OilPalooza Summer Fun Party And Raffle

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Join us for some Summer Fun by getting your OilPalooza Raffle Ticket

My friends and I decided to get together this summer for a HUGE event and we want YOU to join us!   Whether you are a seasoned oiler or completely new to the concept of using essential oils, this event is for you.  We will be raffling off the contents of the Young Living Premier Aroma Collection (formerly known as the Aroma Complete Collection).  This collection contains 120 of Young Living’s therapeutic-grade essential oils (randomly selected based on availability/seasonality) plus the 140-oil Premium Display Case (as shown in the photo above).  Each raffle ticket you purchase will get you one of these “Mystery Oils” (randomly chosen for you based on the raffle number that will be assigned to each ticket), plus a chance to win the oil case included with the collection, as well as other great essential oils and oil-infused prizes.  And depending on how many participants we have, we may have more than one collection to raffle off, which means even MORE great prizes available to give away!!  Our goal is to get enough interest to have one raffle for each of the 3 months the event will run.*

We’ll also be getting together during the Summer Break for a special party hosted in a private Facebook group where we’ll be sharing TONS of tips, recipes and education on using essential oils and oil-infused products.  In June we’ll be focusing on family-friendly and kid/animal-safe strategies to support you during your summer outdoor activities.  In July we’ll be sharing ways to incorporate essential oils into food/beverages with lots of fun recipes for your family and friends.  Then we’ll wrap everything up in August with Make & Take Madness where we’ll be sharing ways to both save money and get you on the road to creating a chemical-free home for your family (these make great gifts for friends and family too)!

So grab your raffle ticket(s), tell ALL your friends and family about it, and come join in the OilPalooza fun this summer!

Each $20 raffle ticket gets you…

  • ONE (1) “Mystery Oil” from the Premier Aroma Collection (randomly selected).*
  • Entry into the drawing for a 140-Oil Premium Display Case, along with other essential oils and oil-infused prizes.
  • Access to our online OilPalooza Summer Fun Party to be held in a private Facebook group (runs June 1 – August 30, 2017).  Requires a Facebook account to participate.
  • Lots of fun meeting with other like-minded individuals who share your passion of chemical-free living.
  • If you don’t want to participate in the Facebook party, no problem!  You can still get your raffle ticket(s) to receive your “Mystery Oil” and chance to win one of our awesome prizes!

YES, I WANT MY MYSTERY OIL!

You will be redirected to fill out a Raffle Form on payment completion

Get a free bottle of Tangerine when you order the Premium Starter Kit with Young Living before May 31, 2017Want to learn how to get a FREE raffle ticket ($20 value) If you are not already a Young Living Wholesale Member,  My OilPalooza Hosts and I are giving away ONE (1) free raffle ticket to our new members when they purchase a Premium Starter Kit.  Plus through May 31, 2017 only, Young Living will also send you a FREE bottle of Tangerine Essential Oil as a special thank you!  Simply contact the OilPalooza Host who sent you to this page and they’ll walk you through what to do.  If I sent you here or you found this page by chance, contact me at clientcare@heavenlygaitsequinemassage.com and I’ll help you get started!

* There are 120 raffle tickets available per Premier Aroma Collection.  If we do not sell at least 120 tickets to complete a Collection by June 1st, the event will be cancelled or delayed until all tickets are sold.  In the event of cancellation, your money will be refunded to you.  The first Mystery Oil drawing will be held on June 1st, or once the requisite 120 ticket minimum has been met. 

All You Need Is Dirt, Plants…And Horses

Lisa Carteressential oils

Horses are an important part of my life.  Not only because I’m an equine massage therapist, but because I’m that classic horse crazy girl who grew up with a dream of having my own horse one day.  I devoured the Black Stallion series of books, reading them over and over again.  I loved watching Roy Rogers and Trigger, National Velvet and My Friend Flicka.  I would daydream of having that special bond of love and trust with one of God’s magnificent creatures.  To the horse lover, horses are more than just tools to achieve a competitive goal or perform a job.  They are integral to who we are and make us better people for having them in our lives.

That’s why I’m so proud to be affiliated with a company such as Young Living Essential Oils.  As a fellow horse lover, the founder of this company, D. Gary Young, holds that same love of horses in his heart as I do.  Horses are weaved throughout the fabric of this company.  They’ve been there from the very beginning helping the company become what it is today, a world leader in providing the finest essential oils available.  As D. Gary Young puts it in this Equestrian Nation episode, “There are 3 things that a human needs for balance in life.  One is horses, two is plants, and three is dirt.”

