Category Archives: Essential Oils

What Is Oil Pulling? Should You Be Doing It?

Nicole/ December 6, 2017/ Essential Oils, Health, Healthy Living

Oil pulling… what is it?? Oil pulling is where you swish 1 tsp to 1 Tbsp of any seed-based oil in your mouth for 10-20 minutes. Oil Pulling History Oil pulling has been around for a very long time (at least 3,000 years), though recently has become more and more popular. It was originally used as an ancient Ayurveda gargling

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Use It Daily Essential Oil Cleaning Products

Nicole/ November 29, 2016/ DIY, Essential Oils, Healthy Living, NonToxic

Essential oils are widely known for their excellent aromas, but this is not the only valuable property of theirs. A great number of experts recommend using essential oils in eco-friendly cleaning alternatives you can do by yourselves at the comfort of your home. When added to a certain home-made cleaning product, essential oils are an excellent helper. They can even

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The Problem with Candles

Nicole/ September 7, 2016/ DIY, Essential Oils, NonToxic

It’s that time of year again. The air is becoming crisper with less humidity. The leaves on the trees are starting to change colors. It’s still warm enough to garden, but not hot enough to warrant running through a sprinkler or spending the day in the pool to keep cool. The days are shorter, enabling toddlers to look to the

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Control Toilet Smells

Nicole/ August 1, 2016/ Essential Oils, Healthy Living, Life

Bathroom adventures can be quite embarrassing, especially when you’re not the only one home. Knock out the embarrassment by controlling toilet smells. In my last post about surviving your in-laws, I mentioned needing to diffuse some Purification essential oil blend to keep from routinely walking through a brick wall of stench brought to us by entertaining 97 year olds hopped

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Quality Essential Oils

Nicole/ January 26, 2016/ Essential Oils, Healthy Living, NonToxic

Essential oils. Does quality matter? What all goes into creating quality essential oils? The essential oil industry is taking off with sudden popularity and skyrocketing demand. In fact, in 2014 it was a $5.51 BILLION industry, and he industry is anticipated to exceed $11 BILLION by the year 2022! With increasing popularity comes suppliers chomping at the bit to provide products

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Support Healthy Emotions During The Holidays

Nicole/ December 19, 2015/ Emotions, Essential Oils, Family, Health, Holiday

The holiday season is a magical time full of fantasy movies, decorated houses and trees, lit menorahs, music, dancing, delicious holiday foods, celebrations, and gifts. With so much going on, it’s no wonder that the holiday season inspires strong emotions. Sometimes they are positive, full of love and happiness. Sometimes they are not so positive. Sometimes the family dynamic shifts,

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Need An Energy Boost?

Nicole/ December 5, 2015/ Essential Oils, Healthy Living, NonToxic

If you’re still using toxic energy drinks to get through the day, you’re only causing yourself more harm. Low energy is a SYMPTOM. Something is CAUSING low energy, which means you will always need an energy boost without addressing the root of the problem. There are natural ways to get that boost you need, such as proper nutrition. Proper nutrition is key.

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Essential Oils Are Not Medicine

Nicole/ November 20, 2015/ Essential Oils, Healthy Living

There are claims running rampant throughout social media and he blogosphere about how essential oils have replaced items in people’s medicine cabinets and “cured” them of a variety of ailments. Although you can read about numerous benefits of using essential oils in a variety of personal testimonies, research studies on NIH’s PubMed website, and the CDC’s website that may suggest

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