The Healing Powers of Essential Oils by Cal Orey

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Description

Follow your nose to nature’s pharmacy: the garden, where the essence of flowers, fruits, and trees provide some of our most powerful—and pleasurable—sources of health and healing…

Essential oils—including peppermint, eucalyptus, rose, and tea tree—are nature’s ancient medicine, abundant with therapeutic effects. The latest scientific research shows that many popular essential oils and aromatherapy can boost your health and well-being, adding years to your life! This fascinating guide gives you the down-to-earth scoop on the top twenty oils—all of which are budget-friendly and available year-round in everyday products at your grocery store, health food store, and online. Learn how nature’s bouquet can help you:

*Fight colds and stomach woes with medicinal eucalyptus and mint; slow the aging process and lower your risk of cancer, heart disease, and depression with relaxing chamomile and lavender.

*Naturally enhance flavor in dishes for every season with sweet-smelling foods like Cinnamon Rolls and Gingerbread Squares that lift your mood and trigger fond memories.

*Discover dozens of home remedies to ease anxiety and stress, improve sleep, sharpen brainpower, increase energy, heal skin problems, and more!

*Enjoy over 50 recipes for delicious dishes from salads, soups and entrees to desserts, including Lemon Oil Raspberry Muffins and Roast Chicken with Rosemary.

Sprinkled with feel-good stories and memorable legends, The Healing Powers of Essential Oils shows you how the comfort and calm of scent can help you get healthy and stay healthy, while taking you on an exciting and life-changing aromatic adventure!

Includes color photos

My Review

If you know anything about essential oils or are interested in learning more, check this book out by Cal Orey. I’ve been using essential oils for years now, mixing my own concoctions, whipping up a lotion or creating an air-freshener for the house. I’ve even made dryer clothes and laundry soap using a blend of fresh-scented oils to spruce up the wash a little.
Lavender and Peppermint oil go a long way, both are my favorites for headaches and can soothe your pain within seconds just by inhaling the scent.
With pictures, history, and instructions, you can be well on your way to creating some of your own special blends. You just mind the magic within the oils or at the very least find one that’s your absolute favorite.

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