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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Do you take nutritional supplements? My family, including myself have taken them for years. My mother gave my brother and me a vitamin supplement everyday as a child. And I gave them to my children growing up. Now my grandchildren are getting them. So I guess you could say it’s a family affair!

But have you ever wondered if what you take is getting digested or just going down the toilet undigested? Actually, I have heard people say they have passed vitamin pills in their stool. But even if you have no evidence of passing pills whole, that does not mean they are being digested properly.

So why is that happening?

The first problem is not having enough digestive enzymes. There are many kinds of enzymes required in the body for literally every body function, but digestive enzymes breaks down the food you eat into microscopic substances your body can absorb and use. As we age our digestive enzymes decrease unless you also take them as a supplement, which I recommend everyone do. So if you are lacking these enzymes, which almost everyone is, no wonder you would not be digesting nutritional supplements.

Another problem is eating too much processed food. The chemicals and sugars in these foods causes the process of digestion and elimination to slow down, therefore foods and consequently vitamins will not get broken down.

And not to be overlooked is too much STRESS. And who is not stressed in this world we live in? It will activate stress hormones that also slow down the digestive process.

So what can you do?

Supplementing with enzymes especially as you age is crucial to good health. My favorites to use are Young Living’s Essentialzymes4, Essentialzyme and Detoxzyme. Taken with every meal will greatly increase your digestive ability. Equally important is keeping the terrain in your gut healthy. In other words, you want a healthy level of good bacteria in your digestive tract because at least 70-80% of your immune system is in your gut. I like Life 5, also from Young Living, to accomplish this.

And last but not least is filling in the nutritional gaps with NingXia Red. Because it is a juice, it requires little in the way of digestion. And it is packed full of nutrients and essential oils, which is a great way to get your essential oils internally.

Don’t overlook making good food choices the majority of the time. All of us will eat things from time to time that are not good for us. That’s life in this world. But if you eat good food a lot more than you eat bad food, you will be amazed at how much better you will feel. Remember when shopping at the grocery store, shop the perimeter where you find more real food, and stay out of the middle isles as much as possible. The middle isles is where you find the pre-packaged and prepared food that is full of bad fats, sugar and chemicals.

So if you are going to take vitamins or nutritional supplements, make you sure are doing the things you need to do to get the most out of them. You don’t want to literally throw money down the toilet!

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

Fragrantly,

Carol

carol wickett Are Your Nutritional Supplements Going Down the Toilet?

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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