<![CDATA[​Kate Headley - The Oily Mom - Oils]]>Mon, 01 Feb 2016 17:13:08 -0700Weebly<![CDATA[February - Fall in Love]]>Mon, 01 Feb 2016 15:08:51 GMThttp://kateheadley.weebly.com/oils/february-fall-in-loveYoung Living never ceases to amaze me!  For a company that has been around for over 20 years, and is still thriving on making improvements, I'm all in.  This month, they're doing 3 awesome deals for NEW and current members.  PLUS, I have a little something for any NEW member that jumps in this month.  

Love It? Share It! with 10 Percent Off Premium Starter Kits


  YAY!! It's that time of the year.  Young Living does this special once, maybe twice a year where they give 10% off of their Premium Starter Kits.  

February is all about passion, making it the perfect time to share your passion for Young Living with family and friends. Throughout February, not only can you take 10 percent off all Premium Starter Kits* during our Love it? Share it! promotion, but you can also post your Starter Kit selfies to win big!

To show their members how much they love us, they’re giving away two free Premium Oil Collections every Friday throughout February. Here’s how to participate:
  • Take a selfie with your Young Living Premium Starter Kit.
  • Post your selfie on Instagram. -- Also, follow me @the_oily_mom.
  • In your caption, tell us what you love about the Starter Kit, use #loveitshareit, and tag @younglivingeo.
*Excludes the Premium Starter Kit with the Rainstone Diffuser.

With the Premium Starter Kit, you get your choice of diffuser and 11 of the Everyday Oils, plus some samples.  So what does 10% of look like for you?  The Premium Starter Kit with the Dew Drop diffuser (my favorite) is $160 (plus tax/shipping).  So you get $16 off.  Cool.  When you grab your kit with me, I'll send you $25 via PayPal to the email in your account.  That brings your $160 PSK to $119 (plus tax/shipping)!!  The Everyday Oil Collection that comes with the kit, alone, is $170!!  Kind of a no-brainer, right?!  So grab your kit this month to take advantage of this HUGE discount.  Plus...you'll get access to the coolest group around that has resources upon resources for you so that you're not on this oily journey by yourself.

D. Gary Young: The World Leader in Essential Oils

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The Young Living story is integral to understanding how we develop products and do business. Written by Young Living CEO Mary Young, D. Gary Young: The World Leader in Essential Oils captures that story in 336 pages and more than 700 photographs.

In an effort to get this inspiring book into the homes of every member, YL is offering the book at a discount throughout the month. From February 1–29, you can purchase this beautiful volume for a discounted price of $24.95 each, a 5-pack for $99.75, or a 10-pack for $199.50! Plus, when you purchase five books, you will get one free, for up to two free books. Order yours in Virtual Office!

February PV Promotions

This month Young Living is giving you something to love with their PV promotion! With your qualifying order, you can earn free bottles of Wintergreen, Patchouli, and Copaiba essential oils, free Essential Rewards points, and more. As a February-only bonus, you can also earn their I <3 Oils collection filled with three sweet oils: Joy™, Ylang Ylang, and Grapefruit Vitality™. 
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So get on it!  I can't wait to have you begin your oily journey with us.  Grab your kit here.
xo,
​Kate
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<![CDATA[$25 Cash Back]]>Wed, 27 Jan 2016 19:32:55 GMThttp://kateheadley.weebly.com/oils/25-cash-back

Yesterday I had to pick up my little guy early from school because he was running a bit on the warm side.  The crud is apparently going around in their classroom.  Not cool.  Look at him.  He looks so sad.  He literally fell asleep in about a minute of taking the first pic.  I felt so bad.

So we get home and I rub on some Thieves to help support his immune system and some peppermint to help cool him down a bit.  Then he passed out...again...but in a creepy way.  

Before dinner, I made him an epsom salt bath and he just laid there relaxing.  The lavender was relaxing, the R.C. was uplifting (check out the benefits of the oils in this blend -- good stuff!), and the eucalyptus helped support his respiratory system.

