Pineapple Mojito

Summer time isn’t complete without a tasty cocktail. This tasty treat also comes with the added health benefits of oils! Ingredients: 15-20 mint leaves 1 ½ cups coconut water ¾ cup pineapple juice 4 oz. rum 1-2 tsp raw honey 6 drops Lime essential oil or juice of 1-2 fresh limes Directions: Split mint leaves into 2 glasses Muddle the mint. Add ice Add other ingredients to the cocktail shaker Shake well and pour mixture into glasses Garnish with lime[Read more]

Rasberry Limeade Recipe

Lime is one of my absolute favorite essential oils!  With its fresh, crisp, sweet aroma, Lime essential oil is so fun to cook with and has tons of physical and emotional health benefits too!  This Rasberry Limeade recipe is perfect for your Summer barbeque.  Invite some friends over and get cookin’! To add to your dinner party, here’s a great Summer salad dressing recipe with essential oils. Want to learn more about Lime essential oil? Rasberry Limeade Recipe Ingredients: Raspberry[Read more]

Lemon Essential Oil

I swear I go through a bottle of Lemon essential oil every month!  I use it for absolutely everything – from green cleaning and cooking, to flavoring my drinking water and purifying my laundry or odors throughout the house (or in my case, throughout the RV that I travel full-time in with my husband, dog, and cat).  Our Lemon essential oil comes from the rind of lemons that are grown on small family farms in Italy.  I absolutely L.O.V.E. the[Read more]

Top 7 Reasons to Use Essential Oils

I had been living with nervousness and digestive issues for so long that I truly believed that was how my life would always be.  One day my sister brought me an essential oil to try and I humored her because that’s what sisters are for.  I was surprised to feel the oil work almost instantly.  All the stress from the whole day melted away and I felt a wave of calm wash over me.  A little while later, I tried another[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]