FYI: Essential Oils

FYI: Essential Oils style.

Essential oils are small compounds that come from plants and their parts when pressed or steamed.

They are so small that they can enter into our cells very easily. Chemical particles only coat a cell where oils can get straight inside. This is why some oils heal better than man made chemicals/drugs.

Essential oils are absorbed into the body three ways and I am just going to talk about the first way- aromatically.

As the oil enters the air, either through a diffuser, opening the bottle and smelling it and placing it on a cotton ball in your car vent or by your pillow, the oil mini droplets enter the air and then into your nose and on into your bloodstream and olfactory nervous system in your brain.

It can create feelings of peace, joy, happiness, alertness, awareness and many other feelings depending on what oil you use.

Some of my favorites are orange- you can put 6-10 drops in a diffuser or even place a few drops in your wrist. It’s sun shiny smell come shining it and make me feel happy!

Another favorite of mine is a blend of lavender and Frankincense. I put 4 drops lavender and 2 drops of Frankincense in a diffuser this past week in my toddler’s room while he slept and while normally is grumpy waking up, he’s woken up happier.

Essential Oils on a bullet train to my brain helping me feel happier and beat these winter blues?

Yes, please!

 

 

 

 

My First Oil Warrior

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I would like you to meet my first oil warrior- Basil. There have been many others since then, but this one will always be special- my very first oil love.

Ten months ago I started having a health issue (you can message me if you would like to). It wasn’t severely strong- just bothersome enough to throw my plans off track and be inconvenient. I went to my Dr., got some medicine for it and it solved the problem!

Problem solved, right? Dr visit, medicine, feeling better, everything a-okay?

Not really.

Enter side effects.

I stopped taking the daily medication because it made me feel grumpy, tired and hormonal.

The issue returned.

After a little while, I went right back on the same medication that worked before.

Again, problem solved. I also stopped the medication again after a few months because of the side effects. The problem came back.

I had no idea what to do. I didn’t want this health issue. I had no where to turn to.

Or did I? My Mom and sister both sell Essential Oils. They love them and talk about them constantly. I never really thought about oils as a solution. I had a kit that my Mom gave me but I didn’t really use it since I didn’t know how. It took some desperation on my part to remember that essential oils can be oil warriors for us if we let them.

I reached out to them both and got the answer “use basil”. That’s it. I had a sample and I put a drop on my stomach twice a day for 30 days.

On the 30th day, after attending an Essential Oils Conference with my Mom, my health issue was solved. No medication needed. And it stayed solved.

I was convinced. I knew that these oils worked, did not have any side effects and that they could be my warriors in time of need.

That day I began sharing oils for the first time and haven’t looked back since.

And that’s my oil story. What will yours be?

Aloha!

This is my first blog post on this blog about our oil warriors and how awesome they are! Previously I have done a personal blog for just about 10 years. I love writing, I love sharing my writing with others and reading their comments.

Just a little bit about me. My name is Megan and I am a stay at home Mother of five. I am also a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, a pianist, a Piano Teacher and a lover of Zumba, fried food and dark chocolate. Oh, I almost forgot. I am also an educator and distributor for Young Living Essential Oils, whose headquarters are a mere five minutes- no, four minutes, from my house in Lehi, Utah. I spend my days with my children and my nights with my husband. I love my life and I love where it is going.

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