Essential Oils Blog

Boosting the Immune System Naturally

A healthy immune system protects our bodies from threats in the environment.  We are bombarded with chemicals and toxins in our food, water, household products, personal care products and even in the air we breathe.  These exposures can wreak havoc on our immune system. Most of the time, we don’t think about our immune system
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How To Be Well With Essential Oils

People strive for wellness in life.  “Wellness” can be characterized by not only the absence of disease, but by feeling generally healthy and being able to enjoy life.  How you feel physically and emotionally, determines the state of your overall health and well-being. Poor lifestyle habits put people at high risk for many physical and
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Essential Oils For Vacations and Travel

Summer is a time when people are planning for vacations such as international travel,  camping trips, road trips, cruises and airplane travel. There are so many things that can come up when you are away from home.  There is nothing worse than being uncomfortable or dealing with a health issue when traveling, especially with kids.
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Best Essential Oils for Digestion

If you have any sort of digestion issues, or just want to continue to support a healthy digestive system, essential oils are important to add to your routine. When using essential oils for digestion, they can be consumed or used topically on the abdomen or lower back. Let’s take a more in depth look at
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Natural Wellness Lifestyle Tips

  As a mom, I have always been passionate about keeping my kids as healthy as possible through holistic and natural approaches.   When they were babies, going back 14 years ago, I made baby food from scratch, natural baby care products and gave them medicine only when absolutely necessary.   During that time, the
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Benefits of Black Pepper Oil

Black pepper oil has many health benefits that make it a staple in any essential oil collection. Known for its taste enhancing spice properties, black pepper has been used in cooking since its discovery. This oil has many benefits when used topically and aromatically as well. Here are some of the top health benefits of black
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Essential Oils to Avoid When Out in The Sun

Essential oils are naturally occurring substances found in flowers, barks, stems, roots, seeds and other parts of the plant. They provide you with exceptional healing properties and have been used, for over 5000 years, due to their tremendous health benefits. However, some of them can cause sun sensitivity, a condition known to many as phototoxicity
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Makeover Your Health With Essential Oils

A healthy lifestyle is something we all strive to achieve.  It is understood that if we eat a healthy diet, exercise regularly and get enough sleep, we should be full of energy and vitality, and free of illness and disease.   Unfortunately, in some cases, despite our efforts, we may be afflicted with certain conditions
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Essential Oils for Spring and Travel Season

  Spring is my absolute favorite time of the year.   As the days get longer and the weather gets warmer, I begin to feel motivated to spring clean my home, get organized,  and enjoy the outdoors. Essential oils are a great help for both home and personal use during this time of year. Here are
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Stress Less With Essential Oils

Stress Less With Essential Oils Who isn’t stressed these days?  It seems that stress, in one form or another, is something we all have to deal with at one time or another.  As moms, we strive to achieve the American dream. We are taught to get a good education, find a great job, have a
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What’s All The Hype About Essential Oils

  What’s All The Hype About Essential Oils? If you are health-minded like me, you have probably noticed essential oils everywhere these days. They are being sold in warehouse stores such as Costco and even at stores such as Best Buy.  There is a natural health movement happening and it is exciting to see people
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Best Essential Oils for Allergies

Essential oils are volatile organic compounds occurring naturally in seeds, flowers, stems, roots, barks and other parts of the plant. They can be powerfully fragrant and give a distinctive smell to the plants, playing a massive role in pollination and their protection. In addition to these benefits, essential oils can be highly appreciated for their
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Essential Oils For Mental Health

  Emotional health is a topic that has become more openly discussed in recent years.  It seems that many people today are dealing with feelings of being overwhelmed, anxiousness,, stress, and depression.  Often, these same feelings trigger anger, frustration, fear and grief. When these emotions begin to interfere with a person’s ability to enjoy daily
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Uses For Fractionated Coconut Oil

Regular coconut oil has been popular for a few years now, but you may not have heard about fractionated coconut oil. Fractionated coconut oil contains caprylic acid and capric acid, which are used in cosmetics. While you can consume fractionated coconut oil, it’s best used for a variety of cosmetic purposes because it’s odorless and
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7 Steps To a More Natural Home

As a mom, I want to be sure that my kids live in a home that is free of as many harmful products as possible. Most of us are unaware of common products in our homes that can cause serious health problems.  Unless you begin to look into what is contained in these common products,
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Benefits of Grapefruit Oil

Most of grapefruit essential oil’s benefits come from limonene, which makes up most of the essential oil. Limonene combined with vitamin C and other antioxidants is what makes grapefruit oil so powerful. Once you know all the benefits that grapefruit oil can provide, you will want to buy a bottle. Below is a list of
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Best Essential Oils For Athletes

Athletes of every sport dedicate much of their time toward improving their performance and pushing their bodies to the next level.  An athletes’ success in their sport is dependent upon overall good health, ability to recover quickly and maintain a positive mindset. Athletes will commonly purchase various aids or supplements to help them feel and
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Benefits of Ginger Oil

Ginger oil is one of the best oils out there because it is so versatile. Part of the reason ginger is commonly used as a spice in Asian cuisines is because it has many health benefits. 1. Soothes Stomach Issues Ginger helps with indigestion, gas, stomach aches, and many other stomach problems. If your stomach
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Uses for Lavender Essential Oil

Lavender has been used for over 2,500 years. The ancient Greeks called it nardus. The herb was so important that it was even mention in the Song of Soloman as nard. It wasn’t until Ancient Roman times that lavender received a name closer to what we call it today. The Romans named it lavandārius from
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Essential Oils For a Safer, Cleaner Home

A clean home is something most of us desire. Having a clean home keeps germs away and reduces allergies from dust and other pollutants.   However, many of the products we clean with are toxic to our health and produce fumes that are highly irritating to the eyes, nose, throat and lungs. In fact, some cleaners
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Benefits of Peppermint Oil

Peppermint’s beneficial properties have been known since Ancient Egyptian times, when it was used to ease indigestion. During the 1700s, peppermints popularity spread through Western Europe as people found it helped with nausea and respiratory infections. We continue to use it today for these purposes and more. Below are a few uses for peppermint essential
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Stress Less With Essential Oils

  Who isn’t stressed these days?  It seems that stress, in one form or another, is something we all have to deal with at one time or another.  As moms, we strive to achieve the American dream.  We are taught to get a good education, find a great job, have a family, and balance it
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Essential Oils Post

doTERRA Essential Oils are revolutionizing the way families manage their health.  They harness nature’s most powerful elements and share these gifts through our global community of wellness advocates. Essential oils are naturally occurring, volatile aromatic compounds found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers and other parts of plants.  They can be both beautifully and
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