Essential Oils: Natural Problem-Solvers

Living Green & Saving Energy

Using essential oils is recommended by a number of reader soft this site. essential oils Essential Oils I only have a general familiarity with themes self, at least at the moment.

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Restoring Hot Oil Treatment Recipe for Dull and Damaged Hair

Hug a Tree with Me

Hot oil treatments are used as a pre-shampoo to help restore damage inflicted from the use of chemicals, dyes and heat. Homemade hot oil treatments are easy to make, natural and inexpensive. Restoring Hot Oil Treatment Recipe for Dull and Damaged Hair.

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Getting Started with Carrier Oils

Hug a Tree with Me

Carrier oils are vegetable oils extracted from various nuts, seeds and kernels. Such oils are used as key ingredients in the making of natural lotions, soaps, shampoos, conditioners, body oils and aromatherapy. natural beauty carrier oils

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Ending The Oil Age

Green (Living) Review

Big Oil’s days are numbered – but the industry could still take us all down with it. From divestment to disruption, Jess Worth explores how the transition to an oil-free future is being hastened. Because the Rockefeller fortune owes its very existence to oil.

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10 Essential Oils Your Medicine Cabinet Needs

Green Prophet

Those cute little bottles of essential oils that you see in health food stores contain powerful medicine. Here are 11 essential oils (eos) that you should always have in your medicine cabinet. Mix 15 drops of lemon essential oil into a box of baking soda.

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Essential Oils to Aid in Healthy Hair

Green Prophet

There are a number of amazing benefits to essential oils for both the skin, hair and even nails, but which is best to help combat hair loss and keep the scalp as happy as possible? Peppermint Essential Oil. Tea Tree Oil. Lavender Oil. Thyme Oil. Cedarwood Oil.

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Uses for olive oil

Green Living Tips

Olive oil has been in use by humanity for many thousands of years. It's a remarkable product with many applications beyond cooking and can be used as a green alternative to harsh chemical compounds we commonly use around the home. Pick up a bunch of handy tips and add your own

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Uses for eucalyptus oil

Green Living Tips

It just doesn't get more Australian than eucalyptus oil - discover some uses for this amazing oil around the home - it's a more earth friendly alternative to many common cleaning products we buy

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DDT, oil spills, and a wall.

10,000 Birds

Eleven million gallons of oil suffocated 1,300 miles of shoreline in my beloved Alaska. The post DDT, oil spills, and a wall. 360 miles of National Park land at the border!

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Can You Cook With CBD Oil?

Green Prophet

Lots of health benefit claims are made of CBD oil (see Bokh’s post on what non-psychoative, cannabis-derived CBD is). The most popular reason to use the oil is for pain management, a boon to people suffering from arthritis, fibromyalgia and joint pain from trauma.

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Fracking – Oil’s downside: Should governments invest in it?

Green Prophet

Oil and natural gas, as investment opportunities, have certainly had their share of publicity; both good and bad. Fracking involves the use of inserting a high pressure mixture of water and chemicals into underground formations to free trapped oil and natural gas to the surface.

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BREAKING NEWS: California Oil Spill update

Sustainability Ninja

The US Coast Guard said that as of 12am PDT the recent oil spill off of the coast of California (18 miles west of Santa Barbara) that resulted from a pipeline failure in to a storm drain, had reached approximately 20,000 gallons of crude oil and covered nearly 9 miles of ocean.

25 sneaky names for palm oil

Green (Living) Review

Palm oil and its derivatives can appear under many names. Palm oil is the most popularly used vegetable oil in the world. It comes from the fruit of the oil palm tree ( Elaeis guineensis ) which is native to West Africa. lies palm oil

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Getting Started with Essential Oils

Hug a Tree with Me

Essential oils are key components in the areas of natural beauty and alternative health. How are Essential Oils Used: All natural, cold pressed therapeutic essential oils are used by diluting in carrier oils, skin butters, soap bases or distilled water (EOs should never be applied undiluted).

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Lest we Forget – BP Oil Spill 2010

10,000 Birds

This week marks the 2-year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico. On April 20th 2010, the world received news that eleven men working on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig died in an explosion on the BP-operated Macondo Prospect.

