Winter Diffuser Recipes!

Lindsay GrimesDiffusers, Oils

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! While winter doesn’t officially start until December 21st, I’m already diffusing some winter recipes because Christmas music must have winter smells. Is anyone else with me? Did you know candles pollute your air? Paraffin is the major ingredient in most conventional candles and is a sludge waste product from the petroleum industry. It releases carcinogenic chemicals when burned.  #makeitstop Scented candles may have lead or lead cores in the wick, which releases dangerous amounts of lead into your home through the candle soot. #Gross Two particularly toxic chemicals benzene and toluene, are found in the sooty residue from burning candles. Benzene is cancer-causing and toluene affects the central nervous system. #Dumb Diffusing essential … Read More

10 Reasons Why We Love Our Home Diffusers!

Lindsay GrimesDiffusers, Oils

Fragrance is the substance of memories. THE SCIENCE PART: Research shows that when inhaling the pure constituents in these essential oils, it can stimulate the olfactory receptors and activate regions in the brain’s limbic system associated with memory, emotion, and state of mind. Hence, in less than a second, a scent has the power to activate a number of physical and emotional responses. This causes the pituitary gland to be stimulated and release chemical messages that travel via the blood to your glands and organs that create physical body responses. That is why inhaling the oils can have a great affect on emotions. The nose is the only way to reach that part of your brain. Guess what? Harsh chemical … Read More