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Stay Healthy this Winter with These Essential Oils

Winter is probably the hardest time of year to stay healthy, but essential oils can definitely help. From the typical cold to the more progressive flu or even just general malaise, a number of different conditions can affect your healthy at this time of year. So, what can you do about it? Aside from staying active, eating a balanced diet, and using essential oils of course. While you can use almost any oils to stay healthy this time of you, I have a few favorites that seem to work double duty. If your goal is to stay healthy this winter, you simply must give these natural remedies a try!5 essential oils that can help you and your family stay healthy this winter. Use these essential oils to boost your immune system and treat common ailments.

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How Lavender Essential Oil Changed My Life (or at Least My Skin)

Healthy AlternativesI have always fought sensitive skin issues. From fighting what my family lovingly called “the crud” as a child to battling dry, irritated skin as an adult, I have looked for effective remedies for my skin sensitivities for years, but it wasn’t until recently that I found something that works – lavender essential oil.

Over-the-Counter Products I’ve Tried

I’m preparing to be very honest here, so if you’re not prepared, go ahead and skip to the “What Worked” section. Like I said, I’ve always had skin issues, but the thing that really compounded the issue was shaving. Now, short of going au naturel and opting to not shave, I’ve tried everything – different razors, too many lotions to count, and a variety of different shaving creams, soaps, etc. While some options worked for a few days or even weeks at a time, my legs would soon be peppered with the same red blemishes and pervasive itchiness as before within a short period of time. Continue reading