Essential oils for when you are in a bad mood

Sometimes life gets you down. If you’ve had a rough day at work, you spent an hour in traffic, the person in front of you at the grocery store was taking forevvvvver, or maybe all of the above, you have plenty of reasons to feel cranky. We know life can’t …

DIY monster spray: 3 kid-friendly recipes

Bedtime can be a struggle for parents and kids alike. It can seem like the excuses never end, and sometimes real fears of imaginary foes keep little ones awake well past dark. Whether it’s monsters in the closet or little monsters not wanting to go to bed, reach for our …

8 reasons you should be using Vetiver

When it’s time to unwind after a long day, or if you need to buckle down for a project in a relaxing environment, look no further than Vetiver essential oil. Vetiver oil provides a sweet, woody aroma that can be applied topically or diffused to help create warm, welcoming spaces. …

Dr. Mom: Help your kids (and yourself) have a great day

Being a parent is incredibly hard work. From the moment the sun rises until it sets, you’re responsible for nurturing, supporting, teaching, and encouraging your little ones. Even during the nighttime hours, you’re their protector, their comfort when they have a bad dream, and sometimes even a nighttime nurse. With …

Tackling Spring Cleaning with Essential Oils

Out with the cold, drab days of winter! The arrival of spring sparks a renewal in the air that stirs the proverbial ‘spring clean’ itch inside us. As you get ready to tackle your spring cleaning chores like a pro, enlisting the help of essential oils and a few simple …

The Essential Oil Botanical Quiz

How well do you know your essential oil botanicals? Bergamot might be your favorite essential oil, but did you know it comes from a citrus fruit that looks like a cross between a lime and an orange? How about that Copaiba essential oil comes from the gum resin of the …