Using Thieves Household Cleaner

thieves household cleaner

Thieves Household Cleaner Dilution Chart Based on one capful = Tablespoon   Light degreasing (1:60)  ½ tbsp. cleaner : 3.75 cups water 1 bottle makes 30 quarts of light degreaser Med. degreasing (1:30) ½ tbsp. cleaner : little less than 2 cups water 1 bottle makes 15 quarts of medium degreaser Heavy degreasing (1:15) ½ tbsp. cleaner : little less than 1 cup water 1 bottle makes 71/2 quarts of heavier degreaser Pots & Pans…

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R.C. Essential Oil Blend

I tried to find out what R.C. stands for in R.C. essential oil blend. Couldn’t find anything. Maybe it stands for Really Cool, which it is.  R.C. blend is my go-to oil for any normal, healthy breathing that I want to do as a part of my wellness lifestyle.

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Di-Gize Blend

Nothing can trash a great outing with kids like tummy complaints. Di-Gize essential oil blend is the standard I reach for, whether it’s kids, myself, or a friend.  My kids knew which oil this one was when they were little (right up there with Peace & Calming, another ninja mom lifesaver.)  Di-Gize blend is my starting point, as in “put this on while I figure out if there’s anything else I wanna use.”  It’s been…

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Angelica Essential Oil

angelica plant

Angelica essential oil (Angelica archangelica) has soothing qualities that are relaxing. In Germany, angelica was historically referred to as the “oil of angels,” in part because of its ability to calm, restore happy memories, and bring peaceful sleep. Useful for normal, healthy digestive and respiratory support. Angelica is rejuvenating and energizing for ninja moms, particularly following having a normal, healthy childbirth. Emotionally, angelica essential oil can have a grounding effect for persons prone to being…

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Trauma Life Blend

I carry Trauma Life Blend around in my purse every day. No, I’m not a hysterical person, and I don’t live in a war zone or in eminent danger of any particular kind. Be careful how you respond to the word “trauma“.  The word originally implied “unpleasant experience which causes stress.” (dictionary.com)  Having teenagers constitutes trauma.  My kids will certainly tell you that an upcoming oral report or exam constitutes trauma.  When my kids go…

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Clarity Essential Oil Blend

Clarity 3321 bottle

Be Alert. The world needs more Lerts. The world definitely needs more alert moms, and alert teenagers would be a huge blessing to society at large. Clarity Essential Oil Blend may cause a sense of mental alertness and clearness of mind. Our family likes to travel overnight to take advantage of the open roads free of traffic jams. As beautiful as this is, it is also crucial that all drivers are alert and awake at…

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Frankincense Essential Oil

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For spiritual awareness, prayer, and meditation, Frankincense essential oil stands alone in its power. This makes sense to me, as people from different religions have highly valued and respected it for thousands of years. Not only is it amazing in spiritual uplifting and strengthening, it’s also used by quite a few ninja moms for the appearance of incredibly soft, smooth, skin. Frankincense essential oil is my go-to oil that I use as a layer along…

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Joy Essential Oil Blend

Joy essential oil blend was created to bring back memories of being loved, being held, sharing loving times, feeling & opening those blocks in our lives where maybe we are shutdown to love or receiving love. Joy boosts self-esteem and provides a magnetic energy which brings joy to your heart. Banish feelings of depression, grief & loss, sadness, and the “blahs” from your environment.  Breathe in Joy and wrap yourself in it like a comforting…

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Snap Out Of It Recipe

swirly color

You may have noticed my Oil A Week isn’t quite posted this week.  Bummer week, still wishing I could put Abundance Blend on my fig tree out back and create a money tree, cuz we got a dead car, fried electrical wiring in the kitchen, and RIP to my digital camera as well.  So I’ve been strictly following this Snap Out Of It protocol which I invented: 1.  Smear Clarity oil all over my face…

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Peace & Calming

I’m willing to take a stand when it comes to the notion of Peace & Calming® as a major part of my ninja mom arsenal to create an environment of harmony, agreement, calm, serenity, composure, cessation, order, pacification, reconciliation, truce, unity, congeniality, contentment, hush, lull, quiet, relaxation, repose, rest, stillness, and tranquility (I do so love thesaurus.com.) Is there anyone out there who would be opposed to these qualities in their life? Kids, teenagers, dogs,…

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PanAway Essential Oil Blend

Moms with teenagers are surely aware of the extreme need to make the overabundance of pans go away. Some might say that Young Living came through once again for desperate housewives suffering from too much cookware, but they would be wrong. Apparently, anything that supports our bodies in response to the word “ouch” is considered medicinal and regulated by the FDA. I must be under that jurisdiction, as when any “body” in my family cries…

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Helichrysum Essential Oil

Even when other oils are indicated topically, I make sure I have at least one layer of helichrysum on it. Some European scientist guys studied it for supporting normal circulation and skin. I love it on my skin.  Helichrysum supports normal healthy liver function, which makes sense as it is a detoxifier. The liver does a lot of important stuff, so a happy healthy liver makes a happy healthy me. By supporting my liver and…

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Lemon Cookies

I promise, these will be gobbled up by just about anybody in no time! Lemon cookies made with….. wait for it….. REAL LEMON VITALITY ESSENTIAL OIL! So refreshing to make something that you know is the real deal. Yummy Lemon Cookies 3/4 cup butter 1/2 cup Blue Agave 1 egg 13 drops Lemon Vitality Essential Oil 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder In a medium bowl, cream butter and…

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Animals & Essential Oils

If you have any animal friends or pets (babies), here is some tips from Gary about using them with various animals.  I am NOT an animal doctor, veterinarian, or Dr. Doolittle!  My mom-ness gives me no particular authority about any of this stuff, but I know Gary has used the oils extensively with animals and they helped. Maybe they can help your animal friends. Ear mites in cats and dogs — Purification and Peppermint Ticks,…

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Lavender Essential Oil

Lavender slices, it dices! A boat load of uses in one little bottle of oil. After being in the sun too long, even teenagers find it useful. When mom’s have “had it” and need a major break, we diffuse it or put some in the bath, and restore our sanity.  Everybody loves it so much, Young Living has a whole Lavender Signature Series of soap, shampoo, conditioner to keep that wonderful smell surrounding you daily….

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Essential oils bugs don’t like

Hospitality is good and all, but I draw the line and hosting insects.  Ewww.  Here is a list of some oils to discourage the nasty little things. Ants: Don’t like Peppermint or Spearmint.  I can personally testify to the Peppermint thing, which was the only way I was able to win the war on hordes of ants marching into my home one summer. I drew a line (literally) on the metal threshold of my sliding…

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Carpet nightmares: Chewing gum edition

Tip—Stuck Gum “I found a chunk of gum stuck to our hall shag carpet. It had been there for several months, dried but thoroughly stuck to the fibers. I dabbed Thieves® Household Cleaner on a cotton ball, then rubbed it on the gum and let it sit for a minute. The gum literally just lifted off the carpet. You can rub your fingers across the treated spot. There is no way to tell there ever…

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