Category: Aromatherapy Benefits

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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Sep 01

Can You Prevent Swine Flu With Essential Oils? One Therapist’s Opinion, The Science and The Practice

As the news of influenza is seen everywhere we turn, more and more people are seeking every available means to support their immune system and potentially prevent the infection by any number of serious viral contagions — most notably these days is “Swine Flu”, though there may be more in our future. Historically, essential oils …

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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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Aug 21

Peppermint and Lemon Aromatherapy Foot Bath Recipe

Simple peppermint and lemon aromatherapy foot bath recipe for tired feet will lift depression, relieve stress and aid relaxation. An aromatherapy foot bath is effective and easy to do at home – real DIY stress relief. Here are our favourite ways of using a peppermint and lemon aromatherapy foot bath recipe with essential oils to …

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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 21

Benefits Of Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is an art that has been around for centuries that consists of using certain scents to elicit certain responses. The benefits of aromatherapy are balked at by many who can’t fathom that smelling certain aromas can cause someone to feel relaxed, rejuvenated, and they certainly can’t believe that certain scents can relieve pain, but …

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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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