Keep Pets Safe Over 4th of July

We all love the 4th of July – cookouts, fireworks, and other festivities – but remember that while these events may be fun for us, they are potentially terrifying for our pets.  Unfortunately, each year, this is the #1 day pets go missing.  Because of the noise and commotion on the 4th of July, many dogs and cats panic and run off.  The good news is that this is preventable by taking a few precautions (outlined below) and you can[Read more]

DIY Aromatherapy Play Dough

It’s that time of year again.  The kids are out of school and you may be looking for ways to not only entertain them, but to keep them learning throughout the Summer.   Why not turn play time in to learning time by making aromatherapy playdough?  This activity is a perfect way to teach kids about aromatherapy and essential oils.  By using a variety of colors and oils you help them identify new scents and the plants from which they[Read more]

Non-Toxic Bug Repellent

With each passing Summer, I know more people whose lives have been changed by one tiny tick bite.  Lyme’s Disease is no joke and it has spread across the country and up in to Canada. It’s important to protect yourself against ticks and other biting bugs that can carry disease, but did you know that chemical bug repellents can be extremely toxic for you and your pets?  The good news is that ticks and biting bugs have an aversion to[Read more]

The Art and Science of Essential Oil Extraction

There is an art and a science to sourcing and extracting the highest quality, most potent therapeutic grade essential oils available.  In our modern times, we are blessed with technology that the ancient Egyptians, Chinese, Romans, and even the healers of only 100 years ago did not have.  And, these days, more and more studies are being conducted which prove essential oils to be effective natural solutions. Thanks to technology, we are now able to test essential oils to see[Read more]

Essential Oils in the Classroom

School can be a wonderfully rewarding experience for teachers and students alike, but the pressures of getting the work load done can create a lot of stress and anxiety.  Not to mention the fact that schools are magnets for germs and odors. Many teachers and schools throughout the country are incorporating essential oils in to their classrooms and hallways to support a calm learning and teaching environment and maintain everyone’s health. Explain to your students why you put oils on yourself[Read more]

Simple Respiratory Support

Anyone with respiratory issues knows how scary an attack can be.  With all the pollution in the air and toxins in our environment and in our homes, respiratory issues are becoming more and more prevalent. Pure, Therapeutic grade essential oils can help us maintain feelings of clear airways and easy breathing.  It is important to only use very high quality essential oils that are free from chemicals or dilutants, and have the highest amounts of the right types of constituents for healing.  Add natural[Read more]