**Note:  When using essential oils on children and in general, please use caution as they are very potent.  Do your research and do what YOU'RE comfortable with.  Each mama is different in how they use their oils, but please, please, please use CAUTION.  If you'd like to come check out, in depth, how I use the oils on my kids, there's a Mommy and Me oils class on Facebook.**


Today...he's back to his goofy self.

I want to share my LURV, yes, LURV....of oils with you!  When you grab any PREMIUM starter kit, I'll send $25 cash your way!  Or if you don't like $$, I'm still sending 3 bottles of FREE oil to those who grab a kit.  Plus, you'll be supported 100% by moi and a wonderful group of people.  You'll have more resources than you know what to do with...and if you wanted to grab a paycheck to boot, then cool.  It's yours for the taking!  *Totally not necessary...but just wanted to let you know it's an option. ;)

Hope y'all have a great day!  

xo,
Kate
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<![CDATA[New Vitality Oils´╗┐]]>Sun, 24 Jan 2016 15:27:13 GMThttp://kateheadley.weebly.com/oils/new-vitality-oils
Young Living  just released their Vitality Line for dietary supplement and culinary use! You're going to buy them from me eventually, so let's just get this rolling now. 

They are AFFORDABLE, they are MADE to ingest, and look how PRETTY!!

​**By the way..when you purchase a PREMIUM STARTER KIT...I'm sending you 3 bottles (Orange, Lime, and Grapefruit) for FREE! Must purchase by January 31, 2016.**

Price List

Basil Vitality - $10.75
Bergamot Vitality™ - $13.00 USD
Black Pepper Vitality™ - $18.75 USD

Carrot Seed Vitality™ - $21.75 USD
Celery Seed Vitality™ - $11.75 USD
Cinnamon Bark Vitality™ - $24.00 USD
Citrus Fresh Vitality™ - $7.25 USD
Clove Vitality™ - $7.25 USD
Di-Gize Vitality™ - $13.75 USD
Dill Vitality™ - $15.75 USD
Endoflex Vitality™ - $12.50 USD
Frankincense Vitality™ - $29.75 USD
Ginger Vitality™ - $13.25 USD
Grapefruit Vitality™ - $7.50 USD
Jade Lemon Vitality™ - $10.75 USD
Lavender Vitality™ - $11.75 USD
Lemon Vitality™ - $6.25 USD
Lemongrass Vitality™ - $6.25 USD
Lime Vitality™ - $5.75 USD
Orange Vitality™ - $6.00 USD
Oregano Vitality™ - $11.75 USD
Peppermint Vitality™ - $10.00 
Rosemary Vitality™ - $7.50 USD
Spearmint Vitality™ - $10.75 USD
Tangerine Vitality™ - $7.50 USD
Thieves Vitality™ -$14.50 USD
Thyme Vitality™ - $14.25 USD
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<![CDATA[Petrochemical Weight loss update]]>Fri, 24 Apr 2015 20:27:03 GMThttp://kateheadley.weebly.com/oils/petrochemical-weight-loss-updateOur family just came back from vacation and I'm glad to say that the petrochemical weight loss protocol held up.

After applying for 3 weeks to my stomach, I lost 3 inches from my waist.  An inch a week isn't too bad.  I know it could've been more had I exercised more, but I took it easy.  I didn't care for the grapefruit shots at night, but I know they were a big part of the weight loss portion.  

I'm please that it's gone...I'm hoping it'll stay that way.  I still have some ledum and plan on going through another round.  I'll also add more workouts. 

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<![CDATA[Petrochemical Weight Loss]]>Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:53:37 GMThttp://kateheadley.weebly.com/oils/petrochemical-weight-lossSay what?!  Petro-what?  Yeah, that was pretty much my response when I saw the posts in my oil groups.  Then I saw the videos and pretty much said, "Yup...it's time!"

So now it's toxin clean up time!  Throughout your life your body builds up toxins.  Toxins from the air, from the everyday products you use, to the food you eat.  They're everywhere.  What's worse is that they get stored in your fat!  Eww!  And they plump up your fat!  Double eww! 

