I was first introduced to essential oils when I worked in the spa industry. I learned about the benefits of several oils and incorporated them into my work often. If a client was stressed or had troubled sleeping, I would always recommend an essential oil added to their massage. Since I had access to oils, on occasion I would try smelling one to help release my headaches. When I was past my due date with Sloane, I spent most of the work day smelling lavender because it is believed to help bring on labor. Unfortunately, I never had any good results until about 6 months ago.
As a part of my effort to lead a cleaner and greener life, I started using essential oils again. This time I used them to clean my home and added them to scentless candles so that my family wasn’t breathing in whatever chemicals are in candles to make them smell so good. Since I was having better luck using oils I wanted to research more ways to use them.
Essential oils are a great way to easily make the cross-over to a cleaner, non-toxic lifestyle. Since they are 100% natural you always know what you’re working with and don’t have to worry about any unwanted chemicals being added to your products.