A number of essential oils have a balancing effect on the female body.  They calm and balance the ‘monthly roller coaster’ or some of the everyday challenges during menopause.  They are a gentle all natural approach that you may find helpful.  READ MORE

One of the most common complaints among adult women is cramping at the onset of their period. Some research suggests that over 80% of all college aged females  will experience painful menstrual cramps on a regular basis.  Perhaps you will consider using essential oils for this fact of life.  Let these oils help relax  and support normal monthly hormones.  READ MORE

It is always important to take care of ourselves from the inside out.  There are so many simple things that we can do to help make life easier, here are a few thoughts:

Our sense of smell has a direct line to our emotions.  Does the smell of a certain perfume remind you immediately of a loved one?  Does the smell of freshly baked sugar cookie remind you of a favorite grandmother?  Everyday aromas can bring us back to memorable people and events.

Essential oils can be very helpful in calming our emotions.  Here are a few examples that are worth a try:

  • CALM – calms anger and irritability  
    Price: $19.00
  • COMFORT – female balance  
    Price: $19.00
  • FOCUS – attention and memory  
    Price: $19.00
  • HOPE – uplifts the mood  
    Price: $20.00
  • LAVENDER – calms the senses  
    Price: $15.00
  • PEACE – anxiety and stress  
    Price: $22.00
  • SLEEP – ease into sleep naturally  
    Price: $21.00

Karri’s Kick Ass Comfort Gel contains a number of essential oils that relieve tension and provide comfort during normal hormone changes.  READ MORE

  • Lavender – has anti-inflammatory properties and is relaxing to body, mind and spirit
  • Ylang Ylang and Bergamot – have antidepressant and antispasmodic properties
  • Peppermint has analgesic properties
  • Rose is very balancing for women

At the first sign of discomfort apply directly to the abdomen several times daily.  SHAKE BEFORE EACH USE. Flip up the cap and shake a few drops onto your palm. Repeat as needed.

INGREDIENTS: aloe vera gel*, chamomile*, bergamot*, lavender*, sweet marjoram*, rose*, ylang ylang*, peppermint* –  *organic

1.0 oz (30ml) GEL in white HDPE bottle w/snap cap   

Price: $24.00

There are a number of simple things to do to help with these temporary, annoying occurrences.

  • dress in layers, sometimes all it takes to feel more comfortable is to remove a layer
  • avoid clothing that is too tight
  • watch the spicy food
  • alcohol can trigger a hot flash
  • reduce caffeine (coffee, black tea and chocolate)
  • manage stress
  • make a simple cooling spray – add 2-5 drops of peppermint essential oil to a small spray bottle filled with water.  Shake before each use.  Spritz as needed.
  • COMFORT blend can be very helpful as well

These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.

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