Category: Essential Oils

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Bugs, Burns, and Babes, oh my!

Essential oils have gone mainstream. And they aren’t just for women – they’re for everybody. While essential oils are in fact a cornerstone of creating a calm ambiance, they are also great for many other practical applications you might not… Read More

Essential Oils For the Woodsperson

The secret is out: if you want to improve your psychological well-being, support creative thinking, and protect your physical health, you need to get outside for at least 120 minutes a week. Over 1000 studies have confirmed that time in… Read More

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The History of Lavender

It is for good reason humans have been cultivating lavender since the beginning of modern history. That’s enough time to give this plant a biography as winding as it is long. From lovers’ beds to wars and plagues, lavender has… Read More

Wooden shave set and balm.
DIY Beard Balm

If you’re sportin’ a beard, chances are you’re already familiar with the many beard balms on the market. With no shortage of oils on the proverbial (and literal) shelf, the choices can be overwhelming, expensive, and sometimes confusing.  Of course… Read More

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Our Top 7 Favorite PNW Hikes

The Pacific Northwest is an outdoor adventurer’s paradise. Whether you’re visiting Oregon, Washington, or Idaho, there’s no lack of natural wonders to explore. We’ve been roaming this region for decades, and we still haven’t run out of beautiful landscapes to… Read More

Orange butterfly in lavender field.
Winter is Coming, but Summer’s Hottest Oils are Here to Stay

Fresh, fruity, and tangy meets floral, light, and sweet to create the ultimate perfect pair this winter. Lavender and orange essential oils have a wide range of beneficial qualities. If you’re having difficulty sleeping, feeling stressed and breaking out, or… Read More

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Quick guide to choosing essential oils

The use of essential oils can be a simple practice of choosing to use a body lotion that contains pure and natural lavender essential oil to a practice and way of life where essential oils and natural plant products are… Read More

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Essential Oils For Pain Relief

As research continues to evolve in the field of natural medicine, knowledge about the vast properties of vitamins, minerals, herbs, essential oils and other nutraceuticals continues to expand. Essential oils are extremely concentrated extracts that are extremely versatile and useful… Read More

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Flu Season Protection

Must going through short- and long-term bouts of illness be a mathematical certainty of being alive in this incredibly biologically diverse world? Some experts believe that illness caused by pathogens could be dramatically reduced with clever and well thought out… Read More