Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Our everyday hustle and bustle can get in the way of taking time out for ourselves. It also has been a pretty hectic year for a lot of people. Giving the gift of relaxation will bring a little bit of joy to those who receive it and remind them to take a moment for themselves. Tis’ the season for giving after all! If you’re not too sure on what to buy a loved one, don’t fear Plantlife is here! We’ve created a…

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Black Friday Sale!

Black Friday Sale!

Don’t miss out on our amazing Black Friday Sale! You will receive 45% off the entire site, FREE shipping, and a FREE gift set with the minimum purchase of $50 dollars. No discount code needed. This sale starts Friday November 25th and ends Sunday November 27th! www.plantlife.net

Body Oil or Massage Oil, What’s The Difference?

Body Oil or Massage Oil, What’s The Difference?

We here at Plantlife frequently receive a great question and we thought it was high time to address this question publicly. What is the difference between Plantlife Body Oils and Massage Oils? From viscosity to therapeutic benefit, there are several noticeable variances in the composition of these products. That being said, both the Massage Oils and Body Oils contain 100% pure, therapeutic grade (Grade A) essential oils. A word about carrier oils: By definition, carrier (aka base or vegetable) oils…

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What Is Black Pepper Essential Oil?

What Is Black Pepper Essential Oil?

Black peppercorn is a berry obtained from the pepper plant. Peppercorn belongs to the family of Piperaceae, known scientifically as Piper Nigrum. The essential oil is extracted through steam distillation from the dried berries of Piper Nigrum that have not yet reached the full ripening phase. Black pepper, also known as “king of spice”, has deep roots in ancient times. It was once considered sacred, and was so valuable it was traded for gold.  It was used by Egyptians in the mummification process and…

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Back to School

Back to School

It’s that time of year again! Good ol’ school is now in full swing and as you slowly begin to slip out of your “summer coma,” the curiosity of getting yourself back into the groove of things, becomes the ultimate question. Fortunately, there are countless ways and opportunities to keep yourself, your kiddos and friends up to par and ready for this school years adventures, using 100% therapeutic grade essential oils and a healthy diet. Here are just a few…

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Acne and Hemp Seed Oil

Acne and Hemp Seed Oil

While there are many uses for Hemp seed oil, the topic I want to delve into today is acne because it is relatable to almost everyone. Believe it or not, acne can rear its ugly head differently according to the season we are in. The only difference? It determines whether you’re more likely to see blackheads and whiteheads or pimples, papules and pustules (more common in the summer.) Often, acne breakouts are not about what you put on your skin,…

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Summer Time and Insects

Summer Time and Insects

It’s that time again! Time for lots of fun in the sun whether it be at the beach or lake, summer calls for plenty of all the good stuff the hot season has to bring! Most can hardly wait for that hard earned, fun packed vacation… that is until the bugs are there to greet us…and if vacation isn’t calling, these pesky insects may already be where we call home, often lurking in moist areas where we can’t always see…

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Muscle spasms and Massage

Muscle spasms and Massage

If you’ve ever suffered from an intense and overwhelming pain in any muscle of your body then you’ve most likely experienced a muscle spasm, also commonly known as a “Charley Horse”. These muscle contractions often flare up suddenly and with little or no warning.  The causes vary but most of us have endured at least one in our life time, and everyone is susceptible regardless of their general state of physical health. As a fitness instructor, I have certainly tolerated…

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Why Plantlife Uses Vitamin E From Sunflowers

Why Plantlife Uses Vitamin E From Sunflowers

Sunflower seeds are the best whole food source of vitamin E, according to the USDA Nutrient Database. Vitamin E is both a nutrient and antioxidant, and the oil in its purest form is extremely versatile. It also helps neutralize skin damage from free radicals and environmental exposures such as pollution and ultraviolet radiation. This amazing antioxidant boost collagen production, supports new cell growth, and speeds up cell regeneration. Did you know.. Vitamin E from Sunflower is a purified extract in the same…

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Lavender: All Natural Sunburn Relief

Lavender: All Natural Sunburn Relief

We’ve all experienced the misery of a sunburn. For some, no matter how much we cover up or slather on the sunscreen, it seems the sun’s magical, UV rays still manage to infiltrate our defenses. Virtually anyone who spends time outdoors is susceptible to sunburn and it is wise to know the natural way of soothing the pain and discomfort associated with them. Did You Know? Sunburns are caused by overexposure to UV radiation. UV radiation is mostly found in the…

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