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Essential Oils are amazing but what do I do with them?

Essential Oils are amazing but what do I do with them?

So you've heard all the buzz about lavender for your skin and oils for your moods and your pain and your, (insert whatever here,) but now what do you do?! Do you dilute them or not dilute them? How do you know which one to choose? THIS SOUNDS LIKE TOO MUCH WORK! 

Ok if that's your brain right now you are not alone! Essential oils and aromatherapy are a hot topic right now. Even though it's a very old form of medicine, it's been brought back into the spotlight in a big way in the last several years. You can't...


Soothe those legs and get things done with Peppermint!

Soothe those legs and get things done with Peppermint!

Peppermint essential oil is one of those super versatile, used for many and by many and makes a great addition to your oily cabinet ;) It's great for tummy trouble, headaches, muscle tension, focus, coughs and congestion, inflammation, I mean really the list just goes on but before you throw a bunch of peppermint oil on it's important to note there are a few concerns and cautions.

We always talk dilution and lets face it it just wouldn't be an EOH blog without the essential oil safety info. Dilution is key with this oil, it doesn't have to be perfect...


Learn how to make your own Calendula Oil infusion!

Learn how to make your own Calendula Oil infusion!

Calendula, Calendula officinalis, is an herbaceous plant used in various forms for things like menstrual cramps, stomach discomfort, inflammation, skin irritations and wounds. It has historically been used in infusions, tinctures, creams, teas and ointments since approximately the 12th century. This little powerhouse herb is quite the helper in relieving some discomfort.

Calendula is commonly referred to as marigold but it is important to know it is not the same as your average marigold and that they can not be used the same so be sure if you choose to grow...


5 tips to managing stress you can do NOW!

5 tips to managing stress you can do NOW!

Stress, man it is a crusher of dreams, crasher of lives and master at making you feel totally and completely lousy. Friends we have got to learn to manage our stress levels so we can live our best lives and reduce the physical harm that stress causes in our bodies and our minds. Grab some great stress reducing essential oil recipes and tips to help you feel better now!

Basil Essential Oil Recipes

Basil Essential Oil Recipes

Basil oil is amazing! It smells lovely, herby but licorice like and is a powerful little oil in muscle and pain blends as well as for nausea. It's one of my favorite oils in my massage practice because blended with Frankincense, Cypress, Peppermint or really any of my go to oils it can help them get my clients feeling better and reduce that tension and pain that brought them in. A little info about Basil oil:

Name: Basil Essential Oil

Latin Name: Ocimum basilicum ct. linalool

Country of Origin (or Countries): Mediterranean, Europ, India

Chemical Families: Sesquiterpenes, Monoterpenols, Oxides

Botanical Family: Lamiaceae

Plant...