Home Remedies

Written by, Becki Andrus Earlier today, I was thinking about the push-back from modern medical professionals regarding natural remedies. It is not uncommon for me to talk with someone who tells me that they mentioned their essential oils to a doctor, and the doctor completely shut down the idea of natural remedies. The problem is, […]

Modern Medicine and Natural Medicine

Posted on August 18, 2013 | In Essential Oils

Written by, Becki Andrus As you know, I am a big advocate for natural remedies. My first choice treatment for any health concern in my family is to use natural remedies before turning to modern medicine. But, I am also grateful to have modern medicine available when it is needed, and I personally believe that […]

Homemade Toilet Bowl Cleaner Recipe

Posted on June 11, 2013 | In Cleaning Tips

Written by, Becki Andrus Essential oils can be used with other natural ingredients to clean every room in your home. Many people overlook the benefits of using essential oils for cleaning… and reach for the commercial, chemical-filled products instead. When these store-bought cleaners are used in the home, they are creating a toxic environment that […]

Written by, Becki Andrus I spent a lot of time in the garden yesterday, and used the shovel for a few hours getting rows lined up and ready to plant our vegetables for the season. It was fun to be working outside, but I quickly remembered how that kind of work uses muscles that I’m […]

Written by, Becki Andrus For nasal congestion, a common treatment is for people to turn to over-the-counter medications: decongestant and/or antihistamine pills, vapor rub, etc. But, there’s no need to reach for these chemical-filled nasal congestion “remedies,” because you can use essential oils for respiratory problems! If you are experiencing nose congestion or sinus congestion as […]