Posted by terrepruitt on April 7, 2015
The Special Nia Events that I held at the end of March were held at a dance studio in Campbell called Range of Motion. Well, the owner of the dance studio opened a store next door called Range of Wellness. It sells supplements in the form of vitamins, minerals, and protein powders. It has a few lotions and shampoos. It even has a few things for pets (treats, supplements, shampoos). When I was there completing business with the owner I noticed there was some essential oils on her desk. She just got them in. I picked up Crystal Breath and loved the way it smelled.
I didn’t even know what it claimed to do but I loved the way it smelled so I wanted it. I use my oils as aroma therapy. The “therapy” part can be loosely defined. I usually just go by the smell I feel like smelling at the moment. That is why I purchased the Crystal Breath without knowing its intent. It smells so good.
It is manufactured by a company new to me called Nature’s Fusion. The blend contains eucalyptus dives, laurel leaf, peppermint, ravensara, eucalyptus radiata, lemon, rosemary, tarragon, tea tree. The bottle does say is is a respiratory blend, which means nothing to me. It is somewhat “mentholatum-y”, so I thought it might help with clearing sinuses. The company’s website says:
“This blend opens pathways and increases clarity.
Clear breathing, odor control
Usage Methods: Apply to hands and breathe deeply, diffuse, rub in a 5% dilution on chest or upper lip
Research & Fun Facts
- Filling a room with Crystal Breath can be a great way to eliminate other odors.
- Apply to hands and breathe during intense activity or respiratory stress for open thoughts and increased clarity.
- Some people suffer from asthma, or exercise-induced asthma. During an asthma attack, the airways tighten and close, restricting air supply to the lungs. Drinking plenty of fluids, slowly warming up to physical activity, practicing active relaxation techniques, and breathing moist, warm air can help reduce dangerous attacks.
- In a pinch, Crystal Breath works as a topical deodorant. Dilute in water or alcohol and apply sparingly.”
I’d like to point out, the website does NOT say this essential oil blend is good for people with asthma. The website just has facts: “Some people suffer from asthma, or exercise-induced asthma. During an asthma attack, the airways tighten and close, restricting air supply to the lungs.” And then states what probably most asthma sites, doctors, and asthma suffers would recommend. This is an important thing to notice . . . this site is not making a claim regarding asthma, although it is claiming that applying it to hands will open thoughts and increase clarity.
I just like the way it smells. I have put it on my wrists to allow me to smell it as I breathe. I cannot attest to it opening my thoughts or increasing clarity, but I can say it makes me smile because l like the fragrance.
Since it is one of the few oils I have actually applied to my skin, I have bothered to add it to a candle to burn. I just dab some on my wrists. The other oils I don’t “wear”, I put drops in my candles. So I don’t know what the effect is in a burning candle.
So, there you have it, a new to me oil blend. What about you? Are you using essential oils? What blends do you like?