Can Essential Oils Help With Diabetes?

A 2009 study that used three drops of cinnamon essential oil three times per day concluded that this oil is a viable blood-sugar-focused therapy, as it possesses anti-hyperglycaemic properties and the potential to reduce postprandial blood glucose levels. Another study in 2014 found that lavender oil not only lessened lab-induced diabetes in animals but also improved body weight and protected the liver and kidneys from degeneration in laboratory animals.[5]  I found it interesting that the liver and kidneys were protected, probably due to lavender’s effect on reducing and helping stress levels stay balanced.

Essential Oils for Weight Loss

Americans struggle with being overweight and with obesity. According to the Centers for Disease Control, “37.9% of Americans over the age of 20 struggle with obesity and 70.7% of Americans struggle with being overweight and obesity.” These numbers are frightening as being overweight and obese causes many co morbidities, such as, high blood pressure, diabetes and heart disease.

Holiday Room Spray Using Essential Oils

Holiday Room Spray Using Essential Oils   Add holiday cheer to your home.   What You Will Need: 4 drops pine needle essential oil 1 drop mandarin essential oil 2 drops cinnamon bark essential oil plastic spray bottle   What To Do: Fill spray bottle with water. Add essential oils and spritz the air to…

How To Make Thieves Oil

While essential oils such as Clove Bud, Lemon, Cinnamon Bark, Eucalyptus and Rosemary all have incredible benefits and healing properties individually, as a synergy blend they are even more powerful. Research at Weber State University has found when these essential oils are diffused they have a 99% kill rate against airborne bacteria. Other case studies…

Scented Fireplace Pine Cones

Scented Fireplace Pine Cones A nice addition to any fireplace is scented pine cones! What You Will Need: 6 Drops Cinnamon Essential Oil 6 Drops Clove Essential Oil Pine cones Parchment Paper Baking Sheet What To Do: 1. Preheat your oven at 200 degrees or lower.  Place a handful of pine cones in a single…