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How your horse can benefit from lemon essential oil

Lemon with its uplifting and refreshing properties has many benefits for horses. These include overall detoxification, immune support and increased energy and mental focus. Lemon also makes an effective cleaner for tack and equipment. Read on to find out how lemon's versatility can improve the lives of you and your horse.  The Science Species:  citrus limon ...

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Frankincense: the King of Oils even for horses

Frankincense is known as the "king of oils" and for good reason. Not only has its use been cherished since biblical times, today frankincense helps support horses and people both physically and emotionally. It is excellent for helping to establish a sense of trust and connection.  It chemical composition gives it great value as an anti-oxidant to support cel...

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The nitty gritty science behind how your horse benefits from smelling essential oils.

Inhaling the aroma of an essential oil allows your horse to benefit from the therapeutic properties of that particular plant essence. Using essential oils aromatically actually involves a lot of chemistry between the essential oil and the horse's brain and other body systems. Today we are going to take a deeper look at the science of using therapeutic grade ...

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6 great ways to use essential oils aromatically on and around your horse

Using essential oils aromatically means allowing your horse to inhale the aroma of the oil. There are so many ways to use essential oils aromatically on and around horses. Here we list 6 of our favourite methods that will allow your horse to benefit from these amazing oils safely, easily and effectively! The ways you can facilitate this method are almost as ...

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Amanda and Daniela at the doTERRA Sandalwood reserve in Hawaii

Welcome to our blog space! This is where we share our knowledge, research, advice and wisdom. Our goal is to make this blog library the most comprehensive resource for natural solutions  in the horse industry. As always, please share your questions and comments -- it could become the base for our next article!


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