Weekly Drop of Wisdom ~ Clove

Summer BBQ’s usually include lots of meat and sugar. A great way to keep our oral hygiene superb is to add Clove Essential Oil to our brushing routine. You can add one drop of Clove to your toothpaste, which will promote clean teeth and fresh breath. Though it is more commonly recognized as a ground household spice, Clove oil is a unique and powerful option that you can utilize even outside the kitchen. ...

Is Your Sunscreen Really Safe?

Let's talk about sunscreen. Sun protection is necessary, and as a result we use sunscreen. Did you know that we are using products that are filled with chemical UV filters and hormone disrupters. According to the Environmental Working Group (EWG) "The most common sunscreens contain chemical filters. These products typically include a combination of two to six of the following active ingredients: oxybenzone, avobenzone, octisalate, octocrylene, homosalate and octinoxate. Mineral sunscreens use zinc oxide and/or titanium dioxide. A handful of products combine zinc oxide with chemical filters." In addition...

Why We Need Pills & Skills

What happens when people visit the doctor these days? Patients enter the doctor’s office, get pills but no self-help skills, leave the doctor, pop the pills and return next month for a stronger dose...and everyone just gets sicker. Does this sound familiar to you? Prescription ads tells you to “Ask your doctor if this pill is right for you,...

Weekly Drop of Wisdom ~ Essential Oil Uses

Due to continual research being done on essential oils, more application methods are being developed. The three methods dōTERRA recommends for using essential oils is aromatically, topically, and internally. Essential oils have a powerful effect on the limbic system when used aromatically. Topical application is commonly used on specific target areas for quick absorption. When used internally, essential oils enter the bloodstream and are distributed throughout the body. Learn more about the details of essential oil application here .

3 Ways to Use Microgreens That Rock

I absolutely love microgreens! It's that time of year! We are headed into Memorial Day weekend, farmers markets are starting to get into full swing, and we will be craving lighter fresher foods. For years we would harvest our own from garden thinning, but...

Weekly Drop of Wisdom ~ Peppermint

As the summer season starts rolling, our schedules tend to get even busier with the kids out of school. Whether you’re continually running them to a friends house, sports practice, birthday parties, or running errands to capitalize on summer sales, dōTERRA Pep...

What is an IRAH & Why You Should Begin Planning It Today

You’ve heard of an IRA, but have you heard of an IRAH? An IRAH is your Individual Retirement Account for Health. Think about it: all the money and prudent planning in the world can’t help someone who has not invested in his health. As you grow older and navigate your Prime-Time, there is no better way to ensure you can enjoy the...

Weekly Drop of Wisdom~ Essential OIls for Sleep

Diffuse calming essential oils, such as Lavender or Bergamot, before bedtime to create a relaxing atmosphere. dōTERRA Balance, Breathe, Cilantro, Clary Sage, Melissa, Sandalwood, dōTERRA Serenity, Thyme, and Roman Chamomile, are all great oils to diffused to promote peacefulness. Alternately, they can also be taken internally to soothe your body and improve sleep. For additional tips to help improve your sleep, visit our Essential Oils for Sleep blog here .

Forage Your Supper

I love this time of year on the farm! Well, I guess the whole growing season pretty much rocks, but the first signs of life can be so sustaining. We have foraged dandelions, nettles, ramps and mushrooms for years. This year I read that you could consume hosta's! What!? I was shocked, and excited. In Japan hosta's are called "Urui" and widely eaten. They are best harvested right when the spikes come out of the ground before the leaves unfurl, however they can be eaten once the leaves begin to op...