Winter Storm Warmth: One Breath Away

Winter Storm Warmth_ One Breath Away

Let MONQ keep you warm as winter storms freeze us out!

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Every winter we see the tried-and-true, well-loved holiday blends return to menus and seasonal products. We bake cookies with clove, ginger, and nutmeg; cozy up to a hot cup of chai; and celebrate holidays tied to the ancient use of incense materials, like the myrrh in Cheer MONQ.

It turns out that these botanicals have a good reason for showing up in the winter season. They are all able to help our bodies feel warm!

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The essential oils in blends like MONQ’s FOCUS  and Relieve create a thermogenic—warming—response in the body. For example, black pepper (in FOCUS) is an excellent vasodilator. It stimulates blood circulation creating a feeling of warmth and offering pain relief. Likewise, ginger has traditionally been used in warming, aromatic remedies intended to help conditions such as rheumatism that are often triggered by wintry conditions.

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Essential oils like cardamom and myrrh not only provide increased circulatory warmth to the body, but they also help alleviate upper respiratory discomfort, especially that associated with excess mucus and congestion.

So take the chill out of winter and curl up with MONQ—designed to bring you warmth, comfort, and peace.

Photo credits: Jake Plummer

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By Krista Burton

Krista is an aromatherapy enthusiast who enjoys writing and researching about all the new aromatherapy trends. When she’s not busy writing and researching you can find her dreaming about being on the beach.

Favorite MONQ blend: Ocean

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The above information relates to studies of specific individual essential oil ingredients, some of which are used in the essential oil blends for various MONQ diffusers. Please note, however, that while individual ingredients may have been shown to exhibit certain independent effects when used alone, the specific blends of ingredients contained in MONQ diffusers have not been tested. No specific claims are being made that use of any MONQ diffusers will lead to any of the effects discussed above.  Additionally, please note that MONQ diffusers have not been reviewed or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. MONQ diffusers are not intended to be used in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, prevention, or treatment of any disease or medical condition. If you have a health condition or concern, please consult a physician or your alternative health care provider prior to using MONQ diffusers. MONQ blends should not be inhaled into the lungs.

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