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Must-Have Essential Oils for Children

No matter how hard you work to keep your children healthy, they’re going to experience sickness or discomfort from time to time.  As parents, we always want what's best for them, and this includes keeping them healthy, grounded and happy.  So, how can essential oils help your kid?  How do you safely use essential oils around children?  What oils can you use?

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Boost Your Energy with Essential Oils

Most mornings when we wake up, we feel like we barely slept, or that we could use a few more hours of sleep.  Essential oils can help you feel energized, refreshed and alive.  There are several essential oils that have been praised as having properties that help with fatigue and lack of energy.  Essential oils have been used for medicinal purposes for thousands of years in various regions of the world, however it wasn’t until 1928, when the science behind their healing properties were discovered.  Essential oils have been proven to treat various conditions and ailments such as inflammation, infection, headaches, stress and more, however, you can also use aromatherapy as energy, mood and focus booster. Some of the most uplifting and “happy”...

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Boost Energy, Reduce Fatigue with Essential Oils

Winter can be difficult; long, cold, gloomy and dark.  Most people are trying to decide on a New Year resolution - generally trying to lose weight, eat healthy, give up smoking, and start to exercise.  The list goes on.  Aromatherapy can help to boost energy and relieve fatigue. There are several essential oils that can be used alone or in blends in a variety of applications to raise energy, aid determination and lift the spirits. You find yourself feeling tired much of the time or have a lack of energy.  Lack of motivation may even be the problem.  You may feel it most around 2:00 p.m. or 3:00 p.m.  So, how can we increase energy naturally? Essential oils offer a...

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Shingles & Essential Oils

So, you had chicken pox when you were a child, and when it was all healed up you thought you were done.  Right?  Wrong! Some of you may even be wondering, what are shingles and what do they have to do with chicken pox?  Read on my friends ... let's learn together about shingles, and more importantly, how to treat them with essential oils. Shingles are painful rashes due to the herpes zoster virus. Having chicken pox in childhood and experiencing significant stress are risk factors for shingles. The usual medication prescribed is oral acyclovir. However, there is now evidence that some essential oils can help in decreasing pain and reducing the rash more quickly. Essential oils contain anti-viral properties...

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