Friday, May 24, 2013

Aromatherapy Give Away!

All natural, Aromatherapy Blends Give Away from Ancient Oils
'Peace & Calming' All Natural essential oil blend is a blend of Therapeutic Grade essential oils that are all known for their healing and pain relieving properties. Aromatherapy is extremely effective as a natural alternative modality to ease headache tension. It's an ideal choice for those that can't use over the counter medicines or simply prefer to avoid commercially headache medications.

Peace & Calming helps to soothe tension headaches after a long day at work. This uplifting, soothing blend offers the benefits of Tangerine to lifts up your spirits, peppermint is known for it pain relieving properties, Lavender and chamomile for their relaxing, calming properties, along with other essential oils to give you that Peaceful, Calming feeling you deserve.

The winner will be drawn at random on Monday afternoon so your entries must be in by Sunday Evening, May 26!

To enter just repost or share your favorite Ancient Oils product on facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest and comment below with the link!
The Prize is a Peace & Calming Roll-on!
Great for easing tension headache at the office!

Thursday, May 2, 2013

What is up with all the controversy on Witch hazel?

What is up with all the controversy on Witch hazel?

It's too drying... Hurts the skin... Causes more skin issue...

As always no two oils (in this case extracts) are made alike. True natural Witch hazel extract is Common witch hazel is produced by extraction, soaking dried parts of the plant in a water-alcohol solution which draws the medicinal components of the plant cells into the solution. This is why most witch hazel solutions have 14% alcohol content; but just 14% enough to cleanse and disinfect without drying.

Again, all witch hazel extraction solutions are not created equal in that some manufacturers use a lower quality alcohol which is harsher on the skin and this is why some people refuse to use witch hazel. Unfortunately, the Witch hazel you purchase over the counter can contain up to 39% of alcohol, sometimes more.

So how will you know what you're getting?
Read the label! You are looking for 14% alcohol content with no preservatives or added ingredients.

What about Alcohol free Witch hazel?
Alcohol free Witch Hazel is not really Witch Hazel, and as such provide little to no antiseptic qualities.

Spot and blemish control
Soothe and heal diaper rash
Soothe poison ivy and poison oak
Soothe chicken pox blisters
Varicose vein relief
and Shrink bags under the eyes

How to use dab a little on with a cotton ball for spot treating
or fill a 2 oz spray bottle and spritz away!

Nature's Blessings to you all!