Growing a Natural Heart

Liveable Lavender

Jill Gilley

  Do you have any idea how many wonderful things Lavender can do besides lulling you to sleep?! Well, let's talk about it!   :) You live in Minnesota. Warm weather FINALLY comes and so do the bugs. No see-ums, gnats, ticks and mosquitoes......They bite, they itch, they hurt. A drop or dab of Lavender will take the itch or sting out of those bites. Hot coffee, tea or something else burning you? Minor burns HURT and again, a little applied will take the pain away and speed healing, helping skin rejuvenate.      Long road trips are awful enough. Car...


The Essentials of Essential Oils

Jill Gilley

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  Navigating through all the information and hype about essential oils can be daunting! Especially when you see the words pop up on everything from soap to toothpaste to lotion to foot scrubbers (we have those!) So what do you need to know? Essential oils are made from the essences of plants. Roots. bark, leaves & flowers can all be used for steam distillation, where the essence is brought out of the above things. The liquid left is the essential oil. Here's a link if you'd like to understand this better. This is why using pure or organic plant parts...


Air Alive Makes Air Liveable

Jill Gilley

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Air Alive Makes Air Liveable

The season is upon us. We know, either in our families or friends that respiratory issues, flu and colds are wreaking havoc on us. Gilley's Air Alive may be able to help, naturally. The ingredients in our spray are unsurpassed for helping clear the air, not just cover up. Smells are GONE! Let's start with Eucalyptus. How do you like this for a mouthful---(quoting verbatim from a published BMC Immunology study) "Eucalyptus oil extract is said to implement the innate cell-mediated immune response." This means it stimulates your immune systems response.  :) You can see how effective it could be...


Bountiful Bergamot

Jill Gilley

Bountiful Bergamot

Do you know much about Bergamot essential oil? Here are a few facts!Gilley's Bergamot is from Italy, made from the crude fruit peel of a citrus fruit, a hybrid cross of orange and lemon. It has a slightly citrus yet fruity scent. Warm and a little spicy floral, it can seem like the quiet undertone of Neroli. it's name comes from Bergamo, in Italy where the oil was first sold.Suggested oils to blend with are Black Pepper, Clary Sage, Cypress, Frankincense, Geranium, Jasmine, Mandarin, Nutmeg, Orange, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Vetiver and Ylang Ylang. (I like it with Grapefruit!)Bergamot's flavoring is used...


Miracle Oil and your little ones

                                                                            It's that time again. While you may be looking forward to the start of another school year, you probably aren't thinking about the colds, sniffles and flu just lurking around desktops, bathrooms or lunch tables. They're there! Having a child home from school with illness is not only difficult for them but also for you. Have faith! There are things you can...