CHRONIC PAIN MANAGEMENT: The Natural Way

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Chronic pain is a constant companion to many people.  My mother suffered from chronic sciatic pain for many years.  The treatment plan included the traditional pain management therapies of Tylenol (various dosages) and eventually cortisone injections.  Cortisone is a corticosteroid medication that is very effective at decreasing pain and inflammation in joints and other structures in the body. Research has shown that corticosteroid medications can cause bone loss and result in osteoporosis if taken orally or intravenously (IV) in high doses or for long periods. My mom is now 91 and still on many synthetic pain medications for chronic pain and has serious osteoporosis.  Once a woman of tall stature, my mom is now completely stooped over unable to straighten up.

Although I have had periods of extreme pain in my life I am blessed that I do not regularly suffer from chronic pain. Recently I suffered from pain due to whiplash and I have one sacroiliac joint that sometimes screams at me with pain when I do heavy lifting. As a holistic wellness practitioner I work with many clients who have or have had chronic pain periods in their lives. Their goal, which is the same as mine, is to find pain relief solutions that are free of the harmful, unwanted side effects and that result in more serious challenges in the future like osteoporosis.

There are many natural pain management strategies available which are more ‘liver friendly’ as well as environmentally friendly; the waste from potent medications inevitably ends up going down the drain and into the environment. I use a combination of natural pain relief strategies which include energy therapies, visualization, meditation, massage and essential oil therapy and recommend these to my clients.

I was introduced to doterra essential oils several years ago and was amazed at the therapeutic properties they provided. Not only are they a great natural pain relief choice, but unlike traditional pain medications, they promote healing – an ultimate bonus. Because they are all natural they will not hurt the environment. Some essential oils are adulterated, which means other unknown oils have been added to them. doterra essential oils are pure therapeutic grade, which is why they are the oils that I use and recommend.

CLIENT FEEDBACK: Natural essential oil pain management recipes that have worked for my clients and my pain challenges 

  • Marjoram which has muscle relaxant properties applied full strength topically to the area of pain provided a topical anesthetic type of relief.  Applied in layers it provided lasting relief.
  • Marjoram taken internally with frankincense which has anti-inflammatory properties (6 drops each) every three to four hours provided relief equivalent to Tylenol 3 without unwanted side effects. Some clients put the drops in capsules others put the drops in water. This combination provided one client with broken bones relief equivalent to the Tylenol 3 she was taking without the unwanted side effects. This was my ‘go to’ for my whiplash pain which also rippled down my spine to my sacrum.
  • A roller bottle blend of helichrysum, lavender, marjoram and roman chamomile used topically helped with nerve pain.
  • Peppermint or wintergreen applied topically to the temples and back of the neck provided almost instant headache pain relief.
  • Wintergreen applied to the sacroiliac joint provided pain relief and the added bonus of bone healing and regeneration – great  for osteoporosis prevention which can happen at joints with chronic stress and strain.
  • A combination (3 drops each) of vetiver, marjoram and lemon taken internally (in a veggie capsule) provided pain relief as an alternative to Tylenol (500 mg).
  • A combination of frankincense, marjoram and lemongrass (20 drops each in a roller bottle topped up with FCO) used topically provided pain relief.
  • Deep blue (30 drops in a roller bottle topped up with FCO) which is a combination of wintergreen, camphor, peppermint, ylang ylang, helichrysum, blue Tansy, blue chamomile, and osmanthus provided instant relief when applied topically. It also comes in a cream rub.
  • Copaiba is the newest doterra oils that is providing amazing pain relief results for many.  You can listen to the information about why this essential oil is so effective in managing pain at

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Every person’s pain is different and every person reacts differently to pain and pain remedies, synthetic and natural.  Finding the ‘right fit’ for your pain takes some tweaking. The same is true for using essential oils for pain management. The preceding information is from client feedback and also my personal experience.  What works for you may be different. If you would like to try essential oil therapy for pain management contact me at www.mydoterra.com/elisbethlhines and I can guide you. Follow ‘My Green Medicine Cabinet’ to learn what essential oils I use for symptom relief and healing.

Elisabeth Hines, C.N.C., C.B.P. Holistic Wellness Practitioner, www.mybodycanhealitself.ca

SUPER BUG READY? Keep Your Immune System Prepared

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Last night’s news report about nine people dying in London, Ontario due to Strep A was disturbing. Not worried? Is it really a threat? Watch the Time Health video below by By Alice Park and Lon Tweeten May 5, 2017 and find out.

 

Every day we are exposed to many viruses and bacteria. A healthy properly working immune system is your best defense against the super bugs and viruses out there. There are many factors that can interfere with the body’s natural ongoing immunosurveillance and immunoresponse. Synthetic chemicals, heavy metals and body pollution are just a few of the potential interfering concerns. They can interfere with the natural body communication required for correct immunosurveillance and immunoresponse. Stress is also a serious detriment to a healthy, accurate immune response.

