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Product Use

Product Usage Instructions in Written Format are provided with each order. 

Our Gift to You:


The sample of White Sage in your package is our gift to you. You can burn or smudge sage. You can put 2 leaves in a cup of steaming water for cleansing sage tea.
Whenever possible, open your windows at least once a week, even if only for a couple of hours; whether it is cold or hot. Let the heater or AC stay on for 15 minutes then shut it off. Living or working inside a sick house or building will cause multiple symptoms. High levels of indoor contaminants, which can include: lead, unseen mold and mildew and excessive dust are all compounded by a lack of proper ventilation. Some of the symptoms of a sick house or building syndrome can include, fatigue, headaches, insomnia, restlessness, aches and pains and ADHD. Sick Building Syndrome (SBS) is the number one cause of incorrect diagnosis of depression.
Teas:
Use as directed only. Use one teaspoon of mix per each cup (approximately 6 oz). Use steaming water, not boiling. If you do not like the natural taste, you can add as much 100% pure honey as you’d like but do NOT add purified sugar. Use as directed only. Use one teaspoon of mix per each cup (approximately 6 oz). Use steaming water, not boiling. If you do not like the natural taste, you can add as much 100% pure honey as you would like but do NOT add purified sugar.

Muscle Ache Quick Relief Blend: No more than 4 cups per day. Cinnamon Stick: Use 1 stick to make 1 gallon of tea or allow stick to sit in cup with tea or coffee for up to one minute. Remove stick and reuse until gone. Great for diabetics or people with hypoglycemia. If diabetic, continue to test your glucose levels per your physician’s orders and advise your physician that you are trying natural cinnamon therapy to help lower your blood sugar. Ask your Dr. about JAMA publications referring to the use of cinnamon to lower your blood sugar. Drink up to 4 cups per day in accordance with your physician’s recommendations and your monitoring. 
Try some of our other teas! Antioxidant, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Ocho Flores (Eight Flowers), House Blend and many others! Custom blends available upon request.

Tea Brewing by the Cup: Place one teaspoon of herbal tea in a cup of steaming, not boiling, hot water, if available, use an infuser, press or tea ball. Cover and let steep for 5 minutes. Strain herbs from liquid before drinking if you desire, but it is not necessary. Honey may be added to taste if required. Enjoy hot or cold. Follow recommended daily dosages on tea labels.
Tea Brewing by the Pot: Place one tablespoon of herbal tea in a 6-8 ounce pot of steaming, not boiling, hot water. Cover and let steep for 5 minutes. Do not boil the herbs, they will lose the effectiveness. If you desire, strain herbs from liquid before drinking. Honey may be added to taste if required. Enjoy hot or cold. Follow recommended daily dosages on tea labels.
Tips for other Tea Brewing Methods: Use one of the many handy items such as s Tea Ball or a French Press. These herbal tea processors help to diffuse the herbs throughout the water. Read and follow manufacturers directions. Use one of our herbal tea bags to make an old fashioned jar of Sun Tea. 1 bag per 1 gallon jar. Let steep in sun for 2-3 hours or until golden in color. Enjoy hot or cold.
Balneo Bath Method: Fill the bathtub with warm water. For persons over 100 pounds add 10-15 drops of Essential Oil (as recommended by your Practitioner) while water is running and prior to entering bathtub. You may also use one of our regular sized herbal bath tea bag or sachet. For persons between 25 and 99 pounds (use only those oils recommended directly for you by your Practitioner) add 5-7 drops of the Certified Essential Oil before entering bathtub. You may also use one of our small sized herbal bath tea bags or sachets.  Soak for at least 20-30 minutes and breathe deeply. Avoid getting oil treated water in eyes.
Caution: Do not leave children unattended while in bathtub. Always take care entering and exiting the bathtub.
Foot Bath Method: Often recommended for elderly, handicapped or those unable to easily and safety enter and exit a bathtub. Also recommended for routine and special treatments. Fill a foot bath or bucket with warm water. Add 4 drops of Certified Essential Oil or approximately 1 tablespoon of dried herbs to the water and stir. Soak feet for 20-30 minutes. Recommend following with our Foot Powder.

