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Essential Oil Happiness

With all the hype about aromatherapy today, it is important to know the basics and the ease of use of essential oils in your life. Essential oil happiness is a key to stress relief and overall well being in or home.

I was introduced to essential oils and aromatherapy about two years ago when my sister starting using them in her chiropractic business. At first. I was skeptical, thinking that no little essential oil can help me the way she was explaining. I decided to try a couple to see if what she was saying was in fact possible.

I brought home peppermint and tea tree essential oil. I figured that the peppermint can help us with the common cold and my occasional back pain. And the tea tree was used for again, the commn cold and I was also going to try it on my acne.

I'll start with the peppermint. I first used it on my aching back. Since peppermint is a nataural pain releiver, I apllied it neat to my lower back. After about 10 minutes, I noticed that my back pain was easing. I could hardlt believe it, but I am here to tell you that it worked. After using it on my back, I also began using it for headaches and neck pain. The peppermint oil relieved both pains in a matter of minutes. It was amazing to me, any time I have an ache or pain, I head straight for my peppermint essential oil. I have yet to be let down, it always works!!

Now, to the tea tree essential oil. Tea Tree is highly antibacterial, it has been used for fighting the common cold numerous times in our house. I was more interested in it's effects on my stubborn acne. After I washed my face in the evening before bed, I apllied a couple drops to a q-tip and dabbed the oil on my more troubled areas. The tea tree dried out the acne and killed the bacteria within. After using the tea tree at night for a week, my face was clearing up. This was a learning curve for me, as with tea tree, less is more. I realized that I didn't need to soak my skin with the essential oil, I only needed to use a little bit on each area. thanks to tea tree, I am winning the battle against acne.

All in all, I would have to admit that my skepitcal attitude was not warranted. Essential oils have helped me and my family through numerous colds, coughs, sore throats, colic, bug bites and rashes. I now have a large variety of essential oils in my medicine cabinet ready for whatever life throws my way.

I found my essential oil happiness, I only hope that you can find your as well. Aromatherapy is becoming more and more popular, and there is a reason for that. It works!! Take some time and do your research on the benefits and uses of aromatherapy. Trust me when I say that you'll wonder why you didn't start using essential oils sooner.

Many thanks~

Lindsey

Aroma Well Being


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