Essential Oils

  • How to use Essential Oils in your home

    How To Use Essential Oils Throughout The Home

    Essential oils may be great for aromatherapy, but can they really be used to help clean your home? In fact, lemon, tea tree, rosemary, lavender, and peppermint essential oils are all naturally antibacterial, whereas many more, like orange, pine, and eucalyptus, are often major ingredients in less-natural cleaning products. For me, the initial purchase of a bunch of essential oils was absolutely worth it; only a few drops are ever used at once, and they have plenty of uses around the home. Here are just a few of the ways you can clean and freshen your house with them.

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    Healthy Sleep

    We all know how important it is to get plenty of sleep but we also know that we are not all getting all the Zzz’s we need. Sleep is important! Sleep deprivation impairs your judgment, makes the body retain fat, your body is unable to repair properly from training, and you can increase the chances of early Alzheimer’s. Tip for better sleep! Create a restful environment Create a room that’s ideal for sleeping. Often, this means cool, dark and quiet. Exposure to light might make it more challenging to fall asleep. Doing calming activities before bedtime, such as taking a bath or using relaxation techniques, might promote better sleep. I…

  • 15 Uses for Cypress Oil

    The clean, fresh aroma of Cypress essential oil promotes vitality and energy, while topical application helps to invigorate the senses. Description: Derived from the branches of the tall evergreen tree, Cypress essential oil has a fresh, clean aroma that’s energizing and refreshing. Cypress is frequently used in spas and by massage therapists. Cypress contains monoterpenes, making it beneficial for oily skin conditions. It has a grounding, yet stimulating effect on the emotions, making it a popular oil to diffuse during times of transition or loss. Primary Benefits Promotes vitality and energy Helps improve the appearance of oily skin Commonly diffused with citrus oils for an uplifting arom Top 15 Uses…

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    May 2019 dōTERRA Promotions

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  • April Diffuser Blends

    One of my favorite ways to use essential oils is to diffuse them! I have a diffuser in almost every room in our house. Check out these fun April blends. Fresh Rainshower 3 drops Vetiver 3 drops Lemon Clean Spring Kitchen 3 Drops Lime 2 Drops Lavender 2 Drops Rosemary 3 Drops Lemon Spring Fling 1 Drop Lemon 1 Drop Wild Orange 2 Drops Grapefruit 1 Drop Lime Spring Blossoms 3 Drops Wild Orange 2 Drops Ginger 2 Drops Ylang Ylang Spring Break! 1 Drop Elevations 2 Drops Lime 2 Drops Motivate Time to Relax 2 Drops Whisper 2 Drops Lemon 1 Drop Cedarwood Fruity Pebbles 2 Drops Lemongrass 2…

  • April Promo

    Spring is on its way, which means that seasonal discomfort will be here soon too. Did you know doTERRA offers a blend that has been specially designed to promote a healthy respiratory system, particularly when seasonal and environmental threats are high?* If you spend the spring and the summer months feeling miserable because of seasonal changes, you can get some help from doTERRA TriEase® Softgels. The softgels bring together a blend of Lemon, Lavender, and Peppermint Oils, all of which are known for their ability to help maintain clear breathing and promote a healthy immune response.* If you will be spending the spring months on the sidelines at your kid’s soccer…

  • DIY Makeup Brush Cleaner

    Do you wash your makeup brushes? I have to admit I’m bad at keeping them cleaned but we should clean them at least once a month. If you start to notice your face breaking out a little bit more than normal you might want to wash your makeup brushes! I made this quick 5 minute video demonstrating how to clean your make up brushes! Check it out! Makeup Brush Cleaner Are your makeup brushes in need of some deep cleaning? This makeup brush cleanser is super easy and only requires three simple ingredients. 1 Tablespoon Fractionated Coconut Oil 5 Drops Melaleuca Oil 5 Drops Grapefruit Oil 2 Drops Lemon Oil…

  • March Special

    Hello March!

    Let’s Spring into Fitness! The dandelions and the early buds of spring are a welcomed sign this month. Winter, the season that forces us to slow down and rest, is coming to a close and many of us are feeling the beginning signs of new life all around.   Lemongrass Promotion Details: Lemongrass Benefits:  Looking for a new addition to your essential oil collection? Lemongrass is the perfect new addition to your essential oil collection. Its long list of incredible benefits will make Lemongrass your new go-to oil. In addition to its refreshing smell, it acts as an overall tonic to the body’s systems when taken internally.* Use it to…

  • March Diffuser Blends

    I love to diffuse my essential oils!! I diffuse pretty much all day every day. It can help motivate you, wake you up, help you sleep, cleans the air and so much more!! Below I have shared several diffuser blends for you to try! Leave me a comment with yout favorite diffuser blend. Try thesee fun diffuser belnd! Meditation 3 Drops Balance 3 Drops Purify Clean Laundry 3 Drops Siberian fir 3 Drops Cypress 2 Drops Wintergreen Herbaceous and Vivacious 1 Drop Cinnamon bark 2 Drops Lime 2 Drop Basil Family Party 3 drops Lavender 3 Drops Bergamot 3 Drops Clary Sage 3 Drops Cedarwood Luck of the Irish 3…

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    DIY Sleep Roller Blend

    Today I am making a quick and easy DIY Roller Bottle Blend to help you get that restful sleep! Roman Chamomile Primary Benefits Has a calming effect on the skin, mind, and body* Soothes the systems of the body* May help support healthy immune system function* Roman Chamomile grows close to the ground, reaching only up to a foot in height. It has gray-green leaves, flowers that resemble a daisy, and smells like apple. The plant has been nicknamed the “plant’s physician” because it has positive effects on plants growing nearby. Ancient Romans used the oil for courage during the war. While the most common use of chamomile is in…

