Category Archives: Essential Oils Uses

Homemade Hand Sanitizer

Homemade Hand Sanitizer

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… Read More

Every Day Diffusing of Essential Oils

Every Day Diffusing of Essential Oils

It’s long been known that certain scents react with the brain and senses.  This is the reason a certain smell can energize or calm the body, lift the spirits and give comfort.  Maybe it is the smell of homemade chicken soup when you have a cold or a fresh pumpkin pie baking during the holidays. … Read More

How to Make Beard Oil for Dry Beards

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,… Read More

Immune Boosting Essential Oil Blends for Cold and Flu Season

Immune Boosting Essential Oil Blends for Cold and Flu Season

We have finally entered lovely autumn, which us being located in Southwest Florida; it is a much-celebrated season! Finally, we can wear our darling jackets and sweaters! The bonfires and roasting marshmallows, staying up late cozy in a blanket binge-watching that favorite new TV show, cuddles with pets and being so close to loved ones… Read More

What Are Hydrosols?

What Are Hydrosols?

If you have been following our blog, by now you know the process of steam distilling essential oils. Within our blog, you will find a lot of information on essential oils, their benefits, and ways to use them. However, aromatherapy isn’t just limited to essential oils. There are floral waters called hydrosols too. So, what… Read More

Do Essential Oils Really Work?

Do Essential Oils Really Work?

Ok, so you’ve heard of essential oils, maybe from a friend, co-worker, or family member. But do essential oils really work to promote a healthy mind, body and spirit? Or are they just the latest fad or shortcut to staying healthy, similar to a fad diet or pill you take to lose weight? Perhaps to… Read More

July Essential Oil Spotlight| Strong Anti-fungal Essential Oils

July Essential Oil Spotlight| Strong Anti-fungal Essential Oils

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… Read More

Bug Bite Relief with Essential Oils

Bug Bite Relief with Essential Oils

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… Read More

June Essential Oil Spotlights | Invigorating Citrus Oils

June Essential Oil Spotlights | Invigorating Citrus Oils

Invigorating Citrus Oils Lovely summer is here! The time for warmth, happiness, growth, and enjoying the longer, sunny days. Citrus oils are energizing, happy, invigorating and great mood uplifters.  Their fresh, bright aromas make them the perfect oils for summer. Use them for cleaning, diffusing or wearing on essential oil necklaces or bracelets. Mandarin Essential… Read More

Homemade Bug Spray with Essential Oils

Homemade Bug Spray with Essential Oils

Oh, summer! What a beautiful season full of beach days, vacations, and outdoor fun. There are only a few downsides to the fun season, like being a prime target for mosquitoes and no-see-ums, especially in Florida. A lot of commercial bug repellents have DEET and other harsh chemicals in them that can cause skin irritation… Read More

New! Palo Santo Essential Oil

New! Palo Santo Essential Oil

Introducing Palo Santo Palo santo, also known as Holy Wood, hails from the offshore woods of Ecuador. Our palo santo essential oil is organically grown and sustainably sourced. The farmer we source from replants new palo santo trees to help reduce deforestation.  The oil is steamed distilled from the branches and trunks of the Bursera… Read More

8 Top Essential Oils for Stress and Anxiety

8 Top Essential Oils for Stress and Anxiety

8 Essential Oils for Stress and Anxiety During different stages of our lives, we will all experience times of blues, anxiety, and stress. Some healthy, natural forms of stress relief can be exercising such as yoga or walking, seeking comfort from loved ones, journaling, mediation, and, of course, laughter. Aromatherapy can also naturally help relieve… Read More

May Essential Oil Spotlights | Sleepy Oils

May Essential Oil Spotlights | Sleepy Oils

4 Sleep Essential Oils Summertime can bring upon stress, making sleep rather difficult. Essential oils for sleep not only help bring upon rest but provide great relief from daily anxieties and worries. Our featured May Essential Oil Spotlights are Patchouli, Roman Chamomile, Ylang Ylang, and Lavender; some of the best, well known, sleepy time oils.… Read More

Uplifting and Refreshing Lavender Lime Sugar Scrub DIY Recipe

Uplifting and Refreshing Lavender Lime Sugar Scrub DIY Recipe

Hello Summer! With the hot days of summer fast approaching, today we would like to share a beautiful Lavender Lime Sugar Scrub DIY recipe. Sugar is a moisturizing exfoliant and gentler on the skin than salt. With only 4 ingredients, this recipe is not only fun, but easy to make. You will need the following… Read More

April Essential Oil Spotlights | Spring Essential Oils

April Essential Oil Spotlights | Spring Essential Oils

4 Spring Essential Oils “Sweet April showers do spring May flowers.” ~ Thomas Tusser April is a beautiful month of renewal and beauty. Spring is in the air….and so is pollen. For our April Weekend Wellness, we shared different respiratory supporting oils. These oils are fantastic to use during allergy season. Black Spruce Essential Oil… Read More

Cleaning with Essential Oils

Cleaning with Essential Oils

With Spring just around the corner I thought it would be a good time to share some recipes and tips on cleaning with essential oils.  The EPA has found most homes are 5 to 10 times more toxic than the outside air.  This is mostly due to all the chemical cleaners in our home.  Most… Read More

Benefits of Rose Otto Essential Oil

Benefits of Rose Otto Essential Oil

When we think of Valentine’s Day, love is in the air, and so is the gorgeous aroma of rose otto essential oil. Rose is a beautiful, recognizable aroma and a gorgeous flower to give to loved ones. Rose otto helps heal heartache, soothes grief, and opens the heart to love. Rose oil is also beneficial for… Read More

5 Benefits of Carrot Oil

5 Benefits of Carrot Oil

Carrot seed essential oil has incredible benefits for nourishing and healing the skin. It is also good as a liver supporter; a healthy liver supports healthy skin. Carrot seed essential oil has an earthy and deep aroma. The deep, orange color of carrot seed oil is from it being rich in beta-carotene. Carrot seed oil… Read More

Essential Oils in the Classroom

Essential Oils in the Classroom

Back to school can be both exciting and a little nerve-racking. Taking a holistic approach to combating against germs, anxiety, and respiratory ailments is a great way to start off the school year. To help kids soothe nerves and keep their immune system supported, here are some recipes on how to use aromatherapy and essential… Read More

Lavender Essential Oil Uses

Lavender Essential Oil Uses

Lavender is a classic, gentle, generally safe and recognizable essential oil that is great for relaxing and soothing for sleep. Lavender essential oil uses include stress reduction, skin healer for bugs and skin irritations, and balancing ones’ emotions. Lavender essential oil can also be used to calm angry emotions and help relieve sadness. Lavender Essential… Read More

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