Essential oil use has spiked in popularity as many people have made the choice to use natural products in place of chemical laden pharmaceuticals and medications, but there are still misconceptions surrounding these products. Learn more about oils at the Belle Isle library, 5501 N. Villa, on Tuesday, November 11 at 6:30 p.m
Essential oils have long been used in salons and massage therapy but now they have become common household products, treating everything from anxiety and allergies to digestive ailments and chronic pain. Their multiple uses have added to their popularity, potentially benefitting users physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually.
“There is a lot of competing information in the public forum, and quite a few essential oil companies competing for consumer dollars,” said Belle Isle librarian, Ann Meeks. “We want to help people learn about essential oils in an objective environment so they are able to make educated decisions regarding the health benefits of essential oils.”
The free public discussion on essential oils is lead by certified massage therapist, Callie McClam, who will also discuss the essential oil alternatives to common over-the-counter products.
Participants can learn how oils work in the body, how to use them, and how they are beneficial. Attendees will have the opportunity to experience a variety of essential oils