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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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Try lavender to relax into bridal bliss

(ARA) – It seems that lavender, or the scent of it, is everywhere – candles, hand lotions, shampoo, bath gel, air freshener, even laundry detergent. It’s the most widely used and best-selling essential oil. Why is lavender so popular? According to Tim Blakley, aromatherapy author and educator, pure lavender essential oils offer benefits for the …

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Holiday Scents Boost Holiday Spirits

What pops into your head when you think about holidays? Sugarplums? Or do you see yourself trying to balance work and family with gifts, baking and parties? You’re not alone. But there is a way to both enhance the holidays and comfort yourself during a hectic holiday season — aromatherapy. Aromatherapy uses pure essential oils …

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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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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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The Top Eight Aromatherapy Essential Oils and their Properties

Centuries after the Ancient Egyptians used aromatherapy, the practice is still being used. Whether you burn a candle, warm a few drops of oil, or massage the oils onto your skin, aromatherapy promotes physical and mental well-being.  Aromatherapy is exciting and it seems to be everywhere you look. With so many essential oils out there …

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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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Holistic Lifestyle through Aromatherapy

In the day and age where our lives have become much like that of going through a drive-in window, we begin to find we don’t have time to do the things we enjoy, or find that time to have a quality relationship with ourselves, others in our lives and hence flowing over into our spiritual …

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Do’s and Don’ts for Aromatherapy Beginners

There are many helpful do’s and don’ts about aromatherapy that can help those interested in having a better understanding of how to appropriately use it.  One ‘do’ that is necessary is read as much as you can about it.  There are many great websites, books and other sources that can provide a lot of useful …

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Defining Essential Oils in Aromatherapy

Essential oils are used throughout the various types of aromatherapy treatments. They have been referred to as the quintessence of a plant’s being. The Oxford English Dictionary defines quintessence as “An extract from anything, containing in concentrated form its most essential principle.” Essential oils are concentrated aromatic liquids extracted from a variety of aromatic plant …

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