Aromatherapy:


Cupping Method: Place 2-3 drops of Certified Essential Oil or Mother Earths Apothecary Blended Essential Oils on a napkin or Kleenex. Place the Kleenex in your hand and cup over your nose. Do not put cupped hands over eyes. Breathe deeply for 2-4 seconds and remove. Wait 1 minute and repeat as needed for desired effect. Oils may also be placed directly on fingertips, rubbed together and lightly spread down your palms. Cup hands over nose and mouth the inhale for 2-4 seconds. Do not put cupped hands over or near your eyes. Remove, wait 1 minute and repeat as needed for desired effect.
Headache Blend: Apply the recommended blend directly to left and right temples, carefully avoiding eyes, and back of neck then proceed with cupping method. Muscle Ache Relief Quick Blend: May be applied directly to area of discomfort, avoid eyes and mucus membrane areas. Apply enough to lightly cover painful area. Recommend covering with a light layer of our Muscle Ache Relief Quick Salve. If diagnosed area is chronically painful or occasional flare ups occur a Muscle Ache Relief Quick Blend Oil and Salve may be applied after using Muscle Ache Relief Quick bath method and in conjunction with Internal Method/Muscle Ache Relief Quick Blend Tea.
Fan Method: Apply 2-5 drops of Essential Oils as directly to a wooden fan. Sandalwood or Cedar work best. You can use our fans or your own wooden fan. Hold fan 8-10 inches from face and move fan back and forth for approximately 1 minute. Repeat as needed for desired effect. Often used for those with sensitive skin, the elderly, handicapped and children/infants.
Inhaler Method: Place Essential Oil Inhaler provided by your Practitioner under one nostril (not in nostril) while holding the other nostril closed. Inhale vapors through nostril for 2-4 seconds and remove. Repeat these same steps on the opposite nostril. Wait 1 minute and repeat if necessary to achieve desired effect.
1 Ounce or 2 Ounce Spray Bottle: Use either prepared Spray bottle from your Practitioner or add certified Essential Oils and place 5-7 drops in a 1 ounce bottle or 10-12 drops in a 2 ounce bottle. Hold bottle 8-10 inches from neck or over head and close/cover your eyes then spray 2 times. Do not spray in eyes.
Caution: Do not use any of the above methods more than 6 times per day.
Room Diffusion Method: In a 12 ounce spray bottle use 8-10 drops of desired Essential Oil and fill with distilled water. Spray directly in the air or on heating/air conditioning vents/pads/filters. May be done at will.
Humidifier or Dehumidifier: Follow directions from manufacturer for set up and operation of appliance. Fill with distilled water and add Essential Oil. For a small machine use 8-10 drops. For a large machine use 15-20 drops.
Essential Oils:
Do not attempt to mix oils without consultation from a Practitioner. All oils can be put on fingers and inhaled, avoid contact with eyes, avoid inside nasal passages (except inhaler) and mouth. DO NOT DRINK OR INGEST OILS. You can also add a drop or two of any of these oils to a burning candle, put in pooled wet wax, not flame, to enhance the aroma. Oils can also be utilized during a bath; please consult your Practitioner for directions. Do NOT use oils if pregnant or nursing without private consultation. Do not apply oils to or allow infants less than 2 years old access to oils. Use diffusion method to waft oils throughout air near infant. Please discuss diffusion method, age of child/elderly person/persons with medical conditions, with your practitioner prior to use. Oils should be used as recommended by your Practitioner. The oils may be used in Bath Method, Foot Bath Method, Direct Application, Cupping, Fan/Personal Diffusion Method, Inhaler Method, Spray Bottle Method, Room Diffusion Method and Humidifier/Dehumidifier Method, according to the instructions provided by your Practitioner with your Essential Oil.
Use De-Stress Quick Relief Blend: Use 1-3 drops on index fingers, use index fingers to rub lightly down each palm. Avoiding eyes, place fingers near, not in or on, but near nose and deeply inhale several times. If you feel like it is too strong, just take your hands away from your nose for a few breaths then repeat. You will notice an immediate sense of relief.
Use De-Emotion Quick Relief: When your trigger environment indicates. Triggers are different for all of us, for some, it is going to work, for some, it is coming home. For most, it is the fast paced expectation of our lives and little to no time to meditate or spend inside ourselves. Use 1-3 drops on index fingers, use index fingers to rub lightly down each palm. Avoiding eyes, place fingers near, not in or on, but near nose and deeply inhale several times. If you feel like it is too strong, just take your hands away from your nose for a few breaths then repeat. You will notice an immediate sense of calm and relaxation. Whatever or whomever was bothering you will suddenly not be so important.
Salves: Apply directly to affected area. Can be used in conjunction with Bath Method, Direct Application of Essential Oils and Internal Method. Use as often as needed for desired effects. Use as instructed by your Practitioner or as labeled. All salves can be used in conjunction with Blended Oils, Teas or alone. Salves are for direct application to affected area. Can be applied over an oil application (for example, apply Muscle Ache Relief Quick Oil to painful area, then apply Muscle Ache Relief Salve to same area).
Inhalers:


