Jul 2015

Summer BBQ Favorites

July is the perfect time for summer barbecues and reveling in the company of your beautiful family. We hope you’re enjoying a safe and happy summer with your loved ones. As you’re preparing your potluck contributions — summertime side dishes and drinks — we want you to know that Essential Oils can enhance your meals! Therefore, we’ve included three easy and delicious recipes below that you could incorporate in your next family gathering. Enjoy!

Summery Fruit Salad (Featuring Wild Orange Essential Oil)
Fruit salads are delicious but not always the easiest dish to throw together, because the timing can be precarious: Waiting for certain fruits to be ripe enough or sweet enough can be a real waiting game. But with this Summery Fruit Salad that features Wild Orange Essential Oil, you can use an orange-infused honey to enrich the flavor! So, for instance, even if your kiwi are still a little sour, the orange-infused honey glaze helps to complement the tart and tangy with a little sweetness!{Read More}

Jun 2015

Essential Oils for Your Vacation

Now that vacation season has finally arrived, many families are setting off to far-flung destinations for a little rest and relaxation. But just like a wedding, no matter how much you plan, you’re bound to encounter some vacation-related challenges.

Of all the Essential Oils that you should take with you on summer vacation, place Lavender at the top of your packing list. Lavender is wonderful because it can be applied directly as an after sun spray to help soothe the skin. Lavender also helps to promote quicker healing and is exceptional for promoting sleep. This remarkable oil is also good for small skin irritations. Lavender can be used without diluting, and it typically takes only one to two drops.{Read More}

May 2015

Prepare Your Family With a Natural First Aid Kit

Anyone who has watched the news or seen the newspaper headlines will have heard about the tragic disasters that befell Nepal within the past few weeks. Nepal has suffered two remarkably powerful earthquakes: On April 25, Nepal endured a 7.8-magnitude earthquake, and then it was hit by another 7.3-magnitude earthquake on May 12.

In addition to those two monumental events, the news is always replete with many sad stories of natural disasters at home and abroad. And the fact of the matter is, we just never know when a natural disaster is going to strike our hometown. The storm season is upon us, and we need to be ready!

So, in the interest of being prepared to take care of our families, it is smart to prepare a natural first aid kit to have on hand in case of emergency.{Read More}