All About Tea Tree Oil

I love learning more about God’s herbs and plants and essential oils. Here is a great explanation of the benefits and usages of tea tree oil, originally featured on the Young Living blog. Tea tree oil is an excellent one to keep on hand in these cold weather months! What is your favorite way to use tea tree oil in your home? Leave me a comment and let me know! With lots of love, and for your extraordinary health 🙂 Catherine Slezinger

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Happy Valentine’s Day!! ❤️❤️❤️

Happy Valentine’s Day friends!! What a beautiful day to celebrate the greatest and most important of anything on earth, love. God showed His love for us by giving us Himself, even though it cost Him everything to buy us back. What love could be greater or more intense? I have been inspired recently by watching the amazing athletes at the 2018 Winter Olympics. One young woman that really caught my eye was the U.S. figure skater Mirai Nagasu, the first U.S. woman in history to land a triple axel jump successfully in an Olympic competition. As if that weren’t incredible…

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Do It Yourself Chocolate Mint Body Butter with Essential Oils

  It’s that time of year when skin turns DRY. At least mine does. It doesn’t help that I’m always washing dishes, washing my hands, washing dishes, washing dishes, washing….dishes 🙂 I get little cuts on my hands and they hurt! Plus they make my hands look like I’m 115 years old. So I love any pampering that this winter skin can soak up! This recipe makes a soothing, creamy body butter that you can use on hands, feet, elbows, kids, or anywhere that needs a little more moisture! The coconut oil in this recipe combined with the cocoa powder…

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This made me so angry that I had to share it with you…

I don’t know about you, but my family uses homeopathic medicine ALL the time. (See this blog post for why I love using them for my kids.) Yet, the FDA has essentially now ruled that all homeopathic medicine is illegal.  Since modern pharmaceuticals aren’t hurting anyone whatsoever, and the FDA has so much spare time and money on its hands, it’s decided to go after homeopathic medicine. Or, as Dr. Mercola points out in this telling article, perhaps the rise of homeopathic medicine sales to a $3 billion industry are just too much for the pharmaceutical industry to stomach losing out…

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🌿 Essential oils and your brain 🍃

  🎄 Hope you’re having a peaceful December! I know this time of year can be SO. CRAZY. Christmas parties, Christmas performances…kids off from school… in the midst of all the insanity how can you find a moment’s peace? One way I love is by getting my diffuser going in my living room each day. It makes me feel like there’s just a little bit more sanity in my life. And it turns out, there’s a highly scientific explanation for why essential oils affect us so profoundly, and quickly! And it all goes back to the way our amazing Creator…

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How Vanderbilt Hospital Uses Oils To Reduce Stress in E.R. Nurses, Doctors

I always knew diffusing essential oils in my home made ME (and my kids, my daughter won’t go to sleep at night unless I fill her diffuser with sweet smelling lavender) feel better, calmer, more relaxed….and now this team of hard working doctors and nurses at Vanderbilt Hospital agrees! This is actually incredible…keep watching till the end of the video to find out how remarkably their levels of stress went down by the end of their experiment 🙂

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