Antibiotic resistance is an ongoing concern in the health care system. A recent post in The Journal of Infectious Diseases & Preventive Medicine, titled Essential Oils and Future Antibiotics: New Weapons against Emerging ‘Superbugs’? offers hope for the fight against superbugs.

According to the Journal article:

Emerging evidence has shown that many essential oils have both non-specific and specific mechanisms of action which varies based on the relative abundance and chemical composition of the components. Elucidation of the mechanism of action of these compounds may enable identification of new antibiotic targets and exploitation of novel biochemical pathways; pathways not currently targeted by existing antibiotics. Additionally, combination of existing drugs with essential oils and/or components may provide an alternative approach to combat emerging drug resistance. Since antibiotic resistance is currently outpacing research and development to find new drugs, humanity is facing a return to the ‘pre-antibiotic era’. Perhaps the remedies of the past combined with scientific study may provide the antibiotics of tomorrow.”

In summary, essential oil therapy has a promising future to protect you against super bugs.  Learning about the immune protecting properties of essential oils and incorporating them into your health regime to be prepared is a great defense.

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doTerra On Guard is my ‘go to’ for immune support and protection. I take it internally, a few drops in water, especially when I make visits to my mother in the nursing home. I have a spritz bottle that I keep in my purse to spray my hands after contact with shopping carts and other potential contact threats. Adding a few drops of On Guard to my home made foaming hand sanitizer ensures protection for me and my visitors.  Diffusing a few drops of On Guard in combination with Wild Orange is a delightful morning ritual. My cold and flu remedy (in the picture above) have a combination of On Guard, Tea Tree and Oregano – a great protection and recovery remedy.

My immune support and protection regime would not be complete without addressing the ‘stress factor’. In times of stress I add stress busting essential oils internally, topically and in my diffuser. My ‘go to’ stress busters include the products below. Get yours at www.mydoterra.com/elisabethlhines. Learn more about these products in ‘MY GREEN MEDICINE CABINET’ at http://mybodycanhealitself.ca/wordpress/?page_id=2914.

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WHAT CAN YOU DO TO BE PREPARED:

Elisabeth Hines, C.N.C., C.B.P., Holistic Wellness Practitioner, www.mybodycanhealitself.ca

Source:

Essential Oils and Future Antibiotics: New Weapons against Emerging ‘ Superbugs ’https://www.omicsonline.org/open-access/essential-oils-and-future-antibiotics-new-weapons-against-emerging-superbugs-2329-8731.1000105.php?aid=14230

Nicholas A Boire1, Stefan Riedel2 and Nicole M Parrish2*

1The Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Department of Pathology, Division of Microbiology, The Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

TIME http://time.com/4767683/bacteria-antibiotic-resistance-superbugs/

 

REMEDIES TO GO: Green Gifting DIY Ideas

My daughter Noël and I spent a lot of time creating these beautiful remedy kits.  They are great ‘green gifts’ to give to the people in your life. It shows that you care about their health and the planet.

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REMEDY KITS DIY:

  • Get your oils at www.mydoterra.com/noelray. November is a great time to get started on your ‘green gifting’.  This is the month for 20% of enrollment kits which includes a one year wholesale membership.
  • Get your wooden boxes at the dollar store
  • Get your roller ball bottles at My Essential Business  https://mebcanada.ca/.
  • Design your labels: We created the labels using a table in Word and then printed them onto a one full label sheet (Staples). We cut the label sheet with a paper cutter to fit the bottles. You can use any shape you like.  Avery has many options – http://bit.ly/2Au486j
  • Get your recipes: There are many remedy recipes available on the internet. My daughter and I reviewed them and came up with our own version.  We found that many of the recipes out there were too potent. You can visit this link for a recommended dilution chart –  Noël is the mother of two little ones and I am a holistic wellness practitioner and we wanted to get it right and make it safe. Use this chart to guide you:

dilution chartWhen we made up the babes remedies we made up the dilution in an empty fractionated coconut oil bottle because each roller bottle needed less than a drop.

My daughter and I really enjoyed our mother and daughter time creating these remedies to go kits.

Enjoy your ‘green gifting’! Your friends and the planet will thank you!

 

 

On Guard and Easy Air: A Winning Cold, Flu & Cough Season Combination

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Today’s great BOGO deal (one day only) combines two of my ‘must have’ essential oils for cold, flu and cough season; on guard and easy air.

