Category Archive: Health

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 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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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 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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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

Hyaline Cartilage And Aromatherapy Treatments

Hyaline cartilage is the cartilage that exists in the knees. This cartilage can become brittle as we age and can even deteriorate, causing pain and inflammation. There are many treatment ideas whenever disorders of the hyaline cartilage appear and one of those is aromatherapy. Aromatherapy treatments for hyaline cartilage ailments are two fold. First, the …

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Dec 21

Enjoying An Aromatherapy Health Spa

In a world with a hectic pace and stressful life people are looking for ways to have relaxing vacations and breaks in their routine.  It is a proven medical fact that the stress that people live under causes all kinds of health problems and contributes too many diseases.  Finding ways to de-stress and relax will …

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Dec 21

Aromatherapy Candles Have Medicinal Value

Aromatherapy candles can be wonderful tools for healthy living.  In a world filled with modern medical miracles, many people consider aromatherapy candles a great medicine.  Aromatherapy candles are not part of the treatments recommended by most mainstream physicians, but these aromatherapy candles are considered alternative or complementary medicine.  These candles are not a prescription that …

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Dec 21

Aromatherapy Blends Provide Complementary Healing

Aromatherapy blends have gained popularity as complementary solutions to health problems or to provide special benefits to others.  Aromatherapy blends are based on a variety of essential oils that are extracted from special plants.  These plants and the oils that are available from these plants are widely regarded for their special qualities since a French …

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