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Relaxing Lavender

Posted by on Oct 25, 2011 in Events, Featured, Health, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Relaxing Lavender

Relaxing Lavender

(image by Simon Howden freedigitalphotos.net) The holiday season is fast approaching and while it can be filled with a lot of joy and festivity, we also know it can be filled with lots of stresses. For some of us our workloads actually increase so as we attempt to keep up our day-to-day responsibilities, we may also feel the additional stress of finding the perfect gift for all the special people in our lives. De-stress this holiday season with Lavender Essential Oil.   Lavender is widely known for its calming properties. Here are a few simple ways you can use Lavender: Place a few drops in the wax of a burning candle and enjoy the subtle scent in the room Dribble a few drops onto your pillow cases for peaceful sleep Add a few drops to your bath water Dab a drop on the back of your neck Place a few drops on a tissue and carry in your pocket. Throughout the day, remember to pull it out and inhale the soothing scent But lavender isn’t just great at promoting relaxation. Did you know that it’s great for burns and insect bites too? And that’s not all. I work with essential oils all the time and I love them. I put them in my products and utilize them in a myriad of ways every day. At Source Centre, I hold periodic workshops discussing the health benefits and practical applications of some common Essential Oils. Sign up for our electronic newsletter or find us on Facebook and Twitter to keep informed on the next...

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