Diffusing Essential Oils #gentlebreezes

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I love diffusing essential oils in my home. Whether it is to purify the air or give a welcoming scent to visitors, my diffuser is going everyday. For this reason, I prefer to have one in every room to maximize the benefits.


Diffusing Essential Oils


Over the last few weeks my kids have had colds, which has included runny noses and coughs. This summer cold is almost over, but they both have a linger cough that seems to get worse in the evening. When I diffuse appropriate oils in their room at night, I notice that the coughing goes away or is significantly less. If you want more info about what oils I recommend diffusing for an evening cough, email me or leave a comment below.


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Make Your Own Home Cleaners with Essential Oils

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I have been using all-natural home cleaners in my home for many years now, but I want to start making my own. Since I use essential oils daily in my home, why not make a few cleaners with the oils.

Cleaning with Essential Oils


I was given the opportunity to try an amber glass spray bottle from Emmi’s Essentials. It is always a good idea to use glass container when using essential oils, especially the citrus ones. This is the largest amber glass spray bottle I have ever seen! It is 16 oz and comes with a pipette and a decorative labels. The spray nozzle is adjustable and the bottle can be reused over and over again.


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10 Uses for Peppermint Essential Oil


10 uses for Peppermint essential oil
Peppermint Essential Oil is one of the most commonly used oils. Here are 10 things you can do with Peppermint:


Sinus Issues/Congestion ~ Apply diluted peppermint to your sinus areas. My husband also puts one drop under his tongue every night to help keep his sinuses open.


Tummy Troubles ~ Rub a drop of peppermint on your tummy to help relieve stomach discomfort.


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10 Uses for Lavender Essential Oil

10 Uses for Lavender Essential Oil


Essential Oils have become a part of my daily routine. There are so many benefits to using them and today I want to share about some of the uses for Lavender Essential Oil.


Too much sun ~ A few drops of Lavender on irritated skin will help soothe and alleviate the hot feeling. (For an added benefit of cooling, layer with Peppermint essential oil)


Sleepless nights ~ Spritzing your pillow with a mixture of distilled water and lavender will help you get a good night’s sleep. You can also apply the oil to your spine, bottoms of feet, and back of neck.


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Use Essential Oils for Preventative Measures ~ DIY “Beat the Bug” Rollerball


Beat the Bug DIY Rollerball with Essential Oils


My daughter woke up in the middle of the night last night and began throwing up. I know most of you did not want to know that! My day has revolved around taking care of her and trying to help her feel comfortable and better.


Since I have decided to start selling essential oils again, I have been doing a lot research into the benefits of using each oil. Since I had a rollerball on hand, I decided to try and make a diluted, ready to use oil blend. Oregano, Lemon, and protective blend were all suggested to help with easing her stomach. The protective blend is made with 5 different oils (clove, cinnamon, eucalyptus, orange, and rosemary) and smells amazing!


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6 Uses for Tea Tree Oil


I have been using essential oils for a year and a half now and I love all the benefits that go along with using them. One of the most commonly used oils is Tea Tree Oil. This versatile oil naturally fight acne, toenail fungus, lice, yeast infections, skin tags, cold sores, dandruff, ringworm, fleas, warts, psoriasis, and more.


Not only does it help with all these problems, you can use it to make your own shampoo, lotion, soap, face cleaner, body wash, and toothpaste.

 Better yet, you can use it to make all your natural household cleaners, detergents, shower sprays, bathroom disinfectants, and kitchen sprays.

 Amazing right?!?!?!




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101 Uses for Essential Oils



Here are 101 uses for common essential oils. If you want more information on essential oils, email me at brittlebsycorner @ gmail.com.