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Gold and flu season is here and it is time to think about protection.  Regular hand washing is an important first step in protection.  doterra’s onguard is a great cold and flu protection add on.  I take the drops in water or beadlets (carry in my purse) before I enter areas of high risk, like visits to the nursing home and other locations with sick people.  I add on guard to my counter cleaner spray and my home made foaming hand sanitizer and diffuse it when I feel I may be vulnerable to a virus. In this age of antibiotic resistance it is reassuring to learn that doterra’s on guard’s protection blend can keep you healthy.

Essential oils provide new tools to fight antibiotic resistance. doTerra on guard protective blend is my ‘go to’ for cold and flu protection.

From the Journal of Infectious Diseases & Preventive Medicine –
Essential Oils and Future Antibiotics: New Weapons against Emerging ‘ Superbugs ’ ? – https://www.omicsonline.org/open-access/essential-oils-and-future-antibiotics-new-weapons-against-emerging-superbugs-2329-8731.1000105.php?aid=14230

Make sure to add lavender or serenity to your cold and flu protection regime as stress is a major immune system challenge.  The combination of on guard and lavender and/or serenity gels provide me with great protection against cold and flu.

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T’is the season – for cold, flu and cough! Easy air or Breathe (same product) is my ‘go to’ in combination with On Guard to prevent cold, flu and cough.  I use the breathe in my diffuser along with the on guard if I feel (or know) that I am coming down with something. I  add the  easy air or breathe to my diffuser with on guard.  I also use it in an inhaler and use it like a puffer, inhaling into my chest, when needed to open up my air ways and deal with coughs. Easy to use: just hold the inhaler in a closed fist and put the fist up to your lips and inhale as if you are using a puffer. Easy air or breathe applied to the chest helps open up my airways when congested.

Essential oil therapy for symptom relief and healing – healthy for you and healthy for the planet! Get started on your ‘green’ medicine cabinet makeover today.  Order your oils today at www.mydoterra.com/elisabethlhines .

Check out my other ‘Green Medicine Cabinet’ picks at http://mybodycanhealitself.ca/wordpress/?page_id=2914. Host an essential oils information session in your home and receive a gift or email me to set up a private chat (free) to discuss how essential oil therapy can help you with your symptom and health challenges.

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SIGNAL LOST: Please Stay Tuned For Your Body To Resume Normal Function

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The electrical interactive communication systems of the body (nervous system) are responsible for the production of all biological and biochemical mechanisms (body functions). Neurons send signals to other cells through thin fibers called axons, which cause chemicals known as neurotransmitters to be released at junctions called synapses. Sensory neurons react to physical stimuli such as light, sound and touch and send feedback to the central nervous system about the body’s surrounding environment. Motor neurons, located in the central nervous system or in peripheral ganglia, transmit signals to activate the muscles or glands.

Interference or blockage of these necessary communication signals can disrupt normal healthy body functions, natural protections, immunosurveillance, immunoresponse and tumor suppression.

We have all experienced a loss of satellite signal and lost our favourite television show, probably in the midst of an exciting scene. What happens when the body’s communication signals are disrupted regularly? Could it be a contributing factor in conditions like Parkinsons, MS or spasmodic dysphonia? I strongly believe it is. I also know from the success I have seen in my conditions and those of my clients that following my holistic protocol can help your body to restore normal communications and function.

Recently I presented a workshop where I discussed all of the factors with the potential to disrupt our balance on the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual level.  Part of the workshop focused on endocrine disruptors, commonly a part of body pollution, and how they interfere with vital communication, hormone production, utilization and balance functions. These factors can disrupt normal healthy and required body communication and signalling. Body pollution, toxic chemicals (in foods, personal care, feminine hygiene, laundry and cleaning products, the air), stressors, sleep disruption, electromagnetic radiation, microbes and drugs are just a few potential communication and normal body function disruptors.

I see many clients with a wide range of health challenges.  The first step of my holistic protocol is to stop all ‘communication and body disrupting’ factors. What do they need to ‘stop, start and change’? You can read more information about these factors in my other blog posts.

My ‘stop, start and change’ holistic protocol is all that you need to get started on your path to ‘a healthier you’.  My clients are always surprised at the impact of my protocol on the way that they feel in a short period of time.

Get started today on your ‘stop, start and change’ protocol and start feeling better. Green your diet, personal care, healthcare and cleaning products. Strive for life balance. My holistic protocol can be found in my book THE WHOLE PERSON WELL-BEING EQUATION.

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Consult your regular healthcare provider before starting your ‘stop, start and change’ protocol.  There may be contraindications due to health status, medications or other factors. Do not stop taken prescribed medication.

ENJOY better health today!

Elisabeth Hines, C.N.C., C.B.P., Holistic Wellness Practitioner, www.mybodycanhealitself.ca

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The Path to Healthy Longevity and a Healthy Environment

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Healthy longevity is on every person’s wish list.

