Essential Oils for Scalp Psoriasis

Scalp Psoriasis is a painful and embarrassing condition that one can have. Psoriasis is an autoimmune condition that can affect the skin, including the scalp. The National Psoriasis Foundation report that 2-3% of the US population suffers from this chronic condition. When our immune system sends the wrong signals to the body, Psoriasis will start…

Bentonite Clay Uses

What It is Bentonite clay consists of aged volcanic ash also known as “Montmorillonite.” It is an odorless grey/cream color with an almost soft, very fine consistency. Unlike some other clays, it doesn’t stain and is easy to work with in beauty and natural remedy recipes. Healing clays like bentonite have a high concentration of…

Top 6 Ways To Use Frankincense Essential Oil

By the number of blog posts we have on Frankincense, you probably realize by now that we LOVE this amazing essential oil. Hailing from the Middle Eastern part of the world, it can be used to reduce the risk of sickness, as well as promote a healthy level of emotional balance. When used daily, Frankincense…

Vetiver: THE Oil for Mental Health Support

Part of the Poaceae (formerly Gramineae) botanical family, Vetiver is a clumping type of grass with roots that grow straight down into the ground. Often used for erosion control, the grass grows well on hillsides and along water ways such as rivers and ocean inlets. The tubular roots and rootlets have been known to grow…

Happy Birthday, Spark Naturals!

Can you believe it?! What started out as a small, unknown start-up has rapidly grown and succeeded in bringing quality essential oils and products to thousands of people at an affordable price for the past 5 years. Spark Naturals is comprised of a fabulous team of individuals dedicated to exceptional customer support and relations. We…

Roman Chamomile Essential Oil

sOne of my most favorite oils is Roman Chamomile. Lavender often is the first oil you think of when looking for a calming oil, but Roman Chamomile is where it's at. The Spark Naturals Roman Chamomile has a sweet scent which is used to relax the body and calm the mind. It has skin regeneration properties…

What’s Photosensitivity?

Photosensitive: having a chemical, electrical, or other response to light. You might be wondering "what does photosensitive have to do with essential oils?". Certain medications (including antibiotics) can increase the skin's reaction to UV rays. In the same vein, some essential oils also contain chemical components that may cause what is known as "photosensitivization" when applied…

Natural Teething EO Remedy

Sleepless nights. Restless baby. Grumpy days for everyone. Teething is a beast, and one of the many reasons my husband swears there's a reason most people don't remember much before the age of three-it's too traumatic! This week I'm really feeling it while my 11 month old is getting teeth 2-4 at the same time.…