What does the petrochemical "weightloss" regimen do?  Well, it helps remove the toxins and pretty much "shrink" your fat.  Hmm...shrink my fat?  Why not?  Don't get me wrong, exercise and healthy food choices are the way to go, but the toxins are still there.

Now if you've seen any of my posts on Facebook or Instagram, you'll see that I use my oils for everything.  This is just another reason for me to use them!  So now I get to remove the bad stuff and replace it with better, healthier stuff.

How do you do it?

First, here is where I started:
Petrochemical info link.

I basically am combining info from these 2 videos and making it my own.  Make it your own and do what you feel comfortable doing.  

I will be using ledum and citrus fresh, along with 5 drops grapefruit every day. I only recommend the Young Living Brand as those are the only ones I can vouch for.  If you want any of these products let me know and I can help you get your hands on them.  

**Please, please, please...don't use 20 drops of grapefruit.  Your tummy and your bum won't be happy with you.  I'm starting with 5 drops of grapefruit and will increase to 10 halfway through.  If 10 drops is too much for you, just reduce the amount and increase slowly.**

Second, I'm incorporating exercise.  I've been collecting exercises from Love Sweat Fitness.  It's all about a healthy diet and exercise.  Just plain ol' hard work.  Hmmm...who would've thought?  I went to school with Katie and yeah, she's got it figured out!  She's one smokin' lady!

Third, I'm hooking up with Happy Herbivore to help with my meal planning.  We adopted a vegan diet a year ago after watching "Vegucated" and "took a break" for a month because I got tired of eating the same stuff.  All the recipes I would find were so convoluted and required obscure items or tons of soy and junk.  But Happy Herbivore makes it sooo easy and it's really yummy food.  You can do a 3-day trial run to see if you like it.  Personally, I love it!  Here is this week's menu.

And finally, I'm drinking a boat load of water!  I was doing a gallon a day, but that, as you can imagine, had me peeing every 5 seconds.  I felt like I was pregnant again!  So I will get close, but will aim for 10 cups a day.  That's the equivalent of 5 pints for you beer drinkers.  Easy peasy...

Okay, so I've given you the basics, but what do you do with the oils?
I have a TON of mason jars from canning.  So every week (this is a 3-week cleanse) I will pour 1 bottle of Citrus Fresh into my GLASS jar and mix it with 25 drops of Ledum, and to help spread it nicely about 20 drops of a carrier (I'll be using jojoba).   The reason I'm not combining all of them is because I'm afraid I'd use it all too fast.  So if I go week by week, I'm guaranteed to pace myself.  How did I come up with the amount of Ledum to put in?  There are about 80 drops in a 5ml bottle.  Divide that by 3 and you get about 25 drops per week.  I will apply 2 times a day, morning and night, to my target area.  I'll start with my belly.  And then, it's measuring time.  

Then at night, I will take my capsules with 5 drops of grapefruit. If you don't want to fiddle with the capsules, take it in a shot glass with water.  Now as I said earlier, I'll be doing less than what she recommends in her video, but will increase halfway through.  And you know what?  These oils are POTENT.  So less is more. 

I hope to do a mid-cleanse update.  If you want to join in, leave me a message below or grab your oils here.  And let me know how it's going for you.

**Update: I started this last night because I couldn't wait.  I got my measurements, which to be honest, I was kind of surprised.  I have been doing minimal workouts and taking the weight loss trio and have kept off the inches and then some.  Word of caution:  You WILL smell like you walked through a citrus orchard.  Not necessarily bad because it reminds me of California.  It could be worse, right?**


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<![CDATA[Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself]]>Tue, 20 Jan 2015 00:20:44 GMThttp://kateheadley.weebly.com/oils/check-yourself-before-you-wreck-yourself7 months ago I started on this journey and I haven't looked back.  

I started the oil regimen to help my family through the cold and winter season.  See, when I was working outside of the home, my kids were germ magnets.  They caught anything and everything and there was nothing that I could do except watch them suffer through all the crud.  Oh yeah...and load them up with OTC and prescription stuff.  And even then, the crud would last 2-3 weeks or longer and I would often have to go back to get a prescription refilled with stronger antibiotics because they couldn't shake it off.  

