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Baking Soda Face Scrub

I love..love…love to make my own scrubs!  This is one of my favorites for your face.  I love to use baking soda, as it helps to balance your ph and is less abrasive than sugar or salt.

This is my latest recipe!

1 1/2 cups of coconut oil

2 cups baking soda

1 T Manuka Honey (optional)

25 drops Améo Rosemary essential oil

3 drops Améo Lemon essential oil

(Améo Lavender is also a favorite to use, use your fav’s)

Whip with and electric mixer.

This will make 3 to 4 jars depending on the size you choose.  Mine is 8 oz.

Enjoy!

 

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AMÉO WINTERGREEN FARMING

AMÉO WINTERGREEN FARMING

Doug Nelson, a member of the Zija Product Advisory Council, provides valuable insight about Améo Wintergreen and the beneficial botanical it comes from.

Botanical Name: Gaultheria procumbens L.
Common Method of Extraction: Steam distillation
Part of Typically Used: leaves
Primary Constituent: Methyl salicylate (85-99 percent)

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Summary: Wintergreen is a perennial evergreen shrub from the Ericaceae plant family native to eastern North America and Canada. It is also currently being grown in other parts of the world to supply the growing demand in both the food and essential oil industry. In its native environment it is often found in mountainous areas and woodlands. It grows best in rich soils and shady locations where abundant moisture is present. It bears pale pink flowers blooming in late summer and often produces a red fruit. Wintergreen oil has a sweet and fresh scent and the oil has a pale yellow to pinkish-yellow color. Wintergreen oil is similar to birch essential oil in its chemical makeup. These two oils and their associated plants are the only two known in the world today that naturally contain methyl salicylate.

Wintergreen essential oil is extracted from the plant’s leaves, which are steam distilled and allowed to macerate for several hours to stimulate the production of methyl salicylate. Distillation generally takes from 4 to 6 hours for complete separation to take place.

Native Americans historically have been reported using wintergreen to ease pain, and for other health benefits. Some native tribes have also used the leaves to produce a medicinal tea.

Currently Wintergreen is used quite extensively as a flavoring agent in food, candies, teas, and in pharmaceutical products. As an essential oil it has been recommended to help ease sore muscles, moisturize, and can even help promote an alert mind and body. These are a few of the health benefits observed by users and natural medicine advocates. It has also been reported to have emotional and spiritual benefits when used aromatically.

While there are many anecdotal claims and a number of scientific studies done on the benefits of Wintergreen oil, it should be noted that caution should be observed when using it. Many sources state that it is unsafe to take internally and, when used at full strength, may result in nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache and potential liver and kidney damage. When applied in full strength topically it has been reported to cause pain, burning and blistering of the skin. When used aromatically caution should be used since adverse respiratory symptoms and reactions have been reported when used improperly. It is also noted to be unsafe for young children, pregnant women, and anyone who has sensitivity to aspirin. These adverse effects are caused by the primary constituent Methyl salicylate, which can be extremely toxic in full strength. Carrier oil such as coconut oil or olive oil are often recommended to dilute Wintergreen oil before it is used. It is very important that the user follows the relevant directions and product warnings before use.

As an added caution, many manufacturers of Wintergreen oil use synthetics to produce Methyl salicylate; for this reason, obtaining natural and pure Wintergreen oil from a trusted source is very important in reducing health risks while also obtaining the best possible health benefits. Wintergreen oil should always be used responsibly and according to the manufacturer’s recommended instructions.

For more info on Améo Essential Oils visit… www.lwalling.myameo.com

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Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep

Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep!!   Are you someone that can fall asleep right when your head hits the pillow?  AND….sleep the whole night through?  If not, you are not alone!  Some people have a hard time getting to sleep, and there are those that fall right to sleep…BUT…wake up at 2, 3, or 4:00am and lay awake, tossing and turning, getting frustrated!  Counting sheep…

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Here is an article that may be of help! Thank you Healthy Lifestyle & Nutrition and Ask Deniza for the info!

Falling asleep may seem like an impossible dream when you’re awake at 3 a.m., but good sleep is more under your control than you might think. Following healthy sleep habits can make the difference between restlessness and restful slumber. Researchers have identified a variety of practices and habits—known as “sleep hygiene”—that can help anyone maximize the hours they spend sleeping, even those whose sleep is affected by insomnia, jet lag, or shift work.

Sleep hygiene may sound unimaginative, but it just may be the best way to get the sleep you need in this 24/7 age. Here are some simple tips for making the sleep of your dreams a nightly reality: Read more….

Lavender essential oil is amazing…..  I love to use Améo Lavender Essential Oil to help me sleep… A couple drops on the bottom of my feet and pillow are so calming and help me to relax!  If you wake up in the middle of the night, grab your lavender, take a sniff and no sheep needed..(at least for me).  Or you can diffuse in your bedroom!  Lavender has many other benefits too!

A little info on Lavender farming!  Why do I choose Améo…click here!

For more info… go to www.food4thoughtwellness.com or www.lwalling.myameo.com

Using the tips that Healthy Lifestyle & Nutrition gives in the article above and a little lavender..I wish you Sweet Dreams!

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All essential oils are not created equal – Clinical vs. Therapeutic Grade

All essential oils are not created equal – Clinical vs. Therapeutic Grade
Original ….SEPTEMBER 28, 2014 BY GOODNEWSNOW

There is no reason to go to war over Essential Oils!

