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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...


Why We All Need An Evaporative Diffuser

Why We All Need An Evaporative Diffuser

Until recently I had only used one type of diffuser, an ultrasonic diffuser. I love my ultrasonic diffusers and will probably always have one in every room and use them daily. If you’re not familiar with the term ultrasonic diffuser, they are the diffusers that use water. 

Recently I tried a different kind of diffuser, one I was sure I’d hate. It was a battery-operated diffuser and unlike any other diffuser I’d ever used, it didn’t use water. Instead,...


Detoxify Your Life With Essential Oils

Detoxify Your Life With Essential Oils

Wellness Outside of "Big Pharma*"

Is your medicine cabinet full of prescription medications?  Maybe you use some, but often you wonder if they are really necessary or if there is an alternative to Big Pharma prescription medications.  The are alternatives called essential oils.

They’re natural. They’ve been used for millennia to combat common health problems. Modern research regularly validates their innate therapeutic properties.

So why don't physicians offer people essential oils over prescription medications? Is the physiology of the modern human species so different than our ancestors’? Why wouldn’t the...


What is Essential Oils Layering, And How Is It Different Than Blending?

What is Essential Oils Layering, And How Is It Different Than Blending?

What is Essential Oils Layering, And How Is It Different Than Blending?

If you have been using essential oils for any amount of time, you probably have heard of the term "layering". You may also be aware that while essential oils are most frequently used individually, you can also create and purchase blends of 2 or more oils. Are blending and layering the same thing? If not, how are they different? If they are different, which process delivers the most benefits?

All great questions, both of which we do our best to answer and clarify in this article.


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...