Tag Archives: Lavender

Creative Organic Green ~ Detox For Your Home

Winter is the time of year that we start eating heavier and detoxing. It’s time for winter cleaning of body, mind, and home! While there is a lot of focus on what we eat, often not enough attention is paid to how we clean our homes… Making sure that all of your household cleaning products are naturally-derived is extremely important

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7 Essential Oils for Allergies

Essential oils are among the most popular natural remedies for allergies. These concentrated aromatic liquids are distilled from plants and have been used therapeutically for centuries. Allergies are the sixth leading cause of chronic illness in the United States, affecting approximately 50 million people. While there is no cure for allergies, there are several ways that allergy symptoms can be managed. This

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Flavors of Fall – Vitality Extracts

DIY: All-Natural Homemade Bug Repellent Recipe Source: Flavors of Fall – Vitality Extracts Shorter days, cooler temps, and more time indoors are signs that autumn is settling in. It’s a time for family gatherings, cozying indoors, and warm & rich scents like apple cider, pumpkin spice, and cinnamon. Fall Freshness Invigorating and cleansing, yet calming. ◇ 4 drops Lemon
 Oil ◇ 3 drops Lavender
 Oil ◇ 3

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Double Lavender Roll-On Muscle Oil

Lavender and Spike Lavender are both excellent for soothing pain, with Spike Lavender being more energizing—it’s often used to soothe sore muscles during the day when you want to keep moving instead of lying back to relax. Double Lavender Roll-On Muscle Oil 1 oz (30 ml) jojoba (Simmondsia Chinensis) 8 drops Lavender essential oil (Lavandula angustifolia) 8 drops Spike Lavender

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Aromatherapy/Essential Oils for Anxiety

Anxiety refers to the mental and physical signs experienced in response to perceived danger. When events, people, or even our own thoughts threaten us, our bodies experience a physiological and mental arousal that helps us cope with the threat. Some of the physical and mental symptoms of anxiety—such as nausea, rapid breathing, and heart rate, trembling, fear, dread, and worry—can

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Perspiration

Almost all store-bought deodorants are laced with questionable ingredients and loaded with synthetic fragrances. Antiperspirants can also be bad because they actually block sweat glands, this may be asking for trouble since the underarm area is especially sensitive and is susceptible to irritation and rashes. Once an antiperspirant wears off, underarm sweat glands produce more perspiration to compensate. There is an

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Vodka Is the Secret to This Powerful DIY Deodorant

It’s a sad truth—sometimes you don’t realize you forgot to put on deodorant until after you’ve already started sweating. Swiping a solid stick over that swampy mess isn’t ideal, especially since it’s likely bacteria has already started stewing. The solution? Reach for a spray. Our easy DIY deodorant will keep you cool and dry, with no need to worry about

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Aromatherapy: The Sweet Smell of Pain Relief

Lavender essential oil has antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory chemicals; it can soothe the soul and alleviate pain. Ever thought of using your nose to help ease your pain? Volatiles in essential oils can easily enter your body via your olfactory system and adjust brain electrical activity to alter your perception of pain. Clinical aromatherapists commonly use lavender, peppermint, chamomile, and damask

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