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4 Essential Oils that Detoxify Your Body

September 29th, 2014

Juicing, cleansing, diets and workouts. It seems like everyone these days is looking for new ways to detox. We want to share another method with you: essential oils. We’ve put together a list of four essential oils that help rid your body of toxins.     Whether you’re in need of a morning-after remedy or…

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4 Essential Oils that Eliminate Congestion

September 23rd, 2014

With cold and flu season around the corner, it’s time to stock up on all of the natural remedies that will keep you and your family happy and healthy this fall. One of the most common symptoms during this time of year is congestion – nasal, sinus, chest, you name it – but don’t worry,…

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How Plants Healed a Country

September 18th, 2014

Recently, I attended the Botanica 2014 Conference in Dublin, which celebrates herbs and clinical aromatherapy. It was a global affair featuring 24 presentations from 16 different countries on the different benefits of using herbal preparations and essential oils to heal our minds and bodies.   There was one presentation, in particular, that really resonated with…

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5 Reasons to Love Cardamom Essential Oil

September 9th, 2014

Did you know that the use Cardamom essential oil was first documented over 3,500 years ago in the Egyptian pharmacological document, Ebers Papyrus? Since then, scientists have discovered numerous ways to use it to heal the body.     Here’s why Cardamom is so great:   1. Freshens breath. Cardamom seeds are chewed to sweeten breath.    2….

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4 Reasons to Love Black Pepper Essential Oil

September 9th, 2014

Did you know that Black Pepper is the most widely-traded spice in the world? Not only is it used in almost every culinary dish across the globe, but it has some wonderful therapeutic properties as well.     We love Black Pepper essential oil, and here’s why you should too:   1. It works wonders on aching…

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Ask Cary: Ingestion + Migraines

September 5th, 2014

We get all kinds of questions about essential oil therapy, and Cary makes sure to answer each and every one of them. Recently, we realized that those answers were only going to the person who asked the question. You know that at 21 Drops we believe that sharing is caring, so we decided to do a…

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4 Essential Oils that Give You Energy

September 2nd, 2014

We’ve all done it. Our alarm goes off, and we wake up just enough to open one eye slightly and hit the snooze button. Wouldn’t it be nice to feel invigorated from the moment you wake up? We’ve put together a list of four essential oils that give you the energy you need to get your…

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4 Essential Oils to Ease Stomach Pain

August 28th, 2014

Whether it’s from bad food, overindulgence or emotional stress, dealing with an upset stomach can really put a damper on your day. From stomach aches to nausea, these four essential oils will help to ease your stomach pain.     These four essential oils will settle your stomach, stimulate digestion and enhance your metabolism. Apply throughout…

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3 Essential Oils that Keep You Focused

August 26th, 2014

After a lengthy, relaxing summer, it can be difficult to get back into the groove of things. Studying, homework and long days at the office seem so much more daunting now than they did back in May. Essential oils can provide you with a natural way to stimulate your mind and stay sharp. We’ve put…

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The Cary Diaries: John Denver Sanctuary

August 21st, 2014

As summer comes to a close, I reflect on my family trip to Colorado. Breathing in the fresh mountain air, hiking through forests, challenging myself on hard climbs, and biking along the Rio Grande all make for a healthy, active vacation. But more than that, there’s something about the mountains that soothes our souls. The power of the…

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