The Essentials (Oils, That Is)

Thinking about getting into essential oils, but don’t know where to start? Or maybe you already use them,  but want to learn more or get some tips?

You came to the right place! I've been using essential oils since 2012, and I can honestly say they have made a huge impact on my life! I exclusively use Young Living Essential Oils, because they are therapeutic grade and 100% pure. The quality of your oils is very important- I will dive into that later on in this article.

While I feel like pharmaceuticals have their place in life, we definitely live in a drug-centric culture and will pop pills like candy for any small problem. For me, essential oils have been great replacements for things like Tums (stomach ache/ heartburn), Advil (for headaches, menstrual cramps), and have helped improve my sleep, hormonal balances, and more!

Here's a few of my favorite uses for essential oils! 

For Sleep: Lavender & Eucalyptus 

I have a cold diffuser next to my bed, and every night I diffuse a blend of 4 drops of Lavender + 4 drops of Eucalyptus. I've had trouble sleeping most of my life. Now, I sleep like a baby*! I don't have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep, and I usually wake up before my alarm even goes off in the morning. A couple of weeks ago, I ran out of Eucalyptus so I stopped diffusing my oils for a few days. I couldn't figure out why I was having trouble sleeping and why I couldn't get up in the morning. Once I got my Eucalyptus restocke