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A Few Tips For Aromatherapy Newbies

Candace Curry

Tags Aromatheraphy, EssentialOils

A Few Tips For Aromatherapy Newbies

I remember when I first discovered aromatherapy several years ago. I was fascinated by essential oils and excited to try using them. I offer you in this post some advice I I found helpful when I was an aromatherapy novice.

As you experiment with and learn more about aromatherapy, you will become more confident using essential oils. There is so much to explore, so be safe and have fun!

 


Aromatherapy For Healing

Candace Curry

Tags Aromatheraphy, EssentialOils, Healing

Aromatherapy For Healing

In its simplest form, aromatherapy is the use of essential plant oils for therapeutic purposes. They are normally employed to relieve a person from stress and a variety of stress-related conditions. They are also used for promoting an individual’s general well being and in invigorating the body and the psyche.

Aromatherapy works by inducing the olfactory nerve cells with aromatic oils, which then carries out the message to the limbic system in the brain. The limbic system is the part of the brain that is responsible for controlling memory and emotions.

In spite of the lack of formal research on aromatherapy, therapists and European physicians are often prescribing certain aromatic oils for a range of complaints including colds and flu, insomnia, sinusitis, migraines, digestive problems and muscle pains. It must be understood though that aromatic oils must never be taken orally and should be first tested to determine the degree of skin’s sensitivity to some oils.


Journaling for Self Care

Candace Curry

Journaling for Self Care

Journaling has been a therapeutic tool for centuries, and for a good reason. It is an excellent way to get in touch with your emotions, understand your thoughts and feelings, and reflect on your life experiences. In recent years, journaling has become increasingly popular as a self-care practice. In this blog post, we will explore why journaling is essential for self-care and how to get started.   Why is Journaling Important for Self-Care? Journaling is a way to prioritize your mental and emotional health. When you take the time to reflect on your thoughts and feelings, you gain a deeper...


Benefits of Loose Incense

Candace Curry

The loose incense that I make is made from various herbs and resins. Unlike other types of incense, which can be added to make them burn continuously, these don't contain additives that can make them stick or cone. Therefore, burning the loose incense requires a constant source of heat. All of the herbs used in my incense are either wild or organic. The benefits of using aromatic medicine are that it can help improve our sense of smell. The scent of incense can trigger various responses that can encourage people to feel different states of being or relaxation. These can...


What is Aromatherapy?

Candace Curry

Aromatherapy is the therapeutic use of aromatic plant extracts or essential oils. These oils and extracts have a wide variety of uses, such as in bath salts, massage oils and even fragrances, which can be therapeutic to the mind, body and soul. The pure essence of a plant, otherwise known as essential oils, provides physical and psychological benefits when used correctly and safely. These benefits can come from both inhalation and physical application. There are a wide variety of aromatherapy products to choose from and each serves a different purpose. For example, lavender has a calming effect, while oils from...