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Jun 10

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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Jan 24

Aromatherapy Basics – Inhalation, Ingestion and Massage

Getting started with aromatherapy? Here’s a little primer for the beginning to intermediate student of this practice, with some important notes about essential oil safety – There are three traditional methods of using essential oils for ‘aromatherapy’, which have been termed the English, French and German models. Aromatherapy Massage The English model consists of what …

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Jan 12

Using Aromatherapy to Support Symptoms of 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 nearly infinite possible combinations of plant genetics and environmental conditions on the face of the earth have allowed for an almost immeasurable diversity of alchemal …

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Jan 03

A Beginner’s Guide to Using Aromatherapy With Children

Essential oils are pure aromatic plant essences – they are distilled from flowers, fruit, leaves, resins, roots, seeds, and wood. The are used for their healing properties the world over – in, for example, they are only available through licensed, qualified parishioners. In the United States, we have free access to these aromatic oils – …

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Jan 01

Getting Started With Aromatherapy – Easy Ways to Enjoy Essential Oils

Beginning ‘bona fide’ aromatherapy, beyond burning a scented candle or soaking with a pleasing pre-packaged bath salt blend, can be a little daunting to many people. All those little bottles of pricey liquids, electric contraptions, and fancy-sounding blends – how does one actually use essential oils to improve their health, happiness and well-being? It’s easier …

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Nov 08

What Are Pure Essential Oils – An Aromatherapy Primer

As the interest in aromatherapy grows for those interested in alternative health, wellness, and fitness, many folks ask “what are essential oils” and “how do they differ from other oils like olive oil, coconut and the like”? This brief primer should help clarify the matter, and get you started in the wonderful world of aromatherapy. …

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Sep 08

Beautiful Skin Naturally – Essential Oil Blends for Mature Skin Care

It’s no surprise several of the world’s finest formulas for beautifying mature skin contain natural essential oils. Therapeutic grade essential oils used in aromatherapy are each selected for their distinctive healing action; many oils are specifically indicated for skin healing and healthy skin maintenance. Of greatest interest here are the oils known for their tissue …

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Sep 08

Make Your Own Premium Anti-Aging Skin Care Blends at Home

Have you always wanted to try the world’s finest skin care product, but found the prices somewhat outrageous? Ever considered making your own? It’s so easy to do, and you can create a formula precisely to match your skin type, with remarkable effective natural and pure botanicals (plant-based ingredients). Making these yourself will give you …

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Sep 07

Using the Magic of Rose Essential Oil – Aromatherapy Healing For the Mind, Body and Soul

The Rose has been an enduring symbol of love and beauty throughout history. The flower itself is beautifully complex, with deep hues, luxuriant petals, and an Absolutely wonderful aroma. This same beauty is found in the aromatic oils made from Rose flowers. Not only is the smell sweet, rich and distinctive, but it so happens …

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Sep 06

Lavender Essential Oil – A Cornerstone of Aromatherapy For Your Family

Interest and motivation for creating a completely ‘green’ household is on the rise as awareness grows of the many potential hazards in the synthetic chemicals found in our modern lifestyles. Here are a few tips on going green by going ‘purple’, with the extremely versatile essential oil of Lavender. The flowering, fragrant purple tops of …

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