It is WELLNESS WEDNESDAY lets talk about being proactive about your health. There are lots of ways to do that, but the best (and easiest) way is through the foods that we eat. Hippocrates (“the father of medicine” and writer of the hippocratic oath that doctors take to this day) said “let food be thy medicine”. If you are using essential oils, you are already doing that in a sense. But lets look a little deeper at ways to do this.
Start thinking of ways to incorporate essential oils into your cooking. For instance, my lunch today was a baked potato with rosemary oil. First thing this morning, before breakfast, I put a drop of cinnamon bark oil in my warm lemon water and drank that on an empty stomach. Read more about the benefits of cinnamon here.
And you can read more about the benefits of warm lemon water in the morning. chai latte peppermint milk shake 2
Note: if adding oils as spices and flavorings to food, remember that they are very potent and therefore start with a toothpick dipped into the oil and then into your food. If you need more, you can always add more, but you can’t take it away!
And just for fun on this cold day, here is a great recipe: