There’s almost nothing better than a balmy summer evening spent outdoors. It’s my favorite time to putz around the yard watering my garden and enjoy the cooler temps after a hot day. What I don’t like are the droves of mosquitos biting my ankles. In fact, I currently have no less than seven extremely itchy […]
Essential Oils for Anxiety – Don’t Worry, Be Happy!
While anxiety is a normal human emotion that we experience as a result of psychological stressors, stimuli, or events, it isn’t normal to have those inner feelings of imminent disaster on a daily basis. Unfortunately, in this day and age, our lives are filled to the brim with persistent feelings of anxiety to the degree […]
Essential Oils for Sleep That Actually Work!
Meaningful restful sleep is defined as the ability to fall and stay asleep easily throughout the night. It is critical for all facets of health and wellbeing that we get at least 8 hours of undisturbed sleep. This time allows our body to rest and repair itself, balance blood sugar levels, reset our energy reserves, […]
Common Aromatherapy Terms You Need to Know
As you continue to grow your knowledge in regards to the history, extraction methods, use, precautions, and therapeutic benefits of essential oils, you will undoubtedly come across terms you may not be familiar with. It is important for budding aromatherapists to be able to identify and define these terms in order to better understand the […]
Essential Oils for Bug Bites and Stings + Recipes!
This time of year, when the days become longer, sun-shot, and balmy are some of the most magical. It means long days at the beach, summer camping trips, BBQs, and evenings spent by the fire pit with friends, family, and loved ones. Unfortunately, these days also invite a few unwanted guests who enjoy the days […]
Does Tea Tree Oil Kill Lice?
Almost everyone has, at one time or another, experienced an infestation of lice whether it was from sharing things at school or catching it from your child who brought the little beasties home. In any case, having lice is a rather unpleasant experience since no one likes the idea of creepy crawly things living on […]