Category: essential oils

Peppermint Recipes for Pamper and Drink

Ahh the time of year for candy canes, hot chocolate, sunny cold days. I love to curl up with a good book and sip hot chocolate. Peppermint has many therapeutic properties. Used traditionally for digestive issues, it has cooling properties … Continue reading

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DIY – Laundry & Mold Solutions

Laundry Solutions Ever have those smelly gym clothes? Maybe it’s greasy from working on the car or cooking in the kitchen? Here’s are simple solutions to these common problems. For a few years, I lived in the country. I didn’t … Continue reading

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DIY Salt Scrub

What is a salt scrub? A salt scrub is some oil, salt (good salt/fine grain) and some essential oils. How do you use a salt scrub? Use it like a bar of soap, scrub and rub. What does it do? … Continue reading

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Top 10 Essential Oil Recipes to Diffuse

General Guidelines: The following blends are meant to be used in a cold-air diffuser. These diffusers usually require a small amount of water to be added, along with the oils. Clay diffusers work well too. Follow the manufacturer’s directions on … Continue reading

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Vapor Rub – Homemade

About This Season Tis the Season of colds and flu. What to do? Make your own lovely salve to help with your symptoms. All of the essential oils in this salve aid the body in finding wellness. Think of it … Continue reading

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Delightful Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes with Date Cashew Vanilla Frosting

Not quite what Grandma used to make. They’re vegan instead! Grandma worked as a baker at a big University near where I grew up. She got up early in the morning and was home mid-afternoon. I remember baking with her. … Continue reading

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Abhyanga – oiling self-massage

Ah the winds of fall in Colorado are upon us and the swirling mind and emotions that come with too much wind. Ayurveda offers some wonderful self-care to help us ground ourselves through storms, whether internal or external. I especially … Continue reading

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Garshana – ayurvedic skin brushing

Garshana is a traditional Ayurvedic dry massage that stimulates and refreshes the skin and lymphatic system. This process enhances blood circulation and the release of accumulated toxins. To perform garshana, you will need natural silk gloves, a soft sponge, or … Continue reading

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