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Aromatherapy

The Many Uses of Ginger Oil

Ginger essential oil is actually extracted from a root and used for a number of different purposes. It is commonly known to be used as an additive in many Asian and Indian dishes but it has many other uses. It is known for higher valued therapeutic quality essential oils. It’s highly used to deal with stomach problems, ache in joints and muscles. It is also said to enhance blood circulation.

Practical Aromatherapy: The Brilliance Of Lemon Essential Oil

As aromatherapy practitioners (or aromatherapy beginners), we have so many far-out oils available to us, getting the most exotic oils in the world shipped to us in days via internet shopping. All these fancy sounding oils easily lure our attention, and we sometime forget the gems available in simple oils like Lemon. Cold pressed lemon essential oil is inexpensive, readily available, and has an amazing array of truly therapeutic uses, with science to back them up. Here’s a wrap up of this wonderful oil, and how you can easily make use of it.

Reap The Rewards Of Using An Aromatherapy Diffuser

Ancient cultures knew the secrets of the healing and relaxing properties of certain plants and herbs. The Egyptians commonly used extracts of plant oils, and cultures from Asia to North Africa considered them to be an important component of therapy and healing. We can experience many of the same benefits today by using an aromatherapy diffuser.

Aromatherapy Basics: Using Tea Tree Essential Oil

Native to Australia and used by the Aborigines, Tea Tree Essential Oil is nothing new. In this article, we will take a closer look at the many uses of this cleaning product and why people continue to use this amazing oil.

What are Essential Oils?

Essential oils are being featured in products a lot right now. They can be found advertised on makeup, hair care, lotions and so many other products. If you’ve noticed these “oils” are popping up on store shelves and in your household items but been confused as to why they are called “essential,” and why they are important, then read on! The origins of essential oils will give insight to why we need and want them.

White Sage – The Healing Herb

Sage is an herb commonly used for culinary and medicinal purposes, and known for centuries as a powerful herb for smudging, blessings …

Aromatherapy Research: The Proven Stress Relieving Action Of Lavender

Lavender essential oil is the most popular essential oil in use today. In the scientific community, it appears to be the second-most researched essential oil, only after Tea Tree. This is probably because the medical effects of Tea Tree, used as an antiseptic, antiviral and anti-fungal agent, are easily measured, and its actions are more familiar to the medical profession. Lavender’s actions are a little more challenging to define, as its primary actions affect us on psychological and emotional levels. Yet recently, even these effects have been proven without a doubt by major studies performed at world-renown university and medical centers. Here we’ll have a look at the effects of Lavender essential oil, and some of the incredible research that backs up these claims.

Aromatherapy Diffusers for Essential Oils

Aromatherapy diffusers and vaporizers are very effective techniques for taking advantage of the benefits of aromatherapy. These machines are utilized to activate …

Research Shows Essential Oils Can Improve Cognitive Function

The medicinal properties of essential oils have been “under the microscope” for some time. Many of their therapeutic properties from a biochemical standpoint are well established, but the “aroma-therapeutic”actions are a little more challenging to research. Many folks believe essential oils can brighten our minds, but can it be proved? Or is it all in our heads? It turns out there’s a growing amount of evidence that essential oils can, under scientific scrutiny, improve our mental acuity and our moods.

More than Chococate: Cacao Seed Oil And Its Uses

There is a lot of history behind the cacao seed essential oil. Cacao was thought to have originated before the Mayan Civilization. The Olmec people used the cacao plant, seed, and oil in a lot of different fashions. A popular choice was to use cacao to make chocolate mixes.

Aromatherapy

We are scent oriented beings, with thoughts and memories invoked by aroma. Healing facilities have recognized this trait, and utilize aromatherapy while …