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The Power Of Pure Essential Oils

Jan 07, 13 The Power Of Pure Essential Oils

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Oregano, thyme, basil, marjoram and peppermint; what do you think of when you hear these names? I think of herbs and spice; I can smell the basil, peppermint and thyme leaves all grown in my garden. The wonderful taste and aromatic smell of each distinct herb are delicious additions to make a special dish for dinner. But the value of herbs goes beyond taste. Herbs are very good for us and so are the oils. Have you ever heard of using Oregano oil to help you ward off colds and flu? People swear by it and use it especially through the winter months. It is actually a powerful antimicrobial essential oil that assists the body to eliminate viruses and bacteria from cells. Peppermint on the other hand, supports the digestive system, and research has shown that inhaling peppermint improves concentration and the retention of information. It has also helped relieve me of sinus issues so I can breathe again and has provided relief for my headaches. Aromatherapy, as defined by Roberta Wilson, “is the practice of using naturally extracted essences of aromatic plants to promote the health and well-being of your body, mind, and emotions.  These essences, called essential oils, contain the vital life force of fragrant botanical plants……They can restore balance and harmony to your body and mind, while adding depth, dimension, and definition to your life.” In my practice I use Young Living Essential Oils which are 100% pure and natural and very potent. They pack a punch and provide a cocktail of aroma to the senses – plus they have all those natural, incredible, healing properties.  I have begun using these oils in The Raindrop Technique, a particular technique created by Young Living.  Eight essential oils:  oregano, thyme, basil, marjoram, peppermint, valor, wintergreen and cypress are applied to the feet and along the spine. The oils absorb into the body and spread throughout the nervous system.  Each oil has its own amazing benefits and together they combine to supply a wonderful aroma and healing...

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