Category Archive: Aromatherapy

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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Aug 28

Debunking the Debunkers – The True Medicinal Value of Aromatherapy

Has Aromatherapy Been Wrongly Accused? Searching for the term ‘Aromatherapy’ brings up several pages claiming aromatherapy is a fraud of some sort. That essential oil manufacturers and retailers are making ‘dubious’ claims of the efficacy of essential oils. These folks don’t seem to have done their homework, or compared the validity of scientific inquiry to …

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Jul 21

Aromatherapy Skin Care

Aromatherapy has long been known to help aid in healing, regenerating skin cells or even relaxing the body.  Creating your own personal aromatherapy skin care, can be a healthy alternative to many products on the market today.  In addition, it is designed specifically for your body. What Oils Can Be Used In Aromatherapy Skin Care …

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Feb 11

Natural Aromatherapy Cold and Flu Remedies

(ARA) – During the 14th Century when the Black Death ravaged Europe, aromatic herbs and oils were an important part of the defense against the plague for those who attended to the dead and dying. In fact, some think medieval perfumers may have had an advantage in not contracting the plague due to their frequent …

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Dec 22

History Of Aromatherapy

The history of aromatherapy is probably as long as civilization itself.  Although the term aromatherapy was not used until the twentieth century the use of plants and plant oils to treat physical and mental ailments has been done for thousands of years.  Many different cultures over time have studied and used aromatherapy methods to benefit …

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Dec 22

Aromatherapy Training Courses

Aromatherapy is popular as a pastime and can now add value to certain careers as well.  There are many aromatherapy training courses on offer and they can be of use to those wishing to use aromatherapy for personal reasons or for professional reasons.  Aromatherapy can be a useful addition to a number of areas including …

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Dec 21

Aromatherapy Schools

There are many schools across the country that now teach the holistic technique of aromatherapy.  Some of these schools teach the aromatherapy in conjunction with other holistic health techniques and some specialize solely on aromatherapy.  For people who are interested in becoming specialists in aromatherapy finding a quality aromatherapy school is the first priority. Quality …

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