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A Safe Bug Spray That Really Works: Natural Mosquito Repellent

Summer is prime time for enjoying the outdoors. But more often than not, there’s a dark cloud hanging over that backyard barbecue: bugs – and especially mosquitoes. These blood-seeking fun busters expertly follow their senses right to your skin. But if you can repel them with one quick application of bug spray, then what’s the problem? It turns out that

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Aromatherapy During Pregnancy

Looking to ease pregnancy pain and stress? Aromatherapy essential oils may offer natural relief — but only if you know which ones to choose. Pregnancy is a miraculous time (you’re growing a little person inside of you!), but between the achy back and swollen feet, there’s no denying that it can also trigger anxiety and some physical discomfort. If you’re

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What Is An Essential Oil? Essential Oil Safety – Basic Guidelines.

An essential oil is a highly concentrated compound, extracted from a herb, which gives the herb its characteristic fragrance. It is volatile, which means that it is easily dispersed in the air {think fragrance!} and can be distilled off and captured to produce a concentrated oil. It takes a large amount of herb to yield a small amount of oil,

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