What is your favorite scent? Use essential oils to create it!
Hi! Are you intrigued by the idea essential oils but don''t know where to start?
It can be a little intimidating to sift through all the information! I started using aromatherapy when my eldest son was born almost 12 years ago, and haven''t looked back. I started with lavender and mandarin orange, two easy to use, multi purpose oils great for babies and sensitive skin. I now use a small battery of oils like peppermint, tea tree, eucalyptus, ylang ylang, rose, frankincense, oregano, cedarwood and a few more to make all my own skin care, treat illnesses in the family, and create a warm atmosphere in my home using diffusers.
I''m lucky. My mom''s been a massage therapist for over 20 years, and she introduced me to the idea of using scent to heal and balance. From there, I am self taught, but like many things in my life, I have taken the seed of the first gift of lavender from my mom and turned it into a passion. With great respect for the best aromatherapists out there, I want to share with you what I''ve learned: how to use a few essential oils to make you and your family healthier and more beautiful (they go together, don''t they?) I have tried every skin care line out there. Some were extremely expensive, some very, very cheap, but very few delivered what they promised (I''ll share my recommendations on the few exceptions later) I realized that with a little effort, I could do better on my own, and I''d have products I could customize easily as my needs changed. I can''t wait to share these easy ideas with you! It took some time and experimenting, but in the end, I have been very happy with my results.
With about 5 oils, you can have at your disposal all you need to keep your family happier and healthier. Obviously essential oils are not a cure all...nothing''s that good...but you can have, at your fingertips all you need to keep a balance and harmony in your family...all for very little money and just a tiny bit of time...
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