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Breathe More Easily: Essential Oils for Coughs, Colds and Congestion from Allergies

ragweed can cause allergies

The tree pollen allergy season has arrived with a vengeance and with many people spending time exercising outdoors in rural areas and green spots than may have done so before, there is an uptake of interest in natural remedies for pollen issues. Pollen allergies can result in streaming eyes and nose and nasty sinusitis which […]

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How to make your own deodorant with Essential Oils

how to: homemade deodorant

Image source: Thehealthymaven.com   Some people are inspired to ditch commercial underarm deodorants because they start to have skin reactions but others look for alternatives because of worry and concern over the toxic ingredients they contain. Branded proprietary underarm deodorants often include aluminum compounds and parabens.  Aluminum actually blocks your pores and stops you from […]

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Essential oils for flea and tick treatment for dogs (and how to make your own)

our little boy with a puppy

Everyone welcomes the longer, warmer days of Spring but it also heralds the arrival of fleas and ticks for your pets, definitely visitors you don’t want to be sharing houseroom with.  With everyone spending more time cooped up indoors in lockdown, it is more important than ever to keep your home free of those passengers […]