How to Use Essential Oils Safely

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Table of Contents Inhaling essential oils Topical use of essential oils How to use a carrier oil Internal use of essential oils Potential side effects of essential oils Treating essential oil toxicity Storing your essential oils   Essential oils offer a wide range of potential benefits and can be used in a variety of ways. […]

6 Best Essential Oils for Bug Bites [plus 2 Bug Bite Blends]

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Bug bites are a common problem, but that doesn’t make them any less frustrating. In fact, depending on the bite, they can be downright maddening! Some individuals are sensitive to or even allergic to certain bug bites. In these circumstances, more serious reactions can occur. For instance, when I get a mosquito bite, it’s merely […]

6 Best Essential Oils for Headaches

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    Headaches can be incredibly unpleasant and are also quite common. While it’s not alarming that many people get headaches from time to time, what is concerning is the rise of chronic headaches. The WHO estimates that 1 in every 20 adults has a headache every day or nearly every day.1 Every day! Additionally, […]

9 Best Essential Oils for Allergies

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Allergies plague so many of us, causing symptoms that can greatly hamper quality of life, create real discomfort, sap us of our energy, and much more. While over-the-counter medications have helped a lot of people, natural remedies can be effective and very appealing, especially because they lack some of the side effects of conventional medications. […]

The Most Expensive Essential Oils Money Can Buy

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Essential oils have all sorts of therapeutic properties, and they can be a great tool to add to your health and wellness toolkit. There is a long list of different types of essential oils, all with different benefits, fragrances, uses, and prices. While some essential oils are quite affordable and only cost a few dollars […]

Best Essential Oils for Gout

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Gout affects approximately 4% of the population, or 8.3 million people, and is on the rise.1 Men are more likely to be affected than women, and chances increase with age, obesity, and whether or not the individual has heart disease or other cardiovascular issues. While women aren’t as prone to gout as men, if they […]

8 Best Herbs for Lung Health

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There are numerous herbs that are beneficial for supporting lung health. And from helping with asthma to fighting off respiratory illness, breaking up phlegm, or even fighting inflammation, there are many ways that these herbs can greatly benefit the lungs.   Ways to use herbs for lung health Interestingly, each individual herb has a vast […]

Organic vs. Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils – What’s the Difference?

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Essential oils are fascinating substances. It is estimated that there are over 3,000 types of essential oils currently known, though not all of these are commercially available.1 Each small bottle of essential oil contains numerous chemical constituents and therapeutic properties. These precious oils are found in many plants and are extracted from different plant parts […]

8 Best Essential Oils for Wrinkles (plus 3 Blends for Youthful Skin!)

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Nowadays, it seems like you can’t turn on the television or even walk into a store without being inundated with advertisements for the newest anti-aging fads. Shelf upon shelf of products line the aisles and commercials are rampant with the latest trends of beauty creams promising to eliminate wrinkles and make you look and feel […]

How to Stimulate the Vagus Nerve for Better Health

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Vagus nerve stimulation has recently become a hot topic in the health and wellness industry.   People are beginning to pay more and more attention to this vital cranial nerve and its importance for both physical and mental health. Making sure that this nerve is functioning optimally can help you to increase resistance to stress, […]