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Greening your healthcare and gifting is good for you, your family and friends and the environment. A healthy environment is crucial to healthy longevity. Contact me to order your Health by Design Gift Certificate at elisabethlhines@gmail.com.

The strategies reflected in the poster above are not only good for you and your family, they protect the environment. Learn how to adapt strategies from the BLUE ZONES of the world, where people live the longest with good health.

Blue Zones Map

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Consider changing to more ‘longevity promoting’ and ‘environmentally friendly’ choices! Visit the blue zones website to learn how. https://bluezones.com/2016/11/power-9/

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For natural strategies to help you get there:

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THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH: Look Within – http://mybodycanhealitself.ca/wordpress/?p=54

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As a holistic wellness practitioner I use neuromuscular biofeedback to assess organ weakness to various factors including food, personal care products, supplements and drugs.  People are always surprised at what items have the biggest impact, creating distress to their liver. My recommendation is always to green their diets, personal care, laundry, cleaning and medicine cabinets.  Reassessment after clients have made these changes always reveals improved liver strength.

MAINTAINING HEALTHY LONGEVITY: Keep Your Liver Happy in the Midst of Toxins, Distress and Happy Hour – http://mybodycanhealitself.ca/wordpress/?p=1603

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BACK TO ‘A Healthier You’ SCHOOL – http://mybodycanhealitself.ca/wordpress/?p=2094

Symptoms Iceberg Analogy

SYMPTOM RELIEF: How To Get To 100% Symptom Free Naturally – http://mybodycanhealitself.ca/wordpress/?p=1155

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SYMPTOM FREE LIVING: Restore Your Body’s Default Settings – http://mybodycanhealitself.ca/wordpress/?p=1199

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Essential oils are a great ‘green gifting’ idea, safe for your loved ones and the environment. Order your therapeutic grade essential oils at www.mydoterra.com/elisabethlines.

ESSENTIAL OIL THERAPY FOR SYMPTOM RELIEF: Skip Harmful Drug Side Effects For Healthy Longevity – http://mybodycanhealitself.ca/wordpress/?p=1380.

GREEN YOUR MEDICINE CABINET for a Healthier Liver, a Healthier You and a Healthier Environment: See my recommendations for stocking your ‘green medicine cabinet’ at http://mybodycanhealitself.ca/wordpress/?page_id=2914

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Elisabeth Hines, C.N.C., C.B.P., Holistic Wellness Practitioner, www.mybodycanhealitself.ca

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GOD’S MEDICINE CABINET: Stocked to Heal What Ails You

 The best six doctors anywhere

And no one can deny it

Are sunshine, water, rest and air

Exercise and diet

These six will gladly you attend

If only you are willing

Your mind they’ll ease

Your will they’ll mend

And charge you not a shilling

~Anonymous author

The strategies in the preceding poem were, in the not so distant past, prescribed strategies for the sick. Many doctors were heard to order their patients to ‘drink plenty of fluids and rest in bed’.

Hippocrates, the father of medicine, was quoted to say; “Everyone has a doctor in him or her; we just have to help it in its work. The natural healing force within each one of us is the greatest force in getting well.”

Your complex body was created by God (your Creator) with many amazing abilities. Every moment of every day, without any action on your part there are hundreds of processes taking place and abilities available to you, even while you are asleep. The healthy human organism, with its complex high-tech operating system; is continually self-detecting, self-diagnosing, self-renewing, self-healing, self-repairing, self-cleaning and self-protecting. The human body has an internal pharmacy, which when functioning properly produces natural analgesic, anti-depressant, anti-anxiety, anti-stress, sleep-inducing, immune system strengthening and gastrointestinal normalizing chemicals.[1]  Many of the body’s processes and abilities are automatic and are often taken for granted.

God’s ‘farmacy’, (no not pharmacy), nature’s bounty, is stocked with an abundance of healing foods, medicinal herbs and therapeutic essential oils.

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A variety of spiritual beliefs and practices, including prayer, attending religious services, meditation and faith, and faith in God (your God) – have been scientifically shown to provide healing and shorten recovery time.[2] [3]

Why then is the first stop for symptom relief often the medicine cabinet, over the counter drugs and a walk-in clinic or emergency department?  Modern medicine, with its drugs and medical interventions do save lives and are a necessary recourse at times. Has society strayed too far away from ‘God given’ provisions for primary healing strategies?

Combining the body’s amazing abilities with God’s provisions, self-help therapies and tools can result in a powerful healing response. Consider God’s Medicine Cabinet as your first stop the next time your health is challenged – you will be pleasantly surprised at the possibilities. Start your cupboard, refrigerator and medicine cabinet makeover today. The healthcare savings are a bonus!

