Category Archives: Essential Oils

It is amazing to me how many toxins and chemicals are out there. They are in things that I never would have thought about before. Since they are so prevalent, I wanted to share my 3 simple tips on living toxic-free! Before I begin with my list I do want to remind you that nothing in…

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  • Emily - Great tips!! I will definitely be looking into your essential oils resources!April 18, 2017 – 4:01 pmReplyCancel

  • Sarah Althouse - I am just finishing up the rest of my toxic cleaners (but have bought organic “clean” brands to replace them) but otherwise..doing pretty well removing all the chemicals from my home!April 19, 2017 – 12:46 pmReplyCancel

This is one of my favorite joyful essential oil diffuser blend recipes! These three essential oils help to create an uplifting and joyful atmosphere. Diffusing essential oils is one of the most popular ways to use them, and it is one way to help receive all the benefits they have to offer. There are so many great…

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I get a lot of questions about what is needed when using essential oil on kids! Here is the ultimate list of everything needed to use essential oils with kids! Essential oils have so many powerful benefits to support our health. They are a great tool to use for those of us who want to…

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  • jessica - Thanks for Sharing!! I’ve been wanting to know more essential oils for my family!March 28, 2017 – 2:49 pmReplyCancel

  • Jamie - I love this! I know essential oils are POWERFUL, so using the on my kids is something I do with much caution. Definitely adding a few of these to my shopping list.March 28, 2017 – 2:59 pmReplyCancel

  • Meredith - This is so helpful. I’m just starting reading into working with oils and these tips are really great! I’m pinning for later., Thanks!March 28, 2017 – 6:56 pmReplyCancel

  • Sue Tanya Mchorgh - Thanks for sharing. I have never considered essential oils before but i definitely will..March 29, 2017 – 4:55 amReplyCancel

  • aproverbswife@gmail.com - I love using my oils. I find they work better on my hair and skinMarch 29, 2017 – 10:57 amReplyCancel

  • Rimsha - This is such a lovely list. I have this newfound obsession with essential oils so I LOVE this. Had no idea they could be used in a diffuserMarch 29, 2017 – 1:53 pmReplyCancel

    • heysimplyreeni@gmail.com - Yes I love them as well:) There are so many great ways to receive their benefits!! Just one more thing to love:)March 30, 2017 – 4:48 pmReplyCancel

Spring is right around the corner so I wanted to share my top 5 spring essential oil diffuser recipes with you! Bonus: Free Printable! I love diffusing essential oils because of all the benefits you get with each oil! All you will need is an essential oils diffuser and some essential oils to get started! Springtime:…

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There are so many different ways to use essential oils! One way that my family and I use them is by creating essential oil spray bottles. They are not only great for having around the house, but also for on the go!  How to Make Essential Oil Spray Bottles:   The first step in creating these…

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  • Sarah Althouse - I’ve had spray bottles sitting in my amazon cart for weeks to make this (and to spray my cat when he scratches the couch but that’s for another time.) Definitely want to make this to spray on my pillow at night!March 8, 2017 – 2:01 pmReplyCancel

  • Marette Flora - I want to make these! So far I have only made a spray for cleaning my yoga mat with tea tree oil. These sound great!March 8, 2017 – 3:15 pmReplyCancel

  • Jennifer Dunham - These are great! I love spraying lavender on my pillowcase just before bed!March 8, 2017 – 4:42 pmReplyCancel

  • Abbey - I love essential oils! We diffuse and use roller balls, but I haven’t made any sprays yet! I’ll have to look into this! 🙂March 8, 2017 – 5:10 pmReplyCancel

  • Crystal // Dreams, etc. - I’ve recently gotten into essential oils and would love to make some of my own sprays. I’ll definitely try some of these out!March 8, 2017 – 6:47 pmReplyCancel

  • Tori - I’m just starting with essential oils (and I’m already in love), so I’m definitely saving this! It seems to be perfect for my bag, work or in my car. Thanks!March 8, 2017 – 9:40 pmReplyCancel

  • Tara L - I love the idea of the pillow spray, sounds really interesting. Do you have a recipe for anxiety?March 9, 2017 – 3:15 pmReplyCancel

    • heysimplyreeni@gmail.com - There are a lot of recipes that could help support anxious feelings:) One of my favorite is 10 drops ylang ylang, 10 drops bergamot, and 10 drops lavender!March 21, 2017 – 6:05 pmReplyCancel

  • Meredith - I haven’t thought of making to-go spray bottles.. Love it! On my to-do list now.. Thanks for sharing!March 9, 2017 – 7:05 pmReplyCancel

  • candy - Haven’t made the spray bottles yet, Like for the different rooms, sleep and purify.  Will have to make these easy enough.March 9, 2017 – 8:58 pmReplyCancel

  • Jewels - Thanks for these recipes! I’m a huge fan of EO. I can’t wait to try these recipes~March 10, 2017 – 12:25 pmReplyCancel

  • Carina - Good idea to use glass spray bottles! I’ve never found sub small ones before. Those are perfect size!March 13, 2017 – 3:17 pmReplyCancel

One of my favorite times in life is when my son is peacefully playing and enjoying life. That is why I love this top essential oil calming diffuser blend for kids! It helps calm my son down when life just doesn’t seem to want to slow down. This essential oil diffuser blend is great to give…

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  • vanessa - I have a diffuser and use essential oils daily. It’s great for using the lavender to put my kids to sleep.February 22, 2017 – 1:04 pmReplyCancel

  • Meredith - Thanks for the tips! I’ve been looking into starting using oils for a while now, and I know for sure, my 5 year old boy could use some calming help at times!February 22, 2017 – 6:17 pmReplyCancel

