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Essential Oils for Anxiety April 01 2016, 2 Comments

 

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 March 16 2016, 0 Comments

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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Make You Own Organic Hand Soap November 09 2015, 0 Comments

I love making soap, but I find it easier to use a pump style liquid soap for hand washing. This is the process that I use, which creates a moisturizing soap that is inexpensive, smells amazing and comes together quickly. 
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Make your own non-toxic hand sanitizer October 11 2015, 0 Comments

Commercial hand sanitizers contain the chemical Tricolsan which has been linked to a number of environmental health hazards. It has been found to increase breast cancer cells in vitro, negatively affect the thyroid, decrease testosterone and alter endocrine function to name a few.

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My Beauty Travel Checklist August 20 2015, 0 Comments

 

My family and I just returned from a 9 day trip down to Williamsburg and Virginia Beach, Va. When traveling with kids and staying in hotels there are a few things that I always have with me. Here is a list of the top 13 first aid and beauty items that were in my bag.

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7 Essential Oil Myths - Part 2 June 26 2015, 0 Comments

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? January 30 2015, 0 Comments

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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