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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]