6 Practical Uses for Tea Tree Essential Oil   Recently updated !

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!Melaleuca trees have been well-known to the aboriginal people of Australia for many centuries and have long been prized for their helpful and cleansing essential oil.  What is not as commonly know is that there are a great many essential oil-producing varieties […]

Tea Tree Because You Deserve to Look Your Best

Personal Essential Oil Reference

Free Printable: Personal Essential Oil Reference   Recently updated !

I find that different members of my family respond to oils differently.  What helps one may not help another even if they are experiencing the same thing!  I’ll give a good example, one of my kids responds best to Thieves for immune support and the other responds to Lemon.  With so many ways to potentially […]


10 Practical Uses for Lavender Essential Oil

Lavender is one of the most well-known essential oils, so it is one that gets a lot of notice!  But behind that pretty scent is a power packed tool for your daily life!  Check out these 10 practical ways you can use Lavender essential oil (Lavandula angustifolia) every day! 1.  Treat your skin.  Lavender essential […]

Lavender Bedtime

Welcome to the Essential Family!

Well, first of all, let me welcome you to The Essential Family!  Please take a few short minutes to see my welcome message and see why I started this site and why I love essential oils so much! So welcome to the site, I hope you find what you are looking for!  Don’t see a […]


5 Great Reasons to Diffuse Essential Oils

One of the most popular and beneficial ways to use essential oils is to breathe in their vapors.  The intoxicating scents make that very easy, but believe it or not, you may want to diffuse essential oils for more than just the smell.  I will share some of my favorite reasons to diffuse essential oils, and […]

5 Great Reasons to Diffuse

Are Young Living’s Essential Oils Organic?

In the grand scheme of things there are a lot of very good questions being asked about essential oils and their comparative qualities.  One such question that is frequently asked is: Are Young Living’s essential oils certified organic? It is worth knowing right up front that there are no regulations specifically targeting essential oils in […]

Are Young Living Essential Oils Certified Organic

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Essential Oils’ True Identities Revealed! 1

You may have noticed, that in some circles essential oils have suddenly gone underground.  They’ve sort of gone dark like Bruce Wayne on an extended vacation.  There’s been some tiptoeing going on around what they can and can’t do.  But I am proud to reveal that in the time they’ve been inside their fortress of […]


French Aromatherapy: The Awkward Truth

Ok, let’s just get one thing straight right out of the gate.  I don’t do hype.  I just don’t.  But for some reason there is a great deal of hype and emotion involved with the discussion of essential oils, particularly essential oils that come from network marketing companies. It. Is. Silly. Unfortunately, there are some people […]

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Can Thieves Clean It Carpet Stain

Can Thieves Cleaner Clean this Tough Carpet Stain?

PIN THIS POST I don’t know about you, but I am always looking for safer cleaners.  The difficulty is, most of them don’t work very well.  Or if they work they only work for very specific tasks. So you need an all purpose spray, and a glass cleaner, and a de-greaser, and a tub cleaner, and a carpet […]