Brand New Essential Oils Company taking the Marketplace by Storm

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What has just been launched will change the essential oils industry going forward. The new company, Améo has developed patent-pending technology that confirms the clinical grade quality of it’s oils, something no other company can currently provide. The new oils surpass the quality and clinical purity of it’s competitors.

What this means, is that Améo is the only company that can prove with complete transparency the constituents of each oil. This company is changing the way the world looks at essential oils. Because of their claims for 100% purity and clinical grade essential oils, Améo will most likely be asked one day to back up their claims, as no other company has the ability to prove, per lot and batch number, the clinical purity of the oils. In order to be considered “clinical” quality the oils must be in the purest form and must be backed by peer reviewed clinical studies and have the ability to prove the claim with science.

Though this innovative ground breaking technology, Améo can now actually prove cell permeability through this innovated technology, and consumers have the ability to look up each batch number to view the test results, Gas chromatography, purity and PH of the soil, and watch the oil permeate the cells under a microscope.

This technology is not available currently with any other company. The transparency behind the testing, will eventually move other essential oil companies that claim 100% purity to prove their claims. Unfortunately, many of them cannot at this time because although they claim their oils are pure, only 40% is needed to make that claim. All essential oils are not created equal, even in those companies that have been around for more than 20 years.

There has been much chatter over the launch of these new oils by long-standing companies that have been around for decades. The testing however, can not be disputed. Testing the vibrational frequency of these oils prove beyond a shadow of a doubt the purity far exceeds that of any other oil on the market without naming companies. Take a look for yourself.

*This article contains direct affiliate links to purchase via www.lwalling.myameo.com. In fairness, if another representative shared this article with you, please contact them directly for more information or to order.

Here are the facts:

Améo Essential Oils are unlike any essential oil in the marketplace. The only company endorsed by Dr. Daniel Pénoél, a world renown doctor working in the field of aromatherapy since 1977, with an international reputation as an essential oil researcher, aromatic medicine practitioner, educator, and author. Many of the leading essential oil companies have sought after Dr. Daniel Pénoél to endorse their company, and until now this is the first company he has openly endorsed. In fact, Dr. Pénoél is on the board at Améo and has been deeply involved in creating the proprietary blends just launched in September 2014. The God-Father of essential oils is directly involved in the creation, testing, and vision of Améo Essential Oils.

Améo‘s new technology is unlike anything used in the industry today and ensures the pure clinical quality of Améo Essential Oils.

This new method of research and quality is patent-pending to secure Améo as the new leader in essential oils!

In today’s essential oil market there are numerous outlets where an individual can procure oils. However, not all oils are created equal. There are countless levels of quality and purity. At Améo, the entire purpose was to discover the highest “verifiable” grade or standard that is not developed by some marketer, rather true proven science. Through a lot of hard work, passion, and dedication they have been able to uncover the highest quality and standard of oils. In addition to quality, we have also elevated the level of science. The kind of science that builds bridges between the eastern and western philosophies of health care. Améo truly is a revolutionary company!

Améo is destined to be one of the top companies in the industry. They have world class leadership from the founder and corporate partners, fantastic field leadership, amazing product and technology, lucrative compensation plan, and most importantly culture. Ameo employs a culture that celebrates hard work and success. I want everyone to have the opportunity to experience the rare chance to be on the ground up of and amazing company while getting healthy and earning a residual income for years to come.

For more information on “How to Create Income”.

The Améo products and business opportunity have revolutionized the health and wellness world and changed the way people look at taking care of mind, body and soul. All Améo Essential Oils are CERTI-5™ validated, meaning that they’ve passed extensive testing for quality, purity, and usability. Ameo also takes additional steps to make sure that each oil is cell active and permeable for maximum results and is the same or better quality than oils used in clinical testing.

Améo means soul in French. Rico means rich in Spanish. Together, they create Améo. Take a good look at Améo, a product line that believes in Rich Souls. This new line of essential oils will help you continue to feel your best, look your best, be your best, and have the energy and vitality needed to enjoy your life; this new life begins with the numerous benefits of using these oils on a daily basis.

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Join us and start building your team from the ground up today.

Single Oils

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Améo Essential Oils are extracted from nature’s most generous trees, herbs, plants, seeds and fruits, and we’re proud to share them with you and those you care about. Use these luxuriously pure and high-quality essential oil singles to help you feel your best, look your best, be your best, and have the energy and vitality you need to enjoy your life.

Oil Blends

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Améo Essential Oil blends are comprised of an exclusive combination of individual oils that help promote enjoyable and beneficial user experiences for the mind, body and soul. Améo’s oil blends work at the cellular level to provide everyday solutions, including weight management, enhanced mind and memory function, anti-aging, respiratory support, muscle relief, improved overall well-being, and more. Learn more about Améo’s Essential Oil blends below.

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We wanted to provide you with everything you need to make your Ameo Essential Oil experience easy and enjoyable. These products will help you become better acquainted with your essential oils. Whether you choose to mix your favorite oil with Ameo Fractionated Coconut Oil and apply it topically or diffuse your go-to blend in one of our exclusive diffusers, these tools will help nourish the Rich Soul inside of you.

Contact us or enroll HERE!

I love Améo Oils….they are améozing!

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