Category Archives : essential oil

Essential Oil Everyone Should Have at Home: Tea Tree oil

A widely popular form of alternative medicine, tea tree oil is awesome! Not only is tea tree oil’s astringent properties great for alleviating oily secretions of the skin – think oily face & scalp issues – but it’s terpinen content soothes minor wounds without irritation. I love to add a few drops to my shampoo […]

Essential Oil Everyone Should Have at Home: Lemon oil

With its uplifting and fresh scent, lemon oil can help get rid of bad vibes and increase concentration and mental awareness. It is also an antiseptic and antifungal making it a wonderful fix for scrapes, cuts, and other open wounds. Feeling less than inspired to get your flow on? Rub a few drops on your […]

Essential Oil Everyone Should Have at Home: Eucalyptus oil

Eucalyptus oil has a very fresh and clean aroma that is sure to open your airways up.  Eucalyptus oil is anti-everything, and for once that’s a good thing. It is a natural antibacterial, antifungal, antimicrobial, antiviral, and anti-inflammatory. It is best used for respiratory problems like colds, coughs, asthma, and congestion in addition to wounds, […]

Essential Oil Everyone Should Have at Home: Peppermint oil

Peppermint oil has a very stimulating yet soothing aroma and is what I like to call “mother nature’s Icy Hot” due to its main constituent, menthol. This stuff is amazing. Not only is it effective in arousing your mental sharpness but it can be used to relieve congestion, headaches, migraines, digestive problems, and soothe achy […]

Essential Oil Everyone Should Have at Home: Lavender oil

Lavender oil has this yummy, fresh floral scent with a dash of sweetness and herby aroma. I find it completely intoxicating. On top of it smelling amazing, it is also the most versatile of all essential oils. Therapeutically, lavender oil has a calming effect which does wonders for those suffering from anxiety. Medicinally, it can […]

Winter Oils, Evergreen Blend, Citrus Blend, Meditation

Winter is a great time to experience the aromatic benefits of essential oils — to cleanse and freshen the air in a home shut tight against cold weather. The familiar scents of seasonal oils also define many warm holiday moments. Winter season essential oils include woody, evergreen, citrus, spice and resin oils. The aroma of […]

Headache: Peppermint

Peppermint extract or oil, used commonly in baking, doubles as a reliable headache cure — one backed by several small clinical trials and lots of anecdotal evidence. Try It: Fill a small bowl with ice water and add 5 to 7 drops of peppermint oil. Dip a washcloth into the bowl, wring it out, and […]