Tag: aromatherapy
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…

Jasmine

JASMINE – MOONSHINE IN THE GARDEN

Since ancient times Jasmine has been thought of as the queen of flowers.  It’s oil was used for anointing kings and wealthy people of society.  It has a cooling and soothing effect.  The Jasmine flower releases its fragrance at night after the sun has set and…

candles

SCENTED CANDLES FOR YOUR HEALTH

Never underestimate the power of a scented candle. In addition to lighting up a room, scented candles bring pleasant aromas into your home. Some research suggests that candles scented with real essential oils do more than improve the atmosphere; they can actually affect your attitude. By…

Drinking Tea

HERBAL TEA

Next to water, tea is the most widely-consumed beverage in the world.  There’s such a great feeling on a chilly fall day to have a soothing cup of herbal tea.  Besides being a warming, caffeine-free pick-me-up, herbal tea has lots of wonderful health benefits.  It soothes…

dreaming

EVERYONE DREAMS

Everyone dreams.  Even if the dreams are not recalled, they did happen.  Dreams are a way for our minds to cope with all the information and experiences that make up our lives.  If you pay attention to your dreams, your subconscious will reveal in the dream…

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…

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,…

Meditation

MEDITATION TRANQUILITY

Incense can be a very important part of a meditation.  Burning of incense helps to create a positive state of mind and helps associate a particular fragrance with a calm, relaxed mental state. Frankincense is the original incense; in fact that’s where the word “incense” comes from.…

Essential Oils

AROMATHERAPY OILS

Aromatherapy can do wonders for your body and mind.  After you start experiencing aromatherapy, you will notice the changes.  You can use aromatherapy products and essential oils everyday if you want.  You can make them part of your day.  The benefits from aromatherapy have authorized many of us…

Essential Oils

METAPHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF ESSENTIAL OILS

Metaphysical by definition is referring to the ideas outside of our normal senses, while trying to explain a reality that exists beyond us.  Essential Oils, which are distilled from botanicals, are one way that people use to reach past the material world and let the properties…

Rose

ROSE ESSENTIAL OIL

Rose Oil, as an essential oil, has its place secured in a natural beauty routine.  It is a natural, chemical-free alternative to everything from traditional cosmetics to potentially toxic fragrances.  It can do much more than just smell good.  Rose essential oil is used in creams,…

Essential Oils

AROMATHERAPY TO TREAT STRESS

We all have stress in our daily lives.  Handling our family, children, our life and our job can put pressure on us.  Aromatherapy is one of the best solutions to treat stress and anxiety.  This wonderful technique makes use of essential oils to boost the mood…

Diffusing

SCENTS AND SMELLS

The power of scents and smells has been used throughout the centuries to cure a variety of problems.  Your olfactory system (sense of smell) is connected to an area of the brain that also controls emotions, hunger, desire and thirst.  Smelling something pleasant can help reduce…

Essential Oils

AROMATHERAPY WITH ESSENTIAL OILS

Essential Oils are used in aromatherapy to provide a warm, soothing scent without the mess of candle wax.  Essential oils have been extracted from plants to be used in aromatherapy for hundreds of years.  Methods of use can be a tea light fragrance oil burner or…

Grapefruit Essential Oil

GRAPEFRUIT- AN ESSENTIAL OIL

Grapefruit Essential Oil positively affects your mood and revives the mind while stimulating the digestive system and clearing up congested oily skin and acne.  Grapefruit essential oil has a sharp, refreshing smell and is either a pale yellow or light ruby color with a watery viscosity.  Like…

Lavender Caldles

LAVENDER – THE STRESS RELIEVER

Lavender is one of history’s most celebrated and versatile scents.  The Romans used lavender in their baths for washing, for its healing and antiseptic qualities, and to deter insects.  The Egyptians used lavender as an ingredient in incense and perfume.  Queen Elizabeth I used lavender as…

Dreaming

DREAMS – OUR REALITY

I believe in everything until it’s disproved.  So I believe in fairies, the myths, dragons.  It all exists, even if it’s in your mind.  Who’s to say that dreams and nightmares aren’t as real as the here and now?  ~ John Lennon Dreams make perfect sense…

Incense sticks

INCENSE – A STIMULANT FOR THE SENSES

Incense is composed of aromatic plant materials, often combined with essential oils. The exact origin of incense cannot be traced but ancient writings provide insight into how religions and cultures of old used the aroma of burning herbs, flowers, tree leaves and other natural sources in…