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Vegetable Glycerin: A Closer Look


Posted in Carriers, Cleaning, Health on 11/27/18

Vegetable Glycerin is versatile and has many benefits and uses! The surprising number of benefits and uses of vegetable glycerin make it an excellent choice to add to a variety of blends for your whole body. Vegetable glycerin’s ability to lock in moisture without clogging pores is just one of the many reasons it is popular for use in body-care products the world over. We are excited to tell you...

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15 Best Fall Essential Oils: A Closer Look


Posted in Essential Oil on 10/26/18

We hand-picked 15 of our favorite fall essential oils! We love to use essential oils to enhance the mood and spirit of our favorite seasons, and autumn is definitely one of our favorites. As the crisp air settles in and our surroundings change to deep, earthy hues of orange, gold, red, and brown, we revel in the aura (and aromas!) of the season. There are so many beautiful fall essential...

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Castile Soap: Green Cleaning for Home & Body


Posted in Carriers, Cleaning, Health, Safety on 10/19/18

Learn more about Castile Soap and how to incorporate it into your natural lifestyle Whenever we make soaps and cleansers, Castile soap is the first thing we reach for. In fact, as more and more people look for alternatives to commercially produced products that often contain synthetic chemicals, Castile soap is becoming an increasingly popular choice for a lot of folks in the DIY soap-making world, as it is all...

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Essential Oils for Transitions


Posted in Essential Oil on 10/8/18

Essential Oils Can Help Naturally Ease Transition and Change Coping with change is an inevitable part of life. No matter how big or small, the events that catalyze change in our lives can have a significant impact on us mentally, physically, and spiritually, especially those such as deep loss, like the death of a loved one or pet, the end of a relationship or job, or the closing of a...

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Blending Essential Oils Made Easy: The AromaNumber™ System


Posted in Essential Oil, Hydrosol, Safety on 10/1/18

The AromaNumber™ System Makes Blending Essential Oils Fun & Easy! Crafting your own blends is such a fun, empowering, and rewarding experience. Sometimes, however, knowing exactly which oils to reach for when creating blends for specific intentions or seeking equivalent substitutions can be a little intimidating. It can take years of experience blending essential oils before one feels comfortable enough to just grab the right oils without having to spend...

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What is Frankincense? A Closer Look


Posted in Essential Oil, Hydrosol on 09/18/18

Get to Know the Frankincense Family Chances are you have at least heard of frankincense. After all, frankincense resin has been treasured for thousands of years by numerous cultures and is even mentioned throughout popular religious texts. In ancient times, the precious substance was valued as much as gold and often associated with kings and royalty. Although frankincense isn’t worth quite as much now as it was back then, it...

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German Chamomile Hydrosol: A Closer Look


Posted in Health, Hydrosol, Safety on 09/7/18

German Chamomile Hydrosol: A Closer Look German Chamomile Hydrosol is one of our favorite products to reach for when one needs to calm and soothe irritation and inflammation. Profoundly comforting to body, mind, and spirit, the gentle but strong effect of the German Chamomile plant makes it one of the top choices for children and people with highly sensitive skin.  German chamomile is an herbaceous annual plant that grows in...

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Essential Oils and Kids: What You Need to Know


Posted in Childcare, Essential Oil, GC/MS, Health, Safety on 09/4/18

Essential Oils and Kids: What You Need to Know Using essential oils is a fun and empowering way to naturally and holistically heal, soothe, and energize yourself and your family. Essential oils are so helpful for remedying a multitude of ailments and, thankfully, it doesn’t just apply to adults. Children can really benefit from the power of essential oils, too! There are a few things to keep in mind in...

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Essential Oils for Back to School


Posted in Childcare, Essential Oil, Health, Safety on 08/28/18

Essential Oils for Back to School Essential oils are so helpful for school-aged children, as well as students of any age! From helping children avoid or overcome illnesses which often run rampant during the school year, to helping them overcome anxiety and stress at the start of the new school year, essential oils can truly come in handy to make back to school not only easier but a lot more...

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Lavender Oil: A Closer Look


Posted in Essential Oil, Safety on 08/9/18

Get to Know Lavender Oil Lavender Oil There is no doubt why lavender oil is one of the most cherished essential oils. Besides being divinely aromatic and incredibly soothing and gentle, it is so versatile and has a nearly endless list of uses and benefits. No matter your aromatherapy experience level, lavender oil should definitely be a staple in your essential oil collection!Lavender is truly timeless. This gorgeous shrub, with...

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