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Essential Oils for Sore Throat

Essential Oils for Sore Throat

Have you ever woken up with that scratchy, itchy, irritating feeling in your throat? You know the one that sometimes comes after a night out of loud yelling, or at the very beginning of a cold? The sensation that you think you can ignore, drink of tea and honey to soothe, or maybe will just wear off as you go along you day? Hopefully that’s the case, but if you really do have a sore throat, the pain often starts...
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Essential Oils for Bed Bugs

Essential Oils for Bed Bugs

I don’t want to think about these small crawling things either, but sometimes it takes talking about and prepping for them that makes all the difference in keeping bed bugs away from you and your loved ones. Bed bugs are parasitic insects that feed exclusively on blood, particularly human blood. They live in headboards, mattresses, cushions, furniture and dark colored clothes. Their bite leaves reddish, painful and itchy blisters on the skin. They usually come out when it’s dark and...
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Be GONE With These Essential Oils for Lice

Be GONE With These Essential Oils for Lice

We all know the TV shows where students are sent home with a note to their parents after discovering they have lice. But did you know it’s not only on TV? Head lice are unwelcome, wingless flat insects that tend to lay egg and feed on human scalp blood and that infect hair. These creatures are  2-4mm long and their eggs nits can hatch every week. Children are more prone to a lice infestation and should beware that lice can quickly...
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Essential Oils for Cold Sores

Essential Oils for Cold Sores

Cold sores. Ugh, they’re the worst. You know the feeling of your lips getting dry and chapped. You skin getting a little tight, no matter how much chapstick you put on them and that familiar little bump starting to form. You’re hoping its a pimple, a blister, maybe even a small allergic reaction, but nope, you know it’s the tale tell signs of a cold sore coming. Great… Cold sores are blisters that form on the lips. In some cases,...
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Essential Oils for Inflammation

Essential Oils for Inflammation

You may not like it but did you know that inflammation is your body’s mechanism for protecting itself from trauma? It involves the stimulation of white blood cells and the secretion of various chemicals to promote the healing of damaged cells and tissues. Every time you see swelling, redness or experience pain around cuts, a broken bone or in any part of your body, it is a sign that your body is trying to eliminate foreign objects such as irritants,...
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Essential Oils for Vertigo

Essential Oils for Vertigo

For the longest time I didn’t know I had vertigo. I, like many people, thought it was the fear of heights, and that dizzy feeling you get when you look over the edge. But that’s not even close describing the complexity that it encompasses. I remember, more so when I was younger than now, I would be doing something completely mundane, sitting in class, walking down a street, reading a book, and I would get this super strong, sudden dizzy/...
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Essential Oils for Hemorrhoids

Essential Oils for Hemorrhoids

Not the most pleasant of topics, but one that definitely warrants being covered. When you’re in pain, you just want to find a way to stop, or ease it, and thats what we’re covering here today. Hemorrhoids are a painful but common condition affecting three out of four adults. We all have rectal veins which normally help with stool control, it’s when these veins swell, that the suffering begins. The inflammation may be internal or in the rectum and external or...
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Essential Oils for Canker Sores

Essential Oils for Canker Sores

Growing up canker sores were something I was familiar with. My mom was allergic to cantaloupe, but still ate it from time time, unfortunately resulting in canker sores. Now, I know they weren’t comfortable, but I didn’t know just how annoying they could be until I experienced them myself later on in life while I was wearing braces. Canker sores manifest inside the mouth or in the inner lining of the throat in form of a white or yellow sore...
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Essential Oils for Hypertension

Essential Oils for Hypertension

Some ailments are easy to ignore because they’re not as easy to notice, and we don’t see physical changes. However, in many cases, like with hypertension, it is important to be vigilent. Often times, its easier to prevent an illness than to treat one. According to the American Heart Association, one in three adults above 20 years old has high blood pressure. That means in the United States alone, around 85 million people have this condition. The statistics get even scarier...
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The Answers- Do Essential Oils Cause Man Boobs?

The Answers- Do Essential Oils Cause Man Boobs?

You’ve probably seen it by now and know that in a recently posted article, the BBC cites two studies that suggest a link between the use of essential oils and gynecomastia aka man boobs or male breast. When looking at all the info out there, I saw a lot of studies and articles that were scientific, but not really any that answered the questions I wanted to know. So that’s what I’m doing here, for you, for me, for all...
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