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. For example, my wife sprays in the lavender on her pillow at night and swears that it helps her sleep. Last night I told her to spray mine […].

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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. This simple recipe combines jojoba oil, rosemary essential oil and sunflower oil- these three oils are effective at restoring moisturizing and strength to dull and damaged hair. 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. Although named for their purpose of carrying essential oils and absolutes to the body, carrier oils can actually be applied to the body as a solo ingredient. Check out our natural beauty ingredients page to shop for high quality carrier oils.

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How microbes find an oil spill

Green Prophet

An oil spill in Israel, 2014. When containing a massive disaster like an oil spill, small microbes play a big role. This is important news for the western east oil producing nations, as many oil spills threaten the Red Sea, Indian ocean and Mediterranean Sea.

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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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Hagerman NWR: Birding Amidst Oil Wells

10,000 Birds

In particular, most birding occurs within view of an oil well. In some instances, the birding is incongruously right next to oil rigs or pads. The oil wells persist because of a historical anomaly. So the oil wells keep pumping away.

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Does CBD Oil Actually Help?

Green Prophet

CBD oil is the liquid form of CBD, which is extracted from the cannabis plant and diluted with a carrier oil like hemp seed oil. But, does CBD oil actually help? If you are planning to use CBD products from [link] , below are the potential and science-backed benefits of CBD: Can CBD Oil Help You With Depression and Anxiety? In a study , it was found that quality CBD oil can reduce anxiety and other symptoms associated with depression.

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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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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. The Rockefeller story is also the story of the rise and fall of the first ‘oil major’. climate change green living oil

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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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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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How has Oil Performed During the COVID-19 Crisis?

Green Prophet

Khaled al Otaiby, an official of the Saudi oil company Aramco watches progress at a rig at the al-Howta oil field near Howta, Saudi Arabia, on Feb. Oil prices and oil products, including gasoline and diesel, have tumbled in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, and demand is far from ready to rebound. Most of the world is ready to begin the process of reopening their economies, but until consumers get on the road or in the air, oil demand will remain subdued.

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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. The Coast Guard currently has set up 3 sets of floating booms to contain the spill and has boats skimming the surface to remove as much oil as they can.

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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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). Essential oils can also be matched with other EOs to enhance its fragrance and wellness properties.

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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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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. There is no point rehashing the gruesome details of the largest accidental marine oil spill in our history. Oil washes ashore at Venice, Louisiana. May 19, 2010 Oil washes ashore on mainland Louisiana.

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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. The formula penetrates deep to calm and balance to inflammation while also moisturizing the skin and promoting proper circulation… Anti-inflammatory Massage Oil with Lavender and Eucalyptus: Ingredients and Equipment: ¼ cup grapeseed oil. 2 tbsp melted coconut oil. 10 drops of lavender essential oil.

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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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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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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. 2 eos for eliminating odors: Keep your refrigerator smelling clean: deodorize it with lemon essential oil. Mix 15 drops of lemon essential oil into a box of baking soda. Mix 5 drops of tea tree oil (melaleuca alternifolia) into each full sock.

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Health Benefits Of CBD Oil For Pets

Green Prophet

In line with that, one product that has been raved by many in recent years is CBD oil, which is believed to improve both human and pet health. But, what is CBD Oil and what are its health benefits for pets? What Is CBD Oil? Health Benefits Of CBD Oil For Pets.

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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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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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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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Crude oil prices continue to fall drastically

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Crude Oil Prices continue to fall drastically and some investment banks predict the recent stockpile drops with continue after the summer season ends. Despite this, however, energy companies have and are increasing their prices claiming high the wholesale price of oil and gas being the reason for the price hike. Brexit crude oil economic forecasts economy exports food forecasts interest rates

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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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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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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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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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Topic: Oil prices. Discuss

Environmental Economics

From the WSJ 360 (the interdisciplinary newsletter) email: FOCUS ARTICLE>>  Economics/Supply-Demand-Price Surging Oil Prices Bite Demand by: By Benoit Faucon and James Herron Date: Apr 13, 2011  SUMMARY: The highest oil prices in 2½ years have begun to trigger some deterioration in demand, oil producers and consumers said, a surprising fallout from the disruption in oil production that has resulted from unrest in the Middle East.

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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. It was once used for basic things like food and fiber, but with a yield greater than other vegetable oil crops, and with low labor costs, it has become the go-to oil. lies palm oil

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Video: Spokane Coal and Oil

Sightline Daily

Earlier this summer, Eric de Place, Sightline Institute policy director, spoke at an oil trains and coal exports forum in Spokane, Washington—a region facing an especially severe onslaught of rail traffic. This is a great place to start—your very own 101 course on oil trains. Then, at 17:30, he shows a photo timeline of oil train derailments—at least 10 in the last two years. Climate & Energy Oil Oil Trains Spokane Video

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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. This includes market analysis data to entice potential investors to consider investing or speculating in either oil and gas futures or in stocks and investment funds that include energy companies specializing in the exploration and production of oil and natural. More on oil and gas: Should you consider investing in oil in 2019?

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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. Melt raw honey and coconut oil slowly in a double boiler, let cool slightly then pure into castle soap. Use a spatula to fold the honey and coconut oil into the soap. Add tea tree oil; folding into soap mixture until everything is incorporated.

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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.

Saudi Arabia Hit Peak Oil?

Eco Auto Ninja

If you hadn’t already heard, the Wikileak du jour is that the US believes that Saudi Arabia has hit peak oil, or in other words, the maximum rate of oil extraction has been reached. Not only has the peak been hit but the report suggests that the world will start to see a decline in oil production growth as early as 2012. This is due to the claim that Saudi Arabia has less oil beneath its sands than it has been making out.

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. In addition, the American Cancer Society supports the claim that CBD oil can slow down the growth of cancer causing cells. How about baking with CBD oil? The truth about CBD oil taste: it’s unpleasant.

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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. Animal Rights (Vegan, Pets, Wildlife) Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green WAYLON: Today Only borneo green greenwashing palm oil Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil

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WikiLeaks – Peak Oil in 2012

Sustainability Ninja

Saudi Arabia, the world’s largest crude oil exporter, may not have enough reserves to prevent oil prices escalating, according to confidential cables from its embassy in Riyadh. The cables, released by WikiLeaks, show from a senior Saudi government oil executive that the kingdom’s crude oil reserves may have been overstated by as much as 40%. This is known as “peak oil” Eco News peak oil 2012 wikileaks peak oil

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? However, if you are just looking for a simple way to keep the scalp healthy, these essential oils could be for you. Peppermint Essential Oil. The use of peppermint oil on your hair has a number of benefits for your scalp as well as the strength of your hair. Tea Tree Oil. Thyme Oil.

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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. But starting in the summer of 2014, global oil prices began to collapse. North Dakota oil drilling collapsed after oil prices fell.