Bergamot

Bergamot (Citrus bergamia) is a citrus fruit whose rind is used for extracting bergamot essential oil. It has a fresh, citrusy, uplifting smell that I absolutely LOVE. It's one of the oils that is used in the Young Living oils blends 'Joy' & 'Gentle Baby'. Use Bergamot diluted- one part essential oil-four parts of your … Continue reading Bergamot

Over 100 uses for Essential Oils

-Use a few drops on a cotton ball. Stick it in your pocket or in your car. -Put a few drops of your favorite oil into your vacuum cleaner bag. My favorite is Lemon & Lavender. -Use lemon or orange oil to remove stickers, adhesive, or other sticky substances. -Put a few drops on the … Continue reading Over 100 uses for Essential Oils

Essential Oils For Your Hair

I'm always searching for natural or  "crunchy" hair care products and I am absolutely obsessed with diy and essential oils so it was a no brainer for me to do a little research on essential oils and what they can do for your hair. I think you'd be surprised to know that there is an … Continue reading Essential Oils For Your Hair

Uses and Benefits of Cedarwood Oil

Cedarwood oil is probably one of my favorite 'weapons' in my little essential oils arsenal. I bought it after finding it through my autism research and Dr. Terry Friedman's ADHD study on Vetiver, Lavender, and Cedarwood oils. In the study, each oil had pretty impressive results and they all pair well together so they can … Continue reading Uses and Benefits of Cedarwood Oil

Rosehip Seed Oil

Rosehip seed oil is a dry, cold pressed oil from Chile that is chock full of vitamins, antioxidants and essential fatty acids that are known to correct dark spots, hydrate dry skin, and minimize fine lines and scars. It's no surprise that Victoria Secret model Miranda Kerr divulged that Rosehip seed oil is the secret … Continue reading Rosehip Seed Oil

10 essential oils that don’t suck.

 LAVENDER- Calming, soothing, and comforting, Great to use to unwind by adding a few drops to your bath water-Add 4 drops of Lavender and 1 cup of Epsom salt to a bath to create a relaxing environment, Use as part of a bedtime routine by rubbing it on the bottoms of your feet or diffusing … Continue reading 10 essential oils that don’t suck.

My Essential Oils Master Cheat Sheet!!

  ADD- Vetiver, Lavender, Cedarwood, Basil, Orange, Frankincense, Helichrysum, Peppermint, Sandalwood, Rosemary, Bergamot, Roman Chamomile, Jasmine, White Fir, Spruce, Pine, Juniper, Ylang Ylang, Rosewood ADHD- Basil, Cedarwood, Spruce, Pine, Juniper, Ylang Ylang, Rosewood, Helichrysum, Bergamot, Roman Chamomile, Jasmine, White Fir ACNE- Tea Tree, Cedarwood, Bergamot, Clove, Clary Sage, Cypress, Frankincense, Geranium, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Lime, Melrose, Marjoram, Orange, Rosemary, Roman … Continue reading My Essential Oils Master Cheat Sheet!!

Lemon

  Lemon essential oil is one that I think smells UH-MAZING!!! The oil is obtained straight from the peel. Lemon essential oils are often used in cosmetics for their clarifying and cleansing qualities and it's a great oil for brittle nails. It even promotes microcirculation which is supposed to help prevent the formation cellulite! Originally … Continue reading Lemon

Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus oil is distilled from the leaves & young branches of the Eucalyptus tree. It's very calming and promotes concentration. It's effective when used as a treatment for scars and burns as well as insect bites. Diffusing eucalyptus promotes throat and respiratory health because the oil is a nature disinfectant for the air. This oil … Continue reading Eucalyptus

Orange

Orange essential oils have to be my number one favorite as far as scent goes. With it's bright, citrusy aroma, Orange essential oil is a great choice for diffusing in the morning and throughout the day. If you can imagine a fresh, ripe, juicy orange squeezed into a bottle, that pretty much sums it up. … Continue reading Orange