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Essential oils

I have been wanting to look into essential oils. who uses them? I was looking into them for lots of things.

Weight loss

Infertility Male/ Female

to help my kids sleep





and anything else that might be fun to try
i know thats a lot to ask in one question but if anyone has advice or anything i would love to hear!

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Asked by teeg1 at 6:38 PM on Aug. 7, 2013 in Health

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  • weight loss?

    *as far as that one goes...just eat well -drink water and work out

    as for the rest? no idea. I don't use them at all

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 6:40 PM on Aug. 7, 2013

  • There is one to help with weightless. Thanks

    Comment by teeg1 (original poster) at 6:45 PM on Aug. 7, 2013

  • 2autisticsmom

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 6:55 PM on Aug. 7, 2013

  • The only essential oil I use is eucalyptus oil. He has horrible allergies and I put a little on a handkerchief and put it in his pillow case to help keep his nose clear at night.

    Answer by ChasingBridges at 7:04 PM on Aug. 7, 2013

  • The only one I use is oregano oil. When your sick just put a drop or two on the bottoms of your feet at least once a day until you're better. Do not put it on any other part of your body unless you dilute it because it burns, it doesn't burn the bottom of your feet and I've used it on dd a couple times and she never had any problems with it burning her feet. It really does work. I had a kidney infection and I couldn't take the antibiotics because the pills were huge and I kept gagging on them and I put diluted oregano oil on my back a couple times a day and it was gone in 4 days.

    Answer by Hollyhock. at 7:24 PM on Aug. 7, 2013

  • I tried lavender oil, but it triggered migraines for me, so that was the end of that.

    Answer by Ballad at 12:11 AM on Aug. 8, 2013

  • I use several for dry skin. Apricot is good!

    Answer by morebee7 at 11:10 PM on Aug. 8, 2013

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