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

Focus Essential Oils

This week’s essential oil class is on essential oils for focus. Below you will find class recordings and all of the materials you need to make your own family-friendly focus essential oil blend. Our Google Hangouts Class (embedded from our YouTube channel)   … Continue reading

Anti-Stress Essential Oils

This week’s essential oil class is on anti-stress essential oils. Below you will find class recordings and all of the materials you need to make your own family-friendly anti-stress essential oil blend. What do anti-stress essential oils do? Essential oils with anti-stress … Continue reading

Is it Safe to Use Essential Oils With Cats?

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

Phototoxic Essential Oils – which ones to avoid when out in the sun

If you use essential oils topically, you’ll want to pay close attention to this post. Using certain essential oils topically with sun exposure (or in tanning beds) can damage the skin. This kind of phototoxic damage to the skin can … 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

Diluting Essential Oils Safely – safe dilution guidelines for all ages

This post may contain affiliate links. This doesn’t cost you any more, and helps to support more great content. Thank you 🙂 Concentrated substances are rarely intended for use “as is” – and essential oils are no different. There’s almost … Continue reading