Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy Uses: at Home, Holistic, in Medicine, in Skincare & Aromachology

Aromatherapy refers to the use of aromatic plant extracts and essential oils for healing and cosmetic purposes. We can actually divide aromatherapy into the following different areas or types of uses: At-Home Aromatherapy This type of aromatherapy includes treating common ailments with remedies we can easily make at home. These include inhalations (i.e. when we have a cold), taking a relaxing bath or giving a member of our family a massage. Obviously this type of at-home aromatherapy is limited to …

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The Top 10 Essential Oils to Have on Hand and their Fabulous Uses

If you’re a newbie in the world of essential oils you’ll be glad I’m putting together this post. As I learn more and more about the wonderful world of essential oils, I have been learning about the top essential oils to have on hand together with their properties, uses and benefits. I’ve stumbled upon different lists of ‘top essential oils’ but it wasn’t until I heard this podcast from AromaCulture with Stephanie Tourles that I felt the ‘Yes, THIS is …

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Oils List for Skin and Hair: A Helpful, Comprehensive List

Below there’s a list of oils and what they can help with in terms of both skin and hair. I got this list from Naturally Thinking in London. I like this list because even though I know there are literally millions of comprehensive lists on the internet about what each oils is good for, I like this one from Naturally Thinking because of the way it’s been organised. I completed their Make Your Own Cosmetics course and it is an …

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Essential Oils Guide for Beginners: Get Started on the Basics

The time has come where I need to learn about essential oils. If I am to make my own recipes I’ll have to learn what each aromatic essential oil is for and how the blends can benefit me. Daunting? Hell yes. But with patience and time I’ll get passed the basics and enjoy the products I make.As I learn I’m putting together the essential oils guide for beginners I would have liked to have found myself. Everything I learn will be …

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