It’s DIY Wednesday ๐ŸŽ…๐ŸŒฒ๐Ÿ’š

Itโ€™s DIY Wednesday! Here are a couple of ideas for gift giving LIP SCRUB This delicious, natural, exfoliating lip scrub will leave your lips feeling smooth and rejuvenated. Customize it by using any of your favorite essential oils. For extra soft lips, apply lip balm after the scrub. Ingredients4 teaspoons brown sugar3 teaspoons virgin … Continue reading It’s DIY Wednesday ๐ŸŽ…๐ŸŒฒ๐Ÿ’š

Essential Oils to Brighten Your Holidays ๐ŸŒฒ๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿ’š

Traditions shape December into a sparkling snow globe that decorates the rest of the year. We canโ€™t help but adore the special times; luminous lights; gift exchanges; shimmering, peaceful ambiance of falling snow; gingerbread cookies with the kids; and, of course, sensational holiday smells! Let Cinnamon Bark and Madagascar Vanilla take your senses for a … Continue reading Essential Oils to Brighten Your Holidays ๐ŸŒฒ๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿ’š

Where is Frankincense Sourced?

Frankincense essential oil comes from the Sanaag region of Somaliland, which makes up over a third of the countryโ€™s total land. Harvesting frankincense resin is the main source of income. Normally, frankincense resin is sold to shopkeepers (who then sell it to intermediaries and consolidators for export). This system often takes advantage of the harvesters, … Continue reading Where is Frankincense Sourced?

Cozy up with Frankincense ๐Ÿ’š

Whatโ€™s cozier than Frankincense diffusing while you warm up by the fire? ๐Ÿฅฐ Happy Oiling, Ruth๐Ÿฆ‹ Shop my favorite Essential Oil resource Oillife.comโ€ฆยย use my coupon code RMCGOWEN5 for $5 off your $25 or more purchase

Chemistry of Frankincense Oil

Frankincense essential oil is derived from the resinous tears of trees that have been carefully scored, or โ€œbled.โ€ If cared for properly, frankincense trees can produce tears for hundreds of years! After a careful distillation process, the essential oil has a complex mixture of monoterpenes: alpha-Pinene Limonene alpha-Thujene beta-Pinene This complex chemistry contributes to its renewing … Continue reading Chemistry of Frankincense Oil