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Essential Oil Gifts for Your Favorite Guy

Nothing says I Love You like something homemade. These recipes are also frugal, so bonus. For obvious reasons I use only CPTG essential oil. If you would like more information on how to purchase oils go to this page and if you are wondering how to start your own at home business go here. One thing I love about my favorite oil company is that there aren't a ton of different products, therefore, I feel,…
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5 Uses for Arborvitae Essential Oil

This little gem does not get enough attention. Sourced in Vancouver, Canada, Arborvitae is best known as the Tree of Life. It protects against seasonal threats and has powerful purifying properties. Insect Repellent Combine 10 drops each of Eucalyptus and Lemongrass, and 3 drops of Arborvitae in a 2oz spray bottle and top with witch hazel. Give it a shake, spray, and enjoy! SO much better the other toxic sprays that are available. Cologne Combine…
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What to Use Clove Essential Oil for

Clove oil is good for oral you have a teenager in braces? Clove oil can help alleviate that monthly adjustment discomfort. Use Clove oil with Wild Orange to kill the sugar monster. Place one drop of Clove in two ounces of water and gargle for a soothing effect. Helps to clean the teeth and gums while promoting fresh breath. During your nightly routine, add one drop of clove to your toothbrush before applying toothpaste. During…
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The Tuttle Twins - a child's foundation of freedom

doTERRA Wellness Advocate Volunteers with Alzheimer’s Association

I wanted to share a little story with you. While I don't know anybody personally that has been impacted by Alzheimer's, I love what doTERRA stands for and the global impact they are having! Someday I would love to do a service project much like this Wellness Advocate is doing. My project would be educating single moms on taking care of their children naturally. "As Alzheimer’s patients succumb to pneumonia and infection, a doTERRA Wellness…
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Surviving Summer with Essential Oils

Spring is in full swing and Summer is just around the corner. With Summer comes bugs and sun! Here are the essential EO's to have to survive the summer. Lemon, Lavender, and Peppermint are a killer combination for seasonal support. 1-2 drops of each to a shot glass of water would be effective at knocking out that discomfort. We also have these in a veggie cap and make one up daily. Bug Spray Protective Blend…
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Homemade Foaming Hand Soap

This is by far the easiest, homemade, frugal cleaner I have made. Protective Blend foaming hand soap. You don't have to use the branded soap dispenser it is just what I had on hand. I actually plan on using these. Much cuter in my kitchen and bathroom, they just aren't foaming. Why use Essential Oil Foaming Hand Soap This Protective Blend protects against environmental and seasonal threats with essential oils known for their positive effects…
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5 Side Effects of Essential Oils

I have compiled a list. A list of things that the "Experts" neglect to tell you when you start using essential oils. These are in no particular order and can happen when you first start using oils or at least in the first few months. #1 Make New Friends! The experts don't tell you that as a result of using Essential Oils that you will smell funny and people will want to know what that…
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DIY Lip Balm

Melting down all of the ingredients in a 'double boiler' of sorts. A bowl over a pot of boiling water. It took awhile for the beeswax to melt down. The Beeswax Pellets would probably be easier to melt down. I used a dropper (found here) to fill the tubes individually. Arial view of finished tubes. (find tubes here) Arial view of little tubs (found here)....think this was a FAIL. Carmex is soft. This balm gets…
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Why I Would Never buy Essential Oils at Walmart

I don't even know where to start with this article. I want it to be educational for you, not a rant post on the quality, or lack there of, about some essential oils. I Get It! I want you to know I get it. I totally understand WHY you would want to get essential oils at Walmart or the health food store. Let's face it, who wouldn't want 2 different oils AND a diffuser for…
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