Exploring Essential Oils: Lavender

For several years now, there has been a lot of stuff online about essential oils. Some people swear by them, some people think it’s all mumbo-jumbo, and some people think they just smell nice. For me, the jury is still out, but it’s definitely something that interests me. Don’t get me wrong, I think modern medicine is amazing … I had pneumonia last February, and thanks to antibiotics I bounced right back (well, maybe ‘bounced’ is a bit of an exaggeration … more like ‘crawled on my hands and knees’ – but it worked!) I’d like to keep the strong stuff in reserve for the big fights (like pneumonia), though, and let Mother Nature do her thang first, if she can. Continue reading