12 days of Wellness: The Power of Thieves

Essential oils have been used to support wellness and kill germs and bacteria throughout history. This was demonstrated powerfully in the 1300s, when millions of people were dying from The Plague, one of the worst pandemics in human history.

During this time, a band of innovative robbers used a blend of clove, lemon, eucalyptus, rosemary and cinnamon bark essential oils to anoint themselves before stealing jewelry off of the dead and dying.

As the story goes, when the robbers were ultimately caught, the King demanded to know how they were able to come into contact with those dying of the highly-contagious disease without getting sick. The thieves shared their recipe - which was passed on to the community.

That's how the Thieves blend of essential oil got its name. Consider how this germ-fighting essence could be used to keep you and your family well during flu season, and all year long. You may already know that clove oil was used in early dentistry as a numbing agent. A drop of Thieves oil can ease the discomfort of a sore tooth. And, using Thieves toothpaste and mouthwash can promote good dental hygiene. 

In this podcast, I will introduce you to the entire line of Thieves-infused household and cleaning products, including Thieves toothpaste and mouthwash, household cleaner, sanitizing spray and more.

Ready to infuse your home and family with the power of Thieves? Check out the Thieves Starter Kit at AromaThrive.com. If you shop at the Young Living website, please use my Member ID#1734225 when ordering.

 

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12 Days of Wellness: Nose, Throat, Lungs Support

Breathing, we all do it - and, at times, we may have a harder time than others keeping our lungs, throat and sinuses in optimum health. Essential oils, whether applied directly to skin, inhaled, or diffused with a cold air diffuser, can be very effective in supporting respiratory health.

I'm in Santa Barbara, where several homes have burned down in one of the largest wildfires in California history. Residents here are encouraged to wear N-95 masks, and not sweep up or come into contact with soot and ash that's fallen like snow across sidewalks and yards.

Like many others, I had a sore throat, itchy eyes and was fatigued. Here are some of the essential oils that I've been using to keep from being overcome by soot and smoke in the air:

R.C. This blend which includes eucalyptus, pine, marjoram, lavender and peppermint will make you want to breathe deeper. I apply one drop in the palm of my hand, rub my hands together, tent over my nose and inhale.... really soothing on the lungs and sinuses (and R.C. comes in your Premium Starter Kit available at AromaThrive.com)

Peppermint is a very versatile essential oil - it can remind you of holidays past, candy canes, or peppermint cocoa. It can also clear a stuffy nose. I always have peppermint in my purse, and will lick one drop after meals to freshen breath. Peppermint is another oil that comes in the Premium Starter Kit available at AromaThrive.com

Raven Blends wintergreen, peppermint and Ravintsara, lemon and eucalyptus for a more powerful support for upper respiratory problems or viral infections. Super strong

Ravintsara is a powerful antiviral, antibacterial, anti-fungal and anti-infectious oil which may help open and strengthen the respiratory system. Its fresh scent reminds me of yoga!

You can support wellness and a strong respiratory system regardless of which oil you choose. Diffusing these nature's essences in your living space is a gentle way to kill bacteria and germs while promoting calm and wellness.

In addition to the essential oils, Young Living also makes eo-infused products such as Thieves cough drops and Thieves mouth wash, both which can soothe a scratchy throat.

For more information on wellness with pure essential oils, go to AromaThrive.com, and, let's connect on Facebook, too.

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12 Days of Wellness: Vitamins & Supplements

Vitamins and supplements, along with eating right, exercise and rest, play a big part in a wellness routine. And, not all supplements are created equal!

That's why I shop at AromaThrive.com for my vitamins and wellness products. Young Living oversees all steps of production of their quality vitamins and supplements to Super B, Super C, MultiGreens, as well as OmegaGize (omega 3 fatty acids, vitamin D-3 and coQ10), as well as immune supporting products such as Inner Defense and Longevity softgels.

The bonus of using this brand of products is that the supplements are infused with pure essential oils, which offer added support of anti-aging, immune support and more.

The vitamins and supplements I take daily include Longevity (love it for my radiant skin and anti-aging benefits!), Multi Greens, Super B, Super C, as well as the Life 9 probiotic in the evening. Oh, and a shot of Ningxia Red each morning gets my day going in the right way!

Shop at AromaThrive.com, where I'm also happy to answer your questions. Thanks for listening!

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12 Days of Wellness: Pain Cream & Sunscreen

Essential oils have been used to support health since ancient times. Young Living has made a science out of essential oils, in developing a pain cream, and a sunscreen - free of toxins and harmful chemicals.

The Cool Azul Pain Cream and Minerals Sunscreen Lotion were introduced at this year's Grand Convention. They are FDA approved (that's why they can use the descriptive words 'pain cream' and 'sunscreen').

I don't know about you - but, I hesitated to slather on chemical based sunscreens because I didn't want the yuck soaking into my skin. Now, I don't have to worry.

Order yours at AromaThrive.com, or, use my member ID# 1734225 as sponsor/enroller at Young Living. 

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12 Days of Wellness: Ningxia Red

Add some extra cheer to your mornings, with a shot of Ningxia Red! This sweet and tangy juice drink contains a blend of juices and extracts, such as pomegranate, plum and blueberry, along with exotic wolfberries, which are known for their antioxidant properties. This fun-to-drink supplement can support cellular function, eye health and energy levels. And, adding a drop or two of your favorite Young Living essential oils can make for a unique health cocktail.

If you have questions or would like to order - go to AromaThrive.com or like my Facebook PageIf you order direct from the Young Living website, please use my member ID #1734225 as your sponsor and enroller ID.

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