Essential Oils and Health

Essential oils can be helpful in maintaining a healthy environment.  Here are some tips to try (Note:  these tips are not intended as medical treatments, always consult your medical professional for any health issue.)

Citronella oil on the melted wax of a candle or hot charcoal briquette can dispel mosquitoes and other picnic pests.

For warts, try one drop of lemon essential oil applied directly to the wart daily until it disappears.

If you overindulge, try essential oils of juniper, cedar wood, lavender, carrot, fennel, rosemary and lemon.  Use a total of six drops of these blended oils in a bath.

Rosemary promotes alertness and stimulates memory.  Inhale during long car trips or while reading and studying.

For a restful sleep, put one or two drops of chamomile, lavender, or neroli oil on your pillow before going to bed.

For minor burns or scalds, apply tea tree oil.

To aid indigestion and relieve an upset stomach, put one drop of peppermint oil in half a glass of water and sip slowly.

To cool the body in summer and protect it in winter, use one drop of chamomile oil in the bath.

During flu season, add a few drops of thyme oil to a diffuser or let it simmer in a pan on the stove.

Source: The Everything Spells & Charms Book by Trish MacGregor.

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Dr. Terri Parrott has a bachelor’s degree in speech communication, a master’s degree in business administration and a doctorate degree in business administration with an international management concentration. She has been active in the financial industry for over twenty years; having worked as a banker for two of the largest United States based banks and a financial advisor with one of the largest investment firms in the United States. Terri has also been a sales manager for a large United States based rental car company, as well as adjunct professor in the business department of Florida based universities. She is the author of three blogs: • godandwisdom.com focusing on quick-read concepts of ancient wisdom with a modern twist • mindprompts.com focusing on personal energy and meditation techniques as well as holistic approaches to everyday life • greatwrinkles.com focusing on a light-hearted look at growing old. She has authored Quick Tips for Your Small Business, a quick reference book offering hands-on information for small business owners. Dr. Parrott has also published the following e-books available through the Amazon Kindle site: • Embrace Chaos to Create Change focusing on non-traditional ways to bring about lasting change in your thoughts and behavior. • Voice on the Phone: A Quick-Read Guide to Successfully Building Customer Relationships Using the Telephone. A practical guide for anyone relying on the telephone as a sales tool. • Quick, Easy Ways to Compute Everyday Business Formulas: A Handy Reference for Small Business Owners.