Essential Oils For Healing-Top 10

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Essential oils for healing provide a natural alternative to treat common ailments we see at home. The actions of essential oils can range from topical antiseptics and anti-inflammatories to analgesics, digestive system tonics, and anti-depressants. While essential oils should not be a substitute for professional medical care, they can be successfully employed for many minor

Top 10 Essential Oil Tips

top 10 essential oil tips

When you first discover aromatherapy it may be exciting to rush right out and buy a bunch of essential oils.  You may be fascinated by essential oils and can’t wait to get your hands on them and try them out. However, below are a few essential oil tips that can help you get into aromatherapy

Antiviral Essential Oils

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Antiviral Activity of Essential Oils The body of evidence regarding the effectiveness of natural botanicals against a great variety of viruses is growing. Over twenty years ago, German scientists found extracts of more than 100 species of the Lamiaceae family to have antiviral effects. This discovery led to an increase in the examination of essential

Aromatherapy Definition

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There has been a surge in interest in aromatherapy lately. So what is the history that defines aromatherapy? The origin of aromatherapy can be traced back to the prehistoric period, in the countries of Ancient Egypt, the Far East, and China. The concept aims at the holistic treatment of the human body by making use

Aromatherapy Massage

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Getting a massage can be a relaxing and calming experience. When you combine massage with essential oils you get the added experience of aromatherapy massage. Aromatherapy massage combines all the benefits of a massage with the benefits of whatever essential oil or combination of essential oils are in the massage oil. Different essential oils are

Aromatherapy For Insomnia

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Is it possible to use aromatherapy for insomnia? The primary purpose of aromatherapy is to produce an odor that induces an effect on the human body and mind. The scents can work on the physical body as well as the conscious and subconscious minds. Different aromatherapy scents can have different effects depending on the essential

Choosing Essential Oils

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If you are just starting out with essential oils it can be a bit confusing. I get questioned all the time about the best way of choosing essential oils. Generally, the best way to choose an essential oil is to first decide what effect you are looking for. Do you need to relieve stress and

Relieve Stress With Essential Oils

Relieve Stress With Essential Oils

Is it possible to relieve stress with essential oils and aromatherapy? People have different ways of trying to deal with the stress of their daily lives. The stress from life, work, schedules, child-rearing, and a host of other problems can lead to mental and physical exhaustion and even illness. Some people turn to drugs and

Essential Oils-Miracle Cures Or Snake Oil?

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With all the confusing information about essential oils circulating lately, I decided to give you some information on essential oils and my experience with using essential oils. I believe some background would be helpful. I worked in the health care industry for over 34 years as a registered respiratory care practitioner and asthma educator. I

What Is Aromatherapy?

What Is Aromatherapy

Have you ever heard the term “aromatherapy” and wondered just what is aromatherapy? In this article, I’m going to answer that question for you in a way you will understand. Hopefully, it will inspire you to try aromatherapy for yourself. What is Aromatherapy? Aromatherapy is the use of essential oils from plants to promote mental