Category: Aromatherpy

16 Quick Ways to Unplug, Wind Down and Recharge

16 Quick Ways to Unplug, Wind Down and Recharge

~ By LJ Innes Recharging After a Burnout Humans aren’t batteries. We can’t be replaced or recharged, simply by plugging us into an outlet. If you’ve fizzled out and if you’re feeling drained, you need to unplug in order to recharge. You could sleep for hours, read a book or take a hike on a […]

Clearing Space Procedures ~

Clearing Space Procedures ~

~ 9 Easy Do-It-Yourself Space Clearing Procedures By Kartar Diamond People often feel a need to do space clearing rituals when the house (or business) feels stagnant, when there has been something upsetting going and it’s lingering in the atmosphere, or just to keep the energy of a space uplifted. Occasionally people do space clearing […]

Weekend Inspiration ~ Lavender in the Garden

Weekend Inspiration ~ Lavender in the Garden

~ Nothing says summer more than the elegant, silvery plant with its fragrant flowers. by Lindsey Taylor Lavender, or lavandula as it is known botanically, has a long and layered history. The dried form has been used for medicinal and culinary purposes since ancient times. A Mediterranean plant that loves a sunny, dry climate and […]

Pure Aromatherapy ~ Summer Skin Care

Pure Aromatherapy ~ Summer Skin Care

  Summer is just about here! Soon you’ll be exposing skin, so it’s time to think about summer skin care. Care for your skin naturally and make it healthy and vibrant without expensive store-bought products and their potentially harsh synthetic chemicals, fragrances or preservatives. These easy recipes will give you four basic products that you […]

Magical Baths ~ Aromatherpy

Magical Baths ~ Aromatherpy

by Indira Rao Bathe yourself with prescribed herbs, flowers and essences, to rejuvenate your mental, physical, psychic and spiritual self and return to energetic wholeness Baths! They evoke different emotions in different people. For some, a bath is an exercise in self-indulgence – candles, scents and oils. Others abhor bathing. To most, it is merely […]

Energize Your Life ~ Aromatherapy

Energize Your Life ~ Aromatherapy

If you’re like most people, any self-improvement resolution you put in place for the New Year has lost its luster by now and is becoming increasingly hard to stick to. As late winter slogs on and the first glimmerings of spring are no where to be seen, use some energizing aromatherapy applications to provide yourself […]

Gentle Skin Remedy ~ Ayurveda

Gentle Skin Remedy ~ Ayurveda

  Body exfoliation has long been part of Ayurveda’s deep-cleansing philosophy. On a physical level, daily light exfoliation can stimulate the skin, eliminate toxins more efficiently, and remove dead cells. Dry body brushing is excellent for stimulating circulation and removing dead skin. Use a natural-bristle brush or a loofah glove and brush toward the heart. […]

Winter  Detox Treatment ~ Aromatheraphy

Winter Detox Treatment ~ Aromatheraphy

Are you feeling sluggish and weighed down in the midst of your long, cold trudge through winter? Looking forward to casting off the accumulated layers and enjoying the renewal of spring? We all get a little weary of winter this time of year and begin to long for warmer days. But rather than let the […]

New Year's Resolutions ~ Aromatheraphy

New Year’s Resolutions ~ Aromatheraphy

Chances are you are going to make a New Year’s resolution that involves things such as hitting the gym, losing some weight and eating more healthy food. It’s also likely that you’ve been down this road before, with varying degrees of success. Which is okay, you’re definitely not alone! Witness the post-New Year’s crush at […]

Aromatheraphy ~ Creating A Warm Holiday Home

Aromatheraphy ~ Creating A Warm Holiday Home

Can a scent warm your home? Well, it can’t physically heat the space as the cold winter temperatures begin to creep in, but certain scents can influence us on a psychological level, making it feel warmer than it might actually be. This phenomenon is due to the common memories and experiences we share and the […]

Aromatherpy Bath Recipes ~

Aromatherpy Bath Recipes ~

Even though there are some very good reasons for taking an indulgent bath, most people opt for a shower because they feel that it saves time and resources and is more hygienic than a bath. It’s true that taking a shower is fast and convenient, especially when you have limited time to get ready for […]

Autumn Aromatherapy ~ Essential Oil of the Month

Autumn Aromatherapy ~ Essential Oil of the Month

Fall has begun. The Autumnal Equinox marks the beginning of this season of change with a time of perfect balance; it’s not too hot, not too cold, and the days and nights are the same length. This brief moment of cosmic equilibrium between the seasons is a great time to foster a sense of healthy […]

Full Moon in Aries ~ 2012 Urgent Emergencies

Full Moon in Aries ~ 2012 Urgent Emergencies

  By Molly Hall, About.com Guide Chart and Main Thrust Here’s a look-see at the chart set for East Coast (US) time. Find your time with the world clock. This is a five-alarm Aries Full Moon.  September 29th, exact at 11:19 pm EDT. Packing a Punch What stands out here is that the luminaries (Sun […]

Foot Work ~  Essential Oils

Foot Work ~ Essential Oils

The foot is a marvel of human physiology containing numerous bones, joints, tendons, ligaments and muscles, as well as unique cushioning and supportive tissue that absorb impact, lessening the shock to the rest of the body. Our feet support us and allow us to stand, walk and run. Our feet connect us with the earth […]

Cool Essential Oil Tips For a Hot Summer‏ ~

Cool Essential Oil Tips For a Hot Summer‏ ~

It’s easy to overheat yourself during the inevitable summertime hot spells! Even common outdoor activities – such as gardening, sports, entertaining or vacationing – can get uncomfortable when temperatures soar. Tips for avoiding overheating: wear white or light-colored fabrics that reflect radiant heat choose open-weave, loose-fitting cotton or linen clothing to allow air flow. shade […]

Create Bathroom Bliss with Essential Oils ~

Create Bathroom Bliss with Essential Oils ~

The modern home bathroom is so much more than the place you go to “go.” We want our bathrooms to be functional for more than a restroom break or the rush through morning and evening routines. The trend is towards larger, more comfortable bathrooms that have essentially been transformed into mini at-home spas. The ideal […]