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What About Essential Oils For Pets? – Are They Safe Or Not?

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We all love our pets, whether they be dogs, cats, birds, horses, or anything in between.  We want them to be fit, healthy and happy.  What about essential oils for pets?  Could essential oils be beneficial for pets, as they are for people?  After all, our animal “children” suffer from health issues just like we do.  Is this an alternative for them as well?  If you own pets, and use essential oils, or you own […]

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The Best Aromatherapy Diffuser – Is It the SpaRoom AromaMist Ultrasonic?

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When we started our journey with essential oils, we started out buying 1 or 2 oils. I believe they were lavender and peppermint. With those we bought our first diffuser. We really didn’t know what we were looking for other than we wanted to use it in our bedroom to help us sleep. We purchased our first one which we thought would be good. We liked it pretty well, but then there were problems with […]

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What About Lemon Essential Oil? – Health, Cleaning and More

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As I’ve mentioned in several posts, essential oils can be categorized in several ‘families’. Let’s continue to talk about the Citrus family. In this post I want to bring to you information about lemon essential oil, what about lemon essential oil? There are so many things to tell you about this fantastic oil. Everyone likes homemade lemonade, right? It’s made from the juice of the lemon, mixed with some water and a little sweetener (OK, […]

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Reference Guide To Essential Oils: A Book Review

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When we started our journey with essential oils, our knowledge level was very shallow.  We learned some things from the Internet and our knowledge increased.  After a little while, we decided it would be a good idea to have a reference guide to essential oils.  We decided to invest in a real book to have on hand for those times when we needed a quick reference.  Our search for a reference book led us to […]

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Blending And Essential Oils – Here’s What To Do

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You’ve read about essential oils and all the great properties and benefits they have. They have been used for thousands of years. You’ve learned they can be diffused to lift your spirits and freshen up the air. You’ve learned you can use them for cleaning, They are great to use in beauty products. Now what do you do with all that information? How are they used for all these things? Let’s find out about blending […]

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So What About Carrier Oils? Let’s Find Out

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Previously in my posts you’ve heard me referring to carrier oils in the use of essential oils, so I thought I would take this opportunity to talk specifically about them. What about carrier oils? What are they? How are they used? Why are they used? Essential oils can be used alone in a diffuser to inhale it’s healing powers, but what if you want to use it topically on your skin? What is the best […]

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About Grapefruit Essential Oil – Benefits, Uses and More

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In my last post, I talked about how to categorize essential oils, with examples of oils in each category. The first category is broken down into families of oils. I want to take each family and talk about oils in that family one by one. The Citrus family is the first one of which will be discussed. In this blog, let’s talk about Grapefruit Essential Oil. What an amazing fruit the Grapefruit is. You’ll read […]

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How to Categorize Essential Oils – Two Ways

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I find it quite interesting that each essential oil can be put into a category. This helps you when you are ready to start blending oils. There are actually two ways you can categorize essential oils. The first one is by the aroma of the oil and the second way is by the aromatic note of the oil. I’ll discuss both ways and give some examples as I go. By Scent Categorizing essential oils becomes […]

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What Are The Different Kinds of Essential Oil Diffusers? Let’s Find Out….

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In my last post, I mentioned we’d continue our journey through essential oil diffusers and how to use them. As I mentioned in a previous post, Aromatherapy (which is inhaling the properties of the oils) is the most popular use of essential oils. There are several ways to inhale the aroma but the most familiar is to use an essential oil diffuser. Remember, the properties of the oils are very therapeutic and you want to […]

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What Essential Oils Are Used For…. Interested? Read on…….

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Essential oils are filled with amazing therapeutic properties. Depending on which oils you use, here are a few properties: anesthetic, antidepressant, antiseptic, antiviral, diuretic, antibiotic, antibacterial, antfungal, anti-inflammatory, decongestant, disinfectant. This, indeed, is not a complete list of properties that essential oils possess. Almost all oils have 3 or even up to 20 properties. Different oils have different uses, depending on what properties they have. I’ll be talking more about the properties of some oils […]