Using Essential Oils Safely During Pregnancy & Breastfeeding

A frequently asked question we get in our safety group is about using essential oils during pregnancy and breastfeeding. This post will give you the information you need to know so that you can safely use essential oils during these special times. … Continue reading

Anti-Aging Coffee Facial Mask – lighten dark circles and reduce puffiness

Naturally, the best preventative of dark circles under the eyes is to sleep smarter. Once in a while (Sunday night classes anyone?) I don’t get to bed as early as I wish and the morning reveals my secret – I … Continue reading

Is it Safe to Use Essential Oils With Dogs?

We get asked almost daily in our safety group about using essential oils with pets (usually dogs and cats). Because the usage information for dogs and cats is not the same, I have split the information in two posts: this … Continue reading

Essential Oils and Cancer – potentially carcinogenic, and anti-carcinogenic essential oils

Preface: before you say “fear monger” please read the post in its entirety. There have been no reports of cancer being linked to essential oil usage – yet. There are also safe ways to use potentially carcinogenic essential oils, and … Continue reading

Shelf Life of Essential Oils – and how to make them last longer

People are often surprised to find that essential oils have a shelf life. They may have been told essential oils never expire to justify a high price tag. The truth is, essential oils do have a shelf life – regardless … Continue reading