Tag: Essential Oils

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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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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Essential Oils to Relieve Common Problems

There are many types of essential oils available at your local health food store, but what exactly can you do with them? If you’re unfamiliar with their versatile uses, the Canadian Health Food Association recommends trying these essential oils to help with three common problems. Chamomile oil to relieve tight muscles and tension. We’re all …

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Aromatic Hair Conditioning Recipes with Essential Oils

There are many different things that you can do to improve the look of your hair. Shampoos can do a lot and so can conditioners.  But you can improve the conditioners you use by making them yourself.  The use of essential oils in conditioners can go a long way to adding shine, volume and health …

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Aromatherapy Bath Basics

Aromatherapy uses essential oils extracted from natural plants and the term means “treatment using scents.”  Using botanical oils such as rose, lemon, lemon, and peppermint can change your mood, ease fatigue, promote relaxation, and relieve stress.  Aromatherapy has been used for over 6,000 years, but the term was not used until 1930 when the word …

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Go Green This Spring Cleaning Season with Homemade Aromatherapy Cleaners

Make Your Own Cleaning Solutions and Save Money Is your spring cleaning really as clean as you think it is? Spring cleaning is supposed to be a ritual of purging the accumulated dirt, germs and odor from a winter-weary home to create a clean and healthy living space. Unfortunately, the often caustic and toxic ingredients …

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6 Ways to Revive Your Home with Essential Oils

Essential oils, highly concentrated essences of plants, have the power to improve our lives, revive our spaces and boost our mood, whether it’s through diffusing them to add a fresh scent to the kitchen, creating a spa-like oasis in your bathroom or whipping up DIY cleaning products to use all over your home. “How we …

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How to Harvest and Preserve Herbs As Aromatic Oils

One of the big delights of growing your own herbs is being able to experience the aromatic smells they emit as you brush by them or sit next to them in the garden in the late evening or early morning. You can enjoy this wonderful experience outside the herb growing season by using your herbs …

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