Category: Essential Oils

Essential Oils

Diffusing essential oils around children

  With more and more people using diffusers, I think it is important to address the issue of diffusing essential oils around children. Is it safe? Safety is a confusing topic in aromatherapy. There is often conflicting information, especially when it comes to children. Safety information is often based on certain …
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Disposing of Essential Oils

The chemical composition of essential oils can change over time.  This can affect both their aroma and their therapeutic value. When used topically, this can even affect safety. An oxidized oil is much more likely to be a skin allergen. If you are using essential oils primarily for their scent, old …
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Essential oils for flu: What to diffuse

It seems nearly every year we hear that the flu is particularly rampant, or that this year’s vaccine was not very effective. The internet abounds with suggestions—elderberry syrup, vitamin C, antivirals. What about essential oils? Can they help? The answer is maybe. Essential oils may shorten the duration of the …
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Essential Oils for Colds

Colds are one of the most common illnesses and can leave you feeling miserable. Essential oils can not only help your body to fight the viral cause of colds, but can also ease congestion, coughing, headache, and other annoying symptoms...
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What to Diffuse for Odors around your House

Diffusing essential oils provides a variety of positive health benefits but can also aid in the removal of common odors in and around your home. Aromatherapy oils for different odors are effective, natural, and affordable as you only need to diffuse a few drops to get results. Commercial sprays contain …
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Diffuser Blends with Lime

Lime is an overlooked essential oil. I realized recently I have bought multiple bottles of lemon, as well as tangerine, grapefruit, & sweet orange but had never bought lime! Lime is a refreshing and uplifting oil and great when you want a change of pace from lemon oil. There are …

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