Ylang ylang essential oil is powerful oil that is often touted as a miracle solution for natural hormone regulation. A quick Google search will bring up a lot of websites that link ylang ylang oil to hormones. If you scan through many of them, you will find that there is nothing to substantiate this claim. Why or how does this essential oil influence your hormones?
Like anything else that is natural or plant-based, it is important to research how a substance actually affects the human body before you start using it medicinally.
I have nothing against holistic or natural care, however, too often I see people throwing around health claims for products that are untested. While I understand the appeal of using naturally derived ingredients, it is important to understand what research says about those ingredients.
When I first started sewing, my mother gave me her old Wizard Citation Sewing Machine. I didn’t know much about it, but a quick Google search gave me a few ideas about the origin. This 3K-8834 model originally comes in a cabinet with a knee pedal. Evidently, Brother manufactured this model but the early Citations were produced in Japan in the 1960’s.
The first few times I used it, I had a hard time figuring out how to thread the needle. The tension is a little different than new models and I couldn’t find much online about older Wizard models. I wanted to share a quick tutorial on how to do this for anyone who might pick one up.
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For the longest time, I have had these large glass vases from the Dollar Tree in my craft storage bench. While I love the size and the weight of the vases for flowers, they definitely needed some kind of design upgrade before they can be displayed.
It’s nearly summer and I am definitely still loving tropical inspired home decor. Just the right touch can give your home a subtle summer upgrade without screaming, “someone must have had a luau party.”