DIY Skin Toner with Myrrh

The Ancient Egyptians and Arabian cultures knew the value of myrrh. They applied it to skin issues, like acne and aging, though they may not have known that the oil possesses astringent, anti-inflammatory, antifungal, antibacterial, and antiseptic properties, they did know that its effects produced radiant and healthier-looking skin.

The aroma was also uplifting and restorative, as the oils trigger support in several brain regions – all of which regulate emotional balance. With these topical properties and this aromatic impact, a solo myrrh essential oil application benefits skin and emotional conditions, but when blended with other synergistic oils – like patchouli, lavender, lemongrass, and helichrysum – you have yourself a powerful skin-supporting product.

This Supportive Skin Toner combines all of these skin-supportive oils into a blend that firms your skin and smooths its tone, making it radiant and glowing all over. Follow the below protocol for healthier, younger-looking skin.

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How to Use Carrier Oils

When you look up different essential oils to help with things like headaches and body pain, you probably see that if you are using the oils to be applied directly on your skin, you need to mix it with a carrier oil. But what is that exactly? Here is information on carrier oils and why they are important to add to essential oils.

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Health Benefits of Himalayan Salt Lamps

If you are looking for a way to help with healthy clean air, anxiety, stress, and a host of other physical and mental ailments, a lamp might be all you need. Himalayan salt lamps are becoming more popular as people realize how beneficial they can be. These are the orange-pink lamps that often have a non-uniform shape and a modest glow. Not only do they provide much-needed illumination in the room they are placed in, but you can start feeling better mentally and physically as well.

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Cumin Pan Seared Tilapia with Honey Lime Coleslaw

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Coming up with weeknight dinners can be exhausting. Let us come up with your menu instead. This pan-seared tilapia is fresh, healthy, and easy to make on your busiest of days. Don’t worry if you’re not a big fan of Cumin—this recipe does not taste like taco seasoning. The Cumin essential oil is used in perfect subtlety within the flavors of the spice-crusted fish and bright slaw.

Health Benefits: 

Tilapia: This lean, white fish is not only delicious, but also contains a wide variety of health benefits associated with it. Among the many benefits, tilapia has the ability to help reduce ones weight, boost the overall health of your hair, strengthen your immune system, and boost your metabolism.

Red Cabbage: Green cabbage is often the cabbage of choice when out grocery shopping, although both cabbages are excellent sources of Vitamin C and have immense health benefits, red cabbage is the vegetable you’ll want to include in your regular diet because of its added health benefits and hearty flavor. The robust color of red in this cabbage reflects its concentration of anthocyanin polyphenols, this in turn intensifies their protective phytonutrients compared to green cabbage. Continue reading “Cumin Pan Seared Tilapia with Honey Lime Coleslaw”

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DIY: All-Purpose Spray

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There is no need to pull out your rubber gloves and surgical masks when you clean your home. It might surprise you to know that you can concoct simple and inexpensive non-toxic cleaners from ingredients already lying around your house. Using essential oils to create your own cleaning spray is not only safe on the environment, but is safe for your family as well. This spray is perfect for cleaning hard surfaces in the kitchen, bathroom, etc.

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DIY: Foot Mask with Bergamot Essential Oil

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You don’t have to stress about cracked heels on your feet this summer. Try this nourishing foot mask made with Bergamot essential oil (and other feet-friendly ingredients) for nourished and beautiful feet.

Why use a foot mask?

Since our feet have the most pores per square inch than any other area of the body, it is important to remember to treat the feet too! What you put on the feet will absorb into the rest of the body, so do your best to gather high quality, organic ingredients for this foot mask.

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