Use Essential Oils to Fight Air Pollution

Essential Oils can help fight air pollution Air pollution is bad not only for the environment but our lungs, too. Today’s automobiles run cleaner. But what about household cleaning products? Fumes from various household products also pollute the indoor environment – and your lungs. A study by researchers at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the University of Colorado at Boulder suggests it’s time to start paying attention to everyday household products that release Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) if we really want to clean up the air we breathe.

Vehicle emissions have gone from making up 75 percent of human-caused VOCs to 50 percent, due to regulations like the Clean Air Act. However, household products have started to make up a greater proportion of VOCs. The remaining half comes primarily from chemical products. Continue reading “Use Essential Oils to Fight Air Pollution”

On Guard Pumpkin Smoothie

On Guard Pumpkin Smoothing_350x319This On Guard Pumpkin Smoothie is a delicious and healthy fall treat. Forget about Pumpkin Spice Lattes, this recipe using the essential oil protective blend, is healthier than fancy fall drinks. Sure, the ingredients are healthier, but the flavor is enhanced by the clove essential oil contained in the On Guard essential oil blend. Continue reading “On Guard Pumpkin Smoothie”

Essential Oil Cleaning Recipes

Cleaning with On Guard doesn't require a bucket of suppliesUsing essential oil for cleaning makes cleaning easier and healthier! Not only can essential oils cleanse surfaces and purify the air, but they leave behind a pleasant aroma that will instantly make your home feel clean and refreshed without that ‘hospital’ smell. Let’s face it, cleaning around the house is never a pleasant chore. Not only because, well, it’s a chore; but because over-the-counter cleaners can be toxic. Continue reading “Essential Oil Cleaning Recipes”

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”

On Guard Essential Oil Blend

On Guard duty, guard provides protection and is watchfulOn Guard Essential Oil Blend is an appropriately named doTERRA essential oil blend.  The words “on guard” make you think security, being prepared, and watchful.  The proprietary On Guard essential oil blend of oils helps support the body’s natural antioxidant defenses. The oil also protects the body against environmental threats and helps support healthy immune function.  It lives up to its name! Continue reading “On Guard Essential Oil Blend”

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”