Let me know if you have any questions. Contact me at elisabethlhines@gmail.com. Interested in getting started with your own Family Wellness Kit?
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What is my recommended best vitamin supplement?
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My first choice is always nutritious foods.
Sometimes there is a need to supplement during times of health crisis and recovery.
People all over the world are scrambling to find alternative solutions to their health problems. Essential oils are the hottest trend toward discovering health–a trend that’s here to stay. These precious oils are the ‘life blood’ of the plant and bring with them the plant’s ‘life essence’ with many therapeutic healing properties. For more on the amazing therapeutic properties of pure essential oils visit https://www.mydoterra.com/elisabethlhines/#/
Essential oils are created by nature, from God’s bounty!
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You feed your body quality foods why would you not use pure essential oils with therapeutic properties for your ailments?
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Empower yourself to be ready for anything with pure therapeutic grade essential oils!

For more on the amazing therapeutic properties of pure essential oils contact me by visiting https://www.mydoterra.com/elisabethlhines/#/.  Let me help you get started on ‘a healthier you’ today!

Healthcare-makeoverDon’t forget about changing over your personal care products for improved health. Many of the ingredients in your personal care products contain harmful ingredients.

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Check out your products by entering the product name in the search bar of the Environmental Working Group Skin Deep Database www.ewg.org/skindeep/.  You may be shocked to find out how these harmful ingredients may be impacting your family’s health.

Consider creating a GO GREEN HEALTHY BEAUTY KIT as a gift for some of the people on your shopping list. Each kit can be designed to provide enough supplies for the number of people sharing the kit.

Let me help you get started on ‘a healthier you’ today – https://www.mydoterra.com/elisabethlhines/#/. Host an ESSENTIAL OIL THERAPY FOR SYMPTOM RELIEF/healthy & beauty workshop and receive hostess gifts. Workshops are available in southwestern and central Ontario – London, Woodstock, Hamilton, Minden, Peterborough, Haliburton, Calgary, Vancouver. Other areas – inquire – I will hook you up. Host a webinar!

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GO GREEN HEALTH AND BEAUTY for HEALTHY LONGEVITY

THE ULTIMATE NATURAL CURES: Mind Body Healing Found Within – http://mybodycanhealitself.ca/wordpress/?p=755

NATURAL FIRST AID: Stocking Up On Natural Cures – http://mybodycanhealitself.ca/wordpress/?p=525

NATURAL CURES: An Alternative To Supplements – http://mybodycanhealitself.ca/wordpress/?p=632

ESSENTIAL OIL THERAPY: Skip Harmful Drug Side Effects For Healthy Longevity – http://mybodycanhealitself.ca/wordpress/?p=1380

ESSENTIAL OIL IMPURITIES: Make Sure You Know What You Are Getting http://mybodycanhealitself.ca/wordpress/?p=1444

Elisabeth Hines, C.N.C., C.B.P.

Holistic Wellness Practitioner

Author of THE WHOLE PERSON WELL-BEING EQUATION

www.mybodycanhealitself.ca

Sources:

[1] Clinic for Mind Body Medicine, Alberta Health Services, http://www.calgaryhealthregion.ca/programs/cmbm/journey.htm, 2009.

[2] Larry Dossey, M.D., Prayer is Good Medicine, How to Reap the Healing Benefits of Prayer, New York, NY, Harper Collins Publishers, 1996.

[3] Scientific Evidence of Prayer, http://www.godandscience.org/apologetics/prayer.html#1tBzinhMmc34, visited March 2009.

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ESSENTIAL OIL THERAPY FOR SYMPTOM RELIEF: Skip Harmful Drug Side Effects For Healthy Longevity

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As a holistic wellness practitioner I am always counselling clients on strategies and tools to help them live long healthy lives.  There are times when one must resort to drugs for symptom relief and treatment. In many cases people quickly resort to over the counter and prescriptions drugs for the relief of symptoms and conditions as a first resort.  Many of these drugs come with unwanted and harmful side effects. Your liver, your most important organ for healthy longevity, is often compromised due to these drugs. A healthy properly functioning liver is crucial to healthy, vibrant longevity and disease prevention. Read more at my blog post MAINTAINING HEALTHY LONGEVITY: Keep Your Liver Happy in the Midst of Toxins, Distress and Happy Hour

Essential oil therapy offers a healthy alternative to the harmful side effects that present with many drugs. If you are looking for healthy, vibrant, symptom free longevity I would strongly recommend implementing strategies, including essential oil therapy for a ‘healthier you’. Therapeutic grade pure essential oils come with healing properties that can provide long term health benefits. Essential oils are powerful antioxidants that neutralize or quench free radicals, helping to protect DNA and prevent disease. Protecting your precious DNA is critical to healthy longevity. Scientific research provides evidence of the therapeutic effects of essential oils – http://aromaticscience.com/research/, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=essential+oil.

