Getting Started With Herbs & Essential Oils

I first became interested in herbs and oils back in 2002 or 2003, after my father was diagnosed with cancer, and I had my first flare-up of psoriasis. In an effort to resolve the red and irritated skin patches, I started doing all sorts of research into the causes of such ailments. In turn, I became concerned about all the chemicals we put onto and into our bodies. As we ran out of things in the house, I purchased products that were cleaner and more natural: household cleaners, skin and hair products, and even food products.

In me, it started a movement that has set the course for my life ever since. I went to school and gained an herbal consultant certificate, and started creating herbal remedies for our home. Homemade muscle salves and sprays, herbal diuretics… I ran the gamut.

I made my own creams, and blushes. I went no-poo (which is the no shampoo movement) for a while, and even started making my own deodorant with essential oils.

And the University of Google is great for learning about such things. But let’s be honest, it’s time consuming.

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Christy R. Hall

Christy R. Hall is a Wellness Mindset Coach & Emotional Alchemist. She focuses on helping people change their lives from the inside out. She uses hypnosis, Rapid Transformational Therapy (RTT), Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) and Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) to help her clients achieve real and lasting change. Christy says, “When you know how the mind works, it’s easy to make changes.” Christy fancies herself to be a Jedi Master, a verbal Ninja, and a Mindset Architect. In her free time, she spins yarn (both literally spinning fiber into yarn, as well as, writing), crochets for charity, watches silly cat videos, looks at pictures of Corgis, and plays massively multiplayer online games. Her current favorite is Elder Scrolls Online.