HELICHRYSUM ESSENTIAL OIL

Helichrysum is known as the "everlasting" or "immortal" oil, and is generally found in the Mediterranean, India, and the Balkans. The oil comes from the stems and leaves of the plant and has been used for medicinal purposes, but is highly revered for its regenerative and protective benefits in skin care.  Helichrysum is traditionally favored…

Petitgrain Essential Oil

Petitgrain essential oil is produced from the same botanical species (Citrus Aurantium) as Neroli and Bitter Orange, but Petitgrain has its own characteristically unique aroma of bitter-sweet, somewhat harsh, woody, floral smell. Petitgrain is distilled from the leaves and twigs Petitgrain is sometimes known as the poor man’s Neroli because it is much less expensive…

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…

Hemp Seed Oil Benefits

Hemp Seed Oil is one of the world’s oldest and healthiest natural oils. Produced from the seeds of the Cannabis Sativa plant, Hemp Seed Oil has a perfect ratio of omega 6 to omega 3 essential fatty acids and 80% total essential fatty acids, which is more than any other plant. With this perfect blend of omega…

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…

Black Spruce

Part of the Pinaceae plant family, Black Spruce (picea mariana) is a slow-growing evergreen conifer tree with blue-green needles. It can grow upwards of 60 feet, and has small purplish seed cones. The twigs and needles are steam distilled for their therapeutic essential oil. The oil  is a clear to pale yellow liquid with a…

White Fir Essential Oil

Distilled from the needles of the White Fir tree, this oil has a crisp scent. White Fir is a powerful anti-oxidant with a high ORAC score and has been used for deodorants, disinfectants, rubefacients and stimulants. History White fir trees are native to North America, especially in the Rocky Mountains. These trees, also sometimes called Silver…

Pampered Holiday DIY

It's that time of year again! Shorter days and longer nights means more time together indoors. Emotions run high (or low) and tight quarters breeds germ city. Last year we shared a calming play dough and diffuser decor DIY, so this year we thought we'd add a few DIY gift ideas to the list! With…