Category: Essential Oils and Incense
Chamomile essential oil

CHAMOMILE OIL

Chamomile grows close to the ground, has gray-green leaves, flowers that resemble a daisy, and smells like apple. Chamomile has been used as an herbal remedy since ancient times. The word “chamomile” is derived from the Greek words “khamai,” meaning on the ground, and “melon,” meaning…

Essential Oils

THE JOY OF DIFFUSING

There are many benefits to diffusing essential oils in the home or work environment. The process involves dispersing one or more types of essential oils (like lavender or eucalyptus) through the air to full a room with a soothing or health-boosting aroma. Moreover, essential oil diffusion…

Candles

CANDLE MEDITATION (Video)

For those that are just beginning Candle Meditation, it is very self explanatory.  You just place a candle in a safe holder, on a low table.  Light the candle, then sit comfortably at arms length away, and gaze at the flame.  Now that you are ready…

Incense

SEDATIVE PROPERTIES OF INCENSE

The calming effects of incense are well known by Monks and spiritual leaders.  Certain incense aromas is believed to slow down the heart rate and soothe nerves.  These calming effects help to relieve built up tension in the muscles, enabling incense to also be used as a muscle…

Incense

INCENSE in NEW AGE RITUALS

The use of Incense in New Age rituals is quite common.  The fragrance of incense is pleasing to the spiritual world as are the good intentions that go upward with it.  Incense is believed to give full disclosure of the spiritual world around when the incense…

Christmas

THE TWELFTH DAY OF CHRISTMAS

The Epiphany, or the Twelfth Day of Christmas, marks the official end to the festive season of Christmas. The Twelfth Night marks the visit to the baby Jesus by the Magi, Three Kings, or also known as the Wise Men. This Feast of the Three Kings…

Smudging

SMUDGING for DEPRESSION

We all appreciate the benefits of a soothing bath.  Equally as effective on the psychic energetic level is the practice of Smudging.  This is the name given to the Smoke Bowl Blessing, a powerful cleansing technique from Native American traditions.  It is the burning of herbs…

Eucalyptus Oil

EUCALYPTUS OIL

Eucalyptus oil has many health benefits and is widely used in aromatherapy as well as conventional medicine.  Eucalyptus oil is obtained from the fresh leaves of the evergreen tree.  Australia is the leading country for producing eucalyptus oil in large quantities.  The essential oil of eucalyptus…

Essential Oils

AROMATHERAPY – DIFFUSING

Aromatherapy is a form of alternative medicine that uses plant materials, known as essential oils, for the purpose of altering a person’s mood and health.  Aromatherapy is also one of the best solutions to treat stress and anxiety. Using a diffuser in aromatherapy is a great…

White Sage Smudging

WHITE SAGE FOR BURNING

White sage is a flowering perennial that is native to the Southwest U.S.  It has tall woods stems and tiny white flowers that grow in full sun and flourish in the rocky heights of the southwestern canyons.  White sage, an herbal member of the mint family,…

Meditation

HOW TO MEDITATE (Video)

Preparing for Meditation can be just as important as the actual meditation.  Getting your meditation space prepared is necessary for a good meditation.  Meditations usually are 20 to 30 minutes in length, can be longer or shorter, depending on the individual.  The right atmosphere  — candles, incense, music,…

Oils

ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE OILS

Essential oils are gaining in popularity in the field of alternative medicine.  It is believed that aromatherapy and the use of essential oils can be used to help treat just about anything.  Essential oils are natural oil substances present in various parts of a specific plant,…