Essential Oils: What Are They and How Do They Work?

Are you new to essential oils? Or a little skeptical on how they work? This blog may answer questions you may have about essential oils!

Essential oils (volatile oils, ethereal oils, aetherolea) are all-natural compounds extracted from the root, peta, rind, leaf or bark of a plant using several different methods, but typically distillation. 

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Most essential oils carry antimicrobial, antispasmodic, antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral components. Essential oils can be used for almost anything! It seems crazy, but true! With the help of the right essential oils you can: fight cold and flu-like symptoms, soothe sore and achy muscles, heal various skin conditions, alleviate pain, balance hormones, improve digestion, prevent/reduce cellulite and wrinkles, and even clean your home!! Essential oils have components to help with anxiety, stress, and depression. Carrier oils are used dilute and safely use essential oils, as well as enhance the components of essential oils. Most common carrier oils to dilute are jojoba oil, sunflower oil, fractionated coconut oil (FCO), castor oil and argan oil. Of course, there are many more carrier oils that can be used to dilute essential oils safely!

•One drop of peppermint equals to 28 cups of peppermint tea.
•Essential oils can reach our bloodstream as quickly as 30 seconds.
•Clove oil contains 450 times more antioxidants than blueberries.
•Essential oils can penetrate our cell membranes to help viruses (antibiotics cannot).

Listed below are just a few ways you can safely use essential oils at home:
Topical: Drop a couple of drops of essential oils to a carrier oil (example: Add 1-2 drops of lavender with FCO).
Aromatherapy: Add about 3-6 drops of essential oils in a diffuser (150ml diffuser) or lava jewelry.
Diluting: Add a couple of drops to lotion, shampoo, conditioner, soaps, and other household items!

Take a look around the website, we now have diffuser blends for Chillax and Sunshine!

Feel free to send us a note if you have any questions regarding essential oils.


Earth Day is a WORLDWIDE event that is celebrated annually on April 22. Our home needs our help and support for its healthy longevity and environmental protection. Over the years, plastic pollution has clogged drains, harmed marine/land animals, and altered human biology. Let’s picture a giant plastic bag, around Earth, slowly deteriorating. Overtime, life would cease to exist on Earth. Our mission is to save our home, end plastic pollution, to make Earth GREEN again!

This photo is part of the most recent Photo Series from the Artist and Photographer   Felicidad de Lucas      -    How Soon Is Now?    In the series she invites us to an intriguing reflection about Eco-Anxiety.

This photo is part of the most recent Photo Series from the Artist and Photographer Felicidad de Lucas How Soon Is Now?  In the series she invites us to an intriguing reflection about Eco-Anxiety.

By Reducing, Reusing and Recycling, we take one step closer to saving our home. Remember that no small act will ever go unnoticed. Small steps can make a huge impact over time. Let’s strive to make everyday EARTH DAY in order to protect and save our home. Together, we can BE the change to save our home.

There are many ways we can lend a helping hand to our Earth. Here are some simple ways to help:

Check out the official Earth Day website to find out more and see how you can take action and join the movement!!

Feel free to reach out to us at anytime if you have any questions or to collaborate with beach cleanups, tree plantings, ANYTHING!! We LOVE Mother Earth and want to protect and preserve its health and longevity.