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How to buy high-quality essential oils.

How to buy high-quality essential oils.

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One of the questions I get most often is how do I know which essential oil brand to buy?  That's usually followed up by something like, "Is one brand really any better than another?".  And finally, "What essential oils do you use?". There's not a one size fits all answer to these questions.  Many people are surprised to find out I use multiple brands. My goal is always to educate you on what to look for so you can go out and make those choices for yourself.  In this video from our Rise UP member Q & A session, I answer all...

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Essential Oils for Anxiety

Essential Oils for Anxiety

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There have been several studies conducted on the use of essential oils for situational anxiety. In 2011 a study evaluated the effects of inhaling bergamot essential oil on the overall regulation of the autonomic immune system ( the part of the nervous system responsible for control of bodily functions such as breathing, heartbeat and digestion).

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How to Choose Essential Oils

How to Choose Essential Oils

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There are a few things to look for when choosing the essential oils you use in your home.  I want to first start off by saying I have no brand affiliations and the information you receive here it completely unbiased and applicable to all essential oils no matter what brand you choose.

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7 Essential Oil Myths - Part 2

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There are many myths surrounding the use of essential oil. This 2 part serious goes over some of the most popular myths circulating around.

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What are the Characteristics of an Essential Oil?

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It seems like essential oils are everywhere these days and their popularity is growing like wildfire. Eight years ago when I started making soaps I didn't know anyone using essential oils in their daily life. In my experience they were mostly the things of hippies, spa, and the occasional soaper. Today I think most of us can think of at least one person who uses essential oils or even sells them. As the home use of essential oils increases and people are becoming more interested in natural health in lieu of conventional intervention, we see more information popping up on how to do that.

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