3 Essential Oil Recipes for Every Home

When it comes to well-living, the key is often our noses.

Christina M. Ward
6 min readAug 31, 2021

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You want a happy and healthy home

There are times in your health and home when you start Google searching for answers. You know those times.

Why is the inside of my nose hurting?
Why is my nose stuffy when I’m not sick?
How can I sleep better?
How can I help my headaches?
My kid is anxious….what to do for an anxious child….
How can I make my home more pleasant?
How can I help my kid sleep?
How can I fix everybody’s bad mood in my house?

And so on and so forth. You take running your home seriously and you want everyone in your home, or who visits your home, to be happy and healthy. That’s not too much to ask, right?

Don’t forget the power of the scents that we breathe. Really — don’t forget about them. You likely have some of them floating around a drawer — but get those essential oils out, get familiar with what they do, and use them! Everyone in your home can benefit!

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Your Nose Is Important

The Yogis and the meditation gurus are always telling us to breathe and how to do it. You may not be the spiritual-guided-breathing type, but you have to admit, those folks are onto something.

Breathing is important. (Of course.) How we breathe and what we breathe in are also important. Your nose is one of the most underrated body parts you have. Not ready to get on board with an ode to your nose? Consider this:

In short, the nose knows much more than we give it credit for. And you can find improved mood and a more healthy life by using the nose on your face.

Christina M. Ward

Author of "Organic." Freelance word wizard. See her work in LA Weekly | OK! Mag | Village Voice | Men's Journal | VEGAMOUR | Today's Health Sciences and more!