This #oilbytes video shows you how simple it is to refresh some of those stinky cloth diapers with an essential oils and baking soda soak. This also works well for other stinky stuff like clothes you left in the washer too long or old towels (think summer beach or pool towels that have sat in the back of the car too long). Read More
The Ultimate Guide to Gut-Healing Diets
The scientific research these days relating to the importance of gut health is overwhelming. Right now I’m working on a “big gut health related project” and as I compile the scientific evidence relating the gut to all other areas of health, it’s truly exhausting. The emphasis on probiotics in the “mainstream” nutrition, medical and pharmaceutical world is just one example of how widely accepted and understood the importance of gut health is. As usual, what the traditional cultures and holistic nutrition world knew all along about cultured and lacto-fermented foods and bone broths is now being confirmed and promoted by the “mainstream” health world.
We know that the health of the gut (meaning any organ in the gastrointestinal tract, but usually referring to the small and large intestine) influences not only digestion but immunity and neurological function. It is estimated that 80% or more of the immune system is located in the lining of the small intestine, and intestinal microbiota plays a pivotal role in immunity! (sources) Read More
For this “Oil Bytes” post I’m showing you how to make your own spray with peppermint, lavender and lemon essential oils that is refreshing and may help clear allergy symptoms. Keep this spray away from your eyes as peppermint oil can burn.
Fill a 2oz glass water bottle (like these) with purified water.
Add 6-7 drops of peppermint, 10 drops lavender and 10 drops lemon.
Shake the bottle very well before every use to emulsify the oil and water.
Spray on neck and shoulders or under the tongue, always using essential oils which are labeled as safe for ingestion and guarantee the highest level of purity. Visit our essential oils page to learn more about the only essential oils use.
Today’s “Oil Bytes” video we are showing you how easy it is to use lemon and peppermint essential oils for instant re-energizing, muscle tension and stress, mental clarity and so much more!! It feels so good!!! The peppermint instantly cools and gives a wonderfully calming yet energizing sensation, and the lemon adds extra ZING!
Please visit our Essential Oils page to learn about how to get the only therapeutic grade essential oils we use for the best price and to learn more!
Have you heard the news?
California and the South West are in a SEVERE DROUGHT. We are facing water restriction laws we haven’t seen in decades. Most people think you have to have a cactus and rock garden and never flush the toilet if you want to save water. But the truth is that simple things can save a lot of water, and you can have a plush garden that uses almost no water and attracts more hummingbirds and honeybees than any red-dye feeder or plant nursery flower. You can even grow veggies, herbs and fruit with 90% less water! Read More
Actually, I should have used less ginger for my ultra-picky kid. The others LOVED it. Read More
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It’s that time of year- we’re spring cleaning and thinking about summer. (Why do we focus so much on tomorrow instead of today??)
Now is the time of year for spring cleaning! For many people, that means cleaning out the body. It’s been a long winter of recurring illnesses and lapses in the family’s health, as well as a few too many heavy meals and sugar-packed indulgences. Read More