Encore: The Nursing Mother’s Quick Guide to Essential Oils that Actually Work

with guest Lea Harris

Air Date: May 29, 2017



Recently, everyone seems to be exploring the touted benefits of essential oils. But hardly anyone knows what to believe! Are they safe? Effective? What about nursing mothers? Do any or all of these essential oils actually work to treat common postpartum ailments or breastfeeding problems? And, if they are said to be safe and effective, how do we know that information is credible? Join Marie and her guest, certified aromatherapist Lea Harris, as they provide answers you wish you knew. Here, you’ll discover which essential oils most experts consider to be safe or unsafe for breastfeeding mothers, what essential oils might be helpful for postpartum problems like yeast or thrush, postpartum cramps, sleep issues and more. Get the real scoop on shelf life. And, if you’re trying to find your own informational resources or buy your own essential oils, you’ll get solid tips how to spot trustworthy quality—as well as the fakes the frauds. And, listeners will get Lea’s special discount offer!

Guest Profile – Lea Harris

Lea Harris is a certified clinical aromatherapist. After completing the Vintage Remedies Aromatherapy course in 2013, Lea enrolled in Aromahead Institute’s Aromatherapy Certification Program, which she completed that same year. Later in 2013, she graduated Aromahead Institute’s Advanced Graduate Program. In February 2014, she completed over 400 hours of education through the Institute’s Scholars Program, making her a Clinical Aromatherapist. A professional member of Alliance of International Aromatherapists, Lea also earned recognition as a Certified Herbalist through the Herbal Academy of New England’s online Intermediate Herbal Certification course. She has published an e-book entitled “Using Essential Oils Safely,” and writes for “Natural Herbal Living” magazine and can be found online at twww.learningabouteos.com
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