Jasmine

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On my first night in India, many years ago, I purchased a bracelet of Jasmine flowers from a young man in the street.  Out of all the sensory inputs that India has to offer I remember the smell of Jasmine the most, well that and the crazy hot food we ate that night. It’s a […]

Lavender

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Having given myself a mild sunburn yesterday, it seems appropriate to say a word about the wonders of Lavender.  A few drops mixed with a teaspoon of Jojoba oil quickly reduced the stinging of my overly pink skin.  I’ve also had great results using it on the allergy related rashes. Mild topical anesthetic Calming – […]

Aromatherapy Basics

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Aromatherapy, in a nutshell, is the use of essential oils through application to the skin, inhalation, or ingestion. Uses range from the simple enjoyment of aromas to treatment of illness and skin conditions.

AROMATHERAPY PICK-ME-UP: LEMON

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Lemon Essential Oil smells clean and fresh and appeals to many.  I’ve found using it a diffuser helps lift my spirits and energy.  Lemon has helped me get through many days when I’ve had trouble focusing or hit my afternoon slump. Try it in your home or work place to help: Lift your energy without […]