I started my journey with essential oils over eight years ago and have been a fan of their natural healing and health capabilities ever since, although the usage in our home and family life has taken on it’s own ebb and flow. They were a beautiful necessity throughout my pregnancies and deliveries, and also perfect for those baby rub downs and overall health, especially when we lived in a cold climate and it seemed like colds and flus were more commonly passed around in those chilled winter months. Upon our move to a new city and state a couple of short years ago, I decided to cancel my regular orders with the essential oil company that I was using. Though they were one of the top rated oil companies (especially at the time), the cost associated with it, and commitment on a monthly basis, wasn’t something I wanted to keep up with during the move and subsequent months. My plan was to use up my stash of oils I had on hand and then start ordering again when the need arose. What I didn’t expect to happen was that my “save” instinct arose in me and I only wanted to use the oils when necessary, and so the habit of using them in everyday life began to subside.
Fast forward a couple of years and it seems as though essential oils has become the “trendy” thing. While I’m all about exploring trends, my re-entry into the essential oil life is less to do with being “on trend” and really began upon learning that the miscarriages I’d experienced most likely had to do with my own hormones and how it took too long for them to stabilize after a pregnancy… meaning there was a slight possibility that they could have been avoided. Just typing those words brings tears to my eyes… again. My choice now is to do something about it. My choice now is to balance hormones and enable my body with the nutrients and minerals it needs to function properly, to find natural, holistic alternatives that are not only safe, but effective. The same thing applies to minor burns and scrapes, muscle soreness and aches, immune support, congestion, and the virtually endless list.
Did you know that the first prescription ever recorded was for frankincense oil? The second was for peppermint oil. There is so much natural medicine at our disposal, we just have to know where to look. Some of the mostly widely used medications today were originally sourced from plants. For example some of the first aspirin medication used was an extract of White Willow Bark. Even the modern chemo medication Paclitaxel, used to treat many forms of cancer, is sourced from the bark of the Pacific yew. By using essential oils we are simply remembering the things many people and cultures have used for thousands of years. Returning to ancient solutions where healers and caretakers used the pure essential part of plants, trees and vegetation to help with stomach ailments to sleep apnea and everything in between… solutions that don’t have a long list of side effects or warning labels.
Essential oils don’t just mask symptoms. They bring therapeutic change to the body at a cellular level, dealing with the root issue and supporting your system as a whole. Because of legalities, I can’t tell you that oils will “cure, treat or prevent” issues you may be facing, but I can give you testimonies (many from me and my family) about how oils have been life-changing. I want to help mamas like me, and others, create a healthy home life for their families in a modern way using ancient techniques.
Among essential oil users there’s always going to be debate as to which company is ‘the best’. I am not going to give a comparison of all the companies, as I believe that each person should make up their own mind what they think will be best for them and their family. I choose to use Spark Naturals for a variety of reasons:
Spark Naturals products are Certified Pure PharmaGrade – CPPG™ – a physical standard ensuring their products are of the appropriate identity, strength, quality, purity, and consistency standards used internationally for quality and purity. The raw materials are tested and authenticated to be of pharmaceutical grade purity.
Each oil, whether it is a component of a blend or a pure essential oil, is selected from the best geographic area in the world to cultivate and grow that particular plant or tree. Spark Naturals’ Essential Oil product line is made up of oils from just about every corner of the world. For instance, their Lavender comes from France, Eucalyptus from Australia, Lemon oil is sourced from Italy, and Wild Orange is harvested in the Dominican Republic – to name just a few. Spark Naturals oils are the purest Essential Oils available, because they carefully and strategically source them.
These 100% pure pharma-grade oils are not processed, diluted or manipulated in any way with solvents or other additives. Because of their extreme purity Spark Naturals oils are safe for ingestion and a good fit for our family.
I appreciate that I don’t have to commit to a monthly order, any minimums or buy-ins… I can simply order when needed and with a coupon code (FRESHMOMMY), I can enjoy 10% off along with anyone else who uses it.
If you’re an oil user and lover (or if you want to be), we’d love to have you join our Fresh Mommy Essentials group on Facebook, where you can ask questions, tell stories about your use with oils and hear about specials and giveaways that we have going on!
If you are interested in joining the Spark Naturals Affiliate Program, I would love to have you! My primary goal is to help you build your own natural medicine cabinet and be able to nourish and support your family. I am here to help and support you on this journey.
What I love about an affiliate program is the straight forward business practice (I’ve worked with, and continue to work with, many companies this way). Share the product and be compensated, period. No pressure to perform from an upline, no minimums or monthly auto-ship orders.
Guess what? You don’t even need a large social media following or blog (of course if you have those, that is great as well!). You can share your own discount code (mine is FRESHMOMMY) by email, word of mouth or any other way you choose… and you can even use the discount code for yourself!
Feel free to contact me if you have any questions. Both options (purchasing with code FRESHMOMMY or becoming an affiliate and using your own) are an amazing way to experience and “share” oils, but I doubt you will regret becoming an affiliate.
Disclaimer: Any suggestions made on this blog are specific to Spark Naturals essential oils and should not be used with oils from another source. These products and information are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Anyone suffering from disease or injury should consult with a physician. If you are currently on medication, please DO NOT STOP.
I am confident in using oils in our recipes because we use Spark Naturals. I don’t suggest using any other oil for ingestion because I don’t know of their purity.
I am not not taking the place of your licensed medical professional, I do not diagnose and do not take responsibility for your health. I encourage you to do your research and seek out conversations with medical professionals that you go to, love & trust.