8 Uses for Lavender Oil

This essential oil can be used to help improve your mood, flavor food, and so much more.

8 Uses for Lavender Oil

Keep lavender oil stocked in your medicine cabinet to use in an array of situations. The versatile essential oil may even help you sleep better. Find out how else you can use the lavender oil to improve different aspects of your life.

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Calms You Down

This essential oil might be best known for its calming abilities. Several studies have found that the scent of lavender oils could help reduce feelings of anxiety and lower feelings of stress.

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From Cerebral Palsy to Olympian: How This Athlete Beat the Odds

Nick Mayhugh, a world-class athlete in USANA's "Winner's Circle," is showing you how he fuels his body and ambition.

Nick Mayhugh grew up playing soccer like most American kids do. But unlike most kids, he had the elite skills to match his deep passion. He perfected his play, practiced into the nights and dedicated his young life to the sport. For him, that meant secretly compensating for physical effects he was told were normal growing pains but that he knew weren't, like numbness on the left side of his body. So he pushed harder than the others, learning to play with just his right limbs and teaching himself to walk without a limp.

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