Essential Oils are NOT Allergens

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By Dr. David Stewart  1)  Allergens are almost always composed of proteins or polypeptides, which are relatively large molecules.  There are no proteins or polypeptides in essential oils.  In fact, nitrogen containing compounds are virtually non-existent in essential oils except in occasional trace amounts. 2)  Allergens are composed of large molecules.  There are no large molecules in volatile or aromatic oils, … Read More

Favorite Uses for Valor Essential Oil

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Favorite Uses for Valor Essential Oil - www.ohlardy.com

Valor is an energy balancing blend of Rosewood, Blue Tansy, Frankincense and Spruce in a base of almond oil. Valor has a bit of a cult following and is loved for its ability to bring alignment and balance throughout the whole body. Valor is blended to empower the mind and increase self confidence.  It is designed to increase feelings and … Read More

Favorite Uses For Peace and Calming Blend Essential Oil

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Uses for Peace and Calming Essential Oil

Peace & Calming is a wonderful blend from Young Living Essential Oils.  It smells divine and gives a feeling of peace and calm (hence the name!!!).  The name really does say it all! Peace & Calming is a gentle, fragrant blend of pure tangerine, ylang ylang, blue tansy, orange, and patchouli essential oils. When diffused or massaged, it can help … Read More

Lemon Essential Oil

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I love the fresh scent of citrus!  Lemon seems to make everything smell so clean!  It is no wonder that lemon is a comment scent for cleaning products you would find in the store. Besides having such a refreshing scent, lemon essential oil has many other uses.   Lemon essential oil is useful for: In the home: Combine 2–3 drops … Read More

The Many Uses of Frankincense Oil

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When I think of Frankincense I always picture the Three Kings with their gifts at Christmas time.  Even though I didn’t ever really know what it was, I did know that it was valuable.  As it turns out, Frankincense (Boswellia Carteri) was more valuable than gold in ancient times and it is still used today to treat illness. Frankincense oil … Read More

Uses for Peppermint Essential Oil

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15 Uses for Peppermint Oil

Like so many essential oils, peppermint essential oil has many uses around the home and for your health and body.  Do you use peppermint essential oil?  If so, what for? The fresh, energizing aroma of Peppermint essential oil helps support healthy digestion. Great for flavoring drinks, it can also help promote healthy intestinal function.* Add 1 drop of Peppermint essential … Read More

The Best Uses for Thieves Oil

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I love Thieves oil!  Thieves is probably the most used essential oil in my house, next to Lavender.   Thieves owes its pleasant, spicy aroma and flavor to a balanced blend of Cinnamon Bark, Clove, Eucalyptus Radiata, Rosemary, and Lemon essential oils. This one-of-a-kind blend can be found in many of Young Living’s most popular products, such as household cleaner, … Read More

10 Uses for Purification Oil

Tamara MannellyAll Articles, Essential Oils, Healthy Lifestyle

10 uses for purification essential oil - ohlardy.com

There are so many uses for Purification Oil it really surprised me!  This is a must have oil and one that I will always keep on hand. When I first received my premium kit, I didn’t explore this oil first off.  I was busy playing with oils I was more familiar with.  But once I learned all that Purification can … Read More

DIY Reed Diffuser

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With all of these lovely Young Living Essential Oils sitting on my shelf, I knew that I needed a way to get them into my rooms without using a diffuser all day long.  Well, I do that, too, but I don’t have one in every room! Enter the reed diffuser.  I wanted something simple like a reed diffuser for my laundry … Read More

20 Ways to Use Lavender Oil

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Lavender oil has to be one of my most favorite essential oil out there!  It is so versatile and has hundreds of uses!  Plus, it smells amazing!  I diffuse lavender oil in my house daily.  I have it in a reed diffuser in my bedroom, and I diffuse it in each of my children’s bedrooms nightly. Therapeutic-grade lavender oil is … Read More