Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Portage Library to host wellness program on essential oils Jan. 10

HOUGHTON -- The Portage Lake District Library will host its monthly program in the Natural Health and Wellness series from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 10.

Jessica Jukari and Karyn Ruohonen-Rudak will present "Dr. Mom’s Essential Oils First Aid Kit: How to use essential oils to keep your family healthy."

Participants will learn the benefits of and uses for healthy, natural essential oils instead of using over-the-counter medicines. Participants will also learn how to use essential oils for cleaning.

Jukari is a licensed cosmetologist and massage therapist and owner of J. Jukari Spa and Salon. Ruohonen-Rudak is a school counselor and owns a listening and wellness practice in the Jutila Center. Both are mothers of young children.

The Natural Health and Wellness series is held on the second Thursday of each month. All library programs are free, and everyone is welcome. For more information, please call the library at 482-4570 or visit

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