Trouble clearing your mind of day to day worries in order to get a restful night's sleep?
Anyone who periodically deals with insomnia can relate to the frustration of not being able to fall asleep in the first place or waking in the wee hours of the night only to stare at the clock waiting for dawn.To finally be able to close your eyes and rest should be one of those little blessed things in life.
Try to relax with a good massage. Even if you don't have someone available to help you out you can do wonders all by yourself. Apply a kneading pressure to your temples, behind your neck, shoulders and feet. A foot massage is a perfect introduction to the power of essential oils. Applied to the soles of our feet they are absorbed quickly and efficiently.
A warm evening bath can do wonders to unwind in readiness for sleep. This oil blend can also be used as an all over moisturizer. Body oils are an excellent way to nourish and lubricate your skin. For best results, apply after a bath or shower while your skin is till damp.
The chosen essential oils for this blend are bergamot, juniper, and sweet marjoram. All known for their aid in helping to still the mind, open us up to our spiritual needs, and just "clean out the clutter". Perhaps these therapeutic oils will lighten your emotional load enough that you can put your worries in perspective and be able to drift off into a deep slumber.
The base oils used are almond oil and jojoba oil, favorites in aromatherapy for their ease of application, absorption without leaving a greasy residue and their skin nourishing qualities. Almond oil does originate from almonds so take note if you have a nut allergy. Should you need a nut free oil convo me and we'll use another blend.
Our skin absorbs essential oils while the carrier oil will remain to soften and moisturize. Don't be surprised if you find the aroma doesn't seem as strong after a period of time. The nose will stop registering as it becomes tired of the stimulation. Essential oil molecules continue to work long after our sense of smell stops detecting them. Should someone else enter the room they would definitely smell the aromatics.
For use on the feet as in reflexology or just a good foot massage you will only need a dropper or two (1/2 tsp) amount per foot.
For a full back or body massage you may need 2 - 3 tsp.
When you squeeze the rubber dropper top it will fill about half way. Doing this twice will give you about 1/2 tsp. Four times will give you 1 tsp.
Restless Sleep Massage Oil comes in a 4 oz. amber glass dropper bottle. Should you prefer a 4 oz. white plastic pump or pop up type bottle let me know.
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What home remedies and skin care products did past generations use to care for their families?
Wholesome and practical, natural and affordable is the best way to describe our line of body care.
Guided by wisdom and knowledge passed down from past generations, our products consist of ingredients provided by our natural world.
Information and recipes often tucked away in quaint old books resurface to remind us that 'simple is best'.
Knowledge of what is in your products is the start to taking back control as a consumer.
Utilizing herbs, flowers, aromatherapy, and oils without the use of parabens, artificial colorings or synthetic fragrances to create natural solutions to personal and family care needs. Several items can also be used for the care of your dog; a few that are also safe for cats.
Ingredients used are purchased from reputable, certified organic companies or grown organically in my own gardens.
No need for concern about the harm to animals as there are no animal products or animal testing involved in these products.
Though there is a section labeled Babies, Children, there are many items throughout the shop wonderful for children. The items within the Babies, Children, Pregnancy section simply make it easier to find items for very young children and pregnant women.
NOTE ON PRESERVATION:
Items are made in small batches as they are needed. In our attempts to avoid the use of parabens as preservatives, only natural preservatives are used. The paraben family includes methylparaben, propylparaben, butylparaben and ethylparaben. Parabens are synthetic (aka chemical) preservatives commonly used to increase the shelf life in cosmetics and personal care products. Being parabens have been known to cause skin problems as well as disrupt the body's endocrine system, we'd rather leave them out of our products. Our philosophy is that your body care products should be fresh (as with anything put into or onto your body) and are not meant to sit on a shelf for lengths of time.
Natural preservatives used include antimicrobial grapefruit seed extract, antioxidant Vit. E and the concentration of essential oils if used. What this means is that while these natural preservatives deter the growth of bacteria and molds, they are not broad spectrum and offer a limited shelf life. Products which contain water such as the creams and lotions are the most at risk for contamination. Such at risk products should be used within about 4 months. The salves, balms, honey, salts, powders, butters, and oils, containing no water, are very stable as is and are fine for months. Keep any of the products in a cool location, and out of exposure to heat and sunlight. Refrigeration will extend the shelf life of perishable items.
Natural skin care rewards you with the knowledge of knowing what you are putting on your body, thereby greatly reducing the chance of skin irritation or allergic reaction. Immune systems differ, therefore there is always the risk of sensitivity even with natural products.
Should there be a sensitivity or allergy to an ingredient in a product, let me know and if possible we can substitute.
Shifting to natural body care gears you away from commercial hype concerning beauty and more towards trusting your own intuition. Feel nurtured and more spiritually in tune with what your body needs to remain in good health, which is the description of beauty.
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