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Signature Blends. 10 Top Benefits, Uses & Side Effects Of Guggul For Weight Loss, Thyroid & Cholesterol. How to Make a DIY Essential Oil Perfume. Healthy News and Information. By JOE BATTAGLIA Even scientists now recognize the power agents that exist within some essential oils which stops cancer spreading, and which induces cancerous cells to close themselves down.

Healthy News and Information

Their disease-preventing ability is no longer doubted, especially for cancer. A healthy body, from head to foot, typically has a frequency ranging from 62 to 78 MHz, while disease begins at 58Hz. During some testing with frequency and the frequency of essential oils it was measured that: Holding a cup of coffee dropped one man’s frequency from 66 Hz to 58 MHz in just 3 seconds. It took three days for his frequency to return to normal. Other studies show that: Negative thoughts lower our frequency on average 12 MHz. 'Killer Germs' Obliterated by Medicinal Smoke (Smudging), Study Reveals. Sayer Ji, Green Med InfoWaking Times The ritualistic use of plant smoke stretches back to the prehistorical era and is still used, the world over, as a way of ‘cleansing’ the spirit.

'Killer Germs' Obliterated by Medicinal Smoke (Smudging), Study Reveals

Now modern scientific research reveals that the practice may actually have life-saving implications by purifying the air of harmful bacteria. The burning of herbs and plant resins for medicinal and spiritual purposes – so-called ‘smudging’ – is an ancient practice among indigenous people around the world; one increasingly adopted by Westerners. Smudging is a technology believed to unlock the ‘spirits’ of various plant allies to restore balance and ease to the individual or group. Some liken it to taking a ‘spiritual shower,’ enabling you to wash away emotional and spiritual negativity that accumulates in your body and the spaces you live.

26 Fire Starting Techniques & Tricks. How To Make Massage Candles. A concept so genius, yet so simple that I can’t believe I didn’t come up with it on my own: massage candles.

How To Make Massage Candles

In essence, they’re candles made of wax so pure and nourishing that you can actually use it to moisturize your skin as the candles burn. A gorgeous candle and a luscious moisturizer all in one. I think we’ve just struck gold. Materials: 1 part natural beeswax or soy wax 1 part natural cocoa butter or shea butter 1 part liquid carrier oil such as sweet almond or jojoba Essential oils of your choice (I used lavender and ylang ylang; use about 2-5 drops per ounce) Vessel of choice (I used a 4-oz faceted glass jar – a tin would work as well) Candle wick (I got mine at a craft store) Double boiler (I made my own using a medium pot and a metal bowl) Cheese grater or knife Wooden stick for mixing To make: Scratch Mommy – Life, From Scratch How to make DIY Aromatherapy Candles. I love candles!

Scratch Mommy – Life, From Scratch How to make DIY Aromatherapy Candles

They really change the mood. The flicker of light and scent wafting through the air can be really calming. Making your own candles can be inexpensive, easy, and you can feel good about what is going in them. It’s not filed with synthetic fragrances or harmful chemicals. DIY candles also make a great DIY gift. Aromatherapy is a great way to help with your physical, emotional and mental health. Anti-Aging with Essential Oils - Simple Life Mom. Anti-Aging with Essential Oils is a wonderful choice for those looking for something that really and truly works, something frugal, and something that smells good.

Anti-Aging with Essential Oils - Simple Life Mom

Concoctions found in the store are very expensive and, as far as my research has gone, do just as much harm to your body internally as the benefit to your skin externally. The wonderful reality of anti-aging with essential oils is that they have so many health benefits beyond your skin. How to make Incense Cones. Plant Devotions in Smoke: Bioregional Plant Incense » The Medicine Woman's Roots. ~This post was written for the Smoke Theme of the Wild Things Roundup~ Finished block of incense made with Piñon resin, Juniper berries, Red Cedar heartwood, Douglas Fir needles, Rose petals, and much more.

