The Essential Oil Revolution

 

One of my health goals is to eliminate chemicals and toxins, and ensure I am using the purest quality products for my family and friends.

 

How it all started

I am sure someone you know has mentioned essential oils to you.  Or when you’ve mentioned your latest ailment or health concern, has someone said “Hey you know there’s an oil for that!”  This essential oil revolution is just getting started, and my hope is to empower every single home with the gifts of essential oils. Essential oils have provided powerful, natural solutions to individuals from the very beginning of time and today provide us with the safe, effective and affordable health care options.

So what is an Essential Oil?

If you have ever enjoyed the scent of a rose or the peel of a lemon, you’ve experienced the aromatic qualities of essential oils.

Essential Oils:

  • Are Naturally occurring aromatic compounds found in the seed, bark, stems, roots, flowers & other parts of the plants.
  • Are Highly concentrated (50 – 70 times more powerful than herbs) for example, 1 drop of doTERRA peppermint oil = 28 cups of peppermint tea.
  • Contain hundreds of different compounds, providing complex & versatile ability to combat threats without building up resistance.
  • Have the ability to pass through the cell membrane to address the threats on the inside as well as the outside of the body.
  • Cost pennies per dose: 1 drop of peppermint essential oil costs only $0.08.

Essential oils give plants their distinctive smells, 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. 

So what do they do for us? Really the answer is another question – What can’t they do for us?

My Stumble into Essential Oils

I honestly, stumbled into using essential oils a bit reluctantly. As a scientist, I was a bit skeptical, to say the least. However, frustrated by the medical field and motivated by my desire for natural healthcare for my family, I decided to give essential oils a try and the urging of a trusted friend. This event literally changed my life for the better. I saw an immediate positive impact in the health and wellbeing of my family. We just weren’t getting sick nearly as often. This literally changed the quality of our lives. And the fact that they are less toxic than over the counter medicines had me sold, to say the least.

My background in environmental science has made me keenly aware of the amount toxins we are exposed to on a daily basis. I vowed I would do everything in my power to reduce that toxic overload for myself and my family.

My journey into essential oils also led me on my path to Holistic Health.  I realized that there is something beneficial in these tiny bottles of oil, but I also know that they aren’t the only natural option out there. Many customers started asking me about relief from common ailments (headaches, eczema, stress, cranky kids, you name it). And while I knew good and well that the oils could benefit them, the scientist in me wanted to look at the big picture as well and dive a bit deeper into what was the cause.  That is why I enrolled at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition to learn about health from many vantage points. What else could be causing peoples symptoms? Often times it is diet and nutrition but it could be a number of other factors as well, stress, lack of sleep, lack of fullmint in their career or relationships, the list goes on and on.  Now that I’ve graduated, I truly feel I am able to provide my customers with a more well rounded and proactive approach to their health needs.

 Here is just a little sample of how I use essential oils on a regular basis:

  • Immune Support, Immune Support, Immune Support
  • Digestive Discomfort
  • Aches & Pain Relief
  • Sore muscle Relief
  • Stuffy noses
  • Calming Frazzled Moms (and Children)
  • Restful Sleep
  • Skin irritations
  • Emotional Support
  • Mental Focus & Clarity
  • Motivation
  • Cleaning
  • Cooking
  • And so so much more

Motherhood and Essential Oils

Being a full time mom is not always easy and I often feel the stress of motherhood. I use essential oils every day to manage myself and my children’s moods, help alleviate any owies or tummy aches, and make sure we are taking proactive steps for our healthcare as best as we can. I honestly chalk up the essential oils to making me a better parent. I can’t always protect my children from everything that comes at them, but I rest assured knowing that the essential oils I put on them are of the highest quality.

My Promise

I know that the use and benefits of essential oils are limitless, but can also be a bit overwhelming at first. I want you to rest assured that I am here to answer any questions you may have and assist you along your path to a healthier quality of life. I want you to feel empowered just as I do by these tiny jars of oils. I love helping families know that they have safe and effective, options to address common health and emotional ailments for themselves and their families. It can be so empowering to know you can take charge of your families health care needs. I enjoy educating others on how to use essential oils safely and effectively.

Ready to get started? Let’s go

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