Is it possible to avoid over 84,000 chemicals on the market today, many of which are known toxins? Our home is meant to be a safe retreat, one of which we seek shelter and protection. This is the way it should be for all of us – but is it? Unknown to many of us, we are poisoning ourselves and our families. People need to be informed and educated to avoid dangerous toxins lurking in the many body care, cleaning, and oral care products, because these chemicals threaten our health. Many of the “benign” materials we come into contact with daily are actually highly toxic threats to our bodies which we can avoid by simply using “green” products and making our own natural, healing substitutes.
One home ritual between treatments we have incorporated is utilizing taking a bath and or doing a foot bath at least 3 times a week. This will help relieve the some of the pain and help calm and relax the mind. In one study I found, “the researchers wanted to look at the effects of a foot-bath with or without the essential oil of lavender on the autonomic nervous system. The results were the foot-bath caused no changes in heart or respiratory rates, but produced a significant increase in blood flow.”
Americans struggle with being overweight and with obesity. According to the Centers for Disease Control, “37.9% of Americans over the age of 20 struggle with obesity and 70.7% of Americans struggle with being overweight and obesity.” These numbers are frightening as being overweight and obese causes many co morbidities, such as, high blood pressure, diabetes and heart disease.
Essential oils used for pets that have skin problems such as wounds and blood clotting are Lavender, Frankincense, and Helichrysum. Essential oils utilized for the digestive of an animal are recommended to use at least 1 to 2 drops on the stomach area and to use essential oils like tarragon, caraway, coriander, or fennel.
Essential oils are no different from any new venture. It takes time and study to master the skills and techniques to extract the full benefit. For instance, essential oils work better in harmony with another essential oil. One of the most efficient ways to use essential oils is blending. Therapeutic Blending for specific ailments is one of the main reasons someone could benefit from taking essential oil classes.