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Add holistic aromatherapy remedies to your winter health routine with healing essential oils, plus find a recipe for a simple immune-boosting room spray.
Discover simple ways to use essential oils in your home to create a healthy, happy lifestyle and environment.
Enlist healing essential oils to relieve pain, improve respiration, repel insects and more.
Craft these DIY Asian-inspired guest soaps to reinvigorate road-weary visitors.
A primer to using lavender essential oil to reduce stress, relax and get better sleep!
We asked our readers to share some of their favorite cold and flu remedies. Check out 20 of our favorite reader-submitted remedies, from hot toddies to essential oil rubs.
Our partner ePantry offers a convenient, affordable, eco-friendly delivery service for green household essentials.
Try your hand at making your own reed diffuser oil. This fun DIY project keeps homes smelling clean and fresh without the use of possibly harmful chemicals.
Overuse of hand sanitizers can lead to antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Here’s why you should keep hand sanitizer and endocrine disruptors such as triclosan out of the classroom.
Support aging skin with mature skin essentials from John Masters Organics.
Peppermint, one of the most widely known mints in North America, can be distilled to extract its essential oil. Use this oil to soothe indigestion, sore throats and much more.
Stay focused for work or school with therapeutic-grade essential oils crafted for concentration from 21 Drops.
After coming down with a cold, this Herb Companion editor kicks her sinus congestion to the curb with an herbal steam, an effective natural remedy for runny noses.
David Salman encourages gardeners to fertilize in fall when root growth is most active and winter fertilizing imperative.
Making beeswax candles is a fun and easy project, perfect for the holiday season.
Ease the symptoms of the common cold with herbs and other natural treatments.
A new study suggests aromatherapy may help patients feel less stress before a procedure.
PRIMAVERA organic airsprays naturally scent your home using essential oils.
Made with soy wax and 100% essential oils, Hammocks & High Tea’s new candles are housed in reusable gold textured ceramic containers and offered in three scents.
Assemble this simple list of herbal items and send them to your student to show how much you care.   
Noxious fumes aren’t conducive to happy cleaning. Give all your homemade cleaning solutions an invigorating and healthy boost by adding a few drops of pure plant essential oils. Heavenly!
Find out the best oils to moisturize big, pregnant bellies.
Noxious fumes aren’t conducive to happy cleaning. Give all your homemade cleaning solutions an invigorating and healthy boost by adding a few drops of pure plant essential oils such as lavender or lemon. Heavenly!
Follow these recipes for using essential oils and a few simple ingredients to make your own chemical-free cleaning products.
As public attention turns increasingly towards natural healing methods the benefits of herbal essential oils become more relevant.
Skip the store-bought hand sanitizers. Instead create your own natural herbal hand sanitizers with Aloe Vera and essential oils.
Leave your lips feeling luscious and quenched with this simple recipe for homemade lip balm.
Clear your home's air naturally for better health and well being.
This DIY washing powder is simple to make, costs just pennies and smells heavenly.
Eliminate unpleasant odors in your home by using natural products.
If you find yourself suffering from seasonal depression as the weather gets cooler, try these herbal remedies for depression as treatment for seasonal affective disorder.
Shrink your dryer sheet waste and use a dryer sachet instead. Learn about the benefits of dryer sachets, how to make your own sachet and a few ideas about what to do with your used dryer sheets.
Purple Prairie Botanicals Orange and Tea Tree Facial Toning Bar combines the bacteria-fighting power of tea tree and orange essential oil for a product that promotes healthy, glowing skin.
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews Prairie Essence Herbal Garden Lip Balm, a natural lip balm made from a blend of rosemary and herb essential oils.
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews Johnson’s Natural Head-To-Toe Foaming Baby Wash.
Learn how to preserve the fabulous scents from your garden in essential oils to make your own perfume. Enjoy your flowers all year with your personal bottled garden scent.
Follow these tips to pick the best carrier oils for aromatherapy blends.
Try these alternative aromatherapy products for long lasting relaxation.
Natural Home assistant editror Kim Wallace reviews Organic Shea Butter and White Tea Shave Cream from Ec-Oooh-Chic by Oohlala.
Poo-Pourri spray claims it can eliminate stinky bathroom odors. The Garden Gnome finds out if it really works.
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews Badger Headache Soother Mind Balm, which helps clear sinuses with eucalyptus and peppermint oils while calming your senses with a light touch of lavender.
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews a new foaming natural body wash from HollyBeth's Natural Luxury.
Keep your home healthy and aromatic for the holidays!
Follow these tips for using essential oils to make your own organic perfumes.
Try using essential for skin care. Blends include remedies for acne, shingles and cold sores.  
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace feeds her addiction to lip balm and reviews Shea Terra Organics Menthe Orange Organic Shea Lip Butter.
Learn the benefits of an infant massage and how to give one from certified infant massage instructor and practitioner Brenda Stansfield.
Learn how to cope with Seasonal Affective Disorder using aromatherapy.
Try using aromatherapy to reconnect with family and friends.
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews natural hand, nail and cuticle care from Badger Healthy Body Care.
The essential oils in AmazonLights' products create powerful insect repellents.
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews natural lotions from Garden of Eve.
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews a natural shampoo from Eco Nature Care.
Everyone needs balance in life. Whether or not scent plays a role in keeping you calm and balanced is up to each individual, but when I get a whiff of Golden Earth chakra oils, I feel relaxed.
For a barking dog, electric shock collars may do more damage than good. Read what I'm using to rid my dog's bark, without the bite.
Essential Oils really are properly named!  But do you know all the ways to use them?  19 tips and tricks you can use for an essentially wonderful life.
Want to be sure about what you're putting on your skin and hair? Save a little money and have a little fun mixing up these DIY beauty treatments. These natural home beauty remedies are made from basic household and kitchen ingredients!
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews natural body wash from Kathy's Family.
Men love spruce and lavender -- or maybe it's the Soaptopia body balm.

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