Then I became a "domestic engineer".  They weren't in the daycare/preschool petri dish, but would soon be returning to the germ pool and I didn't want to see the cycle begin again.  

That's when I was introduced to essential oils.  At the time I had no idea about them and what I should be looking for in a great oil.  I bought tea oil from the health food store.  I tried it, but I didn't see any results.  I gave it a good go, but nothing.  My inner skeptic was confirmed.  This stuff DOESN'T work!  So I moved on.

Then I started to see some posts about oils.  One was from a friend that I trusted.  She was RAVING about them and how they've helped her family with X, Y, and Z.  I thought, if she is using them, she's not joking because this gal doesn't b.s.  So I asked her for more information and started doing research about the company.  And of course, I went on Pinterest.  Pinterest has EVERYTHING!  That's where I saw "there's an oil for __________!"  You name it, there's an oil for it or some sort of combo to make.  
That's when I said, I might as well try.  I grabbed my Premium Starter Kit and haven't looked back. 

I'm here to say that these oils WORK!  Yeah, we still get sick, but our options have changed to the natural alternative.  The symptoms don't last as long and I know what we're taking.  My kids haven't missed a day of school from being sick and I'll take that.  So why wouldn't you?  Why wouldn't you want to take charge of what goes in your body?  

I love helping people.  So c'mon over to the healthy side.
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<![CDATA[Women, Run the World With Dragon Time (and Chocolate and Wine)]]>Mon, 12 Jan 2015 17:58:51 GMThttp://kateheadley.weebly.com/oils/women-run-the-world-with-dragon-time-and-chocolate-and-wine
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Photo Credit: The Happy Oils
Robin Williams said it perfectly,
If women ran the world we wouldn’t have wars, just intense negotiations every 28 days.
This, my friends, is my miracle oil.  I LOVE my oils, but this one takes the cake.  Chocolate cake.  Mmmm...

The Dragon Time Massage Oil is so aptly named because, let's be honest, we do turn into dragons when approaching and going through our cycles.  I'm guessing that the marketing guys at Young Living went through several names (Shark Week, Dreaded Dragon, The Curse, or TOM -- Time of Month) before they decided on Dragon Time.  It also comes in standard oil form.

So what does it do?  The pure and simple version?  
The result is a soothing, stabilizing massage blend that helps calm and uplift women during challenging times of the month.
Blah, blah, blah, blah, blah.  

People, it takes my cramps away.  I'm no longer curling up in the fetal position groaning in pain.  I don't have to take the OTC stuff.  It helps tame my mood swings.  Goodbye PMS!  It makes me pleasant to be around.  I'm not bitchy at all!  Hormonal nut, be gone!  I soooo WISH I had it at my last cycle because I ruined my warmest winter coat.  I was so hormonal and irritated that I wasn't patient with my jacket.  I got stuck.  Well, my zippers got stuck and in my hormonal rage I, like the HULK, busted out of my coat and popped a zipper off.  Then I picked up said zipper and threw it.  Next came the jacket.  **Not my best moment.**  I can deal with anything the world throws at me, even my kids!  --- Like seriously, I calmly and quietly sent my 6 year old storming off to her room for giving me attitude and she slammed her door.  And me, I'm just sitting here smiling.  Anything I tell you.  An - Y - Thing!
Additionally, from other testimonials as I don't have this issue, but it can help with irregular cycles.

How do you use it?  I apply it to my lower abdomen and lower back.  And if I need an extra boost of emotional grounding, I add Valor to my wrists.  

How do I get it?!
If you've been looking at oils for awhile and want to have a decent stash and a diffuser to boot, you can sign up as a wholesale member with the Premium Starter Kit here to get the discounted price (who wants to pay retail?!) and add the extra oils to your order.  **This week, ending January 17th, I will be giving a $10 credit and a copy of The Happy Oils Handbook out to those who purchase a Premium Starter Kit.**  If you don't want to grab the PSK, contact me and you can use my discount, because again, who wants to pay retail?