Plant Devotions in Smoke: Bioregional Plant Incense » The Medicine Woman's Roots

The rising smoke of fragrant plants has long been considered the food of gods and ancestors by humankind. Throughout the centuries, it has retained the connotation of sacred space, magic, and the sensual. Even now, just the description of white smoke rising from an ornate censer can evoke images of ancient temples and forgotten rites. This is no surprise given the power of the olfactory system over memory, dream, and desire.

For the modern American human, however, the word incense may be more likely to bring to mind the suffocating stench of chemical infused headshop fumes than anything sacred, beautiful, or the least bit subtle. How to make your own natural incense. There is no such thing as the perfect incense formula, however an excellent basic formula to begin your incense making with is one of twenty parts aromatic substance, four part base, and one part bonding agent.

How to make your own natural incense

This general formula can be used as a kind of stepping- stone to more elaborate formulas. Always keep the proportion of aromatic substance at least twice as large as the base (the only exceptions to this rule are when you are working with an extremely strong or bitter herb, or if you are using only scents). When making incense- be it cone, cylinder or stick- the ingredients should always be ground as finely as possible; this will make the incense easier to work and the finished product will burn cleaner and more evenly. The consistency of the incense mixture should be that of a soft lumpy putty or of moist dough.

Introduction to Incense Making for Druids. Tree Divination Incense The basis of this post is handout I used for the OBOD East Coast Gathering (2011) for my incense making workshop.

Introduction to Incense Making for Druids

I added in additional details based on what we discussed in the workshop, and I wanted to expand upon this handout and provide some info on finding local materials and intentions. Neem Oil: Uses, Benefits, How Tos, KnowHow. What Is It?

Neem Oil: Uses, Benefits, How Tos, KnowHow

How Does It Work? How To Use It? Where To Buy It? Neem oil, the oil pressed from the seeds of the neem tree, is the most widely known and used neem product. Well, at least in the western world it is. Neem oil has many different uses and benefits... A natural insect repellentA safe pesticideA fertilizerA skin care ingredientA contraceptiveA medicine with hundreds of different uses... Gifts from the Garden: Homegrown Smudge Sticks. Smudge sticks are tightly bound bundles of dried woody, resinous herbs, that are slowly burned as a way to purify and cleanse the air.

Gifts from the Garden: Homegrown Smudge Sticks

While the roots of burning a smudge stick, or smudging, is in North American Native purification rites and ceremony, they can be used by anyone to bring the woody smell of the outdoors inside. Facts About Frankincense – The Myth, Magick, and Medicine. Magickal Uses Of Myrrh. Making and Using hydrosols – home distilling. Making and using hydrosols – home distilling (This is an article I originally wrote for Plant Healer Magazine) The word hydrosol, ‘hydro’ water and ‘sol’ solution means water solution and refers to the fact that a hydrosol is water containing plant molecules, it is produced alongside essential oil in the process of steam distillation and sometimes referred to as flower water.

The term flower water is imprecise as not all hydrosols are made from flowers, they can be made from leaves, whole plants, seeds, roots etc. 8 ways to usher the good vibes into your home. 4 Tricks For Cleaning With Lavender. Just like a lot of you out there, I’m the type who’s elated to be constantly creating (read: making a huge mess), but when it comes time to make the house look presentable again, I’d simply rather not. I have found, though, that when the cleaning process is combined with the beauty of aromatherapy, it can truly be quite enjoyable. Lavender is such a gem when it comes to natural cleaning. The word lavender is actually derived from the Latin lavare, which means to wash.

The Miracle of Tea Tree Oil: 80 Amazing Uses for Survival. Thieves Oil Recipe. 4614StumbleUpon With cold and flu season in full swing, everyone should have a bottle of Thieves oil in their natural first aid kit to help kill germs in your body and around your home. 35 Surprising Uses For Essential Oils Everyone Should Know - One Good Thing by Jillee.