Help Your Child Overcome Special Challenges

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When looking for ways to help your child overcome special challenges, it’s important to look at all the options available. Many parents are not happy with the results they are getting with conventional methods and don’t realize that there are very effective natural things they can use for their children. In the 2 years that […]

Natural Remedies for Illness During the Winter Illness Season

Finding effective natural remedies that work can sometimes be difficult when using supplements and homeopathics. Essential oils are quite effective for seasonal winter illnesses and work quickly and easily for all family members. When people send me testimonials like this, it’s hard to argue that anything else works better: Sadly, I am no longer allowed […]

Essential Oils Training Class

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Have you heard about oils and just want some essential oils training before you get started? There are so many oils and so much information available that it can sometimes be overwhelming for even the most educated person. I like to help people, so I offer Introduction to Essential Oils Classes online at www.anymeeting.com/heidijo. It’s fun to […]

Confused about Essential Oils?

If you’re confused about essential oils and just don’t know where to start, then I recommend you start somewhere. The more you use essential oils, the more you will gain experience and knowledge. Using a good desk reference tools helps tremendously, but if you don’t have any oils in your hands, you can’t use them. […]

How Pure Essential Oils are Produced

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I heard Gary Young speak last month about how pure essential oils are produced. He gave us detailed information and showed slides helping us understand how he uses proper cultivation, crop rotation, and other techniques to produce quality oils. Poor farming practices produce poor quality plants and then oils that are sold all over the world. […]

Can You Ingest Essential Oils?

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Some people have asked me “Can you ingest essential oils?” Although most essential oils that are sold in the stores state on the bottle, “Do not ingest,” Young Living therapeutic essential oils are pure and have a line of oils labeled for ingestion. Why can you ingest pure therapeutic grade oils? Young Living oils are […]

The History of Thieves Oil Blend

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The history of the Thieves oil blend is an interesting story. At first when I heard the name I thought, “Why in the world would someone name an oil blend ‘Thieves’?” Here is the story: Essential oils can be made in “singles” or “blends.” Single oils would include oils like lemon, peppermint, or lavender that […]

Oils and Seasonal Sinus Issues

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Some people don’t think that oils and allergies really go together, but I say “Yes, they do!” Spring and Fall are top allergy months and often leave many people feeling very miserable with very little relief in sight. Many opt for allergy shots or over-the-counter allergy medications. Allergy shots are difficult to dose and can […]

Reasons to Use Essential Oils

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I have lots of reasons to use essential oils and will share most of them here with you. I’m sure you can tell from reading over the information that is on this blog, that we love therapeutic oils and what they can and have done for our family. 1. Their properties – just in the […]

Introduction to Essential Oils

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I have been teaching Introduction to Essential Oils classes since July 2012 after I was first introduced to therapeutic grade oils. Using the oils has opened up a whole new world for me. I have always been interested in natural methods and alternative medicine, but never really felt like I could find something that really […]