Work With Lisa – Start Your Very Own Business

Lisa Carteressential oils

Do you dream of having your own business from home?  Do you enjoy helping people and/or animals and have a penchant for natural wellness? 

Lisa-Carter_bio-picWith today’s internet economy, the dream of starting your own online business is more attainable than ever before if you have a passion (no matter what it is!) and are willing to put in some consistent work to attain it.  Let’s face it, working from home isn’t for everyone!  It requires hard work and dedication just like with any business!  The difference is it’s something YOU create around something you truly love to do.

Don’t let anyone tell you that you need to be doing something you don’t love!  I fell into that trap for a long time and finally let God lead me to where my true passion was…HORSES…specifically natural and alternative therapies for horses!  It makes no sense to build a business around something that you’re not totally passionate about. It’s simply a recipe for failure, not to mention not very motivating.  If you aren’t inspired by what you do, why should anyone else be?

You can have the opportunity to work with me while building your own unique business based on essential oils.

Every person who works with me creates their own unique business, all their own. Although we share common ground in the use of essential oils, each person will build a business which reflects them, and draws the kind of people they are passionate about serving.

Choosing to start your own business with Young Living essential oils, and Lisa’s team is the best way to get started online.  Please get with the person who showed you this video!  Otherwise, I’d love if you’d want to enroll here with me. If you end up enrolling with me or a member of my team, you get the support of a true family of like-minded individuals.

With your purchase of a Premium Starter Kit, you’ll get:

  • Step by Step Training
  • Access to Training Calls totally FREE
  • Access to Business Building Techniques and Support in Facebook Groups
  • A Real Opportunity to Build a Business You’re Passionate About with Great Income (check out the income disclosure statement here)
  • Become part of a highly creative, fun and God-Centered team!

In fact, you’ll get all the tools you could possibly need to create your own online business. The only thing you need to provide is the passion and dedication.

I look forward to working with you!

Lisa Carter

 

A Simple Answer To Weathered Skin…Naturally

Lisa Carteressential oils, recipes

Frankincense, Myrrh and other spices are a valuable commodity in the Middle and Far East - www.heavenlygaitsequinemassage.com

photo Take your pick of dried flowers and frankincense / by Ash Chuan / CC BY-NC-SA

As you know, I spend a LOT of time in the sun, wind and weather as an integral part of my work and my recreation time with my horses.  As a fellow horse lover, you probably do too.  For thousands of years women have searched for the solution to the age old problems of skin weathering and aging.  But it turns out that the answer was there for us to find all along in the historical record and has actually been since Biblical times.  Queen Ester used one of the ingredients we’ll talk about and several of them are mentioned multiple times in the Bible and were even included in the gifts given to Jesus from the 3 Wise Men.  The ancient Greeks, Romans, Chinese and Egyptians used several of these ingredients because of their benefits for the skin as well.

If you haven’t figured it out yet, I’m talking about Frankincense, Lavender and Myrrh!  I started using a single drop of Myrrh essential oil added to a small dollop of my night cream before bed every night.  In less than a week I noticed a significant difference in the look and feel of my skin!  My skin had been feeling so dry even with using just the straight night cream, which I’ve used for years.  The skin of my neck was feeling paper thin and very saggy/wrinkly.  I was starting to develop a “turkey neck”!!!  And the small lines that were developing around my eyes and mouth didn’t look like they were planning on going away any time soon!  But once I started to add the Myrrh, oh my!  What a difference.  Then a friend of mine told me she was using using a single drop of Lavender and Frankincense essential oils before bed.  In some recent pictures she posted, I could actually see a difference in her skin.  So I decided to combine all three!  Just a small amount of oil can make such a huge difference for your skin.

It never ceases to amaze me that we are always trying to re-invent the wheel!  But time and time again, when we look back to history, our ancestors already had the solution figured out.  God had already provided us with what we needed in our natural environment.

Frankincense has been used for thousands of  years in religious ceremonies in the Middle East.  The ancient Chinese used it to support overall good health, and it is still in use today all across the globe for its many well-known benefits.  One of the primary uses of frankincense today is for its positive effect on the skin.  It can be found in many skin and cosmetic products.