All inhalers can be used in conjunction with Blended Oils, Teas or alone. Inhalers are for olfactory (smell) application. Inhalers will have a near immediate effect – within 2 – 5 minutes, use safely considering your location and desired effect.All inhalers can be used in conjunction with Blended Oils, Teas or alone. Inhalers are for olfactory (smell) application. Inhalers will have a near immediate effect within 2 to 5 minutes, use safely considering your location and desired effect. Tilt (not shake) inhaler 1 to 2 times just prior to use. Lie inhaler at base of nostril, block opposing nostril and lightly inhale. Repeat on opposite side up to 2 times per side, up to 3 times per day. It is not necessary to snort or deep sniff inhalers, as the ingredients are so pure they will react to regular inhalation. Children under 12 years of age do not use without physician diagnosis, treatment and permission. 
 

 

 

  Certified Aromatherapy Complimentary Alternative Medicine Practitioner Katherine Quillen   

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER: PLEASE READ
OUR INFORMATION IS BASED ON SCIENTIFIC VALIDATION, HISTORICAL USES, ANECDOTAL INFORMATION, SAFETY & COMMON SENSE. PROVIDED ONLY FOR INFORMATIONAL AND EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES AND SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED AS MEDICAL ADVICE.

ALWAYS CONSULT A QUALIFIED PHYSICIAN IF ILL OR SUFFERING FROM HIGH OR LOW BLOOD PRESSURE OR AN UNDIAGNOSED ILLNESS. AS WITH ALL TREATMENTS, KEEP OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN. IF UNDER A DR’S CARE, CONSULT HIM/HER BEFORE USING. DO NOT TAKE INTERNALLY BY MOUTH ANYTHING OTHER THEN HERBAL TEA UNLESS DIRECTED BY PHYSICIAN.

KEEP OUT OF EYE CONTACT. DO NOT USE DURING PREGNANCY OR IF BREAST FEEDING. SPECIALIZED ITEMS ARE AVAILABLE FOR WOMEN WHO ARE PREGNANT OR LACTATING. CONTACT YOUR PRACTITIONER FOR RECOMMENDATION AND ALWAYS CONSULT YOUR PHYSICIAN. IF YOU HAD ADVERSE REACTIONS, DISCONTINUE USE.

USE ESSENTIAL OILS ONLY IN RECOMMENDED DOSAGES AND ALWAYS AS DIRECTED. KEEP ESSENTIAL OILS AWAY FROM OPEN FLAMES AND EXTREME HEAT. DO NOT USE ROSEMARY IF YOU HAVE HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE. DO NOT USE YLANG YLANG IF YOU HAVE LOW BLOOD PRESSURE. DO NOT USE BATH METHOD IF YOU HAVE TO MAINTAIN A CERTAIN LEVEL OF THERAPEUTIC MEDICATIONS IN YOUR BLOODSTREAM OR IN YOUR SYSTEM.


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