Peppermint Oil has a long-lasting cooling effect on the skin as well as the ability to inhibit muscle contractions and stimulate blood flow in the forehead when applied topically. Lavender essential oil induces relaxation and relieves tension and stress — working as a sedative, antidepressant, anti-anxiety, anxiolytic, anticonvulsant and calming agent.

Setting aside alone time to de-stress and unwind can be challenging. But allowing our bodies (and minds!) time to rest and rid themselves of toxins is essential to staying healthy. One of the easiest and most relaxing ways is through a detox bath. Using essential oils, which provide antioxidant, antimicrobial, and anti-inflammatory benefits, along with some common household items can help …

It’s June and the bugs have arrived with the warm weather. Try using this tried and true plant-based ingredient to protect you and your family. Conventional bug repellants like DEET are insecticides based on chemicals used in warfare, and have been linked to nervous system disorders as well as seizures. (EPA). When you use essential oils, what you’re …