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Essential Oil Reactions and Inflammation

In Aromatherapy, Natural Healing, STEP by Debra Reis

Essential oils give me a rash –– what do I do? Here’s the good news: you can use essential oils and absolutely be safe and healthy doing it. Most times a rash/reaction is actually your body clueing you in to the fact that there’s MORE going on beneath the surface. Learning to listen to these alarms can set you up for …

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Taper Off Your Opioids with Essential Oils

In Aromatherapy by Debra Reis

Published February 3, 2020 | Written By SpineNation Editorial Staff   | Medically Reviewed by Jill Reece, RN Prescription opioids like oxycodone, codeine, and morphine are pain medications that are often prescribed after surgery or an injury, or for chronic conditions such as pain related to cancer. While these drugs can be effective in treating moderate-to-severe pain—especially short-term (acute) pain—they also have many side effects, …

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10 Essentials Oils That Can Relieve Your Back Pain

In Aromatherapy by Debra Reis

Published May 16, 2017 | Written By SpineNation Editorial Staff   | Medically Reviewed by Jill Reece, RN Did you know back pain can be caused by a number of things, from a muscle strain or torn ligament to osteoarthritis or degenerative disc disease. The pain can last for a short time or for months or years. While prescription pain medications and surgery can …

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Natural Cleansing with Essential Oils

In Aromatherapy, Videos by Debra Reis

Debra Reis explains the benefits of cleansing our system naturally and includes using essential oils. She relates her own experience of how she had (and continues) to cleanse her body after exposure to environmental toxins. Gentle yet effective ways are provided for you to consider.

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DIY Hand Sanitizer

In Aromatherapy, Featured by Debra Reis

This homemade hand sanitizer gives you the cleaning power and protection needed without the chemicals and harmful ingredients. I love having the options of both a gel hand sanitizer and a spray hand sanitizer (for things like shopping cart handles or to wipe down tables in public) so make both. They are a great alternative during a time when prevention …

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Cooking with Essential Oils – Part 2

In Aromatherapy, Videos by Debra Reis

Debra Reis discusses how essential oils can be used to spice up your holiday cooking. Watch to learn how to use essential oils effectively with different types of foods. Recipes Egg Nog: Add 1 toothpick swirl each of nutmeg, cinnamon, orange and clove essential oil to your favorite egg nog recipe and taste. Increase oil if you prefer a stronger …