Entries by Debbie Gordon

What are essential oils?

What are essential oils? If you have ever walked through the forest or walked through an herb garden and reached out and touched the leaves of the plant material and smelled the aroma on your fingers, you have ruptured the essential oil sacs and experienced essential oils. What our senses perceive as fragrances or scents […]

Top 10 Uses of Lavender Essential Oil…a must have!

Lavender oil is one of our family favorites! As the mother of five boys, I have ample opportunity to CALM things down! When I talk about Lavender essential oil, oftentimes I say something like “Lavender is ALL things CALMING!” Taken from the highly aromatic lavender flower, lavender oil has been used for centuries for its […]

Why are essential oils so effective?

In my own experience, I knew the essential oils were effective, but I wasn’t sure why or how. I am the sort of person that needs to know the ‘why’. The more I used essential oils and had consistent therapeutic benefits, the more I wanted to know the ‘why’ behind why they were so effective! […]

What can I do to start labor naturally?

Perhaps one of the most frequently asked questions that I get as a birth worker is “What can I do to start labor naturally?” My first and initial response is the same in most every case…”What put the baby in there is the best way to get the baby out!” The cocktail of hormones involved in love […]

Some fun Valentine’s Day DIYs…

Need any last minute Valentine’s Day gift ideas? So many to choose from! Here’s link for some great girls’ and guys’ gift ideas! (https://doterra.com/US/en/brochures-magazines-living-winter-2013-2014-guys-and-girls-guide-to-a-successful-valentines-day). Contact me for more information and how you can save using essential oils. Chocolate Dipped Pretzels: Melt 1 c. of semi-sweet chocolate chips in a glass bowl, slowly and gently…either in […]

Six questions to create lasting change

I was driving home from Arizona yesterday, the freeway message board read, “New Year, New You…Use your blinker!” It caused me to chuckle! I had left my Mother’s home talking to four quarreling boys about making some changes to strengthen our family in the coming year and reduce the contention in our home. Each year, many or […]