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9 Aromatherapy Essentials

Aromatherapy--the use of pure essential oils as a natural therapyócan be a powerful healer when used properly.† It has been proven effective for many conditions, including:† PMS, depression, and fatig…

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Mid-Winter Mood Booster

Itís winterís half-time, and even if Punxsutawney Phil didnít see his shadow, there are days and days of cloudy, grey coldness and snow storm-induced lockdown ahead for many of us. To keep hope ali…

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Essential Oil Eases Pain, Kills Viruses

We often associate the sweet pungent aroma of cloves with the holiday season, but few people ever consider its therapeutic properties.† Essential oil of clove can be used for a whole range of purposes…

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Make Your Own Natural Body Lotion

If you're tired of all the chemicals and synthetic fragrances in most store-bought creams and lotions, you might want to consider making your own.† Most people think that making creams and body lo…

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Kindness Revolution Day 28: Making Aromatherapy Products

I enjoy making natural skincare and beauty products from the most natural organic oils and essential oils.† So today I decided to make a variety of these natural products and ship them to my sister.† …

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Homemade Essential Oils for Any Ailment

By Sara Novak, Planet Green I have often thought that essential oils are the cure all for a host of what ails us. My favorite scent, lavender has done wonders to calm me down on many an occasion. I…

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Green Houseguests: DIY Towel Origami Basket

We are full flung into the heart of summer. As it fleets by with in a flurry of warm weather activity, it often brings guests to our homes. Houseguests sometimes get a bad rap, but I am of the belie…

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Which Scent is Best for You?

Imagine the scent of fresh-roasted coffee seeping from the kitchen, a bouquet of roses lifted to your nose, or the smell of spring rain as you step outside at dawn. Pleasant scents can lift our mood, …

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Sniff Away Stress

If stress has you overdosing on snacks or pouring yourself that third glass of wine at night, a new study from the Warwick Olfaction Research Group in England offers a saner solution: Simply smelling …

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DIY for Oily/Acne-Prone Skin

The most green thing you can do for your beauty regime is to make your own face and body oil. It is so incredibly easy and fun to do, and will save money, energy, and trees (no packaging!). When …

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