf Life

Essential oils are volatile compounds that are sensitive to heat, light and oxygen. While some essential oils get better with age, like Patchouli and Sandalwood, most have a shelf life ranging from 2 to 5 years on average. Common Essential Oils Shelf Life Citrus Essential Oils – 1 to 2 years Lavender Essential Oil –… Read More

Argan Oil Benefits

Argan Oil Benefits

Argan oil comes from the Argania spinosa tree and only grows in southwestern Morocco.  It is a very expensive oil due to the amount of fruit required to obtain the oil and the labor involved.  To obtain 1 liter (about 33 ounces) of argan oil it takes the harvest of 5 trees and approximately 20… Read More

Stinky Feet Remedies

Stinky Feet Remedies

When I was a teenager I had the stinkiest feet ever!  I also had athlete’s feet which in hindsight was probably the main reason I had stinky feet.  Athlete’s foot is a fungal infection and there are a couple powerhouse anti-fungal essential oils that come to mind.  Lemongrass and Geranium both have strong anti-fungal properties.  They also smell wonderful… Read More

Citrus Essential Oils

Citrus Essential Oils

Citrus essential oils always make me think of Spring and Summer with their light, bright and uplifting qualities. Therapeutically citrus essential oils are great for cleaning with due to their high limonene content. Limonene is antibacterial, anti viral and encourages white blood cell growth making it a great immune supporter. All the things you want… Read More

New Skin Care Line

New Skin Care Line

Kokokahn’s new skin care line is launching! I’m so excited to announce the launch of our new skin care line. I’ve been working on research and development, sourcing high quality ingredients and testing for over a year. There are 2 main ingredients that highlight the collection. Unrefined, certified organic Argan Oil and certified organic Frankincense (Boswellia frereana)… Read More

New Year’s Day Recipe

New Year’s Day Recipe

New Year’s Day Overindulgence Recipe 3 drops Grapefruit Essential Oil 2 drops Lavender Essential Oil 3 drops Lemon Essential Oil 1 drop Peppermint Essential Oil Add the essential oils to a 1 ounce bottle then top with Jojoba oil. Shake well then use in one of the following ways. Add 1 Tablespoon to a warm… Read More

Black Spruce Essential Oil

Black Spruce Essential Oil

Black spruce essential oil (Picea mariana) is one of my favorite essential oils for the holidays. It has a smell that reminds me of Christmas trees. I find it emotionally soothing with an opening quality that helps me breathe deeply. Black spruce, similar to many conifer trees, is distilled from the needles of the tree.… Read More

Frankincense & Myrrh

Frankincense & Myrrh

Frankincense and Myrrh essential oils have many similarities. As with most essential oils, when we blend them together the synergy of the oils strengthens the health benefits of each individual essential oil. Frankincense and Myrrh essential oils come from the resin of the tree. Trees create resin to heal themselves from damage. It’s a hard,… Read More

Essential Oils for Pain

Essential Oils for Pain

Muscle aches and pains can be a nuisance to say the least.  There are many essential oils that have anti-inflammatory and analgesic or pain relieving properties. Here is a list of some essential oils for pain relief.  I have included other health benefits of each essential oil to help you choose the best ones for… Read More

Essential Oil Room Spray

Essential Oil Room Spray

Do you like lavender, tangerine and lemon aromas?  Here’s an easy DIY essential oil room spray recipe using these essential oils.  Give your home a citrus fresh summer boost while supporting a healthy home. Lavender: antibacterial, anti-viral, antiseptic Tangerine:  antibacterial, antiviral, immune supporting Lemon:  antibacterial, antiviral, immune supporting Rejuvenate and freshen your home with our French… Read More

How to Use Lavender Oil

How to Use Lavender Oil

Lavender is one of the most common essential oils used today.  It is aromatically appealing to most people and one of the best all around first aide oils to have in your holistic health kit. Lavender is antibacterial, cicatrisant (heals skin on a cellular level), anti-inflammatory, pain relieving, and a good immune supporter.  Here is… Read More

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