15 Essential Oils for Fighting Coughs and Congestion

A cough combined with nasal congestion is, simply put, annoying. These symptoms often accompany the common cold, but they also occur with allergies. But instead of turning to sugary cough syrups, why not try essential oils for coughs and congestion as a natural alternative? A holistic-minded medicine cabinet may be the place to go to … Continue reading 15 Essential Oils for Fighting Coughs and Congestion

Meleleuca (Tea Tree) Essential Oil – All You Need To Know & How To Use It

And the last oil we will take a look at this week is Meleleuca (Tea Tree). Essential Oil of the Day - Meleleuca (Tea Tree) Melaleuca alternifolia Melaleuca, or Tea Tree oil, is best known for its purifying qualities, which make it useful for cleansing the skin and home surfaces, purifying the air, or promoting … Continue reading Meleleuca (Tea Tree) Essential Oil – All You Need To Know & How To Use It

Lemon Essential Oil – All You Need To Know & How To Use It

Essential Oil of the Day - Lemon  Lemon (Citrus limon) The cleansing, purifying, and invigorating properties of Lemon make it one of the most versatile oils. Description  Lemon essential oil has multiple benefits and uses. Lemon is a powerful cleansing agent that purifies the air and surfaces, and can be used as a non-toxic cleaner … Continue reading Lemon Essential Oil – All You Need To Know & How To Use It

Peppermint Essential Oil – All You Need To Know & How to Use It

With a distinct, energizing, and refreshing scent, Peppermint stimulates both the mind and the body while providing an uplifting energy throughout your day. Known for its cooling and tingly sensation, Peppermint is a favorite for relieving tension in the body. The high menthol content present in dōTERRA’s Peppermint distinguishes it as being of the utmost … Continue reading Peppermint Essential Oil – All You Need To Know & How to Use It

Lavender – All You Need To Know & How To Use It

Lavender (Lavandula Angustifolia) is often considered a must-have oil to keep on hand at all times due to its versatile uses, including calming and relaxing properties that promote peaceful sleep and ease feelings of tension. Lavender has been used and cherished for centuries for its unmistakable aroma and myriad benefits. In ancient times, the Egyptians … Continue reading Lavender – All You Need To Know & How To Use It

Lemongrass Essential Oil – All You Need to Know & How to Use It

A tall, perennial plant, Lemongrass has a subtle citrus flavor and is used in Asian cuisine in soups, teas, and curries as well as with fish, poultry, beef, and seafood. In addition to its unique flavor, Lemongrass essential oil promotes healthy digestion and acts as an overall tonic to the body’s systems.* It’s also purifying … Continue reading Lemongrass Essential Oil – All You Need to Know & How to Use It

High of 68 Monday, High of 35 Friday – Winter Weather in North Carolina & How to Survive It Without Catching a Cold

If you live south of the Mason Dixon Line, you probably have the same kind of winters that we do here in North Carolina.  One day it's sunny and 68 and everyone is wearing flip-flops and t-shirts, and three days later, it's 32 and snowing.  It's crazy!! But, it is the South and we love … Continue reading High of 68 Monday, High of 35 Friday – Winter Weather in North Carolina & How to Survive It Without Catching a Cold