Wild Orange 101

Wild Orange was an oil, like Lemon, that I enjoyed because it was familiar and easy to use. But the more I used it, the more I discovered it had properties that I never imagined!

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Peppermint 101

Like Lavender, this was one of the first oils I purchased. After trying an elimination diet and medicine, I was still getting headaches 1-3 times a week. A friend recommended peppermint oil, and - despite my hesitation towards the "oil craze" - I literally left the coffee shop where we were meeting and drove down to the local vitamin shop to purchase a bottle of peppermint. Sweet relief.

Frankincense 101

Right there with Lavender, if you have an ailment and the only thing you have is Frankincense, put it on! You'll thank me later. It's been known to work wonders on burns, scars, thyroid issues, migraines. It's one of the most expensive oil, but certainly one of the most valuable. Some of the most common … Continue reading Frankincense 101

Applying Oils to Babies

Our son cried for over an hour last night. He was fed. Changed. Just very very tired. We added 2 drops lavender and 2 drops cedar wood to his penguin humidifier, and he was asleep in less than five minutes.

Morning Berry Smoothie

I'm not a fancy smoothie person, but a good smoothie I do enjoy. The simpler the better, because it means I'm more likely to make it again (and again and again...). Healthy habits...bring it on.