My Journey to Essential Oils: An Anti-Itch Concoction

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I know a lot have seen and I do hope at least some have read about my previous post on becoming a Young Living Member including its perks and discounts offered. I have also posted about the receipt of my first order which is full of messy videos  but packed withreal time excitement.

Now, I am writing about how I have avoided scratching for several days now. I have also tried this mixture with my son and it worked on him too, although he is less compliant than I am given that he’s only 5.

The mixture is composed of Lavender, Peppermint, Lemon and Avocado Oil as the carrier. By now, my social media circle (not that I am famous or something!) already knows that lavender and peppermint are my fave oils. I am still trying to get a hang of the lemony scent since it usually makes me dizzy but the avocado oil evens out the smell, albeit a little pricey (I don’t know why I had to always insert the expensiveness of that – perhaps it still hurts my feelings a little bit, don’t you think?)

So here’s what I did (by the way, a friend told me about this mix, I just used avocado oil instead of coconut and added lemon since she just mixed lavender and peppermint), I mixed 10 drops from each of the aforementioned oils (except the carrier) and I just poured avocado oil (the carrier) on my mini bottle spray bought from Whites until it’s almost full. Avocado oil won them over (scent-wise) but you will still be able to smell hints of peppermint and lavender – thank God lemon got lost in the process.

This mixture worked well on me. I have this itchy knuckles and it gets a little so dry and “textury” but with the help of these oils, it’s now starting to feel normalized.

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I am really happy to have found the value of these oils. It’s a rejuvenating journey!

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My Journey to Essential Oils: Diffusing Lavender

I have tried diffusing lavender and yes, it also has the soothing feeling albeit, the scent is more like for room fragrance than medicated (it’s like orange, aromaease, purification [all for another blog post] VS. panaway, oregano [another story for later] and that of peppermint’s) – now, I just realized my backlog.

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So what does a lavender essential oil do?

  • Reduces anxiety and emotional stress
  • Protects against diabetes symptoms
  • Improves brain function
  • Helps to heal burns and wounds
  • Improves sleep
  • Restores skin complexion and reduce acne
  • Slows aging with powerful antioxidants
  • Relieves pain
  • Alleviates headaches

It did relieve me from pain all weekend although I will have to reiterate this, “I am in chronic pain but I prayed to the Lord this morning and asked Him to take every pain away, and what an instant relief! My faith has totally relieved me from it.”

I do believe in the therapeutic effects of the oils for real and I am faithful as well that God has given me channels to discover these essential oils because He knew that I would need to be relieved and at some point, I have to stop tolerating the pain. I mean, God paves a way for these discoveries just like how there are doctors and scientific studies, right?

I have also tried the oil to my son’s eczema as he was scratching all afternoon given that we are in Riyadh and sandstorm is like a staple to our daily lives. I mixed it with my chosen carrier oil, Virgin Avocado Oil, kind of pricey but worth it. I mean, we already invested on these essential oils — might as well spend a little on carrier oils, right? So I just rubbed it on my son’s affected areas and I promise, this is no joke — he stopped scratching after some time. It is a relief to a mom seeing her son at ease. I mean, this is an oil — fragrant and invisible, imagine how hard it is for me to convince my son to use calamine lotion. It is almost impossible.

I am just starting and I know that in time, I will discover more surprise from these oils. I am yet to write about Orange because I use it for my chronic ailment. I may have to wait for some time to see what I can testify on that.

For now, I have to check whether it is oregano or panaway… stay tuned!

By the way, for those who are wondering about how one can become a member, please click on this link: CLICK ME also, if you’d like to know how fast the process is and if you would like to empathize with my first time seeing my starter kit, I have written about it here.

 

My Journey to Essential Oils: Diffusing Peppermint

Since my recent blog posts about BECOMING A MEMBER & UNBOXING AND TRIAL, I have actually tried some oils and they’re awesome. But for now, I am going to talk about my experience with Peppermint.

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Based on the rules, you have to use the diffuser as per instruction and add 5-8 drops of Peppermint Oil. It should be up and running once you switch the diffuser on.

The scent of the Peppermint will automatically take over the room and will take an immediate effect on you. I used this oil because my husband complained of severe headache so I told myself, “this is a perfect chance to use it!”

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Note: The above list is from Dr Axe (credits to him)

My husband warned me that if I want him to be useful enough at home, I should think twice before using peppermint because he felt that he is so relaxed and he just want to crawl into bed and certainly, his headache was alleviated.

As for me, I felt that my breathing has totally become better and I slept through the night. The room felt so peaceful and smelled so nice and fresh.

So far, I am liking Young Living Essential Oils. I can’t wait to try more combinations.

Edit: July 14 – I was experiencing an excruciating headache, of course I thought of peppermint…. and voila! Before I knew it, I am headache free!