Not all essential oils are equal. Make sure you understand the differences. You will find many cheap essential oils – know what you are getting and comparing. If the price is too good to be true – buyer beware – the product is probably adulterated. As your supplier for proof of third party certification.  Internal certification is not the same as third party certification. Read about the many ways in which essential oils can be adulterated at http://www.naturalnews.com/027667_oil_oils_adulteration.html

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Synthetic Oils: These are your chemical essential oils that are found in perfumes, and as fragrances in shampoo, soaps, deodorants etc. This represents the largest group of oils on the market today.

Food Grade Oils: These are your food oils like lemon oil, rose oil, etc that the FDA has labeled safe for consumption. These are still not pure essential oils.

Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils: These can be purchased in dollar stores, body and bath stores, health stores and more. For many years, this has been the highest standard of oils in the market. Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils go through a testing process called Gas Chromatography. Most reputable companies in the Essential Oil industry conduct this test. This test checks and insures that the oil contains the correct compounds; however, it does not determine if the oil contains any impurities, pesticides or other chemicals.

CPTG: Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils: This is the highest standard of Essential Oils in the market today. There is only one company on the Market right now that has gone a step further to insure quality. Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils are third party tested. The first test is the Gas Chromatography and the second is Mass Spectrometry. The Mass Spectrometry test checks all the compounds in the oil and also checks for pesticides or any other impurities that may be present in the oil. Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils are guaranteed to be 100% pure, natural and free of synthetic compounds or contaminates. Learn more about third party certified 100% pure therapeutic grade oils by contacting me. Modern Essentials – A Contemporary Guide to the Therapeutic Use of Essential Oils is an excellent resource that I refer to regularly. It contains information on the therapeutic benefits of individual oils including references to research results. It is a perfect companion for your essential oil first aid kit.

Order ‘The Essential Life’ guide today to help you safely and accurately use essential oils for symptom relief and healthy longevity.

 

People all over the world are scrambling to find alternative solutions to their health problems. Essential oils are the hottest trend toward discovering health–a trend that’s here to stay. If you suffer chronic or unresolved, consider adding 100% pure essential oils in your quest to become symptom free and master your well-being goals. The oils alone are not ‘a cure all’. Learn more about using third party certified 100% pure therapeutic grade oils for improved health by contacting me through www.mydoterra.com/elisabethlhines. Check out what is in my green medicine cabinet at http://mybodycanhealitself.ca/wordpress/?page_id=2914

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I can set you up with an order for a wholesale home essential oils kit and oils. Contact me and I would make recommendations for you based on your needs. I will include my complimentary ‘stop, start and change’ protocol with reflexology chart of the hands and feet with marked points for you to use when applying the oils for your specific symptoms/condition. I will also mentor you through the ‘ups and downs’ or road blocks you may experience on your well-being journey to help you achieve symptom free status (via email during your active wholesale membership). Let me add the Modern Essentials guide to your wholesale home essentials kit order.  It is a quick reference guide to help you determine which oils you need for specific ailments.  Green your medicine cabinet today for a healthier you!

Learn more about strategies for healthy longevity at a workshop.

GOD’S MEDICINE CABINET: Stocked to Heal What Ails You http://mybodycanhealitself.ca/wordpress/?p=1425.

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GO GREEN HEALTH & BEAUTY – Good for you and good for the environment!

Consider creating a GO GREEN HEALTHY BEAUTY KIT as a gift for some of the people on your shopping list. Each kit can be designed to provide enough supplies for the number of people sharing the kit. Gift certificates are available for kits and services.

Host an ESSENTIAL OIL THERAPY FOR SYMPTOM RELIEF/healthy beauty ‘make and take’ workshop and receive hostess gifts. Workshops are available in southwestern and central Ontario – London, Hamilton, Woodstock, Peterborough, Haliburton, Calgary, Vancouver. Other areas – inquire – I will hook you up. www.mydoterra.com/elisabethlhines

For more strategies for  symptom free living, healthy longevity and a healthier you visit my blog at http://mybodycanhealitself.ca/wordpress/ and my website. Gift certificates are available.

Elisabeth Hines, C.N.C., C.B.P., Holistic Wellness Practitioner, www.mybodycanhealitself.ca  elisabethlhines@gmail.com

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MUSCLE RESPONSE TESTING: A Holistic Health Strategy That Can Change Your Health

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When my immune and nervous systems crashed many years ago, I suffered from multiple unexplained symptoms including multiple food allergies, gastrointestinal distress, chronic fatigue, chemical sensitivities and spiralling depression. There were times all I could do was crawl. Although I had my symptoms investigated by my doctor and other doctors; there was no cause determined.  I was prescribed medication which did nothing to relieve my symptoms.