Diffuse in a room or apply topically to calm anxiety and soothe emotions
Apply topically to soothe irritated skin and lips
Massage on back or bottom of feet and apply a drop to pillow at bedtime
Apply immediately to help calm reaction to a bee sting or bug bite
Rub a drop or two on the area behind the ears for ear infections.
Combine two drops Lavender with two drops of Lemon and Peppermint in a capsule for seasonal allergies.
Apply a few drops in hands and rub onto pillow for help sleeping
Add a few drops to your favorite lotion to relieve itchy skin
Apply to minor burns and sunburns
Add to bath for relaxation
Add to laundry when washing sheets for a relaxing scent
Add to baking soda and sprinkle on carpet then vacuum up



Use to clean and dress minor cuts and sores
Use with a carrier oil for beautiful, radiant skin
Apply to bottom of the feet or use internally to support immune function
Use with Lavender and Peppermint to reduce stress and headaches
Rub a few drops on temples and back of neck for “brain fog”
Add to face cream and apply to reduce wrinkles
Apply up and down the spine to support nerve function
Apply at the base of the skull for brain support
When in doubt, use Frankincense!



Apply to skin blemishes and rashes as part of a daily cleansing program
Use with shampoo or conditioner for healthy scalp and hair
Apply to feet and toenails after showering, swimming, or working out
Rub a couple drops on forehead and sides of nose for sinus pain
Apply a few drops in front of and behind ears for ear pain (not inside)
Add a drop to your shoes or massage a couple drops onto the feet for athlete’s foot
Add to toothpaste to help protect teeth from bacteria
Use a small amount directly on a sore, diluting with coconut oil if needed
For hives mix a few drops with carrier oil and gently apply to the infected areas
Rashes mix a few drops with a carrier oil and massage over the affected areas


Oregano (Hot – dilute)

Take several drops in gelatin capsule for periodic immune support
Dilute and apply to bottom of feet of kids and adults as a natural defense
Use internally as part of a monthly cleansing regimen for GI health
Carefully apply to skin tags repeatedly (use cotton swab) and watch them disappear
Use in cooking as a replacement for oregano seasoning
Apply a few drops mixed with carrier oil to bottoms of feet (especially bottoms of toes) for sinus infection
Add two drops to carrier oil and massage onto calluses once a day
Take 5 drops in a capsule daily for Candida



Add a drop to honey to soothe a dry or sore throat
Diffuse in a room to neutralize odors and elevate mood
Use to clean kitchen counters and stainless steel appliances
Take a couple drops internally with water as an antioxidant and detoxifier
Add a drop or two to face moisturizer to reduce visible pores
Rub a few drops of lemon oil w/carrier oil to get grease off hands
Add a few drops to olive oil for furniture polish
Use lemon to get gum out of hair and carpet
Add to recipes for flavor
Use to clean oils and germs from hands off steering wheels of cars
Add to water for hydrating lemonade
Use to wipe down door jams where many hands touch



Use with Lemon in water for a healthy, refreshing mouth rinse
Inhale deeply to invigorate lungs and increase alertness
Add to water in a spray bottle and mist body when overheated
Apply to neck and forehead with Lavender to calm headaches
Rub a couple of drops in hands and breathe in for increased alertness
Diffuse into the air for a fresh clean scent
Add to deserts or recipes for flavor
Add a drop to your favorite tea for variety
Add to shampoo and conditioner for great smelling hair
Take a couple drops on the tongue before a test to wake up your brain and clear your mind
Dilute with carrier oil and rub on legs to increase circulation
Add to other oils to increase their potency


Deep Blue (Soothing Blend)

Apply directly to tired, aching joints
Rub on muscles before and after exercise to reduce discomfort
Use with a carrier oil for a therapeutic deep-tissue massage
Apply to areas of back pain
Rub on legs to reduce leg cramps
Rub on legs to stimulate circulation


On Guard (Protective Blend)

