FEATURED ESSENTIAL OILS

Essential Oils for use with Children

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Essential Oils for use with Children It is not recommended that essential oils be used (topically, or inhaled) with babies before the age of six months due to their thinner skin and immature immune systems. After the age of sixmonths, you may diffuse child safe essential oils for a specific purpose and short periods of time. For an acute case (like a bee sting or bug bite), you may use essential oils topically, but this should be the exception and not the norm. Children are particularly sensitive to aroma and products applied to the skin. After the age of 2 yearsyou may start topical use with a very low dilution (less than...

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Best Essential Oils for Cancer Patients

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Best Essential Oils for Cancer Patients Of all of the studies in the medical literature, this is just a sample of those that suggest essential oils for cancer therapy can benefit patients. Citrus Oils ( Lime, Lemon, Orange ) The most prominent and noteworthy component of citrus oils is d-limonene, confirmed to be a potent cancer-fighting agent. In the words of the U.S. National Library of Medicine's open chemisry database, PubChem, “D-Limonene is an oral dietary supplement containing a natural cyclic monoterpene and major component of the oil extracted from citrus peels with potential chemopreventive and antitumor activities. Although the mechanism of action has yet to be...

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FEATURED ESSENTIAL OIL: CEDARWOOD

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Widely grown to modern day North America, Organic Cedarwood Essential Oil has a long and illustrious history. Cedarwood Essential Oils uses and benefits were well understand by the ancient world.The tree was used by King Solomon to build his temple; the Egyptians used the oil in the mummification process; and native American Indians used Cedar Oil as part of their daily living. Many today use Organic Cedarwood Essential Oil for it unmatched earthy scent! It repels fleas and ticks. Put in a spray bottle with water and mist your pets before they go outside!

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FEATURED ESSENTIAL OIL: 10 Reasons

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10 reasons why every home should have an Essential Oil Diffuser If you’re no stranger to natural living, you’ve probably already read a recommendation or two about using essential oil diffusers to improve your health, increase your energy, or to help you sleep better. The fact is, these handy little devices are great for all of those things and more. While the list of possible uses for a diffuser is quite extensive, we’ve narrowed it down to (what we consider to be) the top 10 reasons to own an essential oil diffuser and use it every day. 1. Relaxation and...

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FEATURED ESSENTIAL OIL: CYPRESS

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Cypress Essential Oil has a rich history of use in both China and the Island of Cyprus. It is said to clear and soothe the mind, ease stress and tension, and to mitigate anger and irritability when diffused. It is also anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial and is used, in combination with Eucalyptus, to relieve congestion in the lungs from illness. It even helps with emphysema symptoms. My favorite use for Cypress Essential Oil takes advantage of its clinically proven ability to increase circulation. Circulation problems are a common cause of diabetic peripheral neuropathy. The small vessels that deliver blood to the nerves...

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