I was concerned that if I ate out (including at family events) I would not be able to determine if the foods I was eating were safe; so I learned muscle response testing or bio-kinesiology to test the foods before I ate them.

Once I mastered the muscle response testing I used it to test the foods and products I was using and purchasing; the water I drank and bathed in and the air I breathed in my different environments. Making changes in my diet, products and home environment and life based on the muscle response testing results (so that I could avoid them) basically saved my life.  My body stopped the vigilance and reacting and concentrated its energies on healing and energy production.

What is muscle response testing?

Muscle response testing, or neuromuscularbiofeedback, is a biofeedback testing method. It uses feedback from the body and brain (your virtual black box) as information.  Other forms of biofeedback include taking a pulse, taking a blood pressure and listening to the heart with a stethoscope.” In the 1950s, Dr. Arthur Coca identified that his wife’s heart rate would increase if she ate a food that provoked an inappropriate or allergic response. This was, as Dr. Coca put it, ‘accidentally acquired knowledge’ which he then applied to patients as well as his wife. The results were very effective and consistent.”  Similarly muscle response testing provides information about foods and substances ingested, inhaled and applied to the body as well as environmental factors.

Read more: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/diy-food-intolerance-allergy-test.html#ixzz3yRwRNKr1

You may ask, “what do the muscle testing results mean”?

Sometimes it means you are allergic to the items tested. The resulting biofeedback ‘weak response’ can be indicative of an association your body has made about a product, substance or situation in the past at a time of extreme trauma or duress. A ‘weak response’ can also mean that something is going on in the body at this time, which added to the use of the product or substance (ingredients) or recall of a past similar association; is a temporary bad combination (e.g. during detoxification, rapid growth, healing, recovery, hormone change, distress, treatment, medications, your body’s present chemical equation).

Generally speaking it means that the item or factor is causing confusion, interference, imbalance, disruption, malfunction or damage. Your body’s chemical equation may be altered – resulting in unwanted symptoms. Sometimes it is to the immune system, sometimes to the nervous, endocrine or other systems, and sometimes to the liver or heart; all necessary to stay strong and healthy. If this happens on a daily/weakly basis the accumulative results can be catastrophic, particularly if your are fighting degenerative or life threatening diseases like cancer.

Biofeedback information gives you valuable direction as to what you can ‘stop, start and change’ daily for a healthier you!

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Previous to learning and using muscle response testing I had tried many strategies to protect and restore my health, conventional and non-conventional. I can honestly tell you that nothing that I tried has had the impact on my health recovery that muscle response testing for protection has. The reason is that using this biofeedback method provided me with daily ongoing warnings from my virtual  ‘black box’. I am now 100% food allergy free, 100% depression free, chemical sensitivity free and able to go into any environment safely. I have abundant energy and feel good.

Learning and using muscle response testing to test your food, water and supplements can provide for ‘a healthier you’.  Protecting you from potential harm and directing you to safe, healthier options.

For all of you who have been suffering with chronic and unexplained symptoms and serious health challenges like cancer, or if you want confidence in your food and supplement decisions – I encourage you to learn to use my method of muscle response testing – it can significantly change your health and allow you to get back to your life and the pursuit of meaningful goals.

Learn muscle response testing by purchasing my e-book. Click on the image below.

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Consider having a BodyFeedback™ Interview &Therapy – Health Forensics assessment to determine your weak list so that you can experience ‘symptom free’ living.  

THE WEAK LIST: A Necessary Well-being Tool: http://mybodycanhealitself.ca/wordpress/?p=74

Gerda Hammond commented on the upcoming EMBRACING CHANGE Retreat: “Looking forward to the workshop! Manifesting change in my life started with letting go of old beliefs and embracing new ways of thinking. Doing things differently, I am becoming a truer version of myself. Believing in the power of my body to heal itself has been difficult, but knowing power is not equal to force, changes everything. By observing nature and intuitions, life flows. I would recommend you take the step to opening your mind to changing the way you look at life and be part of the upcoming workshop. You can have a healthier and more fulfilling life, but it requires making a conscious decision to move forward in a different unconventional direction. You are in the drivers seat and Elisabeth Hines will help you with your journey to well being one step at a time. Regardless of your challenges, this workshop will give you something to think about and hopefully give you the courage to move forward to joyful living.”

“That butterfly reminds me of the crippling caterpillar phobia I had for over 50 years. When you fear something you see them everywhere and it was so embarrassing and crippling. Thanks Elisabeth for curing me. I know you don’t want to take the credit but if I hadn’t met you I would not have been ‘cured’. I sound like a broken record but I can actually touch these creatures now and be amazed I can do that!!! If I could I would send anyone with a phobia to you.”

