Wednesday, July 29

What Do You See July 29, 2008

What Do You See?

Do You See What I See?

The Person with The Most Interesting Response will receive a jar of Sooting, Relaxing Dead Sea Bath Salts formulated with Chammomille Essential Oils by Blended Naturals.
No replies and I just put it back in stock and sell it to one of my customers, who is really into achieving stress relief and relaxation.

Deadline: Midnight on August 1st, 2009

Wednesday, July 22

What Do You See Wednesday - July 22nd '09

What Do You See?

I will continue to add these abstract images until I get responses. I think this can be a useful exercise for getting to the root of stress.

Still Giving Away A Free Summer Care E-book for
the First Five to Respond

Tuesday, July 21

Frankincense for Arthritis Pain

Next on our 7 essential oils for pain relief is Frankincense. Frankincense is a well know essential oil referenced in the Bible. Frankincense was given to Christ (the Anointed One) at His birth. Frankincense oil is a very precious oil and was used by the Levitican priesthood and early Christian church as a holy anointing oil.

About Frankincense: Frankincense is a resin extracted from the bark of a boswellia tree which grows without soil out of polished marble rocks. The resin that oozes from trees and plants is either clear or translucent and has a yellowish or brownish substance. Frankincense resin is light yellow, and hardens quickly after being extracted from the tree. The frankincense globules are scraped off and distilled for the essential oil. It's medium strength balsamic aroma is a cross between spicy and fruity with a fresh woodiness to it.

Benefits of Frankincense: Frankincense has proven anti-inflammatory properties and can ease many aches and pains, clear the lungs (ie bronchitis), act as a skin tonic to revive aging skin, heal wounds and sores, reduce skin inflammation, as well as calm and soothe the whole body and mind.

Check out this clip from an article published in Science Daily:

"ScienceDaily (July 31, 2008) — An enriched extract of the 'Indian Frankincense' herb Boswellia serrata has been proven to reduce the symptoms of osteoarthritis. Research published today in BioMed Central's open access journal Arthritis Research & Therapy has shown that patients taking the herbal remedy showed significant improvement in as little as seven days."

This is a testament to the power of natural herbs used for combating sickness and providing alternative pain relief.

Frankincense can be diffused, used in a vaporizer, blended with massage oil, added as a lotion base, and diluted in bath water.

Therapeutic grade Frankincense can be obtained from Young Living (shop with distributor # 1066504). Young Living has chosen a vendor in northern Africa near the Arabian Peninsula as its primary source for frankincense. D. Gary Young has found the frankincense from northern Africa to be the truest form of Biblical frankincense.

Sunday, July 19

Basil for Muscle Pain Relief

Happy Sunday...We're getting closer to winding up my presentation of the 7 essential oils for pain relief. So far I presented before you Peppermint, Pine, Balsim Fir, and White Fir. Today's featured oil is Basil.
A little bit of history about Basil: It's aroma is strong and spicy and helps to stimulate the sense of smell. Basil was initially most popular in India, Central and South East Asia and the European Union. Basil has made it's entry way in to the US and is popular for cooking with to season food.

Basil is a natural analgesic and therefore provides effective relief from pain for sore muscles. Basil can also be used to ease pain associated with arthritis and is good for soothing painfully uncomfortable insect bites. If you injury yourself or over exert your muscles, you'll discover that therapeutic grade basil essential oil will be one of your most comforting friends.

I have used Basil to cook with but isn't it amazing that the very items available to us from nature, have multiple purposes? Eat it or rub it on...Basil's good for ya!

Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils are available from Young Living with sponsor/distributor # 1066504. Young Living has the highest quality therapeutic essential oils available on the market.

Note: The Use of Therapeutic Grade Essential Oil is a MUST for maximum effectiveness. Basil essential oil is quite gentle so it does not have to be diluted to use. If pregnant or under a doctor's care, consult your physician. Do not use near fire, flame, heat or sparks.

These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

Thursday, July 16

America's Best Hospitals

I came across a report conducted by US News featured on Yahoo that I thought was interesting to share about America's Hospitals. There are 174 hospitals that are ranked in one or more specialties, 21 qualified for be listed as one of America's Best Hospitals by earning high scores in at least six specialties.

Hospitals were ranked by giving 2 points if they were at or close to the top in a specialty and they were given 1 point if ranked slightly lower. Here are America's Best Hospitals for 2009-2010:

Rank

Hospital Points Specialties
1 Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore 30 15
2 Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. 28 15
3 Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles 26 15
4 Cleveland Clinic 26 13
5 Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 25 13
6 New York-Presbyterian University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell 24 13
7 University of California, San Francisco Medical Center 21 11
8 Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19 12
9 Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University, St. Louis 17 12
10 Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston 17 10
10 Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C. 17 10
12 University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle 16 8
13 UPMC-University of Pittsburgh Medical Center 13 8
14 University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers, Ann Arbor 12 8
15 Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Stanford, Calif. 11 7
16 Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville 11 6
17 NYU Medical Center, New York 10 7
17 Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Conn. 10 7
19 Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York 9 7
20 Methodist Hospital, Houston 8 7
21 Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus 7 6

Tuesday, July 14

Do You See What I See?

