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How Essential Oils Can Boost Your Health & Wellbeing

Photograph of essential oil by Kelly Sikkema

Photograph by Kelly Sikkema

Using essential oils is a time-tested and natural way to treat health issues and boost your spirit

You have no doubt heard about aromatherapy, oils, massage, and other holistic therapies which claim to help you with various health conditions and problems. Do you pay much heed to these?

You should!

There is a lot of evidence to suggest that regular use of can help with a range of different health conditions, including headaches, insomnia, acne, eczema, colds, and mood swings. There are countless different essential oils you

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