Category: Essential Oils and Health

 
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How To Choose Essential Oils

When you decide to use essential oils to help your mood, stress, or physical illness it is hard to decide from the many available products which one is right for you. Essential oils come in a variety of scents and fragrances and the different extracts act on different components. Some help your mental fatigue, others … Read More

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Increase Your Memory With Essential Oils In Aromatherapy

Our memory is one of the most important functions that should be maintained and carefully exercised. Your memory can fade or it can be inhibited from stress, environment, or sickness. Memories can be triggered from certain events as well. Memory also should be exercised to help you increase your ability to retrieve information from long … Read More

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Ways To Use Essential Oils

In aromatherapy, the benefits of essential oils are experienced two ways – through inhalation or topical application to skin. Essential oils are not ingested in self-therapy, especially by a layman, and only in rare cares under the direction of a licensed medical practitioner. Inhaling an essential oil increases brain frequency, balances right and left brain … Read More

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The Basic Essential Oils

BASIL Basil, sometimes called ‘sweet basil’ or ‘holy basil,’ is an aromatic herb with yellow-green leaves and tiny white flowers, yielding a watery, pale yellow essential oil. It has a sweet, light mint aroma with hints of licorice or anise, giving it a spicy, fThe ruity, balsamic fragrance. Oil of basil is similar to oil … Read More

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Essential Oils Buying Guide

TOP 10 LISTS There are more than 3,000 essential oils, of which approximately 300 are used in aromatherapy. Of those, there are 101 major essential oils traded on the global market. Only the professional aromatherapist or seasoned amateur would use all 101, rarely. The average arsenal of essential oils contains approximately one or two dozen … Read More

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Aromatherapy and Essential Oils

First and foremost, aromatherapy is not intended as a substitute for traditional medical treatment. More accurately, its an extension of a long-established practice of treating medical conditions with plants found in nature. Today’s aspirin evolved from experiments with the byproduct of the spirea plant at the Bayer & Co dye factory. An enterprising chemist, Felix … Read More

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How To Make Your Own Essential Oils

Essential oils are homeopathic ways to help mental issues, fatigue, stress, or even physical conditions. Essential oils are extracts from certain plants or fruits that are distilled and placed in a container. Packaged essential oils are highly potent and very concentrated. Below are basic instructions on how to extract, distill, and cultivate your own essential … Read More

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Using Aromatherapy During Pregnancy And Birth

The use of essential oils in aromatherapy has been used for centuries. Frankincense and Myrrh were noted in biblical times as a heavily useful meditation fragrance. It is well known that using essential oils can help alleviate a lot of the aches and pains that come with the day’s stress and anxiety. Although the term … Read More

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All About Essential Oils

HISTORY AND TRADITION Essential oil, the concentrated aromatic essence extracted from a plant, could be called the plant’s psyche, or its personality plus physicality. Essential oil is sometimes called the ‘soul’ of an aromatic plant. This life-force substance is commonly more thin and watery than oily, making the name somewhat of a misnomer. Consistency aside, … Read More

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Use Essential Oils To Stop Panic Attacks

If you suffer from panic attacks, then you will understand the desperate attempts to rid yourself of the nasty attacks. Most people rush to a psychiatrist to obtain medicine such as anti-depressants or benzodiazepines to counter act the effects of panic attacks. Both these pharmaceuticals may work, but as most people know drugs can come … Read More