Rick and I talked a great deal about this and realized for the expense of replacing chemical-laden products we use with Young Living Essential Oils and other YL products as similar in cost with the added benefit of going natural and less toxic in our lives. I even received a great booklet called , "The Chemical Free Home" by Melissa M. Poepping, CNHP from my YL Sponsor in the mail yesterday that has great home remedies using essential oils....it was a fun read! The goal for Rick and I is to change all that we do in our lives towards a more natural method whether it be for ourselves or our animals. We typically live one with nature already but have recognized many things that we can still change. We also know that it is time for both of us to lose weight, eat healthier, and exercise...it all fits.
(If you were wondering, I have ordered Young Living's V-6 Enhanced Vegetable Oil Complex, Slique Essence, Goldenrod Essential Oil, and Thieves AromaBright Toothpaste.)
As an update on use, last night I put Valor Essential Oil on Daisy again and she is doing remarkably well. I have been able to discontinue the use of a pain medication that has serious side-effects with great success. I monitor her closely however and do believe that there is a place for holistic and modern medicine - sometimes they need to marry in the treatment, sometimes not. I used PanAway Essential Oil on Rick's thumb again. It flared up after a hard day's work, otherwise, he has been fine since the original treatment several days ago. He reported that it is still sore but better and asked for another treatment tonight. I also used Peace & Calming Essential Oil on myself before bed and slept great until the smoke detector battery died and started beeping! I wonder why this always happens in the middle of the night?!