Diffuse in a room to eliminate airborne pathogens
Dilute and gargle morning and night as a protective mouth rinse
Take several drops in gelatin capsule for added immune support
Dilute in spray bottle to clean handles, phones, & other community surfaces
Add to your dishwasher for cleaner dishes.
Add to your laundry cycle for cleaner clothes.
Add to your mop water for cleaner floors.
Apply to bee and insect stings to neutralize the toxin and relieve the pain.
Diffuse to ward off germs
Use to kill molds
Rub a few drops on the outside of the neck for sore throat
Add 2 drops to 1/4 cup water and gargle for sore throat
Apply to toothbrush to kill germs on brush
Use to wipe down door knobs and faucets to prevent spread of germs
Use to wipe down car steering wheel, seatbelts and handles


Breathe (Respiratory Blend)

Apply topically to chest and neck to help clear lungs and sinuses
Diffuse or add to humidifier at bedtime for more restful sleep
Apply to chest or bottom of feet for seasonal respiratory discomfort
Rub a couple of drops between hands and rub onto pillow for night time breathing support
Add 7 drops of oil to steaming bowl of water, cover head with towel and breath in for cold relief
Apply topically under nose (may want to dilute w/carrier oil) to relieve allergy symptoms


DigestZen (Digestive Blend)

Rub on stomach to ease digestive discomfort, nausea, or motion sickness
Take internally at meal times to support healthy, comfortable digestion
Apply to bottom of feet of children to help ease digestive issues
Take internally to reduce acid reflux symptoms
Rub on abdomen and take internally for diarrhea


Slim and Sassy (Metabolic Blend)

Can be hot, use in capsule, dilute w/carrier for topical or add to water

Add 8 drops of Slim & Sassy to 16 oz. of water. Sip your flavored water before, between, and after each of your healthy meals throughout the day
Apply a few drops to the palms and breathe deeply for a moment of calm and meditation
Take internally to help manage hunger
Diffuse for mood and energy
Apply with carrier oil to areas of the body you wish to firm up
Apply with carrier oil on the throat to stimulate energy




Mother’s Day Essential Oil {Giveaway Event} Ends 5/31




Mother’s Day is finally here! Let’s celebrate with a DoTerra Essential Oil giveaway.



They are also doing an After Mother’s Day Extravaganza
Free online essential oil training for moms, expecting moms, plus giving away some fabulous prizes. 

Natural Products for my Little Girl with 3 Girls Holistic #HolidayGiftGuide

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My daughter wants to do everything I do! While it is sweet, there are things that she is just not ready for! She is only 4! One thing I do with her is paint her nails. She calls it “paint nolish”. I paint her fingers and toes with non-toxic nail polish. Every time I put on makeup, she wants to play with my makeup brushes. I don’t ever put makeup on my daughter but she likes how the brushes tickle her face, so I rub them on her face every now in then in a playful manner. I have encouraged my daughter (and son) to use lip balm to keep their lips from getting dry, specially at night. Again, I only provide them with natural options.


3 Little Girls Holistic ~ So they can be just like mom!


I want to be a good example for my daughter; therefore I only use natural products. I want my daughter to see me using products that are free of dyes, fragrances, and chemicals. When I first saw 3 Girls Holistic, I was impressed by their line of products. Their philosophy is that “You look your best when you feel your best.” Their products are designed to nourish the skin and promote overall health. Your skin absorbs whatever you put on it, therefore make sure that what you put on it, you would put in it!


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Burn Soy Candles this Holiday Season #HolidayGiftGuide

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I love burning candles in my home, especially once the weather outside has gotten a little cooler. There is something cozy about burning a candle in the Fall and Winter time. I prefer to use more natural candles made of soy or beeswax and scented with essential oil, over fragrance oils.



Mountain Laurel Naturals has created a line of natural soy candles made with 100% soy and essential oils. No fragrance oils, dyes, or toxins can be found in their products. Soybeans are a natural, renewable source as opposed to candles made of petroleum. Wax candles are made of petroleum, a nonrenewable source, and contain toxic carcinogenic substances. While the candle burns, those toxins are released into the air. By eliminating petroleum and fragrance oils, and burning candles made of soy and essential oils, no toxins will be released.


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