September 15, 2021
With flu season around the corner, it’s important to start prioritizing your health and wellness and make sure you have the tools you need for a strong defense. One of our favorite essential oils for this time of year is Cypress essential oil, also known as Cupressus sempervirens.
Cypress comes from an ornamental tree and is a member of the Cupressaceae family. Native to many regions including northern America, Africa, southeastern Europe and western Asia, cypress essential oil is a widely used medicinal plant. Research has shown that cypress essential oil has antimicrobial, antiviral and antioxidant benefits making it a great essential oil for overall wellness. Here are some of the ways cypress essential oil can support your wellness daily:
August 30, 2021
August 18, 2021
How to safely add essential oils into your everyday products
Fragranced consumer products such as personal care products, air fresheners, and home cleaning supplies emit air pollutants that affect indoor air quality as well as personal health and wellbeing. Studies have proven that fragranced products have been associated with a number of health effects including asthma attacks, migraine headaches, neurological problems, and contact dermatitis. This is because the term “fragrance” listed on a product ingredient list can hide a complex mixture of chemicals that brands do not have to disclose.
July 28, 2021
Essential Oil Blend for Skincare & Skincare Recipes
Essential oils in ancient beauty rituals date back centuries. However, they continue to become increasingly popular as people seek out safe, non-toxic and natural skincare options. The popularity of these powerful healers stems from their ability to calm irritated skin, reduce signs of aging, improve acneic or scarred skin, and promote hydration for a clear and radiant complexion.
July 22, 2021
Sleep is one of the most important ways we can spend our time and getting good quality sleep should always be a priority. Over time, sleep loss can have serious effects on your health as your brain and body use the time to rest, recover and heal.
If you are looking for a natural alternative to over-the-counter and prescription sleep medications, essential oils may be a good option for you to try. They have been proven to help you fall asleep faster, stay asleep longer, and wake feeling rested.
June 16, 2021
May 24, 2021
May 12, 2021
How you spend your morning sets the tone for your entire day. Beginning your day with a morning mantra can help you remain centered and focused, empowering you to maintain your desired mindset as the day’s events unfold.
Mellara, a Bay Area yoga and meditation teacher, provides morning invocations and prayers that are aimed to help you remain present and find the beauty in your everyday activities:
May 03, 2021
April 19, 2021
It’s obvious that you wouldn’t want to swallow a spoonful of toxic cosmetic ingredients. But what many may not know is that smearing them under your arms in the form of deodorant or antiperspirant may be even worse.1
When looking for deodorant alternatives there are 3 common ingredients you should absolutely avoid:
April 07, 2021
Wake up and get energized!
Essential oils are so much more than a great scent. They have the power to lift your mood and boost your energy levels so you can feel your best and make the most of each and every day. Essential oil’s ability to increase energy levels, perk up the senses and awaken the mind is backed by science and proven to be an effective natural alternative to caffeine and other stimulants.
There are two essential oil families that are known to wake up and energize: citrus oils & mint oils.
December 31, 2020