So ladies and gents, get this for yourselves, your wives, your daughters, granddaughters or your best friend.  Those around them will thank you!  And don't forget the wine and chocolate.  Just because it deals with all the junk, doesn't mean you still can't indulge. **Also, it doesn't eliminate the flowing tears from watching Parenthood.  I'm just saying...**


**Ingredients: 
Fractionated Cocos Nucifera (coconut) Oil, Vitis Vinifera (grape) seed oil, Lavandula angustifolia† (lavender) oil, Foeniculum Vulgare† (fennel) oil, Salvia Sclarea† (clary) oil, Salvia officinalis† (sage) oil, Cananga Odorata† flower oil, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) germ oil, Achillea Millefolium† Oil, Prunus Amygdalus dulcis (sweet almond) oil, Olea Europaea‡ (olive) fruit oil, and Jasminum Officinale†††.Young Living Therapeutic Grade™ essential oil
‡ Organically grown in accordance with the California Organic Foods Act of 1990.
††† 100% pure absolute

**Also note that it does have clary sage, which is great for inducing labor and helping it along the way.  So please avoid it during. There is also some info you can glean from The Gentle Babies book and how to use essential oils.
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<![CDATA[Hand Cream]]>Wed, 03 Dec 2014 20:35:36 GMThttp://kateheadley.weebly.com/oils/hand-creamIf you're like many of us, your skin takes quite a beating this time of year. Check out this great DIY recipe for a hand cream that's perfect for healing dry, chapped skin using all-natural ingredients!

• ½ cup shea butter
• ⅛ cup jojoba oil
• 20 drops of Melrose essential oil
• 20 drops of lavender essential oil

 Combine ingredients in a mixing bowl. Mix with hand mixer until it reaches a whipped consistency. Transfer to mason jar or other container to store!  You can also add geranium essential oil for an extra boost or layer this cream over an application of Young Living's Rose Ointment for additional moisture and healing. Be sure to like Young Living on Facebook for more great DIY ideas by clicking HERE!

Source: www.theoilery.net
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<![CDATA[More Ways to Experience Young Living]]>Sat, 27 Sep 2014 15:42:42 GMThttp://kateheadley.weebly.com/oils/more-ways-to-experience-young-living Young Living just launched 3 more AMAZING new kits all for the same price as theoriginal Premium Starter Kit.  I love the 3 kits that they decided to offer: Military, Thieves, and Ningxia.

Premium Starter Kit - Military Base APO-FPO_DPO $150

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We are proud to support military personnel and are excited to offer this new Premium Starter Kit, designed to be easily shipped around the world to those serving both at home and abroad. This kit provides men and women in uniform full mind and body support through the stresses of service, with one each of the following, except where noted: 

*Everyday Oils kit, featuring soothing AromaEase™ in place of Frankincense (a total of 10 oils!)
*Home Diffuser (110 volt)
*Stress Away 5-ml
*AromaGlide Roller Fitment
*(2) Essential Oil Sample Packets each of Lavender, Peppermint, Peace & Calming, Lemon and Thieves
*(2) NingXia Red 2-oz. samples
*Welcome to Young Living booklet
*Essential Oils at a Glance user's guide
*Member Resource Guide
*S.E.E.D. Sharing for Success booklet
*Product Guide
*Business cards sample pack
*Member Agreement (hard copy)

Premium Starter Kit with NingXia $160

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Power your life with a delicious blend of nutrient-rich wolfberry puree, superfruit juices, and pure essential oils. Formulated to support wellness for every lifestyle, NingXia Red® is a unique, powerful drink that will help you make the most of every day. This Starter Kit includes favorite NingXia Red products, including our top-selling cognitive fitness booster, NingXia Nitro!

Kit includes:
*NingXia Red 2 pack
*(30) NingXia Red Singles (2 oz each)
*NingXia Nitro
*Stress Away 5-ml
*AromaGlide Roller Fitment
*(2) Essential Oil Sample Packets each of Lavender, Peppermint, Peace & Calming, Lemon and Thieves
*Welcome to Young Living booklet
*Essential Oils at a Glance user's guide
*Member Resource Guide
*S.E.E.D. Sharing for Success booklet
*Product Guide
*Business cards sample pack
*Member Agreement (hard copy)

Premium Starter Kit - Thieves $150

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Young Living is proud to offer a complete line of home and personal care products infused with the pleasant, spicy aroma of our proprietary Thieves® essential oil blend! This Starter Kit is ideal for those wishing to replace harmful chemicals in the home with powerful, natural alternatives.

