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How to Choose Essential Oils to Clean and Disinfect Your Air at Home

By Kathleen Cumberland December 30, 2021

With all the latest information about Covid-19 in the news, we may be spending more time at home away from work, crowds, or even school. The EPA says we normally spend about 90% of our time indoors…

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Essential Oils for Glowing Face: What’s in a Formula?

By Sheena Nancy Sarles November 29, 2021

The seasons are changing and, for those of us entering the colder climates, this is a time to assess the best products for our particular skin. Essential oils offer a variety of topical applications to meet your needs. The first consideration…

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Cooking with Essential Oils and Doing Good

By Ilene Mitnick June 20, 2021

Eating is my passion and I take it seriously. I love cooking, but I’m passionate about being cooked for, so I’m supremely grateful my wife is an amazing home cook. Every time I devour one of her gastronomic gems, or even when we’re out restaurant…

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Exploring the Surprising Benefits of Essential Oils for Your Mind

By Sally Wong December 09, 2020

Essential oils have garnered a lot of attention lately for their powerful health benefits. You may have come across essential oils being sold in shopping centers, and thought, “Well, they smell good, but do they really have any powers…

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11 Essential Oils to Clean and Freshen Your Air at Home – Plus They Just Smell GREAT!

By Sixty and Me April 25, 2020

One thing that has become so clear to us over the last few weeks is that our home environments can have a huge impact on our health and happiness. Even small changes, like adding plants to our homes, or using essential oils to freshen the air, can make a huge difference. So, today, I want […]

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15 Quick Tips for Using Essential Waters to Soothe Your Body and Mind

By Barbara Klein April 12, 2022

In my previous article, Discovering Hydrosols, I covered the production and cautions of essential oils (EO) and hydrosols, a type of aromatic water, also known as essential waters. Now I am following up with a variety of ways to use these related products…

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Now More Than Ever Becoming Your Own Health Advocate Is Essential

By Anthony Cirillo March 15, 2022

Healthcare staffing is experiencing a pandemic of its own. Hospitals and long-term care are understaffed, and people continue to resign as they look for new career options. With uncertainty in healthcare, the patient experience suffers…

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How to Make Your Own Essential Oil Blend for Mature Skin (Recipe)

By Kathleen Cumberland February 28, 2021

With all the wonderful natural facial serums on the market today, it can be a little overwhelming choosing the correct formula with safe, non-toxic ingredients, all at a reasonable price. The good news is that it’s easy and fun to make a quality product…

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Easy and Fun Essential Oil Hacks You Can Use Every Day

By Kathleen Cumberland April 18, 2020

Every essential oil available on the market has dozens of uses. Even if you are an essential oil expert, there are probably a few oil hacks you haven’t heard about yet…

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I Love Homemade Body Scrubs! Just Mix Coconut Palm Sugar, Coconut Oil and Sandalwood Essential Oil

By Margaret Manning July 13, 2016

I absolutely love playing with homemade body scrubs. After all, the body scrubs that you can get in most stores are super expensive. In addition, many commercial body scrubs include ingredients that you might not even want on your skin!

So, over the last year or so, I’ve started to experiment with creating my own luxurious body scrubs from items in my kitchen. Today, I’d like to share my favorite coconut palm sugar, coconut oil and sandalwood essential oil body scrub. Read More