Monthly Archives: January 2016

Essential Oils

01 / 07 / 16

Are you guys as obsessed with essential oils as I am? I have been using them for about two years now, and they are absolute lifesavers! No joke, I have not had to take antibiotics since I started using them (knock on wood!). Basically, the moral of the story is if you have a problem, essential oils are the answer.

One of the things I love about essential oils is that they are all natural! Not only do they come from all over the world, but they can also be used for just about anything. From perfume, to soap, to cleaning solutions, and even to bath salt mixtures — you name it!

I’m a firm believer in limiting the amount of unnatural things I put in my body, which is why essentials oils are perfect for anyone (like me) who doesn’t like taking prescription medicine and antibiotics! Fun Fact: Back in the biblical days, the wise men of the New Testament used plant-derived oils (Frankincense and Myrrh) on baby Jesus! So, it is safe to say that these natural remedies have been around for a very long time and are worth a shot!

Lemon-Essential-Oil

Here are some of the oils I carry around with me (especially when traveling!):

Frankincense: For when I start to feel sick. I put it on my feet before bed and wear socks all night long.
Lemon: I put a drop in my glass of water. NOTE: I recommend NOT using this oil with a plastic bottle because it can eat at the plastic and release chemicals.
Past Tense: For when I feel stressed or a headache coming on. I like to rub it on the nape of my neck.
Serenity: For relaxation. I’ll even put this one on the paws of my Yorkie Lady if she seems nervous when traveling!
Peppermint: For an upset stomach. I’ll either put it on my belly button or neck for carsickness.
Deep Blue:  For muscle aches.
Spearmint: For refreshment. The smell is amazing and wakes me up instantly — You can even try a drop on your toothbrush!

Essential Oils for my diffuser:
Orange & Grapefruit: I’ll use these in my diffuser in the morning to give me a wake up call and lift my mood
Cinnamon & Purity: To rid the air of germs

Cold and flu season is coming up, and these oils are perfect for getting you through the sickly season. I recently came down with a cold, but I am happy to say that it didn’t last long! I can’t take medicine because of the pregnancy, so I always try and load up on vitamins, oils, and LOTS of water.

Corey always says that I have a bag full of potions that can cure any problem! So, I hope this is as helpful for you as it is for me!

XO,