  • Kristin - Any blend with Vetiver seems to do the trick with me or my kids.  Lavender is always a standby.February 23, 2017 – 3:42 amReplyCancel

  • Brigette Collins - I bet these smell great throughout the house! My cousins use essential oils and they swear by them!February 23, 2017 – 4:12 pmReplyCancel

  • Kim@WildflowerFour - We diffuse EOs all the time.  I love how they have a positive effect on everyone in the room, not just the kiddos!  🙂  Stopping by from the IBN Promo Group.February 23, 2017 – 11:59 pmReplyCancel

  • Shann Eva - Thank you for this. Not only will I be using it at home for my boys, but I would love to use it in my dance classes that I teach when the kids are being wild.February 24, 2017 – 4:23 amReplyCancel

Peppermint essential oil is one of the most popular essential oils. It is popular because of how many different ways you can use it! Our home always has this oil out and ready to be used since it is such a versatile essential oil! Here are 15 Ways to Use Peppermint Essential Oil: Rub on temples…

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  • JoJo Tabares - My favorite oil was the Lavender. I liked the peppermint too, but lavender is my fave.February 14, 2017 – 12:00 pmReplyCancel

  • Lara M - I love peppermint oil! I use it with Frankincense for topical pain relief 💖 Thanks for sharing a great list!February 14, 2017 – 9:34 pmReplyCancel

  • Sasha - This is good to know. I didn’t realize it had so many purposes!February 17, 2017 – 1:31 pmReplyCancel

  • Jennifer Dunham - These are great tips! I love using peppermint oil as a little pick me up during the day. February 19, 2017 – 10:24 pmReplyCancel

  • Daniella - Thanks so much, I’m definitely going to try all of these. Its such a useful oil.February 24, 2017 – 7:30 amReplyCancel

  • Krish - I now know all the best uses of peppermint oil, that is great information!March 1, 2017 – 7:05 pmReplyCancel

  • Jennifer @ Chic Misfits - I love essential oils! I had no idea peppermint had this many benefits. I’ll definitely need for a daily pick me up.March 2, 2017 – 4:11 pmReplyCancel

  • Sarah - I recently made some homemade peppermint patties with my peppermint oil.  It’s so great for digestion that I try to have a little bit everyday.March 2, 2017 – 10:24 pmReplyCancel

There are a lot of people who get the “winter blues.” They are coming to me asking for suggestions on how to get through this time of the year so I wanted to share my Winter Blues Diffuser Blend. The “Winter Blues Diffuser Blend” is made from some of my favorite essential oils. Winter Blues Diffuser…

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  • Rachel - I love the easy pic reference with the the recipe. Definitely loving this blend, thank you! January 23, 2017 – 7:00 pmReplyCancel

    • heysimplyreeni@gmail.com - You’re welcome! 🙂January 24, 2017 – 11:33 amReplyCancel

  • Cait Weingartner - This is such a great idea. I love using natural oils to make my home smell nice while at the same time, lifting my spirits. I also try to avoid the chemicals contained in commercially prepared air fresheners, so this is perfect! I can’t wait to try this!January 24, 2017 – 9:27 amReplyCancel

    • heysimplyreeni@gmail.com - Yes I agree:) I love using natural solutions for my family!January 26, 2017 – 12:09 pmReplyCancel

  • Jennifer Dunham - This sounds wonderful! I will definitely be trying it soon!January 24, 2017 – 7:43 pmReplyCancel

One of my favorite ways to cleanse my face is oil cleansing! This video goes over how I oil cleanse my face. It is a great natural way to clean your skin. What do I use to oil cleanse my face with? I oil cleanse my face with coconut oil, but there are many other oils…

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  • kathy - Great!January 13, 2017 – 11:59 pmReplyCancel

What are Essential Oils? Essential oils are organic products extracted from plants. They come directly from nature and are known to have tremendous healing properties. Used for centuries, the most common uses of essential oils are for natural medicine, home cleaning, beauty products, and relaxation. How to Use Essential Oils? The three most common ways to…

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  • Jewels - This was so useful. Just what I need to get jumpstarted on building my EO collectionJanuary 14, 2017 – 3:12 pmReplyCancel

  • Erin | A Welder's Wife - I love using diffusers in my home! They work much better for a  more fragrant result than any candle I have used. I also have some spray bottles for mists, but haven’t taken the time to make any yet. Maybe on my to do list for next week! Thanks for the recommendations!January 15, 2017 – 2:54 amReplyCancel

    • heysimplyreeni@gmail.com - Differs are great! Excited you will start using the spray bottles to create mists! I love creating a lot of different kinds that I use for different occasions. My favorite way to use it is a calming blend I made my son for times when I can’t see to get him to calm down 🙂 Works so well!January 15, 2017 – 7:10 pmReplyCancel

  • Jackie - Love the bracelet and the roller bottles!February 3, 2017 – 12:58 pmReplyCancel

  • Kassandra - This is such a great post! I didn’t even realize there were some of these accessories for essential oils!! February 3, 2017 – 4:35 pmReplyCancel

  • Mariah - Oh my gosh that bracelet is awesome! What a really neat idea!http://moosmusing.comFebruary 3, 2017 – 6:14 pmReplyCancel

  • Patricia @ Grab a Plate - Okay. All of these products are amazing! I’m just getting into essential oils, and I’ve never seen those bracelets before. So great! And love the box to hold all your oils. Thanks so much for sharing!February 4, 2017 – 1:13 amReplyCancel

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I am a natural living, Jesus + fitness loving momma of 1. I have spent the last 8 years of my life to researching and learning as much about natural living as possible! I have completed Dr. Axe's Nutritional Leadership course along with becoming a personal trainer. Since having my son two years ago, I have a desire to share and help others!

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