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Black Pepper Essential Oil

by Andrea Butje on February 12, 2018

Black Pepper essential oil (Piper nigrum) likes to get things done, so you won’t have to wait around to feel its benefits.

Even a few drops of Black Pepper in a blend can offer quick effects.

Cardamom Essential Oil

by Andrea Butje on January 01, 2018

Cardamom essential oil (Elettaria cardamomum) is versatile.

It’s got a spicy side, a sweet side, a warm balsamic side, and a camphoraceous side.

Balsam Fir Essential Oil

December 03, 2017

Balsam Fir is a wonderful choice for respiratory support, achy muscles and joints, and getting your energy flowing in a positive way. The aroma of Balsam Fir reminds me of being in a snowy evergreen forest on my way to a holiday party. I’m so cold . . . but so happy to be going to see friends! […]

Black Spruce Essential Oil

November 06, 2017

Think of a conifer tree standing tall. It reaches up into the sky, but stays firmly grounded by also reaching deep into the earth. It’s stable and elevated at once, and the air flows easily around it. […]

Gingergrass Essential Oil

October 02, 2017

Gingergrass has beautiful tension-relieving properties. This is reflected in its effects on the mind and heart—Gingergrass is very uplifting and reassuring, releasing stress and replacing it with confidence that everything is going to be alright. […]

Cypress Essential Oil

September 04, 2017

You can think of Cypress like a friend holding your hand as you walk through a storm. Transition can take a lot out of us (even if the change we’re experiencing is positive). When everything around us is shifting, it helps to have some point of stability to keep us anchored. […]