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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...

Beat Spring Pollen Naturally

Spring is coming!  We've had a glorious burst of warm and sunny weather here in Northern Virginia, and it's inspired me to tackle some clean-up in my gardens, both the raised vegetable bed and our “secret garden” at the back of the house under the deck. Jump to my seasonal remedies! Last Year's Raised Vegetable Bed (June 2020)   Secret Garden (Jun...

Soothe Throat Discomfort Naturally

Anyone else starting to feel the effects of the change in seasons and the dip into colder temperatures?  When my youngest began to complain of throat discomfort this past week, I knew it was time to break out our cold weather survival stash!   It consists of five natural solutions with essential oils---three that you can easily whip up in less than...

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,...