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Anti-inflammatory Massage Oil with Lavender and Eucalyptus

Hug a Tree with Me

The simple recipe below pairs five wonderful external anti-inflammatory agents – lavender and eucalyptus as well as coconut oil, aloe and grapeseed oil. 2 tbsp melted coconut oil. 10 drops of lavender essential oil. 8 drops of eucalyptus essential oil.

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Peak oil?

Environmental Economics

For the first time in decades, the emerging prize of global energy may be the Americas, where Western oil companies are refocusing their gaze in a rush to explore clusters of coveted oil fields. the new oil exploits in the Americas suggest that technology may be trumping geology, especially in the region’s two largest economies, the United States and Brazil. I haven't heard those two words in a long time.

Genius Uses for Coconut Oil. {Funny Video}

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Food Funny benefits of coconut oil coconut oil coconut oil health benefits uses for coconut oilAdd fire to your sex life and beauty to your me.

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Forecasting global oil demand

Environmental Economics

Exxon Mobil, for example, projects that global demand for oil will keep growing — by just over 13 percent from today, to 109 million barrels of oil a day by 2040. Exxon doesn't seem to be incorporating all available information: At the company’s planned annual meeting on Wednesday in Dallas, shareholders will vote on a resolution to prod Exxon Mobil to disclose the risks of climate change to its business. Such resolutions have been floated before, and they typically do not pass.

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The price of oil (adjusted for inflation)

Environmental Economics

That has helped create a glut of oil as major producers like Saudi Arabia continue to pump at high levels Source: [link]. And here is the explanation: United States production has surged in recent years as the shale boom took off.

Tea Tree Oil and Green Tea Acne Face Wash

Hug a Tree with Me

This natural acne facial wash does just that without the intrusion of unnatural and synthetics; it combines pure castle soap with antibacterial rich tea tree oil and coconut oil and skin loving green tea and raw honey. Use a spatula to fold the honey and coconut oil into the soap.

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Recycling used engine oil

Green Living Tips

Millions of gallons of used engine oil are dumped annually instead of recycled. Aside from the direct environmental issues, it also means millions more of gallons of crude oil needs be extracted. Learn more about the importance of recycling used engine oil and where you can find collection points

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Best Oils to Cook With and Consume

Elephant Journal

Could your oils be turning rancid from heat or is all that too much health foody hype and worry? Email emma@lifespa.com with any questions. I can remove the section about Fandango if it’s too product-oriented. What do you like to cook with?

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Why Essential Oils have no place in Yoga Classes.

Elephant Journal

So, how may we be creating harm with a simple (we think) kind offer to spritz a pleasant essential oil on students’ wrists as they settle into savasana, the final resting pose of the practice? Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Elephant Academy Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Yoga ahimsa consent elephant magazine essential oils essential oils and yoga non-harm respect yoga classes yoga trends

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Daily Demand and Supply: Oil Glut

Environmental Economics

AKA Peak oil on opposite day: Global oil markets are flooded with cheap crude, and concerns about climate change are growing louder. The last thing the world seems to be craving is the discovery of new large oil and natural gas fields. But such fields have been found in the last month. And two of them are in the United States — one in Texas and the other off Alaska.

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An estimate of the demand elasticity of Saudi oil exports

Environmental Economics

WSJ ( Saudis Plan New Export Cuts in Hopes of Lifting Oil to $80 a Barrel ):  Saudi Arabia is planning to cut crude exports to around 7.1 million barrels a day by the end of January in hopes of lifting oil prices above $80 a barrel, according to OPEC officials. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the de facto Saudi ruler, has faced a sharp decrease in oil prices since October amid a supply glut. pressure to replace sanctioned Iranian oil.

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When the oil runs out, people will need horses again

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) When the oil runs out, we will need horses again and also oxen, donkeys and other draft animals and what is often called “beasts of burden”. “Oh, 2017 #GreenLiving #oil #horses #endofoil. End of Oil green living horses oil

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Cooking Oils: why PUFAs need to Stay Out of the Kitchen & your Body.

Elephant Journal

Could your oils be turning rancid from heat or is all that too much health food hype and worry? Health & Wellness coconut oil cooking elephant magazine extra virgin olive oil food ghee good fats health Health and Wellness Healthy Cooking healthy fats monounsaturated oil olive oil polyunsaturated PUFAs saturated fats unsaturated

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My Personal Palm Oil Conflict.

