April 30, 2010
First- I use the Sea Salt Body Scrub on my feet (and elbows) daily. It makes it easier to maintain rough heels and I do love the smell.
Second- I combine Elemi and Joy oils with a moisturizer (I like Aveeno) and that addresses the cracks in heels really well. Both of these blends and combinations can easily be recreated by anyone, so I encourage you take control of your feet and try it!
*These statements are not approved by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose or treat any illness or disease.
April 25, 2010
All of that said, here is what I have been doing:
At the first sneeze, I put about 2 drops of Lavender into the palm of my hands, rub together, and then cover my nose and mouth with my hands and inhale deeply. I inhale probably about 4 times or until the Lavender smell seems to be subsiding.
The result: I go for a couple of hours without sneezing! I have to say I was pleasantly surprised. After so many years of suffering and using products like Claritin and Zyrtec, I really didn't think there was another option. The only thing the Lavender doesn't seem to control is the itchy eyes. So, on occasion I am using eye drops.
If you feel like experimenting- this is a good one. It takes more focus than popping a pill once a day, but for the 6-8 weeks of my life I'm doing this, it's not so bad. Given the choice, why not use Lavender? I don't suspect we'll hear on the news in 10 years that there is a long term use side effect of Lavender, when that seems to happen so often with so many synthetic drugs.
*This information is not supported by the FDA and is not meant to treat or diagnose any medical condition. They are based on my experiences only.