Author: Kristy Sandler

10 Essential Oil Blends to Make Your Home Smell Like Christmas

There are lots of things that make Christmas special.  And one of those is the smells that are traditionally associated with the holiday season. To bring those special smells to your home, I’ve put together some Christmas essential oil blends.  Each has a selected range of essential oils that work together to bring lots of festive aromas to your home. All of the blends are for the diffuser, so simply add the required drops and switch it on. If you are missing any of the essential oils, don’t worry, simple substitute another, or leave it out altogether.  The beauty of...

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9 Natural Home Remedies for Flu That Never Fail

It’s a fact of life that every year, cold and flu season comes around.  It can make life truly miserable for anything from a few days, to a couple of weeks.  And unfortunately, even if you are immunized, it is still possible to get a strain of flu not covered under the flu vaccination. The flu is easy to distinguish from a cold because it often brings on high fever, body aches, extreme fatigue and headache.  These are usually combined with the typical respiratory symptoms of a cold – sniffles, sneezes, sore throat and coughing There are plenty of...

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How To Feng Shui Your Home For Better Balance

We’ve all heard that living a balanced life is what we should aim for.  But as with many things, it is easier said than done.  Sometimes you need a little help and one thing that might help, particularly at home, is Feng Shui. This traditional Chinese art has been embraced worldwide as a way to create balance in our modern lives.  If it has been a mystery to you, then this article will help.  I will give an overview of what Feng Shui is, some simple tips on how to Feng Shui your home and provide an insight on...

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5 Reasons Why Peppermint Oil Will Make You Healthier

The health benefits and therapeutic value of peppermint essential oil has been well known since ancient times. Even today peppermint oil is still being recognized as one of the most valuable herbal remedies that people can use in treating different health problems. Peppermint can be used in various forms including herbal tea, capsules, pure essential oil and of course, the plant itself.  In this article I will focus using the essential oil for its health benefits. Headaches The cooling and soothing effect of peppermint essential oil has been proven effective to give rapid relief from even the worst headaches and...

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The Different Types of Juicers: All You Need To Know

Juicing is a quick and healthy habit that can be easily worked into any daily routine, no matter how busy you are.  The first step is buying the right equipment, and in particular choosing from the wide variety of juicers available. It can get confusing so it is important to get a basic understanding of the different types of juicers available.  Then you can start to look at brands, pricing etc.  Take the time to do a bit of research up front and make sure you get the right juicer for needs and budget. In this article we’ll take a look...

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