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Our list of 100% pure essential oils for your easy reference

Our list of 100% pure essential oils is extensive. Here is a list for your easy reference. Basil: Mental fatigue, nervous insomnia, stimulant Benzoin: Coughs and colds, dry skin, eczema, psoriasis, mentally soothing Bergamot: Antiseptic, clears acne, boils, eczema, nervous indigestion, relaxant, good for lost appetite Camphor: Decongestant, antiseptic, disinfectant, stimulant Cedarwood (Atlas): Antiseptic, gentle … Continue reading Our list of 100% pure essential oils for your easy reference

Distilling Essential Oils…Separating the oil from the water (Part 3-Conclusion)

  When the distilling process was complete, we were led into another part of the farm to see a simple separating process.     The oil and water are poured into a cone shaped pipette and as the oil starts to separate, the little tap at the base of the pipette is opened and the … Continue reading Distilling Essential Oils…Separating the oil from the water (Part 3-Conclusion)

How can we use Neem oil to help our animals?

Our little family dog, Jessie, has a continual itch and scratch. She has a bath and half an hour later she is back to scratching her little body. We have tried changing her diet, rinsing her in lavender/cedarwood solution, and yet it has continued. Then, I heard about someone who used as neem oil solution … Continue reading How can we use Neem oil to help our animals?

Lavender, Thyme and Neem…All used in one day and all successfully…

Today has been a day for using a number of our essential oils. This morning my husband showed me his back...It was RED! He had been gardening yesterday and had done so shirtless and without any sunscreen. Thank goodness for the healing power of Lavender. This is truly an all round healing herb and essential … Continue reading Lavender, Thyme and Neem…All used in one day and all successfully…