WHAT'S IN YOUR MEDICINE CABINET

 If you have ever enjoyed the scent of a rose, you’ve experienced the aromatic qualities of essential oils. These naturally occurring, volatile aromatic compounds are found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers, and other parts of plants. They can be both beautifully and powerfully fragrant. Essential oils give plants their distinctive smells, essential oils protect plants and play a role in plant pollination. In addition to their intrinsic benefits to plants and their beautiful fragrance, essential oils have long been used for food preparation, beauty treatment, and health-care practices. 


What's an Essential Oil Really?

There are no mistakes in nature! The plants, flowers & trees are perfect.  The tiny beads of oil are the plants protective mechanism to survive and they are the aromatic volatile compounds, the essential oil. 

 The scent of a rose or an orange is the essential oil. They were meant for us to use to heal our bodies as our natural Solutions!  

 Aromatherapy doesn’t have to be high-priced, and it has many benefits. It is a natural alternative and used in holistic medicine. It has been used for ages to heal the mind, as well as the body.
You buy plants to eat every day, its called a  grocery store...why not use the same plants and more as your medicine?


"Let Thy Food be thy medicine" ...Hippocrates

Gifts of the Earth

What might these essential oils have in store for you?

HOW TO USE

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DIFFUSE

The sense of smell can create powerful physiologic, mental, and emotional responses. Essential oils are quickly absorbed by the limbic system by way of the olfactory nerve. The limbic system is part of the brain that supports a variety of functions including smell, emotions, behavior, and memory. For this reason, essential oils have an especially powerful effect via aromatic application.

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INTERNAL

Essential oils can be used as dietary supplements for more targeted and potent health benefits. Internal use is a safe and effective method because of the sophisticated physiologic processes of our bodies.

When ingested, they directly enter the blood stream via the gastrointestinal tract, where they are transported  to all organs of the body, including the brain. Then, like all things we consume, essential oils are metabolized by the liver and other organs and are then excreted.

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TOPICAL

Topical application, once absorbed, stays in the applied area for a localized benefit.

To increase absorption, use a carrier oil and light massage which will stimulate the blood flow to the area. Applying several small doses throughout the day is better to achieve optimal results.

Steam Inhalation

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Steam inhalation is an effective method to assist in respiratory ailments.  Add a few drops of your favorite oil to boiling water and cover your head and inhale for 10-15 minutes.   If you have a cold, a persistent cough or a sinus infection, steam inhalations can be done several times a day.

Detox Baths

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One of the easiest and most relaxing ways to use essential oils is through a detox bath. .

Essential oils, which provide antioxidant, antimicrobial, and anti-inflammatory benefits, along with common household items like baking soda, Epsom Salts and honey can help flush impurities from the body by allowing it to sweat out toxins.

Cooking

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Essential oils are the concentrated essences of the natural oils found in plants. When processed in a particular way, they are safe to use in cooking, much like you may use vanilla or almond extract. 30-75 times more potent than dried herbs, they pack a powerful flavor punch.

Downloads & E-Books

These handy guides will teach you various ways to use the essential oils in your everyday life.

Starter Guide-How To Use The Top Oils (pdf)

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Essential Oils for Beginners (pdf)

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Aromatic use of Essential Oils (pdf)

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Topical Use of Essential Oils (pdf)

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Internal Use of Essential Oils (pdf)

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Essential OIl Origins (pdf)

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Emotional Aromatherapy (pdf)

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Focus, Motivation and Essential Oils (pdf)

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Essential Oils and Sleep (pdf)

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Essential Oils and Fitness (pdf)

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Essential Oils and Children (pdf)

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Essential Oils and Personal Care (pdf)

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Cleaning WIth Essential Oils (pdf)

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Cooking WIth Essential Oils (pdf)

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Lifelong Vitality (pdf)

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