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    The Two Best Essential Oils for Cleaning the Bathroom + Recipes

      This post is the third in a series on cleaning with Essential Oils. Click HERE to read the first post and HERE to read the second post.   The bathroom tends to be a bit of a special case when it comes to cleaning the home. It’s the room where we want a little extra disinfecting power. Though there are many natural disinfecting solutions, the bathroom is also the room where people most tend to gravitate back to conventional…

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    Natural DIY Laundry Solutions Using Essential Oils

    This post is the second in a series on cleaning with Essential Oils. To read the first post in the series, CLICK HERE. Laundry: it’s one of those seemingly never-ending cleaning tasks. I don’t know about you, but I feel a real sense of accomplishment when the laundry basket is empty and the clothes are folded and put away. Perhaps this is a rare or non-existent occurrence in your home – I’ll admit, I have less hope that an empty laundry…

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    Natural Cleaning & Disinfecting with Essential Oils + Recipe

    As an Aromatherapist, I love to hear about people embracing earth-friendly alternatives to traditional personal and home care products, but I will also say that the overwhelming adoption of essential oils into North Americans’ everyday lives also makes me a bit nervous. One of the most common topics I hear discussed by both EO enthusiasts and those new to their use is cleaning with essential oils. It’s a great topic for this time of year as back-to-school often brings on…

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    DIY Natural Bug Repellent

    Along with summer’s beautiful weather comes a less desirable side effect: mosquitoes, black flies and other pesky summer insects. With concerns over Lime Disease, the West Nile Virus and Zika Virus people are turning to bug sprays more often to keep their families and themselves safe. Though a strong bug repellent may be necessary in certain situations (eg. when camping or hiking in the woods), conventional bug sprays often contain harmful, potentially harmful and/or untested ingredients that can do more harm than good if…

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    The Benefits of Aromatherapy

    Aromatherapy is an age-old practice with much recent re-invigoration. In fact, it is said the Ancient Egyptians were the first civilization to perfect the art of aromatherapy with the Greeks and Romans enhancing the scientific component of this practice. Today, Aromatherapy is an effective natural treatment for a variety of health and skin concerns. In North America, we practice Holistic Aromatherapy in the alternative health sphere while in Europe, they practice Medical Aromatherapy in the more conventional medical sphere. Holistic Aromatherapists/Aromatologists…