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Elite Daily asks for expert commentary from Andrea Barone from Crystal Hills Organics

“Peppermint is my absolute favorite essential oil by far, and according to Andrea Barone, founder of the skincare company Crystal Hills, it’s one that you’ll want in your collection come cold and flu season.

Peppermint is packed with antibacterial, antimicrobial, and anti-inflammatory properties, Barone tells Elite Daily, so it’s “very beneficial for easing cold [and flu] symptoms,” she explains. A few drops, she says, can help stimulate the circulation of germ-fighting white blood cells in the body, which can help ward off the flu and other yucky viruses.

According to Healthline, body aches are one of the most common signs of the flu, but this kind of discomfort isn’t just inconvenient; it can feel flat-out agonizing, which is why you might want to purchase a vial of rosemary to help ease the pain.

Because rosemary has both antimicrobial and antibacterial properties, Barone tells Elite Daily, it’s often used to treat headaches, general body pain, bronchitis, asthma, and other respiratory ailments.

You could just add a few drops of the stuff to an essential oil diffuser, but Barone suggests concocting your own disinfectant spray by “adding a few drops of rosemary to water and putting into a spray bottle.” Spritz around the room, and take a deep, expansive breath to let the rosemary work its magic.” ~ Elite Daily

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Elite Daily features Andrea Barone from Crystal Hills Organics

 

Elite Daily asks for expert commentary from Andrea Barone from Crystal Hills Organics

Andrea S. Barone

Andrea S. Barone

Based in the serene Okanagan Valley in British Columbia, my passion lies in promoting a health-conscious lifestyle that synergizes with the natural world. With a foundational background in Biological Sciences and Occupational Health and Safety, my curiosity and dedication to holistic well-being steered me toward becoming a Chartered Herbalist. Driven by the ancient wisdom of herbs and their profound potential to heal, I ventured further into the realm of Organic Skincare Formulation. As the CEO and founder of Crystal Hills Organics, I craft luxurious skincare products that not only pamper and rejuvenate the skin but are also rooted in the science of nature, embodying our commitment to empowering health and beauty through nature’s healing.

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