a Rafflecopter giveaway
doTERRA is the best company I have ever found for essential oils. They are the purest oils on the market. As my oil collection grew towards doTERRA products I started comparing them to my essential oils from other brands and was shocked at the difference. I could smell, see and feel the difference in quality. I believe that part of walking a path of the wise is learning to care for our bodies aided by nature. Amazing plants and herbs like lavender are such a wonderful gift from our Mother Earth and it is foolish to not tap into the this incredible bounty.
In this Give Away one lucky someone will be gifted a free bottle of lavender essential oil and a bottle of coconut oil to use as a base. A $56 value. There are so many ways to enter to win be sure to check them all out and keep up with Earth Craft!
Here is some information about lavender oil and it's many many uses: (warning it's a lot of information)
Uses: Balancing the body, acne, allergies, insomnia, anxiety, arthritis, bruises, cold sores, convulsions, depression, earaches, fainting, headaches, reduce high blood pressure, hysteria, insect bites, infection, influenza, mental clarity, mouth abscess, nervous tension, respiratory function, stress. Among many other possible uses.
-Modern Essentials A Contemporary Guide to the Therapeutic Use of Essential Oils: Abundant Health 2011, pg. 41-43
Healing: Medicinally, lavender has tonic, sedative effects, stimulating the circulation and relaxing spasms. Applied to the skin, it relieves pain and is antiseptic and healing, Lavender oil should be in every first-aid kit for on-the-spot relief of minor burns and insect bites. Diluted with almond oil, [or other carrier oil] it can be applied to larger areas of sunburn, or for massaging tense muscles. Internally or externally, lavender eases nervous tension and stress-related headaches, insomnia, digestive problems and emotional disturbance. You will sleep easy on a lavender pillow; or try relaxing with a cup of lavender tea, or regaining your composure by taking drops of lavender oil in a teaspoon of honey.
Herbal the Essential Guide to Herbs for Living, Deni Bown 2001, pg. 156
Magical uses: Love, Protection, Sleep, Chastity, Longevity, Purification, Happiness, Peace
Cunningham's Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs; Scott Cunningham 1985, pg. 135
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