What's Old Is New

Many stores now sell ‘essential oils’. It seems that they are now all the rage and in many products. But, buyer beware! Most of what is sold in retail storesas essential oils have been adulterated or even are completely synthetic. That means they may smell nice, but they will do nothing for your health and...

Summertime Fun in Nature

Use Essential Oils during Seasonal Respiratory Challenges What if the spring and summer seasons bring on symptoms for you that make it difficult to be outdoors, enjoying the sunshine and fresh air? What if you are one of the many people who suffer from pollen, grasses and flowering trees? During the spring and summer seasons, when the trees, grasses and flowers of your region produce pollen that may make it difficult for you to breathe, what natural alternatives are there to reduce itchy watery eyes and open up your respiratory passageways? There are many essential oils to bring the inflammation levels down and get quick relief. Used together, the combination of lavender, lemon and peppermint essential oils, have pr...

For Love of Mother

This is my love letter to all you mothers out there. Whenever Mother’s Day approaches each year, I am reminded of my own mother’s love and how she put all she had into doing the best she knew how for her three children. It wasn’t until I myself officially became a mother that I fully realized how life is one big spiraling circle. Of course I knew it intellectually, but now I felt it from the tips of toes to the depths of my soul. So many things became apparent and made sense to me at that moment.   Having a new baby to nurture and protect intensified my love for all of life. Crimes against the environment became even more critical as now I saw that my new son and any progeny of his would have to deal with this ...

New Moms, New Families

New Moms, New Families: Priceless Gifts of Wisdom and Practical Advice from Mama Experts for the Fourth Trimester and First Year Postpartum As an official co-author of this book by mama experts, I want to share my gift with you! I was so excited to take part in this book. It is m...

Safe Spring Cleaning - Inside and Out

Would you like transformation this spring? To get a real transformation, look to cleansing inside and out with dôTERRA certified pure therapeutic grade essential oils and essential oils based products. Clean and Green Your Home Start by cleaning your home with OnGuard Household Cleaner, a safe effective, economical and wonderful smelling all purpose cleanser. The work horse of this concentrated product is the amazing blend of OnGuard essential oil blend. You can replace the use of toxic bleach to rid your home of mold and get an anti-microbial effect. By using this one product and replacing the many harmful household products, you will transform your environment and your health. You have a choice! Next get into the hab...

Valentines Day Love

Many people are celebrating love today, St. Valentine’s Day. While Hallmark and other merchandisers have vigorously promoted it to sell cards, candy, flowers and gifts to the chagrin of some people who think it is purely crass marketing, I believe our consciousness is raised up and light spread throughout the world with so many people focused on sharing love. What happens to those folks who have no paramour? Are you feeling left out of the love-fest today? A little further in the ...

Have You Seen the Research on Immunity for Your Children?

According to this online article posted on Technrati, exposing infants to pets, especially dogs, may help reduce allergies. “A study, published in Clinical & Experimental Allergy, followed 566 boys and girls from Detroit from birth to age 18, and monitored their allergic sensitivity throughout their lifetime exposure to dogs and cats. The findings suggested that infants younger than one year who lived with pets were less likely to develop allergies than children who acquired them later in life. Specifically, boys and girls exposed to cats during infancy ...

Aroma Touch Technique

Have you heard of Aroma Touch? It is a superb and unique application modality for topically applying eight different pure therapeutic essential oils along the spine and bottoms of the feet. Whether you are new or experienced in the use of essential oils, doTERRA has created a beautiful, nurturing and relaxing way of receiving the benefits of the oils. It assists the body and mind to come back to homeostasis after the effects of stress, toxic overload, inflammation and autonomic imbalance. It is...