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Young Living Essential Oils
Young Living's Everyday Essential Oils - Sherry A Phillips
Detox Bath - Add 2 cups Epsom Salt to a very hot bath (as hot as you can stand it). Add 1 cup Baking Soda to unfiltered bathwater. Soak for 20 min. And shower in cool water. No perfumed lotions or soap after detoxing. No eating before or after detox bath....just drink lots of water before and after. --I have done this & it works! Years of toxins are released through hands & feet!
Detoxification Part I : Healing Waters
Over the past few years I’ve gotten rid of pretty much ALL chemical cleaners in our house. I had started to get sinus infections pretty often and they always happened within hours (sometimes within minutes) of using a chemical-based cleaning product from a spray bottle. And y’all… sinus infections are AWFUL. You can’t breathe, you …
How to use tea tree oil to get rid of a sinus infection
Once a week for 20 minutes, sit in a hot bath that contains a handful of Epsom salts, 10 drops of lavender essential oil, and a half cup of baking soda. This combo draws out toxins, lowers stress-related hormones, and balances your pH levels. :)
Sprinkle drops of vanilla, orange, lemon or almond extract on return air filter to scent your entire home
DIY oil lamps for the porch/yard; use citronella oil to mosquitoes away.
Woolite Foam Carpet Cleaner - Sprays out in foam stream so you can spray right on grout line. Let set several minutes, brush, wipe away. Easiest way ever to clean gross grout
To make a stainless steel sink shine like a super star, squirt a small amount of baby oil in a clean sink. Spread it around with a dry paper towel and wipe clean.
How to cut a watermelon the EASY way! A pinner said: "One of the most useful things I learned in culinary school was how to cut melon... I started cutting my watermelon this way and no longer dread it!"
Keep wasps and bees away this summer. Put about 10 cloves in 1/2 a lemon and set out. They do not like the scent. Cut off the ends so they sit flat.
Adding sage to your campfire or fire pit keeps mosquitoes and bugs away.
Summertime Stove-Top Potpourri This sounds soooo heavenly! Can't wait to have my house smell like a summer tropical paradise!!
Annual Home Maintenance Calendar - Really good information to know! So many of these things can get overlooked, but if you stay on top of them, they probably make a world of difference in your home's health and efficiency.
How to Make Lavender Oil at Home- One of the most popular multi-purpose essential oils is lavender oil. Learning how to make lavender oil at home is an extremely easy process.