I have spent a lot of time this week talking about teas but replacing other beverages in our life with non-caloric drinks can make life just a little more interesting and break up your day a bit.
Coffee is not that healthy for you
Coffee is not that healthy for you in large amounts – more than one cup a day. Finding something warm to drink in the fall and winter feels like a must. I have actually grown to love hot teas (and cold herbal teas) and hope you will too. Watch our short VideoRead More…
What is all the Talk about Collagen with Hyaluronic Acid?
I have been very interested in Collagen lately – I started using it some time back and seem to be having some good results. My fingernails are stronger. I notice less soreness when I do activities that I don’t normally do. It seemed like something you all would like too so here is a bit of research I did that you all might find helpful too:
Have you suffered with the body changes of Menopause as I have? Including the heavy bleeding at times I have used Fibro-T for quite some time but didn’t feel like my body was healing. A relative of mine started going through the same difficulties and her practitioner recommended DIM. So what is it? Stay tuned and we’ll give you the details below. The basic is that it is from Cruciferous vegetables like broccoli and all those good cabbage family vegetables that we should eat more of.Read More…
Over and over we are told the world is ending for modern medicine regarding the fight against germs and viruses of every form. We now know people are dying in hospitals from flesh-eating bacteria and the elderly are succumbing from upper respiratory infections by the hundreds of thousands.
What can be done? Hand-wringing… for sure. Research…yes. Money, money, money…you bet!
What if all of this was simply due to patents and control of the marketplace, not medicine? It’s true. Let me explain.
In ancient Egypt, batteries were produced to provide electricity for electroplating jewelry. Read More…
If you are a fan of fruity or sweet drinks, Lime essential oil is your new best friend. Lime essential oil will add a tart, naturally sweet flavor to your favorite slushies, smoothies, or any drink warm or cold.
With a sweet lemon fragrance, the Melissa plant, also known as melissa officinalis or lemon balm, is the herbaceous origin of Melissa essential oil.
One of Melissa’s many benefits is calming
This rare oil is extracted from the leaf of the Melissa plant and is cherished by many for its broad array of uses and benefits. Melissa essential oil contains strong soothing properties, and, when used aromatically or topically, it can help promote feelings of relaxation and can assist in calming tension and nerves.
Applied to the center of the forearm – applied neat – people have been known to have excellent results.
Melissa Essential Oil Blends well with other oils
Melissa blends well with citrus oils, geranium & lavender.
Wake your kids on the right side of the bed with this energizing diffuser blend. The sweet aromas of Tangerine and Lime blend perfectly with the minty, fresh scent of Spearmint for a perfect morning aroma.
Tangerine essential oil is a popular and flavorful addition to desserts and drinks from water to fruit smoothies.
Uses of Tangerine Essential Oil
Use Tangerine in any recipe calling for citrus fruits, or try adding 2–3 drops as a flavoring in your favorite cake or cookie recipes.
Some external uses of Tangerine essential oil
To energize and uplift mood, place 1–2 drops in the palm of your hand, rub together, and cup over the nose and mouth for 30 seconds or diffuse throughout the room
Apply to flex points or abdomen to promote feelings of happiness. Dilute with a carrier oil to minimize sensitivity if needed
Historically Tangerine has had many Medicinal uses
Tangerine has a long history of use in Chinese culture and herbal health practices. The essential oil supports healthy digestion and metabolism.*
Tangerine has a sweet, tangy aroma, similar to other citrus oils, that is uplifting. Tangerine is known for its cleansing properties, and for supporting a healthy immune and respiratory system.*
Tangerine essential oil can be used to help soothe anxious feelings and manage stress. A popular and flavorful addition to desserts and drinks—from water to fruit smoothies—Tangerine can be used in any recipe calling for citrus fruits.
What are the secret benefits of Whisper Essential oil Blend?
Whisper® is a complex and diverse blend. Regarded as the most precious flowers in the perfume and aromatherapy industries, Jasmine and Ylang Ylang’s euphoric aromas combine with the warm and spicy scents of Patchouli, Vanilla, Cinnamon, and Cocoa to make this blend unmatched in complexity and aromatic influence.
Whisper the Blend for Women
With an aroma as soft and warm as its name, doTERRA Whisper Blend for Women creates a uniquely personal fragrance by combining each individual’s chemistry with a diverse blend of essential oils.
Favorite Ways to use Whisper Essential Oil
Apply to wrists, back of neck, and pulse points for a distinct and individual fragrance.
Diffuse or add to clay pendants for a unique aromatic experience.
Dispense one to two drops in the palm of the hand and rub on clothing, scarves, and coats to experience calming emotions throughout the day.
It’s Tuesday Tip-off! Sleepytime tea with Bergamot
Calming and soothing aroma of Bergamot Essential Oil
Italians have used Bergamot for years to reduce feelings of stress and to soothe and rejuvenate skin. In Greece, the unripe fruits are used as sweetmeats, eaten by the spoonful as a dessert or with coffee. Bergamot is unique among citrus oils due to its ability to be both uplifting and calming, making it ideal to help with anxious and sad feelings. It is also purifying and cleansing for the skin while having a calming effect.
Some of the uses of Bergamot Essential Oil are:
Diffuse in the classroom, at work, or at home when stress levels or tension is high
Apply to the skin while showering and inhale deeply to experience its calming aroma while enjoying its purifying skin benefits
Change regular tea to Earl Grey with the addition of Bergamot
Apply to the feet before bedtime or use with doTERRA Fractionated Coconut Oil for a calming and relaxing massage
Add one to two drops to your DIY skin care cleanser (1)
Primary Benefits of Bergamot Essential Oil
Calming and soothing aroma
Provides skin purifying benefits
Frequently used in massage therapy for its calming benefits