Category: Aromatherapy

8 Amazing Aromatherapy Essential Oils with Everyday Uses

Centuries after the ancient Egyptians used aromatherapy, the practice is still being used. Whether you burn a candle, warm a few drops of oil, or massage the oils onto your skin, aromatherapy promotes physical and mental well-being.  With so many essential oils out there to choose from, finding the perfect aroma may be daunting; but …

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The Art of the Aromatherapy Bath

Bathing is probably one of the easiest and most enjoyable ways to incorporate aromatherapy into your life. Bathing has a long history and references to baths have been found in early archaeological records. Hippocrates wrote that a perfumed bath and a scented massage everyday was the way to good health. The earliest & most simple …

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6 Citrus Essential Oils to Brighten Your Day

Sunny, bright, fresh, clean – these are some of the descriptions I have heard about the group of essential oils that are extracted from citrus fruit. Citrus essential oils are located in cells close to the surface of the fruit’s skin. It is the essential oil we are capturing when we zest oranges or lemons …

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Aromatherapy First Aid Kit: 5 Essentials

Every home and workplace should have a first aid kit. But have you considered also having an aromatherapy first aid kit? Essential oils are perfect for dealing with many of the minor illnesses, injuries and other conditions we encounter everyday, and in a natural, gentle and holistic way. Some books will say you need to have …

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The Story of Frankincense

Mysterious Frankincense Used for many thousands of years, the Frankincense tree has perhaps the greatest association with spiritual practice of any plant on earth. In most of the great ancient cultures, including the Egyptian, Babylonian, Persian, Hebrew, Greek and Roman civilizations, it has played a role in religious and domestic life. Frankincense has been sought …

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10 ‘Essentials’ for Starting an Aromatherapy Home Medicine Chest

Here we will have a brief look at ten essential oils considered by some to comprise the ‘basic home care kit’. While by no means exhaustive, this list will go a long way to providing effective (and often pleasant!) treatments for you and your family for things like cuts and scrapes, sunburn, digestive troubles, stress …

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5 Aromatherapy Scents for Relaxation and Sleep

There are few things more frustrating than not being able to get to sleep. After a long day of accomplishing whatever life has put in front of us for the day, be that working in the office, out on the slopes, or home with the children, we all need to be able to unwind then …

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Aromatherapy to Relieve Depression

A fantastic and mysterious relationship is continuously unfolding between plants and their surroundings. These organic green machines are ceaselessly performing a glorious alchemy with water, soil, air and sunlight. The number of possible combinations of plant genetics and environmental conditions on the face of the earth have allowed for a great diversity of alchemical floral expression, …

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Essential Oils To Ease The Heat

Tis the season for trips to the beach, picnics in the park, and enjoying the great outdoors. There is also a price to be paid for our summertime frolics. Too much fun in the sun can cause sunburn; too many barbecues can upset the stomach; and pesky flying insects abound. Aromatherapy is the fun and …

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Top Aromatherapy Scents to Boost Your Mood

Aromatherapy is one of the most powerful homeopathic ways to change your mood and your sense of well-being. Deciding which aromatherapy scent is right for you, though, can be a bit tough at times. Following these guidelines should help you decide on an aromatherapy scent to match your needs. Eucalyptus Eucalyptus is more than just …

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