Black Bean Fudge Recipe

Black Bean Fudge with Essential OilBlack bean fudge may sound strange and even unappetizing at first glance. After all, fudge is one of those comfort foods that is supposed to make one feel guilty after eating it, right? The fact is, this recipe for fudge is surprisingly rich and packed with chocolatey flavor. Besides, “fudge” and “healthy” are two words you wouldn’t expect to find in the same sentence.

The twist in this recipe is fudge that is healthier and guilt free! Don’t pass up this recipe just because black beans are the primary ingredient. The essential oils add an unexpected flavor and add to the health benefits. Keep reading! You’ll be glad you did! Continue reading “Black Bean Fudge Recipe”

All About Veggie Capsules

Empty Veggie CapsulesVeggie capsules are one way to ingest essential oils that we often mention on this website. Some may wonder about ingesting essential oils with the aid of a capsule. Of course, an empty capsule is just one way to take essential oils internally. There’s also adding oil to water (or other liquid) as well as placing a drop on the tongue. Using a capsule will help avoid the taste of an essential oil, but also deliver the oil to the right area of the body for greater absorption (such as digestive and immune health).

Many people today purchase empty capsules to make their own medicines and supplements. We hope this post helps answer your questions about the use of capsules as an essential oil application method. Continue reading “All About Veggie Capsules”

Back to School with Essential Oils

Back to School with essential oils for healthIt’s back to school time again! When the school supplies go on sale, it’s time for that last trip to the lake. Summer is coming to an end, and it’s time to plan on healthy after school snacks and how to keep your child healthy at school. Essential oils need to be a part of your planning, too. Continue reading “Back to School with Essential Oils”

Produce Cleaning Spray Recipe

Washing Apples the old way - without the Produce Cleaning SprayA Produce Cleaning Spray is perfect for anyone worried about the chemicals and wax coatings found on grocery store fruits and vegetables.  Farmers protect their produce by applying a wax preservative to keep apples, oranges, cucumbers, and other produce from going bad.

Waxing fruit seals in moisture, keeps it fresh beyond the harvest season, and makes the fruit look more attractive. However, the application of wax can be for cosmetic reasons rather than necessity. After all, everyone likes pretty fruits and vegetables. Continue reading “Produce Cleaning Spray Recipe”

How to Improve Your Immune System

Immune SystemWe know our immune system is essential to our overall health. But what exactly does our immune system do? The immune system is the body’s defense against infection and illness. The immune system knows which cells are a part of the body. If the immune system finds something unfamiliar in the body, it destroys it. Sometimes the immune system overacts to basically harmless invaders, like pollen. Continue reading “How to Improve Your Immune System”

Essential Oils and Flowers

Flowers last longer with the help of essential oilEssential oils are good for flowers, just like humans!  In fact, Melaleuca essential oil can help your flowers last longer! An arrangement of fresh-cut flowers always brightens the home, but cut flowers don’t last very long inside the house.  One day they’re beautiful, the next they’re headed to the trash. This flower water recipe can help flowers last longer.

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