In addition to its many references in the Bible, Myrrh was used in Ancient Egypt to help make their outdoor lives more bareable and annoyance free. .  Not to mention that it was also an integral part of the embalming process – yes I want to preserve my skin for as long as possible!!  Because Myrrh is so high in sesquiterpenes (75%), which have been found to stimulate the emotional centers of the brain, it is an excellent oil to use to help uplift the spirits and is a good choice to diffuse in the home.  Myrrh essential oil is also a powerful antioxidant.

Lavender has a long and rich history of uses throughout the world.  Ancient civilizations like the Greeks, Romans, and Ancient Egyptians have used lavender for its varied uses as a relaxing aromatic essential oil in both perfumes and bathing and as an aide for the skin.  The Latin derivative of Lavender means “to wash”.  The Romans used lavender in their baths to wash and for its cleansing properties.

If you are looking for a unique gift idea, you can make your own skin balm or lotion quite easily.  Put it in a pretty decorative container or dispenser and give it to someone you love:

save-your-skin-balm

Hope you like it!

You can find excellent quality pure therapeutic grade essential oils here.


Lisa Carter, Certified Equine Massage Therapist, with her Arabian mare Siofhice. www.heavenlygaitsequinemassage.com.Lisa Carter is a Certified Equine Massage Therapist (CEMT), with multiple certifications from several different equine bodywork schools.  She incorporates her knowledge and experience with Parelli Natural Horsemanship, equine bodywork, using essential oils for animals and as a veterinary technician to provide her clients with the resources they need to make informed decisions for their horses.  She encourages and facilitates network building between equine health care professionals, working together to find the best combination of therapies to meet the needs of the “whole horse”.

Are you ready to get better results with your horse?  Put your equine health care team to work so you and your horse can be doing what you were meant to.  Click here to get started!

How Essential Oils Affect Your Horse’s Moods And Emotions

Lisa Carteressential oils, horse health

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Aromatherapy…is it just “hot air”?  I can positively say “NO”, because I have experienced them first hand and seen the positive effects on many horses!  So what is it about essential oils that allows them to affect our horse’s mood and emotions in a positive way?  Let’s talk just a little bit about the science behind the emotional use of essential oils.

The molecules that make up an essential oil are extremely small…so small in fact they can actually bridge the blood-brain barrier.  That’s the protective barrier that protects the brain from foreign substances.  Most molecules are too large to get through, including traditional medications.  In the case of essential oils however, when the tiny lipid-soluable molecules are inhaled through the olfactory system, they can then interact with the emotional centers of the brain (the amygdale and hippocampus) – the limbic system.  The limbic system controls emotions and retrieves learned memories through the release of certain chemicals which control the release of neurotransmitters, antibodies and endorphins.  This in turn can induce feelings of relaxation, calm or joy and excitement.

Essential oils, like all organic things, vibrate at a frequency – a life force so to speak.  This frequency can be measured.  For example, one of my all-time favorite essential oils, Lavender, has a frequency of 118 MHz.  The lowest frequency of an essential oil is around 52 MHz.  Compare that to herbs which run anywhere from 12-22 MHz (dried) to 20-27 MHz (fresh).  Through the principle of “entrainment”, it is believed that an essential oil’s higher frequency will raise the vibrational frequency of the individual it is in contact with.  Even the great scientist Albert Einstein said “Everything is energy.”

Rose essential oil frequency is the highest of any known substance - www.heavenlygaitsequinemassage.com

When we look at using essential oils in relation to influencing positive behaviors and emotions in our horses, we are NOT using oils to “fix” behavior problems.  Our goal is to make oil choices to help take the edge off some of the more extreme traits associated with our horse’s innate personality type and promote the positive attributes of our horses.  The extreme traits that we often consider “problems” can usually be shaped in a very positive way when our horses are in a Calm, Connected and Responsive state, as is taught in the Parelli Natural Horsemanship program.  We can use essential oils as a tool to help facilitate that state in conjunction with reading the motivations behind our horse’s behavior (i.e. fear, stress, playfulness, dominance, etc.).

