Cinnamon Apple Pie

with cinnamon essential oil Ingredients1 ½ cups all purpose flour2 ½ tablespoons baking powder¾ cup raw sugar½ cup olive oil½ cup orange juice½ cup walnuts2 small apples, grated1 tablespoon ground cinnamon1 drop Cinnamon Bark oil Instructions Preheat oven to 350° F. Lightly coat cake tin with olive oil.Juice orange in bowl and set aside.In a separate…

The Soothing Effects of Lemon, Lavender, and Peppermint

Sore throats. Itchy noses. Hives. If you have allergies, you know these symptoms well. Thankfully, the bounties of the Earth are here to help! While everyone reacts differently to essential oils, many have found relief with an equal parts blend of Lemon, Lavender, and Peppermint. Alone, each component is helpful in their own right, and…

Valerian Root

Valerian is a perennial pink or white flower native to parts of Europe and Asia. Its benefits have been known for centuries. Some even call Valerian the “heal all” plant and the essential oil extracted from its roots has dozens of benefits and uses. History Some of the first recorded use of Valerian for medicinal…

Why FRACTIONATED Coconut Oil?

In recent years coconut has increased in popularity in the health world. It is often used in gluten-free flour, dairy-free creamy items (ie: ice cream, whipped cream, puddings, etc.), and in beauty care products. When the long-chain fatty acids known as 6long-chain triglycerides are removed, the "fraction" of coconut oil remaining has mainly medium-chain triglycerides, making…

Our Top Red, White, and Blue Essential Oils

Memorial Day is a time for gathering. A time to remember those who have sacrificed so much for our freedoms. A time to appreciate our loved ones with whom we share those freedoms. To commemorate this wonderful day, we have rounded up our top "red, white, and blue" Spark Natural essential oils. RED Rosewood: Rosewood…

Clary Sage Essential Oil

Clary Sage (salvia sclarea) is a tall, flowering biennial herb from the Lamiaceae/Labiatae plant family. The flowering tops are steam distilled for their essential oil and have been used throughout the world for improving eye sight, general good health, womanly issues,  and to improve the flavor of cheap wine. Clary Sage is a great calming oil…

Acquaint Yourself with Cinnamon EO

Apple spice cake. Pumpkin pie. Mulled cider. Cinnamon rolls. Snickerdoodles. What do they all have in common? Cinnamon! Cinnamon is a deep, rich spice typically associated with winter, cold, and the holidays therein-and for good reason! It is warming, can help with circulation, and can fight illness like a champ. So why limit it's use…

Kid Friendly Jeddy’s Blend: ADD/ADHD & Anxiety

Jeddy's Blend is Spark Naturals natural alternative for ADD, ADHD and Anxiety. When we searched for a blend to help with ADD, ADHD and Anxiety, we reached out to people who either had issues themselves or had kids who were struggling. As we sifted through hundreds of testimonials and formulations we found Jeddy's Blend, a…