Essential Oils

8 Best Essential Oils for Disinfecting and Cleaning

8 Best Essential Oils for Disinfecting and Cleaning

Essential oils offer more than just a pleasant smell. You are probably used to using them for relaxing massages, but, did you know that they can be used as a…

DIY Antiviral Sanitizing Spray: When Hand Sanitizer is Not Enough

DIY Antiviral Sanitizing Spray: When Hand Sanitizer is Not Enough

Although news of Ebola has been dominating the headlines, there is currently another nasty outbreak circulating the United States. Since August, enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) has caused clusters of respiratory disease…

DIY Miracle Healing Salve

DIY Miracle Healing Salve

Shared over 37,000 times, DIY Miracle Healing Salve is still going strong. If you have not tried it, please do. It is easy and economical to make and it really works. Learn how today!

Make an Awesome Cayenne Salve for Pain Relief

Make an Awesome Cayenne Salve for Pain Relief

Learn how to make an awesome cayenne salve for pain relief. Easy to make and inexpensive. Why spend money when you can make it yourself?

33 Awesome Uses of Lemon Essential Oil

33 Awesome Uses of Lemon Essential Oil

When someone mentions the word “Lemon”, I immediately think “fresh, clean and pure”. There is simply something about lemons that evokes an overall feeling of wellness and goodness. This might…

7 Best Essential Oils for Plantar Fasciitis

7 Best Essential Oils for Plantar Fasciitis

How many hours a day do you spend on your feet? Four, six, eight hours? If you spend a good chunk of the day standing, then you are probably used…

Citronella Essential Oil Benefits for the Outdoors

Citronella Essential Oil Benefits for the Outdoors

Disclaimer: The article below is not by a medical professional. Any health concerns you have you need to address with your doctor. Backdoor Survival is not responsible for how you…

22 Practical Uses and Benefits of Clove Essential Oil

22 Practical Uses and Benefits of Clove Essential Oil

When you hear the word clove, you probably think about the little bottle on your spice rack or a flower. There are many important uses for cloves beyond its appearance…

20 Practical Uses and Benefits of Myrrh Essential Oil

20 Practical Uses and Benefits of Myrrh Essential Oil

Apart from the story of the 3 Kings in the Nativity scene, Myrrh is commonly seen in an essential oil form. It is known to have great benefits and is…

How to Clean an Oil Diffuser Properly

How to Clean an Oil Diffuser Properly

Editor’s Note: This resource has been revised and updated for 2019. Essential oil diffuser is a handy little machine. Every essential oil enthusiast would agree that living without a diffuser would…

How To Make Perfume/Cologne with Essential Oils

How To Make Perfume/Cologne with Essential Oils

Essential oils work wonders as natural remedies for many conditions. Certain smells can help you to calm down, and a combination of oils may be able to help you with…

18 Practical Uses and Benefits of Helichrysum Essential Oil

18 Practical Uses and Benefits of Helichrysum Essential Oil

Essential oils have been used by cultures around the world for ages, and they are often considered one of the most helpful traditional medicines by health experts around the world….

How To Make Candles With Essential Oils

How To Make Candles With Essential Oils

Essential oils are well known for being used in Aromatherapy to soothe and calm the senses. However, these high-powered plant extracts have more uses than just that. Essential oils actually…

Eight Essential Oils for Health and Wellness

Eight Essential Oils for Health and Wellness

Essential oils are the current rage but how do you know how to them? Here are 8 popular essential oils along with common ways to use them for health and wellness purposes.

How to Prep Yourself for Flu Season with Essential Oils

How to Prep Yourself for Flu Season with Essential Oils

The summer has dimmed its light and the colder months are heading our way. While we may be excited about enjoying winter activities we certainly do not look forward to…

Introduction to Essential Oils for the Outdoors

Introduction to Essential Oils for the Outdoors

Essential oils have become very popular because they can be used for a variety of purposes. For anyone that enjoys the outdoors, goes hiking and camping, or spends the weekend…