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Category: Essential Oils

Exploring the healthy uses of Essential Oils

Top 5 Uses for Lemon Essential Oil

Lemon essential oil is cold pressed to extract the oil from the peel, so it is not steam distilled like most other oils are. It is just as powerful as other essential oils, and it has a lot of different uses. It takes about 45 lemons to make a 15 ml bottle of oil. Essential oils can be used in 3 different ways. The first is topically or applied directly to the skin. Essential oils…

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Fruit Smoothies are Back!

Hopefully, y’all are having a great morning this morning. We are happily back to our fruit smoothie routine this morning. Our new Oster blender worked great! No more weird noises or bad smells like the old Black & Decker. Our new blender hummed along happily this morning. We had to add a little bit more liquid because we have finally switched to almond milk with our morning Doterra vanilla Trim Shakes. All in…

Christmas Chaos and Family Fun

I really hope that everyone is enjoying their Christmas time. I know that we are. We are blessed to have Grandpa Peter visiting with this at this time of year. We trade with Uncle Tony; last year we had him out for Thanksgiving. This year though we have him at Christmas time which I think makes the holiday better because Andy is happier. Like I said, we are enjoying his visit and our Christmas, and…

Fighting Allergies with Lemon, Lavender and Peppermint DoTerra Essential Oils Update

Our allergies are a lot better now that we have quit smoking, but we still battle with allergy problems especially here in Colorado when the weather changes. In Littleton, we’re right up against the front range which means that storms form right over our heads before they travel downhill towards Denver. I get a sinus headache which just pounds away behind my eyes; it’s quite brutal when it’s a…

All Natural Green Floor Cleaner with Lemon Essential Oil

We are trying to remove chemicals from every part of our lives right now and that includes our cleaning products as well. I have been using the DoTerra On Guard concentrated cleaner for a couple of months now while I also use up the cleaning products that I have already bought. The On Guard cleaner works great in bathrooms, but I didn’t want to have to spray down the entire floor of the…