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Make Lemon Winter Whiffs

Make Lemon Winter Whiffs

Make your own pocket-sized aromatherapy helper-in-a-bottle, such a convenient way to have some sweet-smelling stress-relief always close at hand. The main ingredient, lemon balm, has been known to relieve stress, anxiety, headache, nervous tension, insomnia and depression.

Find out how easy it is to make these whiffs, perfect for purse or glove compartment.

All you need is a small screw-top jar or bottle, a cotton ball, lemon balm essential oil, or dried lemon balm herb.

Soak the cotton ball in essential oil and place in jar, or fill jar with dried herb.

Whenever you need a breath of relief, simply uncap the jar and take a gentle whiff. When the fragrance fades, simply add a few drops of essential oil, or use a chopstick to stir and gently crush the dried balm.

Read more: Health, Natural Remedies

By Cait Johnson, Assistant Producer, Care2 Healthy Living Channels

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Cait Johnson

Cait Johnson, MFA, is the author of six books, including Earth, Water, Fire, and Air: Essential Ways of Connecting to Spirit, Witch in the Kitchen, Celebrating the Great Mother and Tarot Games. She has been a counselor for more than 20 years, and teaches workshops on seasonal elemental approaches to self-healing, conscious eating, and soul-nurturing creativity.


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Thank you :)

11:44AM PST on Dec 23, 2012

Thank you for sharing.

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1:08AM PDT on Sep 14, 2011

Thanks for the article.

5:30AM PDT on Aug 28, 2011

cool little gifts thanks

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Thanks for the article.

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