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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.

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.

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 …

Making Aromatherapy Bath Salts

It’s very easy to mix your own bath salt combination, using essential oils to give the therapeutic salts even more impact on …

5 Stress Tips Using Aromatherapy

This cute animated video shares information on using aromatherapy for stress release. There are many essential oils that can be used to …

Candle Making History

Candles have a deep history. When you look at the history of the world it’s been relatively recent that candles have not been needed for lighting purposes. The type of candle that resembles our modern-day candle was invented nearly 5,000 years ago! This article will peruse the history of candle making.

Can Essential Oils Aid With Intimacy?

Sex and intimacy is a major part of humanity. We are constantly striving for ways to improve our sex lives. We are constantly trying to find new ways to be more attractive to the opposite sex.

Natural Ways to Seek Your Fountain of Youth

Wrinkles…why do they make us feel so old and tired, even when they are just a natural part of the aging process? Probably because we would love to always have the energy of our youth and wrinkles are a reminder that we weren’t born yesterday. Fortunately, there are a few ways to slow or in some cases turn around the aging process.

The Health Benefits of Aromatherapy

Just one drop of an essential oil can treat many aberrations. There are one or two methods to get these smells into the air. Drops of fancy oils used on the light bulbs of lamps will release the smell into the room. Incense of different smells is utilized by many solely to keep certain aromas in the air. Holidays supply the perfect time to get some comfort smells into the air. Glaringly, these are scents which will lift your mood and keep your house contented for anyone that enters it.