Is Lavender Essential Oil a Hormone Disruptor?

I wrote a rather popular article on essential oils and eczema a while back. Maybe you’ve read it. It gets over 1,000 views a day, and it’s one of the top performing articles on my site. And I’ve gotten overwhelmingly good feedback…that is until yesterday. Yesterday, someone left a comment to the effect that lavender…

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Why I won't buy essential oils at the grocery store

 Lately, I’ve noticed a lot of people who are posting about “awesome” deals on essential oils that I personally know to be incredibly expensive (like Rose) So where do you buy essential oils if not from the grocery store? Why I Won’t Buy Essential Oils At The Grocery Store This got me thinking…and I realized…

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Should You Be Ingesting Essential Oils?

There has been a lot of hullabaloo (I’ve always wanted to use that word!) about ingesting essential oils lately. I get it. People are telling other people to just add a few drops of oil to their water, or cook with them…but it is safe? Should You Be Ingesting Essential Oils? It all boils down…

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19 Chamomile Tea Benefits That Will Surprise You

We all know that chamomile makes you sleepy…but are there other chamomile tea benefits? I diffuse Roman Chamomile and Surrender essential oils nightly and I do notice a difference when I’m lazy about this. This started me doing some heavy research. I wanted to know what else chamomile tea can do for us and was…

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Using Arnica Oil for Bruising and Muscle Recovery

When I got my cast off, I was shocked at how bruised and swollen my leg and foot still were. Having never broken an appendage before, I guess I assumed that when you get your cast off everything is all better. That couldn’t be further from the truth! Jump to the recipe for Arnica oil…

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Essential Oil Roller Bottle Blends For Kids

I’ve been using oils on my kids for years-which is a miracle since I didn’t discover roller bottles until fairly recently. If you’ve ever tried to mix carrier oil with a single drop (or two) of essential oil while your kid is trying to run away from you, you understand why roller bottles are so…

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DIY Deodorizing Carpet Powder With Essential Oils

If you have pets and want to freshen up your carpets naturally, you don’t have to buy the chemical-laden stuff at the grocery store. Most of them contain toxic chemicals that are not healthy for you or your family.Thankfully, I have a great alternative: you can make your own deodorizing carpet powder with essential oils…

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Easy DIY Essential Oil Coconut Oil Sugar Scrub

I love a good body scrub, don’t you? But I hate paying big bucks for them. Especially when I can just make them at home. The added benefit of making my own scrubs is that I know exactly what’s in them (which is super important, in my humble opinion). Skip to the easy DIY sugar…

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DIY Sunburn Soother + 9 Natural Sunburn Remedies

It’s been HOT down here in Texas. Triple digits every day, with a heat index that’s even higher. Thankfully we have decent A/C, but my boys much prefer to be outside. Which means that I end up being outside, too. So of course, I liberally slather them in sunscreen. That way I don’t need natural sunburn…

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36 Budget Friendly Essential Oils Under $20

I love my essential oils. So much so that I have a spreadsheet to keep track of what oils I currently have, which ones I’m about out of, and which oils (like Rose!) are on my wish list. Budget Friendly Essential Oils Under $20 When I first started using essential oils it was a bit…

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