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Clean Living Magazine

Empower oil-curious friends and family to rid their homes and lives of harsh chemicals with the new edition of Clean Living magazine. Packed with product tips, DIYs, and a wealth of information, it’s a gorgeous guide for anyone looking to have a happier, healthier home environment.

ESSENTIAL OILS HAVE BEEN

ESSENTIAL OILS HAVE BEEN ENJOYED ACROSS CONTINENTS AND ACROSS TIME. For thousands of years, they’ve been used to make everything from balms to beauty products. You might think there’s nothing new when it comes to essential oils. Think again! We’ve compiled some little-known facts and fresh takes on nine of your all-time favorites. 1 1OREGANO 1The aroma of The aroma of Oregano brings to mind dinner 1parties filled with good food and great 1conversation. conversation. But this herbal scent does more than help you reminisce about Italian ragù. Combine it with a drop or two of Peppermint to cleanse the air and banish bad odors. SWEET AND SPICY This light, bright diffuser blend freshens any space, from closets to kitchens. ■ 3-4 drops of Oregano ■ 1-2 drops Peppermint DID YOU KNOW? ■ Oregano means “joy of the mountain.” ■ The herb is a common ingredient in Spanish, Mexican, and Italian dishes. HandmadePictures / shutterstock.com 34 / CLEAN LIVING

2LEMON Because of its sunny citrus scent, Lemon is one of the most popular essential oils. With a fresh, zesty aroma, it’s no wonder this a-peeling oil is a must-have ingredient in DIY cleaning products. SPIC-AND-SPAN MICROWAVE CLEANER Eliminate lingering odors, stains, and sticky residue in tough-to-clean spots in your kitchen. ■ Sponge ■ 6-8 drops Lemon ■ 2 cups water ■ Glass spray bottle Saturate the sponge with water and place it in the center of your microwave. Put Lemon and water in the glass spray bottle and shake to mix. Liberally spray the interior of your microwave and let it run for two minutes. Once the sponge cools down enough to handle, wipe out the interior. DID YOU KNOW? ■ Wild citrus trees have been around for over 7 million years. 3ROYAL HAWAIIAN SANDALWOOD Royal Hawaiian Sandalwood* is used traditionally during meditation. This woodsy oil supports any meditative practice with its rich, warm aroma. You can also add it to your skin care routine to reduce the appearance of blemishes. PEACEFUL FEELING Mix the following in a glass spray bottle and spritz the warm, welcoming scent around the room before you begin your yoga practice. ■ 3-4 drops Royal Hawaiian Sandalwood ■ 1-2 drops Orange ■ 1-2 drops Ylang Ylang ■ 2 cups of water © Pixel Stories / Stocksy United DID YOU KNOW? ■ It takes 20-25 years for a sandalwood tree to produce enough oil to be commercially valuable. ■ Sandalwood was once so common in its native country that it was used for building houses. Today, only two out of 1,000 wild trees are sandalwood. *Royal Hawaiian Sandalwood is a trademark of Jawmin, LLC. 35

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