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31 Days of Essential Oils

Are Essential Oils Safe to Touch?

I am going to share a few safety 'rules' of essential oils. These seem pretty straightforward, but if you are new to EO's it's good knowledge to have. #1 Never put oils IN your eyes or your ears This really goes without saying. NEVER POUR OILS IN YOUR EYES OR EARS. #2 Only certain essential oils are safe. Not all oils are the same. The ones marked AROMATIC USE ONLY are not safe for topical…
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31 Days of Essential Oils

Aromatic Application of Essential Oils

One of the ways to use essential oils is Aromatically. Just like with fumes from a car can give you a headache, smelling essential oils can help uplift your mood, help a headache or stuffy nose, or help you relax before bed. Direct Inhalation Indirect Inhalation Diffusing Indirect: One great way my daughter uses the respiratory blend is by putting 1-2 drops on a cotton ball and putting it in a snack size Ziploc bag.…
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31 Days of Essential Oils

What is a Carrier Oil?

Some essential oils are, for lack of a better term, hot or spicy. They can be irritating to the skin. For example Oregano or Cinnamon. Both, while they won't hurt your or burn you, can make your skin red and feel hot. Never fear! Add oil. By oil I don't mean more essential oil. My oil of choice is Fractionated Coconut Oil (buy here). This is coconut oil in liquid form that doesn't solidify. My…
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31 Days of Essential Oils

31 Days of Essential Oils

Welcome! Thank you for joining me on this 31 day journey. My hope is that I am able to share my knowledge of essential oils. If you have questions please leave a comment on any post. Now for the disclaimer: I am not a doctor and can not diagnose or prescribe anything. Oils are not FDA approved and as such we can not claim that oils cure ailments or diseases. I assume no responsibility in…
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No Poo Shampoo

*update* I use 1T Apple Cider Vinegar with 1C water as conditioner every other washing. **upadte #2** I have since added Clary Sage and Ylang Ylang essential oils. They help with hair growth. Bonus? They also help with hormones. This is a VERY good thing. I read a fellow blogger had gone poo'less. Meaning she decided to quit using shampoo! I decided to try this as well. What could I lose? So easy. So frugal!…
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5 Tips and Recipes for Surviving Summer with Essential Oils

I thought I would find the best Summer Essential Oil posts and share them with You can find Bug Repellent Bars over at Bloom Doula The Prairie Homestead shares her Sun Burn Relief recipe My Oil Business has yet another recipe for sunburn relief. What is summer without a refreshing Slushy or glass of Lavender Lemonade? There is my post on Surviving Summer with Essential Oils It includes recipes for sunscreen and burn spritzer. Do…
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10 Uses for Lemon Essential Oil

Immune Support 2-3 Drops in your tea with a little local honey to soothe throat discomfort Water Flavor I use 2 drops in my 16oz HydroFlask water bottle everyday Cleaning your Kitchen Use it to clean and refresh on your cutting board Clean your Toothbrush A drop on your toothbrush to support immune system Diffuse Lemon oil is uplifting to ones mood Wood Polish 2-3 drop in a half cup of Olive oil (spot test…
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How I use Orange Essential Oil

How I use Orange Essential Oils in my home.   Use in my¬†diffuser 2-3 drops will help my mood Topically Aromatically 2-3 Drops along with 2-3 drops of Lemon or Grapefruit added to 8oz of water in a spray bottle as a room spritzer. Internally 2-3 Drops in water as a mouth rinse for oral support Add to your water as you would Lemon Essential Oil Cooking Add to pancake batter for a yummy change…
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