Read the previous post,  PHOBIAS: Breaking The Associations To Live Without Fear, and Mary’s testimony, about her life changing recovery from a 50 year caterpillar phobia; using my holistic protocol. For those of you who are unable to make it to the retreat, you can find my holistic protocol in my book THE WHOLE PERSON WELL-BEING EQUATION, my website and blog information.

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PHOBIAS: Breaking The Associations To Live Without Fear

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Do you have an extreme fear of something like insects, snakes or crowds? Many people suffer chronically from these irrational fears called phobias.

I have a client, named Mary, who had suffered for 50 years from an extreme caterpillar phobia. If she came out of her house in the morning on the way to work and saw a caterpillar on the sidewalk, she would run inside extremely distraught and not be able to go on with her day. She was paralized by her fear of caterpillars and would scream at their sight.

When she first came to see me I did not even know of her phobia. As a holistic wellness practitioner I work with clients as a whole person and then zone in on specific symptoms as time goes on. The reason for this is the symptoms are the ‘tip of the iceberg’ and underlying factors have to be addressed before symptoms can be permanently eliminated.

In our first appointment I went through the various steps of my BodyFeedback Interview & Therapy and neuromuscular biofeedback protocol. Then I gave her instructions for a series of detoxifying baths which she was to do at home. At the end of the session as she was heading out the door she apparently remembered the phobia and was unable to even communicate it to me or say the word caterpillar out loud.  I really was not aware of what the issue was but told her I thought we had addressed it already with what was done that day.  She came up to me at a well-being retreat I was hosting a short time later and said “what did you do to me”? I did not know what she was talking about.  She said “you don’t understand”. That was true. She went on to tell me that she was out shopping and was going through a stack of books on a table when she came to one with a caterpillar on the cover. She said “nothing happened”.  Again I was confused because up until then I was not even told or aware of the caterpillar phobia.  She went on to say that up until that moment whenever she saw a caterpillar or even a picture of one she would have been paralyzed with fear and then screamed and ran as far away as possible. She was in shock that ‘nothing happened’.  There was absolutely no fear or triggering of any kind.

In summary, although I did not specific address the ‘caterpillar  phobia’ symptom on our first session, the BodyFeedback Interview & Therapy broke the association and neutralized the trigger – completely eliminating her phobia.  She has since been able to touch a real caterpillar without any kind of triggering.

Consider a BodyFeeback Interview & Therapy session to help you achieve ‘symptom free status’ so that you can get on with really living your life.

You can read my client Mary’s explain her phobia free status below.

 “I know it has been about 4 years but I am still in disbelief that I no longer have a caterpillar phobia that had such a devastating impact on my life for over 50 years.  I see them everywhere and just yesterday when I opened the green garbage bin in the garage it was crawling with maggots!  That would send anyone into a shrieking frenzy never mind what it should have done to a phobic.  I looked in disgust, closed the lid and wheeled it to the curb.  I am truly in awe. I have learned that when I feel not right, something is wrong and if I take the time to think about it I realize it was something I ate or some product I came in contact with.  I listen to my body, which I think has become highly sensitive to toxins and reacts as if to warn me.  My liver especially sends messages and just dandelion tea helps.  I am most grateful in how you have taught me to treat the cause not the symptom, which has me feeling a lot better than I did 4 years ago before starting this practice.  The tapping exercises really help with anxiety and fears and add to my general well being”.

Mary C., Hamilton, Ontario

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Mary’s comment on the upcoming EMBRACING CHANGE For A Healthier You Workshop/Retreat on  September 27 & 28, 2014.

 THIS IS A LIFE CHANGING EVENT…I’ve done it!” Mary Cordeiro

“That butterfly reminds me of the crippling caterpillar phobia I had for over 50 years. When you fear something you see them everywhere and it was so embarrassing and crippling. Thanks Elisabeth for curing me. I know you don’t want to take the credit but if I hadn’t met you I would not have been ‘cured’. I sound like a broken record but I can actually touch these creatures now and be amazed I can do that!!! If I could I would send anyone with a phobia to you.”  Mary Cordeiro

BodyFeeback Interview & Therapy can break associations and triggers responsible for chronic and unwanted symptoms (including behaviours) including allergies and intolerances. To book a consultation see the contact information. To book an appointment for allergy elimination treatments, chemical sensitivity elimination treatments or other symptom elimination treatments, including phobias see the contact information.

Elisabeth Hines, C.N.C., C.B.P., Holistic Wellness Practitioner, www.mybodycanhealitself.ca, elisabethlhines@gmail.com

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