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Oily Trick for Fresh Cut Flowers

Aren’t daisies the friendliest flower?  I was the happy recipient of this bouquet for Mother's Day last weekend, and it made me look forward even more to the coming season of cut flowers!  Whether you're picking fresh flowers from your garden or bringing home a bouquet from your local florist, I highly recommend this trick for extending the life an...

Siberian Fir for Puffy Eyes

Do you ever get itchy red bumps, splotches, or puffiness around your eyes this time of year?  That kind of discomfort can be miserable!   I speak from experience and can tell you that I've found Siberian Fir essential oil to be so helpful in soothing those irritations and reducing the discomfort!  At the first sign of this kind of eye discomfort,...

Top 6 Holistic Hacks for Spring Survival

Spring pollen is in the air!  If you tend to get drippy, watery, itchy, or sneezy this time of year (or all of the above!), this one’s for you!    Here are my top 6 holistic health hacks to help you manage your seasonal concerns naturally .  In addition to my springtime protocol remedies (which I talked about in this blog post ), I keep this hand...

Nontoxic Swaps for the Laundry Room

A while back I blogged about my experience switching over to nontoxic, homemade household cleaners and the huge difference "going green" made in my respiratory health.  (If you missed it and are curious, you can find that post  here .)  Today I want to talk about ditching toxins specifically in the laundry room .  Because here’s the reality: the a...

Green Mandarin - What You Should Know and How to Use It

Anyone else out there not a fan of the smell of Tea Tree oil?  I’ve gotta tell ya—while I love all of its many awesome benefits for our skin health and immune function and use it frequently for those reasons--it’s just not my favorite aroma!       Tea Tree (aka Melaleuca) is also one of dōTERRA’s essential oils that’s safe to take internally, but a...

Healthy Habits to Boost Your Mood

Just getting started with essential oils for a better mood?  Here are three ideas of simple things you can do every day to brighten your mood and lift your spirits. This is for you if.... 1) One of your wellness goals is to improve your mind and mood in a healthier, more natural way. 2) You're committed to taking one simple action that you can do e...

Top 10 Uses for Peppermint Essential Oil

Peppermint essential oil is one of those tried-and-true workhorses in the world of holistic, natural solutions! Because it serves such a wide variety of purposes for managing our health as well as for caring for our homes, I consider it one of the top ten must-have essential oils. My very first time using Peppermint oil was years ago in a homemade,...