Kit includes:
*Thieves 15 ml
*Thieves AromaBright
*Thieves mouthwash
*(2) Thieves cleaner
*(2) Foaming hand soap
*(2) Thieves Spray
*(2) Thieves Purifier
*Stress Away 5-ml
*AromaGlide Roller Fitment
*(2) Essential Oil Sample Packets each of Lavender, Peppermint, Peace & Calming, Lemon and Thieves
*(2) NingXia Red 2-oz. samples
*Welcome to Young Living booklet
*Essential Oils at a Glance user's guide
*Member Resource Guide
*S.E.E.D. Sharing for Success booklet
*Product Guide
*Business cards sample pack
*Member Agreement (hard copy)

These 3 NEW kits are amazing values!  You can still get the original Premium Starter kit with the diffuser.  And what I love about these are that as a member, you can grab them all!  Once you're a member, you'll have access to the kits, 24% off retail prices, and the opportunity to earn FREE items! 

Have questions?  Feel free to contact me and connect with me on Facebook!

With a smile,

Kate

WIN AN AMAZON GIFT CARD!!

Here's your chance to win 1 of 3 AMAZON GIFT CARDS!! The #giveaway starts today and ends on September 30th.  Good luck!
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<![CDATA[Number 2 Spray]]>Fri, 19 Sep 2014 22:02:53 GMThttp://kateheadley.weebly.com/oils/number-2-spray
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Poo spray!
So in my travels and browsing airports, I came across Poo-pourri.  I remember laughing out loud because their marketing was so genius.  "Girls Don't Poop."  I had forgotten about it for quite some time, but was reminded that there HAD to be something to use after the bazillioneth time I was wiping my son's bottom.  He's not a baby anymore and is still trying to learn to take care of his own business.  Let me tell you, it's not fun having that job.  I love my son, but man!  He can clear a room. 

So I went to their website and lo and behold, they listed out the EOs that they use.  And lucky me, I had them!

I grabbed my 2 oz blue glass bottle and my oils: Lemongrass, Grapefruit, and Bergamot.  
I put in 20 drops of each oil and filled the bottle with water (Note: Don't fill all the way to the top because you need to put the sprayer in.).  Done!  Like my daughter says, "Easy peasy, nice and easy."  The combo smells pretty nice.  It's a citrusy scent that is quite pleasant.

Now to use it and put it to the test.  Buddy told me he had to go.  YAY!  This will probably be one of the few times that I'm excited to wait for him to do his business.  I grabbed the bottle, shook it up, and sprayed about 6 sprays into toilet.  Then...I waited...

The words finally came, "Mom, I'm going poo.  I'm done!"  Every. Single. Time.  Now usually I wait a little bit, gather my wits, and inhale deeply and hold my breath.  This time I practically rushed in to help him.  I walked in and was pleasantly surprised.  My eyes didn't water and I was able to help him without gagging.  Win - Win!  I also did an extra spray for good measure when he was done.  No fan necessary! 

To make this potion, it cost $5.70 (price per drop + bottle)!  Score!  Plus, I still have my Lemongrass for digestion and respiratory/sinus infections; my Grapefruit for weight loss and anxiety; and my Bergamot for anxiety and hormonal support.   Look how versatile they are!

I want to make another variation with Eucalyptus, Orange, and Spearmint.   And with Christmas coming up, I might do a Clove, Cinnamon, and Spearmint. 

Now you have your own "poo-pourri".  Your nose will thank you for it!
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Do you want your own Premium Starter Kit and wholesale membership that comes with a 24% discount on the above oils?  Click here to get started.  Also check out www.theoilery.net to learn more about essential oils.

Connect with me on Facebook and I can get you in some great oil support groups. 

With a smile,

~K

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