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Essential Oils, Fall, Lemon, Natural Remedies, Nature's Fusions, Peppermint, Pine, Refreshing Wind -

Summer is coming to a close, and the warm weather is leaving with it. In its place comes fall, with its fiery leaves, ripe harvests and, of course, its refreshing winds. Fall is the season of change, linking the transition from summer to winter with just a couple months in between. And because it’s the season of change, this seasonal metamorphosis refreshes our spirits and prepares us for the next stage of the year. Let Refreshing Wind accompany you in this transition, as it can bring sharp and cooling scents to keep you alert and focused for the changes to...

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Dragon's Breath, Essential Oils, Eucalyptus, Natural Remedies, Peppermint -

Mid-August means it’s almost time to go back to school, and while you might welcome sending the kids off to class each morning, you’re not thrilled about all the germs they’ll be exposed to. Fortunately, many essential oils have wonderful antibacterial properties that can protect against various germs and viruses. Learn more about these natural solutions below. Dragon’s Breath Protective Blend This powerful blend was specially formulated to defend your home and family against harmful bacteria. It contains Clove, Cinnamon Bark, Lemon, Peppermint, Eucalyptus Radiata and Oregano, all of which work together to protect against germs. To use: Add it...

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Essential Oils, Peppermint -

With its minty, herbaceous scent; dozens of applications and fascinating history, it’s no wonder peppermint is one of our best-selling essential oils. Scroll on to learn about this well-loved scent, but be advised: you may crave a candy cane after reading. History According to Greek mythology, the genus Mentha originated after a fight between Pluto, his wife and a nymph named Minthe. The story states that Pluto, the Greek God of the Underworld, had an affair with Minthe. When Pluto’s wife learned of the affair, she killed Minthe. Pluto then reincarnated Minthe as the mint plant to preserve her memory...

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Cooling Water Anti-Inflammatory Blend, Cypress, Essential Oils, Eucalyptus, Lavender, Peppermint, Roman Chamomile -

Relaxation, fun in the sun and time with loved ones are vacation highlights. Unfortunately, those positive aspects are often accompanied by sunburns, sleepless nights and stress. To counteract these woes, we’re sharing 10 essential oil tips to help you make the most of your vacation time.   Reduce Stress Vacations can be wonderfully restorative, but they also can be stressful. The process of traveling (particularly in an airplane), packing and veering away from your normal schedule can be downright anxiety-inducing for some. By including essential oils such as Lavender, Eucalyptus, Peppermint and Roman Chamomile in your travel bag, you’ll be...

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DIY, Frankincense, Lavender, Lemon, Rosemary, Tea Tree -

Have you ever looked at the ingredients on your favorite cosmetic products? If so, you know that many contain dozens of unpronounceable chemicals and potentially harmful components. These DIY hair and makeup products include items you likely already have in your home. Let’s get started! Hair Mask Damaged hair can result from over-processing, overuse of hot tools (curling irons and straighteners), too much time in the sun, age and many other factors. This nourishing mask can help revive your tired strands and restore your hair to a healthier state. You’ll need: 5 drops Rosemary essential oil 5 drops Lavender essential...

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