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Invigorating Peppermint Oil

Peppermint oil is one of the most popular essential oils in existence, and it is even used by people who are not at all into alternative medicine or holistic methods of healing. It is known for its invigorating properties, and it is one of the best smelling types of mint out there. I love falling asleep to the scent of peppermint incense or oil slowly burning. Incidentally, my least favorite is vanilla. I just don’t get it. I don’t even care for it in its ice-creamed form. Alright, forget about that, back to peppermint. This plant can do most anything. It will help with gastro-related issues, with breastfeeding, with headaches, stress, muscle and joint pains, and even respiratory conditions like congestion and asthma. Like I said – anything. Peppermint is best in essential oil form It comes in the form of essential oil, and I think this is where it…

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Natural products are the way to go!

The one major thing I learned from my illustrious 3-week career of being a shampoo girl at the local hair salon was: dig into that scalp. When you put in shampoo or conditioner, don’t just rub it into the hair. Get deep into that scalp, and let that stuff sit there for at least two whole minutes. There was never a time when I felt like what I was using in my hair wasn’t good. A change happened, after my friend showed me the back of the bottle that I was using. He was a chemistry major, and he began to explain to me a little bit about the different ingredients that were in my shampoo. I came out of that little session thinking something like: wow, the FDA will approve anything if you pressure them enough. Now, that isn’t true, but I really could not believe some of the…