Essential Oils

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Essential Oils For Cleaning And Recipes To Use

Essential oils smell wonderful, but did you know you can use essential oils for cleaning? They make terrific anti-bacterial and all purpose cleaners. Use essential oils for cleaning bathroom. Use essential oils for cleaning wood floors. You can add oils to your laundry for fresh smelling clothes. Use essential oils for cleaning counters, walls, and your …

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DIY Germ Fighting Essential Oil Blend (similar to “4 Thieves”)

Back in the 15th century bubonic plague hit England and its surrounding areas. Known as “black death”,  it was thought to be spread by the fleas on rats. Legend says that there were 4 thieves who were able to go into the homes of those infected without getting sick themselves. When the thieves were caught, …

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Essential oils can act as a powerful aphrodisiac and incite a positive response in those around you while giving you the powerful benefits from the oil itself. Get some great blend ideas for homemade perfumes! The Homesteading Hippy

The Best Essential Oil Blends for Homemade Perfumes

We always talk about the benefits of essential oils for wellness, aromatherapy, and DIY household cleaning, but that’s not all that they offer. Essential oils have been used for centuries in perfumery. You might be surprised to learn that essential oils are in many of the designer perfumes and colognes you can buy in department …

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Rosemary essential oil is a well known, well love scent! Try some of these diffuser blends to see what your new favorite will be! The Homesteading Hippy

Why You Should Keep Rosemary Essential Oil On Hand (and diffuser blends to try!)

Rosemary is one of my favorite herbs to grow. It is beautiful in the herb garden and flavors so many foods like chicken, beef, and lamb. Rosemary is easily recognizable by its aromatic scent. For this reason, rosemary has a lasting place in my garden and kitchen. I also like to have at least one …

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