By looking at the properties of individual essential oils, we can select oils that meet the goals during any given session with our horse.  If we need focus and clarity for an extremely energetic horse, we might offer Peppermint, Lemon or Vetiver.  If we want to encourage confidence in a new situation or to overcome fear, we might offer a blend like Valor.  If we want to coax a horse out of it’s shell and connect with it’s playful side, we might offer Inner Child.  For the domineering and/or argumentative horse, perhaps Humility is in order…there is no end to the combinations you might experiment with.

The information in this article is not meant to diagnose, treat or cure any condition or illness.  Nor is it meant replace proper veterinary care. It is meant for educational purposes only.  Always consult your chosen veterinary professional before starting your horse or other animal on any therapy. 


Lisa Carter, Certified Equine Massage Therapist, with her Arabian mare Siofhice.  www.heavenlygaitsequinemassage.com.Lisa Carter is a Certified Equine Massage Therapist (CEMT), with multiple certifications from several different equine bodywork schools.  She incorporates her knowledge and experience with Parelli Natural Horsemanship, equine bodywork, using essential oils for animals and as a veterinary technician to provide her clients with the resources they need to make informed decisions for their horses.  She encourages and facilitates network building between equine health care professionals, working together to find the best combination of therapies to meet the needs of the “whole horse”.

Are you ready to get better results with your horse?  Put your equine health care team to work so you and your horse can be doing what you were meant to.  Click here to get started!

Using The Zyto Compass Scanner On Horses

Lisa Carterhorse health

Using the Zyto Compass on a horse - www.heavenlygaitsequinemassage.com

I wanted to take a few moments to share with you the new tool I recently acquired to help support our natural wellness program at home for my family and for our horses and other animals.  The Zyto Compass uses a form of biofeedback called galvanic skin response (GSR) to test your bodies responses against pre-loaced product databases that are contained within the Compass software.  Using this device, I’m able to make better choices on what supplements and/or essential oils to add to our individual routines based on our body’s own preferences.

With this device, I can pre-load a specific natural wellness company’s product database (there are over 15 companies to choose from – choose as many as you like), and the scanner will test 76 biomarkers in the body against the products loaded in the database.  It then outputs a report letting you know which products bring the most “out-of-normal-range” markers back into a normal range.

I’ve been running scans on many people I know (both friends and family), as well as on many of my own animals.  So far I’ve been quite impressed with the selections offered by the Zyto based on my personal knowledge of the individuals I ran the scans on.  If you are going to use the Zyto Compass, it’s important to keep in mind that the device is not a medical device, nor is it diagnosing or prescribing.  It is simply letting you know what your body’s individual preferences may be based on these biofeedback responses.

Below is a video demonstration on how to use the Zyto Compass Scanner on horses and going through the results from the scan with my own horse’s session report results.  Then, in the second video I walk you through offering some of the suggested essential oils to the horse and what kinds of responses to look for in determining additions to your horse’s wellness program.

What To Look For When Selecting Essential Oils For Horses

Let’s face it, even if you were just looking at essential oils alone, the wealth of choices is daunting indeed.  Just think about how many plants are represented in essential oils, not to mention the blends!  The Zyto Compass is an easy to use, very affordable way to take the guesswork out of which essential oils and supplements to try next.  In addition to helping you on a personal level, it can also be added to your list of professional services to help enhance your business.  For bodyworkers and natural health professionals offering scans is an excellent way to support your existing and prospective clients in meeting their wellness goals.  Plus Zyto Compass offers a generous affiliate program (of which I’m a proud affiliate!) to help you quickly recoup the cost of your device as you share its benefits with others.

Get started with your own Zyto here!

The information in this article is not meant to diagnose, treat or cure any condition or illness.  Nor is it meant replace proper veterinary care. It is meant for educational purposes only.  Always consult your chosen veterinary professional before starting your horse or other animal on any therapy. 


Lisa Carter, Certified Equine Massage Therapist, with her Arabian mare Siofhice.  www.heavenlygaitsequinemassage.com.Lisa Carter is a Certified Equine Massage Therapist (CEMT), with multiple certifications from several different equine bodywork schools.  She incorporates her knowledge and experience with Parelli Natural Horsemanship, equine bodywork, using essential oils for animals and as a veterinary technician to provide her clients with the resources they need to make informed decisions for their horses.  She encourages and facilitates network building between equine health care professionals, working together to find the best combination of therapies to meet the needs of the “whole horse”.

Are you ready to get better results with your horse?  Put your equine health care team to work so you and your horse can be doing what you were meant to.  Click here to get started!