Aromatherapy Massage: A Quick Guide (PART 2)

This is PART 2 of a 2-part series on Aromatherapy Massage. Check out PART 1 if you haven't yet! So, what’s the link between aromatherapy and massage? Where do essential oils come in? Essential oils are used to enhance the beneficial qualities of the massage. For example, essential oils with analgesic properties can enhance the pain-relieving effects of massage, calming essential oils can enhance ...

How to Use Essential Oils: Benefits of Aromatherapy Using Inhalation

Therapeutic Inhalation of Essential Oils: How to Do it Properly Why inhale essential oils? When we breathe in aromatic molecules they travel to the back of our nose and stimulate special cells called olfactory receptor neurons. Once triggered, these highly sensitive cells relay messages to the brain via the limbic system, which is the control center for our emotions, blood pressure, ...

Essential Oils for Varicose Veins – What are your Options?

Circulatory disorders and essential oils to relieve you... Essential oils are known for their therapeutic effectiveness when it comes to relievinf heavy legs, varicose veins, and other circulatory disorders. Poor blood circulation can become a problem especially when it is aggravated by external factors such as heat, prolonged sitting or standing, travel (by plane, car) etc. Did you know that it is possible ...

Aromatherapy to the Rescue: Essential Oils for Stress

Have you experienced stress at least once this week? Have you experienced stress multiple times this week? Have you experienced stress at least once today? Have you experience stress multiple times today? I don’t know about you, but my answer is ‘Yes’ to all of these. It seems like everyone is stressed nowadays. According to Statistics Canada, 23% of people over the age of 15 and 30% ...

Aromatherapy to the Rescue: Essential Oils for Sleep

“Weary with toil, I haste me to my bed,The dear repose for limbs with travel tired;But then begins a journey in my headTo work my mind, when body’s work’s expired:For then my thoughts–from far where I abide–Intend a zealous pilgrimage to thee,And keep my drooping eyelids open wide,Looking on darkness which the blind do see:Save that my soul’s imaginary sightPresents ...

Aromatherapy Massage: A Quick Guide (PART 1)

Massage is said to be one of the most important methods of applying essential oils. However, in my experience I’ve found that not many people know about it (or know much about it). In fact, I think massage is fairly underrated as a use for essential oils and as a method of healing and relaxation, perhaps because it’s not that common. Why is ...

Aromatherapy to the Rescue: The Common Cold

We're all familiar with the common cold. More specifically, its symptoms: sore eyes, sore throat, headaches, congestion, runny nose, coughing, earache, (sometimes) fever, fatigue, minor body aches, and a general feeling of “yuckyness”, sort of like this. The common cold is a viral infection of your nose and throat (i.e. upper respiratory tract). Do Essential Oils Really Work for Colds? Extensive research has shown the ...

Essential Oils and Dogs: Words of Advice

The use of medicinal plants and aromatic oils dates back to the beginnings of human civilization. Clearly, we humans have an affinity towards certain plants and their scents. And with reason! They smell amazing (most, but not all: have you ever smelled Valerian? Ouff!) They can lift our moodThey can calm us downThey can help us sleepThey can prevent and ...

Essential Oils: A Quick Overview

First, we must start at the beginning. History of Essential Oils “Nature is the best medicine” may sound like an old cliché but in today’s world it’s more relevant than ever. Essential oils are some of the oldest natural healing substances known to mankind. In fact, their use is steeped in rich tradition over millennia and they are credited for treating disease and halting the spread ...

Aromanoctis Relaxing Sleep Spray

We live in a world that evolves every second. There’s so much happening around us that it generally takes a toll on our health. In situations like these, there is only one thing that comes to your rescue; sleep. Sound sleep is a God-sent gift for us humans to recharge ourselves to get prepared to face the next day. But, many ...

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