My (spa) shower

Published January 22, 2015 by lynn k scott

I am slowly building up my collection of essential oils.  In recent years,  I have slowly turned away from household chemicals for cleaning and for treating health ailments.  While some people refuse to accept essential oils can be powerful in aiding in treatments of various ailments, others, such as myself, know this to be different.

While I am not against Western medicine as a whole, I am against the overuse of prescription drugs and over-the-counter (OTC) medications.  I will always try a homeopathic remedy before losing time from work, shelling out $25-$40 to see a doctor who can’t keep to the appointment I set, only to tell me there’s nothing that can be done and come back in a few days (and another co-pay) if need be.

OTC sleep aides are all the rage; for some people.  Like everyone else, I have my daily stressors and bad days.  Sometimes I need to relax and I just can’t.  Those days (or nights), I turn to my essential oils.  While I love the spa atmosphere, my wallet doesn’t.  As a compromise, I will add a few drops of lavender oil or a calming blended oil to the back of my shower.  In a few moments, when the steam fills the room, I am surrounded by a relaxing aromatherapy.

Don’t get me wrong, sometimes I could help waking up.  In those instances, I reach for a wild orange essential oil or something along that line to get me going.  I am a citrus fan and it’s always been invigorating to me.

This is just one use for essential oils.  There are countless others.  Not all essential oils are created equal.  Do your research or get a referral if you are new to using essential oils.

DISCLAIMER:  I am not a physician and this neither medical advice, nor is it intended to replace medical advice from a licensed medical practitioner.  This is simply MY experience(s) with essential oils and how I personally use them.  Results may vary from person to person.  


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


Yes I am the Cancer Curmudgeon

Renew or redo

Home refurbish projects. Decorating, Design,AndGeneral Life Activities

cancer killing recipe

Just another site

Reclaiming HOPE

Learning to Live Well With Fibromyalgia

Wish to Dish

Celebrating food and all the joy that comes from creating and eating it.

Skipping Stones

Musings of a Mindful Disciple


Diagnosis of a Chronic Disease Turned My World Upside Down


Your daily source of positivity, motivation and inspiration: Available for you in a charming consumable nugget!

Fact Based Truth

Truth based on facts

The Recipe Hunter

Cook and Enjoy

%d bloggers like this: