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Wellness & essential oils

January 23, 2018

Today's oil is Melaleuca (meh-la-loo-ka). It's easier to say Tea Tree Oil. They are one and the same.

Hailing from Australia, the Melaleuca plant was a daily necessity for the early natives. The Aborigines would apply the leaves directly to the skin for a cooling effect...

December 18, 2017

'tis the season for runny nose, cough, or night sweats and there are lots of ways essential oils can help support you through it! Check out my video to learn exactly what I do when I am feeling under the weather:

 Here are some recipes and DIY to help you get through th...

December 6, 2017

I love making DIY projects using my essential oils! It's creative and all natural and all that aromatherapy does wonders for my mood. Here are some projects we recently did at my Holiday DIY party, they are easy to do and most take less than 20 minutes. Check out these...

November 15, 2017

With such an exotic name, you would never guess that Neroli essential oil comes from the small white flower of the bitter orange tree. It's related to Wild Orange (from the peel) and Petitgrain (from the leaves and twigs). The bitter orange tree grows in Egypt, which i...

October 12, 2017

I've suffered from debilitating cramps, mood swings, depression and hot flashes pretty much my whole life. And we're told that it's "just part of being a woman," and that we just need to learn to deal with it... I've never been okay with tha...

October 10, 2017

Essential oils are so great to use for our moods and our physical bodies, but did you know you can also use them to reduce your toxic load in your home?

With natural cleansing and purifying properties, certain essential oils can be a helpful part of your regular cleanin...

October 6, 2017

Today is the final day of my Chocolate Week of recipes for using essential oils and chocolate. I saved the best for last!

These are tricky to get the shells, or cookie parts, right. When you're baking them, it's better to go underdone than overdone. As someone who is us...

October 5, 2017

Today's chocolate and essential oil recipe is so mouthwatering, it's hard to keep these around for longer than a day or two. They are decadent so if you have self control (I clearly don't) then they might last a bit longer than that.

Without further ado, I present Carda...

October 4, 2017

Bet you never thought you could make chocolate cake with essential oils! Yes, you can. :-) This recipe is from the doTERRA Living magazine. This one uses Wild Orange essential oil. This oil can help uplift mood and increase feelings of energy. Wild Orange oil has the a...

October 3, 2017

Hope you are getting some new ideas about cooking with essential oils. Incorporating them into your recipes is easy. Remember to start with 1-2 drops and taste it before adding more. Essential oils are very potent and powerful, so you don't need much to get the flavor...

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Stephanie Maslow-Blackman

New York, NY


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