Happy Holidays and may the season be Bright
from Dr. Michele Arnold, tracey Whitney, and Dr. Sherry Shoemaker at Acupuncture Center, Inc.
Give thanks and gratitude for the spirit of the season.
Here are a few ideas you can try.
Holiday Smile blend:
1 drop each of eucalyptus, bergamot, grapefruit, wild orange, and frankincense. You can dilute with a carrier oil such as fractionated coconut oil or sesame oil.
Rub on your wrist creases, or place a few drops onto an oil bracelet.
Find your holiday spirit.
Light a fire, put some Christmas music on, and sip a warm tea or cocoa.
Add delicious flavors of the season to a cup of tea or cocoa.
Use 1-2 toothpick dip of essential oils, and stir.
Try ginger, cinnamon, cassia, wild orange, clove, lemon, or peppermint.
Use acupressure to alleviate feelings of stress and irritability, and to help manage pain.
Large Intestine 4 Union Valley/He Gu. Location: In the middle of the 2nd metacarpal bone on the radial side. Tip-In the web, between the thumb and first finger, at the highest point when the fingers are together. In the picture below, we are using a tuning fork. Pressure with your finger is effective as well.
- This point influences the free flow of Qi and blood circulation in the channels, alleviates pain,
- boosts immunity
- goes to the head and teeth for headaches and tooth pain, allergies, nasal congestion
- promotes labor. *Contraindicated during pregnancy.
*We make 10-ml roller bottles of an essential oil blend for $20. If you would like one of these blends let us know. You can stop by to pick it up, or at your next appointment.