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Must-Have Essential Oils for Children

No matter how hard you work to keep your children healthy, they’re going to experience sickness or discomfort from time to time.  As parents, we always want what's best for them, and this includes keeping them healthy, grounded and happy.  So, how can essential oils help your kid?  How do you safely use essential oils around children?  What oils can you use?

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Boost Your Energy with Essential Oils

Most mornings when we wake up, we feel like we barely slept, or that we could use a few more hours of sleep.  Essential oils can help you feel energized, refreshed and alive.  There are several essential oils that have been praised as having properties that help with fatigue and lack of energy.  Essential oils have been used for medicinal purposes for thousands of years in various regions of the world, however it wasn’t until 1928, when the science behind their healing properties were discovered.  Essential oils have been proven to treat various conditions and ailments such as inflammation, infection, headaches, stress and more, however, you can also use aromatherapy as energy, mood and focus booster. Some of the most uplifting and “happy”...

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Essential Oils that Beat Winter Blues

It's been a cold and snowy winter here in Canada this year, and we still have a few months left to go until Spring.  A combination of factors contribute to what is known as "winter blues" or "seasonal depression"; the top factors being the weather, lack of sunshine, and flu season. 

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Amazing Lemon Essential Oil and How To Use it!

Lemons are universal.  Practically everyone knows what a lemon is, but what does it do? The origin of the lemon is unknown; however, lemons are thought to have first grown in a region in northeast India, and northern China.  Investigations throughout time of the hereditary birthplace of the lemon found it to be half between a bitter orange and citron.  It is believed that lemon trees were first introduced in Europe around 200 A.D. Lemons are so much more than an ornamental plant, which is what it was first cultivated as.  Lemons have a ton of health benefits associated with them, which is why everyone should have lemon essential oil in their home.   Lemon essential oil is cold-pressed from the peel.  Did you know it requires about...

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Cold Sores .... Yuck! How Essential Oils Has Helped Me!

I hate cold sores.  I mean, who doesn't?  I have been suffering from them from a very young age.  There is nothing nice about them .... they look awful, they hurt and it feels like everyone is staring! What is a cold sore or fever blister?  If you don't know, chances are you have never had one!  But here is a quick explanation of one. Cold sores or Fever Blisters are painful lesions that develop on or near the lips and are known as oral herpes. They are caused by the herpes simplex virus (either Type 1 or Type 2). They are often seen around the time of getting other viral infections that may have had a fever, but not...

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