Stress is one of the ways that the body deals with a threat; however there is a problem when this feeling of threat stays in for a longer period. The various types of stress include; Acute stress, which is caused by the daily demands and pressures we have to face. Episodic Stress is experienced by […]

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Knowing how to calculate dilutions is crucial to the safe practice of aromatherapy. It’s not enough to simply say “dilute before use on the skin”—this is insufficient information. You need to know which dilutions are safe and how to calculate them. The active chemical constituents found in essential oils are powerful – so powerful that […]

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Carrier oil, also known as base oil or vegetable oil, is used to dilute essential oils before they are applied to the skin in massage and aromatherapy. Carrier Oils are vegetable oils that are usually pressed from the seeds or kernels. They are the fatty portion of the plant. In this way they are very […]

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Aromatherapy is said to be a holistic therapy that uses plant’s Essential Oils to balance the mind, body and emotions. Thus, making use of essential oils in spa treatment is also known as aromatherapy massage. It is generally believed that the use of essential oils in spa treatments can help relieve stress. Essential oils are […]

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Painful periods can be due to several factors, but tension will certainly add to muscle spasm and cramping pains, if there’s no organic or structural cause of the discomfort, try using essential oils as a hot compress or in the bath. Some essential oils have a reputation for improving the menstrual cycle in ways other […]

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