Smart Mom's Guide to Essential Oils: Natural Solutions for a Healthy Family, Toxin-Free Home and Happier You

Smart Mom's Guide to Essential Oils: Natural Solutions for a Healthy Family, Toxin-Free Home and Happier You

by Mariza Snyder


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Discover Dr. Mariza Snyder's indepth guide to essential oils with over 50 of the most useful essential oil recipes for tackling every mom's daily needs

As a mother, you are always looking for ways to make your family safer, happier and healthier. This book shows how essential oils can help you achieve all those things. And you’ll save money!

An easy-to-use handbook for creating natural solutions, green cleaners, and toxin-free personal care items, the Smart Mom’s Guide to Essential Oils provides pure and potent recipes, including:

• Peppermint and Grapefruit energizing air diffusion
• Fennel and Eucalyptus respiratory relief rub
• Citrus-infused cleaning spray and scrub
• Lavender and Melaleuca skin-soothing salve
• Chamomile and Vetiver stress reliever
• Spearmint-powered digestive aid

Your family’s wellness starts with you. That’s why this helpful handbook also features a powerful regimen to reduce stress, increase energy and sustain your own personal vitality.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781612436463
Publisher: Ulysses Press
Publication date: 02/14/2017
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 250,342
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Dr. Mariza Snyder is a passionate functional wellness practitioner and public speaker, committed to inspiring people to live a healthy and abundant life. She graduated Cum Laude from Life Chiropractic College West in 2008. She has a background in biochemistry and certifications in nutrition and aromatherapy. For the past eight years, Dr. Mariza has educated women across the nation with her expertise in holistic medicine and nutrition. She serves as an educator on topics relating to women's health and she's an author of five nutrition books: Amazon bestseller The DASH Diet Cookbook, The Low Glycemic Index Slow Cooker, The Antioxidant Counter, The Water Infusion Detox Book and The Matcha Miracle. Check out her website,, for women's health tips, including recipes and self-care rituals.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 What are Essential Oils? 5

Potency of Essential Oils 7

History of Essential Oils 8

How Are Essential Oils Produced? 10

How Should I Choose Essential Oils? 14

How Should I Store Essential Oils? 18

Quick Essential Oil Chemical Property Overview 20

Chapter 2 How to Use Essential Oils 22

Application Techniques 23

Safety Tips and Precautions 33

Chapter 3 The Value of Daily Usage 43

25 Must-Have Oils 48

Chapter 4 Smart Mom Recipes for Everyday Emergencies 80

Rollerball Blends 82

Sprays 93

Epsom Salt Bath Soaks 95

Diffuser Blends 97

Rubs and Gels 98

Baby Support 102

Chapter 5 Green Recipes for the Home 106

Household Cleaning Recipes 109

Kitchen Cleaning Recipes 112

Bathroom Cleaning Recipes 114

Laundry Cleaning Recipes 116

Chapter 6 Natural Personal and Beauty Care Recipes 119

Spa Recipes 122

Personal Skin and Hair Care Recipes 125

Chapter 7 Aromatherapy Blends for Mood, Focus, and Purifying 141

The Power of Essential Oil Aromatherapy 142

Calming Blends 144

Mood Balance Blends 147

Focus Blends 150

Energizing and Uplifting Blends 152

Air-Purifying Blends 154

Chapter 8 Self-care Wellness Rituals with Essential Oils 158

Morning Rituals: Set the Tone for Your Day 160

Evening Routine 166

Chapter 9 Women's Hormone Health and Essential Oils 172

Stress Management 174

Stress Support and Mood Management Blends 178

Energy Support 180

Sleep Support 182

Cravings and Weight Challenges 185

Libido and Intimacy 188

Perimenopause and Menopause 192

Appendix: Essential Oils at a Glance 196

Bibliography 198

Index 202

Acknowledgments 209

About the Author 210

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