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Essential Bliss, Issue #007 -- Fight the flu the natural way with essential oils
June 06, 2009

Fight The Flu This Winter The Natural Way - Read my feature article below!

Welcome to the June edition of e-zine which aims to provide you with fun and interesting information about using essential oils in everyday life.

Essential Bliss is dedicated to assisting you with your essential oil and aromatherapy questions.

The "Bliss" oil of the month is a blend made specifically for its antiviral and antibacterial properties - Thieves. Read on for more information.

This month's exclusive offer for Essential Bliss readers is an flu fighting special offer - read on for more details!

I hope you enjoy this issue of Essential Bliss, I welcome your feedback! Please contact me if you have any questions or comments. Your feedback will inspire the content for future issues. If there is anything specific you would like me to answer or cover in future e-zines please let me know.

Wishing you a month of natural health!


Essential Oil Goddess

PLEASE NOTE: For an easy-to-view version of this newsletter, or past issues, please visit the Backissues Page.

In This Issue:

  1. Announcement - My Book Release
  2. What's New at the Website
  3. Events This Month
  4. This Month's Exclusive Offer
  5. FEATURE ARTICLE: Fight the Flu This Winter the Natural Way
  6. Cool Stuff
  7. Therapeutic Grade "Bliss" Oil Blend of the Month Thieves

Announcement - My Book Release

Are You Looking For A Peaceful Way to Lose Weight?

I am very excited to tell you that I am currently writing my new book about my weight loss journey. It will be published in 2009. An announcement will be made here shortly about its release. Watch this space.

What's New At the Website

Each month I provide you with a list of new pages at

Check out these new pages:

What is Peace to You? Contribute to My Book Do you have some thoughts about peace? Would you like it to be published? Give some thought to my questions about peace and I may just publish it!

Antiviral Essential Oils to Feel Better Feeling a little off colour? Want to be prepared for the winter flu season? Check out these antiviral essential oils.

Upcoming Events

Introduction to Aromatherapy - Community Education Classes

In 2009 I will be conducting Introduction to Aromatherapy classes at Stafford Heights Community Education - Stafford Heights State School. The next class is 9 June.

You will learn how to make your own individualised essential oil perfume and take home two starter oils. For more information or bookings click here.

Essential Oil Goddess at Mind, Body Spirit Festival Brisbane 26 June 2009 - Womenspace Stand 27 June 2009 - Young Living Stand (C25)
Come and say hi if you live in Brisbane or surrounds.

I will also be having an Essential Oils for Wellbeing Playshop, Raindrop Technique and Egyptian Emotional Clearing Technique Demonstration in Brisbane on Monday 3 August 2009 at Womenspace. All Women Welcome! Please contact me if you wish to attend the demonstrations. I look forward to meeting you.

Essential Oils for the Spirit

Presented by Jen Gallagher
Date: Wednesday 15 July 2009
Place:Womenspace, 12-14 Homebush Rd Kedron, Brisbane.
Time: 7pm-9pm
Cost: $15 (discount for concession and Womenspace members)

Are you seeking to heighten and trust your intuition? Are you looking for clarity and insight around issues? Using the energetic properties of essential oils you will learn how to raise your vibration for spiritual work.

During the workshop you will be able to smell, touch and taste these high quality essential oils to inspire spiritual growth. You will learn about the most important essential oils for taking you on a personal journey of discovery and awareness.

Jen Gallagher has been interested in aromatherapy for over 25 years. She is a qualified teacher, aromatherapist, counsellor, Egyptian Emotional Clearing Technique and Raindrop Technique professional practitioner.

To Book: Send an E-mail to Womenspace Coordinator


As a qualified counsellor and aromatherapist, I am here to help with issues that are preventing you from moving forward in your life.

If you feel ready to work with these issues many people report feeling "emotionally lighter" after a session.

If you...
  • want to get to core issues quickly and gently
  • need someone who will understand what you need, whether it is mind, body or soul, and use this as the basis for the session
  • are looking for a gentle process using a range of therapies
  • want to take home some strategies you can use to move forward in your life
  • have physical symptoms and are not sure if there are underlying emotional issues
  • ...then working me, a qualified counsellor and aromatherapist may be just what you need.

    This Month's Exclusive Offer...

    Exclusive to Essential Bliss readers, I am offering a Bonus 2mL Eucalyptus Blue Essential Oil Blend* with every purchase of Thieves Essential Oil Blend. *New Australian clients only.

    For more information about the services I offer click here.

    This offer is for Essential Bliss readers only.

    Offer expires: 30 June 2009

    To order: Please call Jen on 0401 089 233 or please use this contact page.

    Pssst, you must mention the password "Natural Health" to receive this offer.

    Gift Vouchers are Ideal for any Occassion

    Gift Vouchers are available by clicking here to give a blissful and unique present for yourself or loved one for any occassion.

    Feature Article...

    Fight the Flu Natural Way

    Since I have been using therapeutic grade essential oils every day, when I get sick I have recovered in an unusually quick time. I also find that when everyone else is sick my family and I stay well.

