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Essential Oils for Tension Headaches

It may feel as if someone is squeezing or adding weight to that area of the head.  Some people may also feel pain in their neck or shoulder area.  It is often brought on by various stressors, foods and/or activities.

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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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Neck Pain? Our Top 4 Essential Oils for Relief

Today I woke up with the dreaded stiff neck causing me tons of pain, not to mention the fact that I cannot turn to my right side. Sigh. It inspired me to write a blog on neck pain and the need help others who also woke up with the same ailment. I feel your pain …. and soon to be “relief”. Maybe you slept wrong (yes!), are going through a stressful time in your life, or maybe just have pad posture, when neck pain hits, it effects every part of you including your range of motion (ergo ... my not being able to turn to the right side). We are fortunate to be able to draw on nature and the...

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