De-skunking Recipe

My sister called me one day after her Golden Retriever mix (Bella) got sprayed right in the face by a skunk. Unfortunately they had let Bella indoors before realizing what had happened.  Here’s a great de-skunking recipe for all those pets that get into trouble like Bella! Ingredients: 1 quart hydrogen peroxide 1/4 cup baking…

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Arborvitae Oil

What is arborvitae oil? Arborvitae oil comes from the leaves and twigs of the western red cedar tree, which is in the cypress family of coniferous trees. It has a very grounding aroma and historically has been referred to as the “Tree of Life.” Benefits of arborvitae oil: It is a powerful cleansing and purifying agent and…

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Petitgrain oil

What is petitgrain oil? Petitgrain essential oil is distilled from the leaves and twigs of the bitter orange tree, citris aurantium. This essential oil has a refreshing scent that is described as both floral and herbal. This oil is high in Linalyl acetate, linalool, and alpha-terpineol. Benefits of petitgrain oil: Petitgrain essential oil can be used to…

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Lemon Oil

What is lemon oil? Lemon essential oil is cold pressed from the rind of the lemon fruit, Citrus limon. It has a crisp, clean, uplifting scent and is commonly used in DIY cleaning products. Lemon Essential Oil is high in d-Limonene, ß pinene, γ-terpimene. Benefits of lemon oil: Lemon essential oil can be used for its powerful…

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Peppermint oil

What is peppermint oil? Peppermint essential oil is steam distilled using the whole plant of the peppermint plant, Mentha piperita. This oils has a high menthol content and has a cool, refreshing, mint scent. It is known for its cooling properties and energizing effect. Benefits of peppermint oil: Peppermint essential oil can be used to cool sore muscles,…

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Lavender oil

What is lavender oil? Lavender essential oil is steam distilled from the flowers of the lavender plant, Lavandula angustifolia. It has many calming properties and can be used safely in all species. It has been studied and used extensively with animals. Lavender is high in Linalool and linalyl acetate. Benefits of lavender oil: Lavender essential oil can…

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