    Unfortunately, last year I became very ill and took three days off work. This is highly unusual for me and I went to the doctor on the second day to get a medical certificate.

    The doctor ordered some blood tests. I increased my use of essential oils, especially the antiviral and antibacterial oils. I was diffusing them constantly, took some internally (I can only do this with therapeutic grade oils) and dropped them on my chest, pillows and clothes.

    I was diagnosed with glandular fever. I was well enough to go back to work on the forth day. My supervisor at the time could not believe how quickly I recovered as her sister had been diagnosed with glandular fever and she had six weeks off work!

    I believe daily use of essential oils reduced my chance of getting very sick. I have not been sick since then. My natural way to fight illness is:

    • Wash my hands with essential oil infused hand wash - hygiene is so important to minimise the spread of disease.
    • Use essential oils on my body everyday - I change my oils to match my mood, keeping the antiviral ones handy in case I come across someone who is sick.
    • Add essential oils to my washing.
    • Diffuse antiviral and antibacterial essential oils regularly.
    • Clean the house with natural products such as bicarbonate of soda and white vinegar, with added antiviral/antibacterial essential oils.

    We all know that swine flu is a very real threat around the world at the moment. At a recent event in Ecuador, Gary Young (founder of Young Living) described the following as part of a prevention regimen:

    "On your feet, Valor, Highest Potential and Joy oils are all good. But even better is Thieves, and you can even add an extra drop of Oregano oil." (Thanks Artemis for this quote from your Oils Bulletin. If you would like the full regimen as quoted by Gary please contact me).

    I only use therapeutic grade essential oils. I actually want to get the therapeutic benefits!

    Special Essential Bliss readers anti-flu essential oils recipes:

    Sore Throat

  • Lemon
  • Peppermint
  • Ravansara
  • Cold

  • Cypress
  • Eucalyptus radiata
  • Frankincense

  • (NB: A mix of 20 drops of the above oils in a glass spray bottle and filled with purified water makes an excellent room spray)


  • Oregano
  • Myrrh
  • Cedarwood
  • If applying to skin: Remember skin test first and only use therapeutic grade essential oils directly on the skin. DO NOT try this with any other oil.

    Please check with health care professional and/or consult the Essential Oils Desk Reference for safety information.

    PLEASE NOTE: I only use pure therapeutic grade essential oil from Young Living. You can order from my store or contact me for more information.

    Cool Stuff...

    Do you have a health issue or something going on in your life and want to see what oils other people are using?

    There is a fantastic website called Oil Testamonials.

    I highly recommend this website! You can search testimonials and you can even have a look at the testimonials I have added or join (free registration) and add your own testamonials.

    Are you wondering how I built my website and sent my e-zine? I did it all myself with no prior technical skills! The secret is Site Build It!

    SBI! Quick Tour

    Bliss Therapeutic Grade Essential Oil Blend Of the Month...THIEVES


    Thieves is a unique blend containing a range of highly antiviral, antiseptic and antibacterial essential oils.

    Thieves also smells great. Many people have commented when I have worn it out (to protect myself during the flu season) and asked about the beautiful perfume I was wearing.

    The Essential Oils Desk Reference states that the results of one study using Thieves "showed a 90 percent reduction in the number of gram positive Micrococcus luteus organisms after diffusing for 12 minutes. After 20 minutes of diffusing, the kill rate jumed to 99.3 percent."


    Clove, Lemon, Cinnamon Bark, Eucalyptus, Rosemary.


    Could possibly result in skin irritation and dilution may be necessary.

    Do not use on children younger than 18 months of age.

    Use with caution during pregnancy.


    According to Carolyn L. Mein, ( Releasing Emotional Patterns with Essential Oils ) Thieves essential oil blend can be used for uncertainty.

    I put a drop of Thieves on my thymus gland (the thymus gland is located just below the throat on the upper chest. You will feel a slight fatty lump under the skin. The thymus gland is located under this) when I am not feeling 100 percent. I usually feel back to normal within the hour.

    Thieves can be diffused in a room where you want to provide an anti-microbal barrier. If anyone is sic in the house, this is an ideal time to diffuse or diffuse any time you feel like you want to give the household an immunity boost.

    Well we have come to the end of this edition of Essential Bliss. I hope you have enjoyed reading it as much as I have enjoyed writing it...

    If you like this e-zine, please do a friend and me a big favour and "pay it forward."

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    In the meantime don't forget to visit my contact page if you have any questions or comments or to book for my special abundance offer.

    Also, if you would like to find out more about therapeutic grade essential oils, please contact me and I would be happy to discuss with you further.

    Til next time!

    Disclaimer: The entire contents of this newsletter and the website are based upon the opinions of Jen Gallagher, unless otherwise noted. This information is not intended to replace a one-on-one relationship with a qualified health care professional and is not intended as medical advice. It is intended as a sharing of knowledge and information from the research and experience of Jen Gallagher, who encourages you to make your own health care decisions based upon your research and in partnership with a qualified health care professional.

    Copyright - Essential Oil Goddess & 2009

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