209: Menopause and Essential Oil

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There is a good bit of mystery surrounding the transition from the “mother” phase of life to the “wise woman” phase. This shift is beautiful and empowering—it’s a time to step off the roller coaster of hormone cycles and ride the smooth river of clarity and creativity. In today’s episode, Angela Sidlo pairs the ancient wisdom of acupressure with the healing power of essential oils to assist in balancing the body during this transition.

Angela Sidlo began her holistic health practice in Oregon in 2008 as a Certified Reflexologist, Holistic Aromatherapist and Usui Reiki Master and Teacher. She is also a Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, Educator, Aroma Point Therapy practitioner and bestselling author of Aromatherapy for Menopause Success: 100 essential oil recipes to reclaim your vibrancy. Health Coach training at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition rounded out Angela’s practice and enveloped the other modalities into a complete system for treating the body, mind and spirit for each individual. 

It is Angela’s belief that healthy individuals create healthy communities, and feels that her practice provides wellness education and complementary modalities that empower people to make positive choices about achieving and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. 

Hot flashes are physical symptoms of menopause, but Angela Sidlo believes that the rising heat is the body’s way of saying “Rise up and claim your creativity, bring forth (something other than a child)—bring forth your inner wisdom to share with the world!”

Resources mentioned in this week’s episode include: Peppermint essential oil Rose (for raising vibration), Geranium rose (to balance cortisol and blood sugar levels—apply in the arches of the feet morning and night); bergamot (to balance the left and right hemispheres of the brain and bring relaxation—apply on shen men point on the ears; lavender (apply to the yin tang [or third eye] point); and clary sage (hot flashes: to balance estrogen and progesterone—apply a drop to the halfway point between the belly button and the pubic bone, known as CV4 [conception vessel 4]) Aromatherapy for Menopause Success: 100 essential oil recipes to reclaim your vibrancy by Angela Sidlo Aromatherapy: the Gateway to Happy Hormones course (free gift!) angelasidlo.com Essential Oil Insiders: a monthly membership with access to exclusive modules, talks, Q&As, and Samantha’s private facebook group. Cost is $15/month (first 30 days are free) revolutionoilspodcast.com/insiders Submit a Recipe to the DIY Dugout by emailing diy@revolutionoilspodcast.com OR by using the Hashtags #diydugout and #revolutionoilspodcast on Instagram.

Thank you to our amazing sponsors this week:

This episode is sponsored by Bombas →For 20% off your first purchase, visit bombas.com/essential This episode is sponsored by Noom →To begin a free trial, visit noom.com/revolution This episode is sponsored by Third Love →Go to thirdlove.com/revolution to get 15% off your first order View our entire sponsor list at www.revolutionoilspodcast.com/sponsors

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