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Tag Archives: Essential Oils

DIY Bath Salts

ByKim Robson: I’m a huge fan of hot baths. Summer is always a sad time for me because it’s too hot for anything beyond a lukewarm shower. Taking a long hot soak is out of the question. (At least football season is starting!) But winter is coming, and then I …

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DIY All-Natural Bugs Spray and Remedies to Treat Bug Bites

By Fredrica Syren: As daylight and temperatures increase, we tend to spend more time outdoors. Unfortunately we’re not alone …. Bugs!!! Like it or not, they are part of summer and one part of nature that can be quite bothersome. Luckily, there are sprays and other products you can use …

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Homemade Playdough with Essential Oils

By Fredrica Syren: A year ago, I was introduced to the wonderful (and nice smelling) world of essential oils when a friend gave me some oils to help with my boys’ persistent cough. I was amazed at how well it worked, so I took a class in making household cleaners …

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How to Make Scented Bar Soap

By: Dinah Wulf Soap making is a creative art that has been around for thousands of years. The beauty of crafting your own soap is that you can choose the scent, color, and size, and it’s much more cost-effective than buying soap at the store. The soap-making process takes about …

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DIY Thieves’ Oil

By Kim Robson: Have you ever heard of “Thieves’ Oil”? The recipes for this blend of essential oils vary, but the story of its origination dates back to the Middle Ages, when the Black Plague was decimating Europe and Asia. The “thieves” in question were actually spice traders and merchants …

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Using Essential Oils as Perfume to Feel and Smell Wonderful

By Dawna Matthews: The sense of smell often transports us to a place, a memory, or a feeling. Aromas have been used for ages to mask body odor, tantalize the senses, and anoint individuals during rituals. As our world has evolved, we still use our sense of smell for taste …

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Tips on How To Use Lavender Essential Oils

By Emma Grace Fairchild:  Essential oils have become increasingly popular, as many people are trying to use nontoxic products. They serve a purpose in personal care and around the home, as well as in emotional contexts. Lavender oil is a great example of a fragrance that serves many functions and …

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