When you have young children, energy is definitely something that you could always stand to increase. Between carrying my baby and running after my preschooler, I am often completely exhausted by the end of the day. On an especially busy day, I will sometimes come dangerously close to nodding off at about two o’clock in the afternoon. So when I learned about a safe, easy and natural way to increase my energy and help with a variety of other health issues, I was immediately intrigued.
Inspired by Finn is a unique jewelry company that carries necklaces and bracelets for both children and adults made of Baltic amber or hazelwood. Both materials have been known to help with various health issues, and I was fascinated by some of the changes that wearers had reported. I was delighted when I was given a chance to review a Baltic amber necklace to gauge the benefits for myself.
I chose a 19” Light Mix Round Baltic amber necklace to review. Though I didn’t know it when I ordered, the lightest colors of amber are said to be the most therapeutic, so I had made a great choice for measuring the effects of Baltic amber. Honestly, though, my choice was made because I found this necklace made of alternating off-white and honey beads to be incredibly attractive.
When the necklace arrived, I decided that I would split the review period with my husband so that we could both judge the results that the Baltic amber produced. I let him wear the necklace first, and he was eager to put it on. He loved its stylish and summery look.
The succinic acid in Baltic amber has been known to provide relief of various health ailments including chronic infection, low energy, minor pain and even infant teething discomfort. Since pain relief is usually only noticeable if the amber is worn near the site of the pain, I wasn’t surprised that the necklace didn’t offer my husband any relief from his chronic back pain. What I did notice within just a day was the enormous increase in his energy level!
Before we received the necklace, I would get out of bed when my boys woke up at about six in the morning, and my husband would eventually crawl out of bed at nine or ten. After a few days of wearing his Baltic amber necklace, he was hopping out of bed at seven in the morning and starting large renovation projects that had him working long and hard for the entire day.
Of course, I didn’t want to write a review without being able to give my own opinions as well, so after a few weeks I took the necklace and tried it out for myself. At the time, I didn’t notice any major increase in my energy, but I did notice that I didn’t have a single migraine or headache while I was wearing the necklace. I also noticed a definite drop in my husband’s energy level, and when I decided to give the necklace back to my husband, I couldn’t believe how tired I felt the next day!
My husband confirmed the same feelings. “When you took the necklace,” he said, “I just felt so drained. Once I got it back, I was ready to go again!”
For the maximum therapeutic benefits, Baltic amber should be worn as much as possible. Ideally, the jewelry should be worn 24 hours a day and taken off only when bathing. It should also be worn next to the skin at all times, so a shorter necklace length is actually preferable since the jewelry should never lie over a shirt. In addition to the Baltic amber necklaces, Inspired by Finn also offers hazelwood bracelets and necklaces, which have been known to relieve or prevent ailments such as arthritis, constipation, eczema, and ulcers. Many women have even touted the benefits of hazelwood as an amazing natural cure for heartburn and morning sickness during pregnancy.
I was surprised by the difference that wearing the Baltic amber necklace made in the energy levels of both my husband and myself. I also noticed that in addition to the absence of any headaches, the occasional neck pain I suffer from was never an issue when I was wearing my necklace from Inspired by Finn. In the case of most ailments, there may be no such thing as a miracle cure, but wearing Baltic amber certainly won’t hurt, and for many people, it has helped enormously. To help put an end to ailments ranging from migraines to teething pain, check out Inspired by Finn today. You may just find that a bit of Baltic amber is exactly what you needed!
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