Thieves Oil

Thieves oil is an essential oil blend produced by a well-known MLM company. The essential oil blend contains very powerful essential oils with a rich history. 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. This blend, known as “thieves oil” was researched at Weber State University and was noted that when diffused they…

What are Essential Oils?

Essential oils are an aromatic, vital fluid which is distilled from flowers, shrubs, leaves, trees, roots, and seeds. Because they are necessary for the life of the plant and play an important role in the biological processes of the vegetation, these substances are called essential and contain the essence of the plant.

Are Essential Oils Flammable?

Essential Oils – We use them, we love them, and if you are like me, can hardly live without them. They are the components in our perfumes, bathing soaps, and shampoos that give them fragrance. Essential oils are a part of our daily lives; if you take a deep breath right now, you may be inhaling one. Using them topically in a body product is only one of many methods of use. Many people ingest them…

What Makes the Smoky Mountains Smoky Blue?

The trees, which are mainly conifers, emit hydrocarbons (terpenes) in form of essential oils and these oils when released are suspended in the atmosphere by water vapor. When light pass through this moisture, the shorter light rays are bent (refracted) towards the end of the spectrum giving rise to a bluish tint to the vapor and the resulting magnificent haze with a blue smoky tinge that shrouds the mountains.

Energetic Body

The Energetic Body and Essential Oils

Meridians are energy highways in the body. They have beginnings and ends and flow in certain directions in the body (Tooley, 2015). “Along the meridian pathways are acupoints or ‘holes’ which allow access to the meridian. There are 12 major meridians, one for each organ and two channels on the front and back midline of the body. Each meridian has its own set of points and they flow one to another throughout the entire surface of the physical body creating uninterrupted vertical flows of energy.(4)”.

Carrier Oil Shelf Life

Is it time to go through your old carrier oils and see if any need throwing out? Some don’t last forever – in fact, most carrier oil has a shelf life. Here is a quick guide to shelf life. A carrier oils’ shelf life, which is the length of time before a particular oil begins to turn rancid, can be greatly influenced by heat and light. You will want to store your oils in a…

Basic Uses and Benefits of Aromatherapy

Basic Uses and Benefits of Aromatherapy If you haven’t taken advantage of the benefits that you can gain from aromatherapy, it is never too late to start learning so that you can apply what you have discovered in the process. You may have already heard of the concept. Although these days, there are many ways of relaxation and healing techniques that are being introduced, this one remains to be popular because this is easy to…

Lemon Essential Oil

The health benefits of lemon essential oil can be attributed to its stimulating, calming, carminative, anti-infection, astringent, detoxifying, antiseptic, disinfectant, sleep inducing, and antifungal properties. These benefits of lemon oil include its ability to treat stress disorders, fever, infections, asthma, over weight, insomnia, skin disorders, hair disorders, stomach problems and tiredness.