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Hospitals… a place everyone hopes they never have to go. However, the reality is that sometimes it can’t be avoided. I would say that almost everyone, at least in this country, has been in a hospital, either as a patient or to visit or stay with a family member or friend.

Contrary to what some people believe, hospitals are not a sterile or sanitary place. It can also be a place of great stress because of the circumstances of being there. So there are a few things that I suggest you take with you to help protect you from unnecessary discomfort, illness if you are the visitor, and more illness if you are the patient.

Don’t go to the hospital without these 7 things…

1. Sweatpants… especially if you are the visitor. And if you have to stay a couple days or so, you probably will be sleeping in a chair or on a small couch, so sweatpants will be way more comfortable.

2. Shower caps for purses… sounds funny, but put a shower cap on the bottom of your purse. This will keep all the germs, bacteria, etc. off the bottom of your purse. Yes, hospital floors are full of it. And that is usually where the purse goes. Throw the cap away once you leave.

3. Shoe covers… wear these on your shoes for the same reason you put shower caps on your purse. Discard when you leave.

4. Essential Oils… often times if you are the visitor you can develop headaches just from the stress of the situation. I always carry oils for pain such as peppermint, wintergreen, PanAway and Deep Relief Roll-On. These oils also help with muscle aches and pains which is typical. I also carry StressAway Roll-On and Peace and Calming to relax and bring down stress. Just opening the bottle and putting it on yourself in the patients room can help the patient as well, since they will get the benefits of the aroma in the air. If you are the patient, it can be of great benefit to use in addition to pain medication, and maybe even reduce the need for some of it.

5. Herbal tea bags… instead of beverages such as coffee or soda pop, herbal tea can be very soothing to the body. If you need to be there for a couple days or so visiting, you can get one that helps keep the bowels moving. It is easy to get constipated quickly because of the stress of changing your routine suddenly.

6. Lip Moisturizer… the air in hospitals is usually very dry and the lips tend to dry out fast. I don’t use the lip balms commonly in stores simply because it is basically a petroleum product. We get enough exposure to chemicals as it is without using products deliberately that adds to our toxic burden. Young Living has lip balms that are free of chemicals that harness the power of essential oils like lavender and also contain jojoba oil and vitamin E. My favorite is the Lavender Lip Balm.

7. Hand Purifier and Wipes… as I mentioned before about hospitals not being very sanitary, these items come in very handy. The wipes can be use for so many thing likes the hospital tray for the patient, wiping down the seat of chairs you sit in, the sink and toilet seat in the patients bathroom to name a few. I am also constantly using the hand purifier especially touching door handles. The same thing applies to these types of products as with the lip balm. I stay away from things with chemicals. Read your labels. Most if not all hand purifiers contain propylene glycol, which is Low Tox antifreeze. I prefer to use the Young Living Thieves Hand Purifier and the Thieves Wipes.

Take these 7 things with you whenever you have to go the hospital for whatever reason. It will make your stay a lot more bearable and protect you from unnecessary problems with sickness.

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Fragrantly,

Carol

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Carol is an essential oil educator and a certified reflexologist. As a distributor of Young Living Essential Oils, she teaches the importance of using genuine, authentic essential oils for health and healing. She has been an advocate of natural health and wellness for the past 35 years. Among the things she has studied includes, the use essential oils, iridology, muscle testing, nutrition, tapping and other forms of energy medicine.

As always my thoughts are for general educational purposes only.

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Have you ever experienced a bump on the head that produced a large goose egg size lump? If so, remember how painful it was?

This happened not to long ago to my grandson. While playing he ran into the corner of the wall at home and it caused a golf ball size lump on the top of his forehead. And needless to say, it was painful to the touch.

First thing I had my daughter do was apply several drops of lavender essential oil on the bump. Then she applied ice for 20 minutes. Then every 5 minutes she applied one drop of lavender and alternated with one drop of frankincense for the next 30 minutes. Then ice for 20 minutes. Then alternating the oils every 15 minutes instead of every 5 minutes until bedtime. It was already around 6 or so in the evening when this happened. I told her not to let him go to sleep for the next 4 hours.

Now I know this sounds like a lot of oil but by the time he did go to bed, the lump was down in size by HALF. The really good part is by morning it was completely gone.

Therapeutic grade essential oils are really good for reducing inflammation and pain. No wonder they worked so well on Tyler’s bump. And I only use Young Living Essential Oils. I always have a supply of essential oils like Lavender, Peppermint, Thieves, Frankincense, Purification, Valor, Lemon, Joy, PanAway and Peace and Calming that replace all of the other over the counter remedies in my medicine cabinet. And they are available in the Premium Start Living With Everyday Oils Kit.

Leave me a comment, I would love to hear from you and grab your F.REE Report!

Fragrantly,

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Carol

Carol is an essential oil educator and a certified reflexologist. As a distributor of Young Living Essential Oils, she teaches the importance of using genuine, authentic essential oils for health and healing. She has been an advocate of natural health and wellness for the past 35 years. Among the things she has studied includes, the use essential oils, iridology, muscle testing, nutrition, tapping and other forms of energy medicine.

As always my thoughts are for general educational purposes only.

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