Elephant Journal

While the unsustainable palm oil industry is wreaking havoc on the environment, it is also creating economic growth and stability.

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How will the End of Oil arrive?

Green (Living) Review

We have already gone past “Peak Oil”; at least according to most of he experts, and we must, therefore, anticipate the end of cheap oil to be upon us very soon indeed. This action points to the fact that we are already in trouble as far as oil supplies are concerned.

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Low Oil Prices = Less Oil Drilling

Sightline Daily

A few years back, when most oil industry analysts thought that oil prices would remain in the $100-per-barrel range for the foreseeable future, domestic oil companies found that they could earn a healthy profit by fracking “ tight oil ” out of shale rock formations.

Oil prices are falling

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) October 2014: Oil prices are at an almost all time low for the last decades but does that mean that peak oil is not real and that more oil is being gotten out of the ground? Some oil producing states have reduced the prices, actually, and the US has increased, so it is said, its production of oil and especially of shale oil. economy green living oil prices

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Setting the Record Straight on Oil Trains

Sightline Daily

Oil trains in the railyards, Everett, WA (10). Anderson (Used with permission) Editor’s note: The Seattle Times recently published a guest opinion regarding oil trains. Here’s a fact: new projects could induce as many as 100 loaded crude oil trains per week to transit Washington.

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Texas Oil Spill Threatens Migrating Birds

10,000 Birds

Is last week’s oil spill near Galveston, Texas bad for birds? Oiled Laughing Gull photograph above by Melissa Phillip/ Houston Chronicle ). And to learn more about how oiled birds are cared for and rehabilitated, check out the comprehensive resources at International Bird Rescue , including their poignant look back at the Exxon Valdez spill 25 years ago this week. News environment galveston oiled birds

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Newest Oil Leak

Green Earth Journey

"Earlier Tuesday, a barge collided with an abandoned oil well in Barataria Bay, La., just north of an area already hit by oil from the Deepwater Horizon leak. How did the barge hit the oil well?

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Want some CBD oil in your seltzer?

Green Prophet

But it can help maintain a healthy body too: It is possible to add CBD oil to food, and an increasing amount of new evidence finds that it may improve mental health, particularly anxiety. Energy drinks. You need to be under 30 or insane to drink soda like Red Bull.

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Is your Coconut Oil Cruelty-Free?

Elephant Journal

It hadn’t crossed my mind that the coconut oil I was purchasing could have been harvested using monkeys that are exploited, kept as slaves and forced to. Z ADMIN Green Featured Today animal cruelty coconut milk coconut oil food Indonesia monkey monkey slaves Southeast Asia Thailand

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Fish…Oil.

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Funny Green Big Oil conflict energy oil oil spill renewable energy war Damn dunkleosteus, why couldn''t your decayed remains have become solar PV cells?

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Some pre-Christmas oil price snark

Environmental Economics

It's the end of the semester and oil prices are low.    What better time to give my thoughts on the inevitable catastrophic low oil price story. The epic oil crash could end next year. It's been a catastrophic 18 months for crude oil, which has suffered a dramatic 68% plunge due to a massive supply glut. Oil fell to a fresh seven-year low below $34.50 Many Wall Street oil experts believe that prices will rebound in late 2016.

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Reflections in Oil

The Green Samaritan

And then that brought us to the oil disaster. “Mom, do you think he’ll be OK from the oil?&# As we looked out on the clear, blue water only 30 miles or so from the Gulf Stream, we could not help but wonder if oil would actually reach these shores too.

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Intoxicating Peppermint Orange Oil Homemade Body Scrub

Hug a Tree with Me

The Peppermint oil marries beautifully with the orange oil to create a lovely fragrance. The combination of detoxing Himalayan sea salt with sweet almond oil and orange peel helps to gently buff away dead skin, revealing the beautifully hydrated skin underneath.

The Coconut Oil Boom.

Elephant Journal

To be slathered in that smell of coconut oil and glistening in the sun certainly turned heads on beaches far and wide. Coconut oil was just awesome to smell and wear. Back then, there was never a mention of any of the sun maladies that are plaguing us these days.

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Saudi economy trashed by cheap oil

Green Prophet

Despite the forecast of dire effects of global warming in the Middle East , oil producing countries like Saudi Arabia have continued to keep oil production at high levels. Crashing oil prices are hurting this desert kingdom tremendously.

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