What Do You See?

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Sunday, July 12

White Fir for Inflammation

Well, with so much going on, I got a little off track from our Therapeutic Essential Oils for pain. Well, back on track. The 4th Essential Oil on our 7 Essential Oils for pain is White Fir.

Therapeutic Grade White Fir Essential Oil is beneficial for alleviating pain due to inflammation and can also be used in massage to help relieve discomfort associated with exercised muscles. White Fir also has antiseptic properties so it can also inhibit the growth of bacteria.

Application: Dilute by adding 10-12 drops of White Fir with a carrier oil (a vegetable or base oil) such as almond, sunflower or olive oil. You can also dilute with an unscented massage oil and massage the diluted White Fir Essential Oil into affected areas.

Buy Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils from Young Living (www.youngliving.org sponsor/distributor # 1066504). Young Living has the highest quality therapeutic essential oils available on the market.

Note: The Use of Therapeutic Grade Essential Oil is a MUST for maximum effectiveness. However, possible skin sensitivity could occur so should always be diluted with a carrier oil. If pregnant or under a doctor's care, consult your physician. Do not use near fire, flame, heat or sparks.

Wednesday, July 8

What Do You See Wednesdays

I decided to start something new on Wednesdays. While I will continue to offer useful information and other content, I'd like to begin what I'm calling "What Do You See Wednesdays." The plan is to post a photo every Wednesday that I want you to look at carefully and tell me what you see. Everyone will have a different reaction of course because it won't just be a photo of a house or something but it will be an abstract photo. There are no right or wrong answers but I welcome everyone to comment (respectfully) on why you think someone is seeing an image one way vs. the way you may see it. Make sense? Don't worry it will in time.

The purpose of these "What Do You Sees" is to get people to really take a look at their perspectives and how they view things. Some people look at a glass half empty and some half full so to speak. The interesting thing is many people don't even realize if they are focusing on the negative vs. the positive side of life.

Oh and just for humoring me, I'll be offering complimentary information products, e-books etc. for those who respond with a thorough and complete response within 24 hours of the post each week. No junk replies please. They will be disregarded.

Today's complimentary product is an e-book you will find filled with useful information to help you make it through the summer. I will send you the e-book within 24 hours of your reply. Here is your first image:


What Do You See?

Monday, July 6

Pine Essential Oil for Pain

I hope you had a happy independence day this weekend. My family visited a vendor fair in NYC for the day and then we had a BBQ on Sunday. It was very relaxing and peaceful which brings me to my next post...

The third essential oil in our "7 Essential oils for Pain Relief" series is therapeutic grade pine essential oil. Hippocrates, the father of Western medicine was one of the first to evaluate the properties of Pine. It has been discovered that Pine is a natural analgesic and a very effective natural remedy for joint pain associated with rheumatism and arthritis.

A testament to the effectiveness of pine for pain relief can be attributed to that of the Swiss. In Switzerland, mattresses are filled with pine needles to help ease pain associated with rheumatism. Oh and how about this. . . Native Americans used pine needles in their mattresses to repel lice and fleas - another benefit of pine.

Pine has a refreshing and invigorating aroma so while you are experiencing its analgesic properties, you can enjoy it's aromatic fragrance. It shares many of the same properties as Eucalyptus globulus essential oil and the action of both oils is enhanced when they are blended.

Purchase Therapeutic Grade Pine amongst other essential oils with distributor #1066504 at Young Living www.youngliving.org.

Thursday, July 2

Alleviate Neck and Back Pain

Deep Pain Relief

The next targeted alternative to alleviating pain on our list is a proprietary blend of powerful therapeutic grade essential oils called Deep Relief Roll On manufactured by Young Living. Deep Relief is formulated to relieve muscle soreness and tension resulting from injury and fatigue.

My husband periodically suffers from back and shoulder pain due to an old injury. We were given a complimentary bottle of Balsam Firm with one of our past essential oil purchases. Boy, I'm glad we received this. Honestly, it sat in the box for a while because we didn't have any need for it initially. Then my husband pulled a muscle in his neck and shoulder after a battle with the bumper cars at Playland! My 6 foot 2 husband was nearly in tears from the pain. He took an Advil (which of course I was not too happy with since I prefer safer, alternative methods) and still he was in pain. So, I remembered the Balsam Fir and suggested he try it. He was amazed at how well it worked and now I've got him on my side to using alternative pain relievers instead of popping a pharmaceutical drug stuffed with chemicals.

Deep Relief is formulated with the following therapeutic grade essential oils: Balsam fir, peppermint, wintergreen, and copaiba. This essential blend plays an integral part in giving Deep Relief the ability to help ease tight and sore muscles. Deep Relief is available in a portable roll-on applicator, making natural relief available anywhere.

Here's a little more detail on Young Living's Balsam Fir: The oil was recently harvested on Young Living's own Balsam Fir Farm and contains optimal levels of four important constituents: alpha pineane, beta pineane, camphene, and limonene, which gives it many of its soothing characteristics.

Try Deep Relief Roll On (product # 3534) today. Only available at www.youngliving.org with distributor # 1066504.

Discover the Power of Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils today.

* This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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