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

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?

Balsam Fir

Enjoy the smells of the holiday season! ๐ŸŽ„Native to North America, balsam fir trees tower at over 80 feet tall and produce needle-like leaves. Primarily used for pulp and construction, the balsam fir tree doesnโ€™t respond well to urban pollution and isnโ€™t plentiful in cities, preferring to grow in the woods where the air is … Continue reading Balsam Fir

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

Product of the Month…Clove

Clove Essential Oil Product Description Sourced from Madagascar, doTERRA Clove essential oil is harvested from unopened and dried flower buds of the evergreen tree, Eugenia caryophyllata. Though it is more commonly recognized as a ground household spice, Clove oil is a unique and powerful option that you can utilize even outside the kitchen. Clove oil a popular … Continue reading Product of the Month…Clove

Discover Pink Pepper

Pink Pepper Description The small pink fruits of the pink peppercorn tree were considered sacred to the ancient Incas and are used today for herbal holistic practices. They are also the source of Pink Pepper essential oil. Unlike its name, pink peppercorns are actually unrelated to black peppercorns and are more closely related to cashews. The … Continue reading Discover Pink Pepper

Oregano ๐ŸŒฟ

Oregano is one of the most potent and powerful essential oils and has been used for centuries in traditional practices. The primary chemical component of Oregano is carvacrol. Due to its high phenol content, caution should be taken when inhaling or diffusing Oregano; only one to two drops is needed. Additionally, Oregano should be diluted … Continue reading Oregano ๐ŸŒฟ