  • DiY Dishwasher Tabs

    DIY Dishwasher Tabs

    Are you looking to get rid of the toxins in your home? Try theses quick and easy non-toxic dishwasher tabs! Click here to see to how your current products measure up on! When the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has told us that the air inside our homes is more dangerous than the air outside our homes – we listen. Did you know that the FDA doesn’t mandate that companies disclose the full ingredients on household care products? This is why this playground contains hundreds of brands that are pumping harmful, very common ingredients into what we’re buying …  such as: chlorine bleach ammonia coal tar dye formaldehyde triclosan fragrance phosphates etc. Click…

  • Lemongrass

    Top 10 Uses for Lemongrass

    Top 10 Uses for Lemongrass Combine with carrier oil and massage after a hard workout. Apply after a long run for a refreshing feeling. Add to your DIY cleanser to tone and purify skin. Use to flavor entrées and meat dishes. Combine with Melaleuca and apply to toenails for clean, healthy nails. Rub or spritz on skin before going outside. Blends well with Basil, Cardamom, or Spearmint. Diffuse for a refreshing scent. Combine with Peppermint in a capsule to support healthy gastrointestinal function and maintain healthy digestion.* Naturally repels insects. Get your oils here!! Related posts:Amazon Prime Day July 16-17, 2024Kristin McConnellHi!! I’m Kristin McConnell,  I am so glad you…

  • Spearmint Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Spearmint Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Spearmint Chocolate Chip Cookies Playing around in the kitchen with new recipes can always be a tricky business, these scrumptious cookies however, do not disappoint. Ingredients½ cup coconut oil ½ cup butter ¾ cup raw sugar ½ cup honey 1 teaspoon cocoa 1 tablespoon molasses1 egg 1 ½ cup spelt flour 1 ½ cup soft white wheat flour1 cup quick oats ¼ cup chia seeds1 teaspoon baking soda½ teaspoon salt 1 cup chocolate chips 1 drop Spearmint oil Instructions Preheat oven to 350° F. Combine refrigerated coconut oil and butter, whisk until smooth. Once smooth add raw sugar, honey, cocoa, molasses, and egg, mix until creamed together. In a separate bowl combine spelt flour, soft white wheat flour, quick oats, chia…

  • Oscar Night

    The Academy Awards February 24 do you watch and have a viewing party? I remember the first time I ever watched the Oscars. I was in High School and my sister and I went to our friend’s house for dinner and to watch the Oscars. We had so much fun and we had the best dinner! I love popcorn and went I think of watching a movie I crave a buttery bowl of popcorn!! Related posts:Amazon Prime Day July 16-17, 2024Kristin McConnellHi!! I’m Kristin McConnell,  I am so glad you are here! I am a wife to my amazing husband and a Mom of two fabulous kids. I love gardening,…

  • Tangerine Paradise Punch

    Tangerine Paradise Punch

    Take yourself to an oasis of flavors with this sweet, yet tart, tangerine punch. It’s so delightful, you might find yourself on a beach in paradise. Ingredients 1 quart lemonade 3 drops Tangerine oil 1 cup orange juice 2 cups tropical frozen fruit Instructions Put all ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth. Pour juice into pitcher or cup. Related posts:How to Make a Sourdough Starter from Scratch Without Discarding: A Step-by-Step GuideKristin McConnellHi!! I’m Kristin McConnell,  I am so glad you are here! I am a wife to my amazing husband and a Mom of two fabulous kids. I love gardening, raising chickens, bee keeping and baking sourdough bread!…

  • February Promo

    This month is going to be another amazing month! Free 10 mL doTERRA Lavender Touch with a 125 PV LRP order! Promotion Details: doTERRA Lavender Touch combines Lavender essential oil and Fractionated Coconut Oil to provide the widely-known benefits of Lavender essential oil to those who have delicate or sensitive skin. These calming and relaxing properties make doTERRA Lavender Touch a great addition to your essential oil collection.  doTERRA Lavender Touch Uses: Complement your daily routine by applying doTERRA Lavender Touch to your temples, back of neck, or pulse points for a grounding effect Rub on the bottoms of feet to calm a restless child before bedtime  Apply to occasional…

  • Sensual Linen Mist

    DIY Linen Spray

    For today’s Whip this Up Wednesday I’m going to show you how to “whip” up this quick DIY linen spray! This linen spray does more than just make your sheets and pillows smell good. These oils stimulate good thoughts, feelings, and special moments because they work to balance emotions and hormones to prep you for time with that special someone. No special someone in your life? No worries drift off into dreamland on cloud 9 with this warm and fresh florally scent all around you. 10 drops Sandalwood 6 drops Ylang Ylang 14 drops Bergamot Add to a 4 oz spray spritz onto linens before bed. Related posts:How To Use…

  • Orange Cream Fruit Dip

    Orange Cream Fruit Dip

    Regardless if you are planning an evening with someone special, a night with the girls, or some much-needed personal time this recipe can meet your needs! Enjoy this healthy but decadent fruit dip and feel like the queen you are! Orange Cream Fruit Dip Related posts:How To Use Essential Oils Throughout The HomeKristin McConnellHi!! I’m Kristin McConnell,  I am so glad you are here! I am a wife to my amazing husband and a Mom of two fabulous kids. I love gardening, raising chickens, bee keeping and baking sourdough bread! livesimplywithkristin.com