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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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Stop Snoring with Essential Oils

Any way you look at it snoring is annoying to the non-snoring party.  Snoring can be caused by a number of reasons such as a deviated septum, receding chin, enlarged tonsils or adenoids, sleep apnea, smoking, alcohol consumption, obesity or the airway may be blocked or narrowed during sleep because the throat muscles are more relaxed.  Other reasons would also include colds, allergies, and nasal congestion. Obstructive sleep apnea is a dangerous condition that only occurs during sleep and often goes undiagnosed or misdiagnosed. Sleep apnea causes the airway to become blocked or collapse causing the breathing to completely or partially stop, and the lack of oxygen will usually lead to a loud snort which will awake the sleeper and...

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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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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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Essential Oils to Kill Ticks

There is a lot of talk these days about ticks.  The Government of Canada and the Ministry of Health are warning us about ticks.  They are posing a risk to our kids, our pets and ourselves.  In light of this, we thought it would only make sense to address the issue and how essential oils can kill ticks and make our Summer more pleasurable. Natural alternatives for pest relief are in great demand. Essential oils are a popular choice, and some can repel ticks even if they don't kill ticks. We find the essential oils most commonly promoted as tick repellents include eucalyptus, lavender, lemongrass, lemon, geranium, palmarosa, pennyroyal and cedarwood. Let's take a look at each one and how...

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