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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.

4FRANKINCENSE This most

4FRANKINCENSE This most treasured of ancient oils is renowned for its spicy, warm scent and its ability to hydrate dry skin. The grounding aroma of Frankincense also makes a great addition to your meditative practice. SERENITY AWAITS Try diffusing this peaceful blend when journaling or meditating. ■ 4 drops Frankincense ■ 1-2 drops Ylang Ylang ■ 1-2 drops Lavender 5GRAPEFRUIT Call on the sweet, citrusy aroma of Grapefruit during moments of joy and satisfaction. When your day calls for a playful diffuser blend, make sure you include this sunny oil in the mix! GET YOUR GLOW ON Combine Grapefruit in a salt body scrub with other skin-loving essential oils like Lemon and Juniper to create an at-home spa experience that will leave your skin—and your senses— refreshed.* DID YOU KNOW? ■ Grapefruit was originally called the “forbidden fruit.” ■ In Costa Rica, grapefruit is commonly cooked to remove the sour taste. *Grapefruit is a photosensitive oil. It’s recommended to avoid sunlight and UV rays for 12 hours after topical application. DID YOU KNOW? ■ Frankincense has a historical association with spiritual and religious traditions. ■ Frankincense has been traded around the Middle East and Africa for over 5,000 years. Elvira Koneva / shutterstock.com 36 / CLEAN LIVING

6LAVENDER 6the fresh, clean scent of 6No bedtime routine is complete without 6Lavender. the fresh, clean scent of The oil’s sweet, floral aroma makes it a must when you’re ready to unwind after a long day. © Helen Rushbrook / Stocksy United ROLL-ON RELIEF Add these oils to a small roller bottle and apply to temples, forehead, and neck for a soothing scent. ■ 3-4 drops Lavender ■ 3-4 drops Peppermint ■ 2 teaspoons coconut oil DID YOU KNOW? ■ Contrary to their names, some hybrids of lavender have light pink, white, and even yellow blooms. ■ The English word lavender is thought to be derived from the Latin words lividus, which refers to the bluish hue of the plant, and lavare, which means “to wash.” This is because lavender has been used historically to perfume baths and laundry. 7PEPPERMINT Peppermint is loved for its bright, fresh, sweet-smelling aroma. Inhale it straight from the bottle anytime you need an aromatic pick-me-up! This minty-fresh oil is especially useful in massage for a cooling sensation. KICK UP YOUR FEET Pamper tired tootsies with this bedtime foot salve. ■ ½ cup coconut oil ■ ½ cup extra virgin olive oil ■ 2 tablespoons beeswax pastilles ■ 10 drops Peppermint ■ 10 drops Ginger ■ 10 drops Lemon ■ 10 drops Grapefruit ■ 5 drops Cinnamon Bark ■ ¼ teaspoon vitamin E Melt the coconut oil, olive oil, and beeswax pastilles in a double boiler, stirring every few minutes for 10-15 minutes. Add essential oils and vitamin E and pour into in a small glass jar. Slather the mixture on your feet at bedtime and put on all-cotton socks. DID YOU KNOW? ■ Peppermint leaves have been found in Egyptian pyramids built in 1000 B.C. 37

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