Tag Archives: essential oils

Anti-Anxiety Perfume Oil

Most of the time when I make perfume oils it’s all about the scent. This is different though, this one is all about the emotional benefits with my essential oil picks based solely on their traditionally recognized benefits for reducing … Continue reading

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Sharing a Blog post about St. John’s Wort (with commentary of course)

This is timely considering we are enduring the longest winter ever here in the Pacific Northwest. I often take St. John’s Wort to ward of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) but for some reason I didn’t this year and right about … Continue reading

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Essential Oil Chakra Set

Certain things just go together~ peanut butter and chocolate, tomatoes and basil, autumn and soup. The symbiotic relationship between special pairings is what makes unforgettable meals, swoon-worthy couples, and successful partnerships. We are social beings in a world layered in interconnectedness so it makes sense … Continue reading

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Essential Oil Sprays

One of the easiest ways to use essential oils is to make up a spray that can be used on your body or in a room to freshen up and influence the atmosphere. You basically just need a spray bottle, … Continue reading

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Everyday Herbalism Featuring Thieves Oil

This morning I was reminded of how herbs as essential oils are just part of my family’s everyday life, making it better, healthier, sweeter smelling, and even a little sillier. Before getting out of bed, I heard my oldest son … Continue reading

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Herbal Enhancement and Enchantment

Every single day I use herbs in a multitude of ways and they are not necessarily ‘curing’ anything (although they might be!) nor are they making me super-human. What they do is enhance daily life in meaningful, beautiful ways and … Continue reading

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Essential Oils for Colds

My son woke up yesterday with a nasty cough. It was the middle of the night when he first started coughing (isn’t that always the case?) so I put some lavender on his pillow to help him sleep and help … Continue reading

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