Need A Boost? Essential Oils Can Help!

If you are looking to boost your immune system, relieve congestion, or to improve your overall health, we've got you covered. Our top selling products are here to help you feel better. Germ Fighter Synergy Essential Oil It is so important to keep your body on alert against attacks to your immune system. Germ Fighter will give you that extra protection you need. Plus, it smells great! Description: It is so important to keep your body on alert against attacks to your immune system. Organic Germ Fighter was made with you in mind, because when you are down you need something to help you recover fast. Organic Germ Fighter is jam packed with everything you need to fight off outside threats. Cont

Vinegar + Hydrogen Peroxide All-Purpose Cleaner Recipe

Non-toxic and affordable, hydrogen peroxide is classified by the CDC as “a stable and effective disinfectant” for hard surfaces. (1) It can brighten laundry, clean mirrors, and more. I’ve already covered many of the ways it can be used around the house, but in this article I’m going to show you how to increase its effectiveness by using it in tandem with vinegar. The operative phrase being “in tandem with,” not “combined with.” That’s because this dynamic duo only works when used together . . . separately. That’s because if you combine the two in the same container, they form a new compound called peracetic acid, which can corrode surfaces and irritate skin, eyes and the respiratory system.

Natural Pest Control for Organic Gardens~ Using Companion Planting and Natural Sprays to Ward Off Th

Gardening can be a great way to save money and eat the freshest food available, but it can also come with its fair share of frustrations. From pests to proper watering, there are a lot of factors involved, especially if you are using organic methods to avoid chemicals. Garden pest control is a constant battle in an organic garden but your body (and the environment) will thank you! Fortunately, there are several ways to wage war against pests without resorting to pesticides. Companion planting, proper spacing, and natural methods of disease and pest control can ensure a healthy garden production without the need for nasty chemicals. Organic Garden Pest Control: Is It Possible? Controlling pes

Organic Gardening 101: How to Start Your Own Backyard Garden

Gardening was once a normal part of life for most people. Not so many generations ago, neighbors exchanged fresh produce over fences and most people knew their local farmer. Most of us probably have fond memories of grandmothers opening a can of homemade pickles or jam. Even though times have changed, we still have the ability to grow some of our own food at least part of the year in almost all parts of the world. Yet statistically many of us don’t (especially in the US). Conserving a local food source is important and working in a garden is good for you, mentally and physically. This year, do something great for your family and consider testing out that green thumb! Instead of paying top do

14 Hydrogen Peroxide Uses for Cleaning & Disinfecting

With everyone trying to figure out new ways to accomplish seemingly simple tasks, I wanted to share my approach to disinfecting naturally with hydrogen peroxide. Although there are some safer products on the CDC recommended list of disinfectants, most are nearly impossible to find. According to the CDC, hydrogen peroxide "is a stable and effective disinfectant when used on inanimate surfaces," but it has to be used properly. When most of us think of the word “disinfectant,” we imagine store-bought options that often contain EPA-registered pesticides and can trigger asthma-like symptoms. (1). However, there’s a cheap, non-toxic, effective option that you probably already have on hand right no

Fresh Meadow Essential Oil Blend

A harmonious blend of citrus and sweet with a hint of spice, Fresh Meadow combines Orange Essence, Amyris, Bergamot, Steam Distilled Ginger Root and Jasmine Absolute for an uplifting and calming essential oil blend that brings the scent of a spring breeze into your home. Fresh Meadow will help you spring into action and get whatever you need to get done finished once and for all. That’s what makes it the key ingredient in our easy, DIY Carpet Deodorizer, which is guaranteed to make any room in the house the place to be. Fresh Meadow Carpet Deodorizer What you’ll need: Container with shaker lid 2 cups baking soda 20-25 drops of Fresh Meadow What you’ll do: Put one cup of baking soda into a

Spring Dawn Essential Oil Blend

The bright, sweet floral scents of Spring Dawn will bring you right to a flower-filled meadow watching the sunrise. This blend of Pink Grapefruit, Lavender Diva, Mandarin Essence, Magnolia Flower, Linalyl Acetate, and Pink Berries CO2 is therapeutically uplifting. Use this beautiful blend to create an uplifting environment anywhere you need it with this lovely, Spring Dawn Room & Linen Spray. Spring Dawn Room & Linen Spray What you’ll need: 30 ml 190 Proof Everclear or Vodka 85 ml Distilled Water 100 drops of Spring Dawn 4oz Spray bottle What you’ll do: Combine essential oil and alcohol and mix well. Allow your essential oil and alcohol mixture to sit for a couple of hours. Once your coup

Rainy Days Essential Oil Blend

Rainy Days is a soft and sweet essential oil blend with a damp, earthy, fir-like undertone. Orange Essence, Copaiba Oleoresin, Lemon, Fir Needle, Amyris, Ho Wood, and Coriander combine to make a blend reminiscent of spring days and gentle warm rain showers. It makes a fabulous additive in this easy to make dusting spray that will help prevent dust from gathering on your furniture. As an added bonus, Rainy Days is also excellent for helping loosen up some of that springtime stuffiness and easing your breathing. Rainy Days Dusting Spray What you’ll need: 6 drops Jojoba Carrier Oil 10 drops Rainy Days 4 ounces of water Spray bottle Microfiber cloth What you’ll do: Combine all ingredients i

It’s Time to Bring Back Victory Gardens

During World War I and World War II, many countries encouraged their citizens to grow gardens, often called “Victory Gardens.” This relieved some of the burden on the public food supply and was marketed as a way to help the war efforts. In fact, some sources report that 41% of the food Americans consumed during these times was grown in these home gardens. Vacant lots and public parks became fields of vegetables and many people grew beets, swiss chard, tomatoes, and lettuce in their front yards or on rooftops. The victory garden was a practical way to improve food security on the home front. I think it’s time to bring them back in fashion! Why Grow a Victory Garden It’s no longer World War II

How To Dye Eggs Naturally With Everyday Ingredients

When I compiled a list of natural Easter egg dyes to try with my kids years ago, hibiscus was said to make a beautiful pink. However, when I actually tested it, the egg turned dark green. Oops. Some of the other suggestions didn’t work at all, and some were just meh. (I’m looking at you lemon peels.) That’s why after experimenting with everything from carrots to raspberries and grape juice, I’ve compiled a list of ingredients that consistently yield beautiful, vibrant colors. You’ll find them below along with the specific recipes I used. Also, when the hunt is over, you can use the eggs to make potato salad or just eat with a little salt for a healthy snack. But first, you might be wondering


Emotional concerns affect many people whether it’s just a bad slump, anxiety over a special circumstance, or straight-up depression and, especially at this time, it’s easy to feel anxious, depressed, or overwhelmed. We are all in this together but we deal with it in different ways. It can be overwhelming to anyone. But, it’s just possible that essential oils can help if you choose the right mood-boosting oils. Can mood-boosting essential oils actually help with emotional issues like anxiety? The short answer is: They might help, but they won’t cure. Essential oils won’t cure your emotional issues (such as depression, anxiety or stress) but they can absolutely help boost your self-care routi

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