Category: Aromatherapy

Nov 14

Weight Loss Assistance with Aromatherapy

Why is it that losing weight is such a difficult thing to do? Human beings continuously fight added pounds with diets, pills and surgery. There are an abundance of fad diets, even some useful diets, but all of these must be scaled to the individual. You must be in good health and a doctor’s recommendation …

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Nov 14

Using Aromatherapy Techniques to Ease Postpartum Symptoms

The use of aromatherapy to ease symptoms of postpartum can be quite effective.  At one time, the diagnosis of postpartum as a form of depression was not recognized or given the attention that it was due.  These days, things have changed and there are many treatments for this ailment.  Aside from aromatherapy, other methods are …

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Nov 14

Top Aromatherapy Scents that 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 is more than just …

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Nov 14

Thyme Heals Wounds – Thyme’s Role in Healthy Aromatherapy

Thyme has a definite role in aromatherapy.  Its scientific name is Thymus vulgaris and is steam distilled.  It is 100% pure organic essential oil.  It is reddish brown in color and it has a slightly oily and medium consistency.  The active ingredients of thyme are thymol, carvacrol, terpinene, cymene, bornel, and linalool.  Thyme was used …

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Nov 14

The Versatility of Lavender

Lavender is only one of the most versatile essential oils in the world today.  It is extracted from the lilac colored flowers of a tall plant.  Lavender has an effect on mind, emotions, and the body.  It’s also often used as a disinfectant, treatment of insect bites, and used to repel insects.  This versatile essential …

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Nov 14

The Top Five 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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Nov 14

The Top Aromatherapy Scents Used for Calming

There are a variety of aromatherapy scents that can be useful for calming and relieving stress.  It is true that the very process of Aromatherapy is calming, but some essential oils, in and of themselves, have natural powers for soothing and calming the person that is experiencing the aromas.  It is important to know exactly …

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Nov 13

The Historical Background of Aromatherapy

In brief, aromatherapy is the use of volatile plant oils, including essential oils, for psychological and physical well-being. Although the term aromatherapy was not used until the 20th Century, the foundations of aromatherapy date back thousands of years. The use of essential oils in particular date back nearly one thousand years. The Chinese may have …

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Nov 13

Scent-able Massage Oils

Massage; it’s the opportunity to be pampered with an hour of full body relaxation therapy. The numerous centers that you can go to will all do it differently. They’ll have their own plan on how to make you feel the most refreshed. But all of them will have one thing in common. They’ll use massage …

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Nov 13

Popular Uses of Lavender in Aromatherapy

In aromatherapy today lavender has become very popular as an essential oil that is used.  It is known to do many things for people, from helping to relieve stress to the promotion of healing certain non-serious ailments.  The plant itself is a small evergreen like shrub from which the oils are extracted.  There are over …

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