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5 Essential Oils You Need to Fight Cold & Flu Season

5 Essential Oils You Need to Fight Cold & Flu Season

5 oils to fight cold and flu

It’s that time of year. When it seems like sickness is all around us. We're all looking for ways to keep our family healthy without pumping them full of over-the-counter meds or antibiotics. 

We know we can’t prevent all illness, but if you’re ready to learn some new ways to use your essential oils to help prevent and fight cold and flu this winter, then you MUST keep reading.

If you’re anything like I used to be, you mostly...


How to Choose From the 4 Different Types of Diffusers

How to Choose From the 4 Different Types of Diffusers

If you are getting into the aromatherapy game you may be confused by the different types of diffusers available. Basically, there are 4 different form factors to choose from. Each essential oil diffuser type has positives and negatives, which are covered below.

Heat Diffusers

Heat diffusers are simple and inexpensive. Technically, they are probably the easiest to understand. Some type of heat, supplied by a candle or light bulb in most cases, causes your essential oils to evaporate into the air. Many aromatherapy enthusiasts find that this unevenly breaks down your essential...


7 Little-Known Aromatherapy Uses for Spearmint

Spearmint, or Mentha spicata if you prefer to sound smart, is widely used in toothpaste. You have probably eaten candy that delivers the minty spearmint flavor as well. As an essential oil, spearmint is well known as a digestive system support. But the following 7 uses for spearmint as an aromatherapy treatment are not as widely known.
 

5 Incredible Uses & Benefits for Vetiver Essential Oil

5 Incredible Uses & Benefits for Vetiver Essential Oil

Top 5 Use For Vetiver Essential Oil...

 

1. Proven Antioxidant

Antioxidants are substances that help prevent certain types of cell damage, especially those caused by oxidation. When certain types of oxygen molecules are allowed to travel freely in the body, they cause what’s known as oxidative damage, which is the formation of free radicals, which are very dangerous to the body’s tissues.

2. Heals Scars and Marks on Skin

Vetiver oil is a cicatrisant, meaning it heals scars by promoting the regeneration of skin and...