Category Archives: Essential Oil Article

Healthier House Cleaning

What a fabulous weekend, the weather was perfect for the 9th Annual Holistic Health and Herbal Festival in Minnesota.  I was honored to be a presenter of two fun, hands on topics, Healthier House Cleaning and Medicine Cabinet Makeover with … Continue reading

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Sunscreen Lotion

Many plants with a constant exposure to sun have evolved to produce pigments, phytochemicals, and nutrients which protect them from sun damage which may also help us. Fatty oils and Essential oils from plants can provide us with a natural SPF. The natural SPF from plants range from 4-50 SPF depending on the plants. Continue reading

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Mix-it-up-Mosquito Spray or Oil

During the summer months I get the questions weekly: what can we use for mosquito repellent and mosquito bites.  Young Living Lavender essential oil and Purification essential oil blend are my favorite bite remedies.  I recycled a small glass roller-ball … Continue reading

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Pine Tree Tea

Throughout the holidays I enjoy diffusing Pine essential oil in my home, it’s reminiscent to my younger years when we had the fragrance of the fresh pine wreaths and trees.  I’m so excited the snow is melting and it’s time … Continue reading

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Lisa’s Luscious Lotion

ingredients 20 grams Bees Wax 20 grams Shea Butter 25 grams Coconut Oil 3/8 C. Calendula Infused Oil 1/4 C. Cottonwood Infused Oil 1/8 C. Plantain Oil 2 Tbsp. Tamanu Oil 1/3 C. Rose Water 1/3 C. Lavender Tincture 10-30 … Continue reading

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Soothing Bath Salt Recipe

I’m a push over for homemade gifts both for giving and receiving. Lavender, Chamomile and Bergamot all offer soothing relaxing properties when both when applied to the body and inhaled; they are each known for a variety of benefits to … Continue reading

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Vanilla Mint Honey Scrub Recipe

Quick and easy scrub recipe can be made with either salt or sugar. 1 C Salt or Sugar ½ C Oil (almond, grapeseed, olive) ½ C Honey 1 Vanilla bean 10 drops Peppermint Essential Oil You’re going to mix it … Continue reading

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Lavender Perfume Recipe

Its time to harvest the lavender flowers…..what to do with them?

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Build-a-Better Bug Spray

Forget those commercial brands of insect repellent and build a better bug spray. There are smelly and toxic to our health. Lucky for us there are many essential oils that will repel insects. In addition to repelling insects many of … Continue reading

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