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Misty Monthly February 2019

Misty Monthly February 2019

We love diffuser recipes because the essential oil combinations make your home or office smell great, while still delivering the amazing benefits of the individual essential oils. Today we are sharing diffuser recipes that encourage feelings of love and set the mood.  Whether you are trying to spark a little romance, creating an environment for a Valentines party, or taking time for a little self care, you will enjoy experimenting with these blends.  Enjoy!Blissfully Happy4 d …
7th Feb 2019 THT Steph
Essential Oils for Cold and Flu

Essential Oils for Cold and Flu

There is no "cure" for the common cold or the flu, but there are tools available to increase self-care as you wait for the virus to run its course. One effective method of self-care is using essential oils as a topical rub or for aromatherapy. Essential oils can help alleviate your flu symptoms, especially by clearing your nasal passage and reducing headaches and body aches. Some oils have antiviral benefits to help treat infections and reduce fever.COLD AND FLU PREVENTION, FIGHTING, AND HEALING …
18th Jan 2019 THT Steph
Dangers of Fake Essential  Oils

Dangers of Fake Essential Oils

My husband and I passed through the "essential oil" section at a local big box store and the shelves were nearly bought out! I was chilled to think about all of the unsuspecting families that are using them in their homes. It is frightening to think about people using them topically (even though the label in this case said not to), but to think of people diffusing them is even worse considering the carcinogens. I hate to imagine anyone taking a single drop of this synthetically made garbage i …
13th Jan 2019 THT Steph
Make Your Bar Soap Last

Make Your Bar Soap Last

Whether it’s a morning face wash with the our Peppermint Tea Tree Charcoal Soap Bar, a hand scrub after a gardening session with THT's Gardeners Best, or a routine morning shower with THT's Morning Brew, it’s important to make the cleansing goodness last. With everyday use, THT's soap will last about 1-3 months depending on whether it is for shower or sink, and here are tips to help make that happen.LET IT CUREWe hear all the time that customers don't mind buying soap that is stil …
12th Jan 2019 THT Steph
The Benefits of Alpha Lipoic Acid

The Benefits of Alpha Lipoic Acid

Alpha Lipoic Acid is also called thioctic acid or just lipoic acid and abbreviated ALA — but don't confuse it with the other ALA, alpha linoleic acid – which is an omega fatty acid. Alpha lipoic acid is a compound found naturally inside every cell in the body. It's needed by the body to produce the energy for our body's normal functions.Alpha lipoic acid is also an antioxidant, a substance that neutralizes potentially harmful chemicals called free radicals. What makes alpha lipoic acid unique i …
12th Jan 2019 THT Steph
Alcohol vs Glycerine Tinctures

Alcohol vs Glycerine Tinctures

Tinctures are liquid extracts that are made with alcohol as all or part of the combined extraction solvent. Following the extractive process, the tincture is then separated from the spent herb and is filtered. From there it is bottled as a single herb extract or blended with other tinctures to form a compound product. Tinctures are convenient and easily dosed.A good strong herbal tincture is some of the best medicine available. The strong taste is largely due to the amount of herb that has been …
11th Jan 2019 THT Steph
The Benefits of Genmaicha Tea

The Benefits of Genmaicha Tea

Genmaicha (which is the Japanese word for ‘brown rice tea’) is green tea with roasted brown rice. It is a wonderful, and little-known Japanese culinary treat that offers a natural combination of starch, sugar and a nutty flavor in an easy-to-prepare beverage for breakfast or anytime drink.It Tastes Good!The nuttiness in the brown rice aids in balancing the bitterness in the green tea, so green tea newbies generally accept genmaicha as opposed to sencha or matcha. Aids in Weight LossGenmaicha c …
4th Jan 2019 THT Danni Mae
Oil of the Month: Palmarosa

Oil of the Month: Palmarosa

Also known as Indian geranium or Turkish geranium oil, sweet, fresh, floral, lemony-herbaceous Palmarosa works to an equally good effect on the skin, mind, and vitality by restoring our wellness defenses. It is distilled from the leaves and flowers of the grass. Palmarosa has been distilled since the eighteenth century.Perfumery Note: Middle to topStrength of Initial Aroma: MediumBlends Well With: Bergamot, Cedarwood, Geranium, Ginger, Lemon, Lemongrass, Neroli, Patchouli, Pepperm …
1st Jan 2019 THT Steph
Make Anti-Inflame Your Game

Make Anti-Inflame Your Game

Anti-Inflammatory Eating is one of the most useful and effective tools for pain management that someone can use to treat themselves. AIE (which is the acronym for Anti-Inflammatory Eating, but it sounds like a victory cry, doesn’t it? Aiiieeee!!) is perfect for all types of health issues because it doesn’t require pills, prescriptions, or treatments to ease your pain - it’s all about something you’re doing anyway: eating!Which is why it’s such a shock to me that it is still an unknown in today’s …
3rd Dec 2018 THT Danni Mae
Misty Monthly December 2018

Misty Monthly December 2018

We love diffuser recipes because the essential oil combinations make your home or office smell great, while still delivering the amazing benefits of the individual essential oils. In a season that can be especially taxing on our emotions, adding to a heightened stress level, how can we not love the idea of diffusing? So we have compiles some of our favorite Christmas / holiday essential oil diffuser recipes.  Enjoy!Sleigh Ride Diffuser RecipePine- a detoxifying ingredient, natural dis …
1st Dec 2018 THT Steph