Aromatherapy: Oils for your Memory

When you consider the vast amount of data you absorb every day, it is easy to see why you might sometimes struggle to remember all the details. A memory might be evoked, however, when you catch a whiff of a familiar scent. This is because the parts of the brain that process smell and memory … Read moreAromatherapy: Oils for your Memory

Aromatherapy: Oils for Waking your Mind

The most common causes of mental fatigue are overwork and stress, which can make your mind feel deadened by too much stimulation. This often results from studying for exams, working long hours, a chaotic home life, or just performing repetitive tasks. Temporary Solutions Apart from taking regular breaks to avoid overworking your mind, essential oils … Read moreAromatherapy: Oils for Waking your Mind

Aromatherapy: Oils for Easing Loneliness

Many people actively seek solitude, enjoying the space to be in touch with themselves to formulate new ideas and find inner peace. Loneliness on the other hand is a state of isolation where a person is unable to be in touch with others and feels alone even when there are other people around. Benefits of … Read moreAromatherapy: Oils for Easing Loneliness

Aromatherapy: Oils for Easing Grief

Grief is a very difficult emotion to deal with. It must, however, be expressed to be resolved. The most frequent features of grief are psychological distress and anxiety, often resulting in outbursts of crying and anguish. Grief brings up feelings of loss and sometimes regret if there are issues left over that can never now … Read moreAromatherapy: Oils for Easing Grief

Aromatherapy: Oils for All the Family

Aromatherapy has recently started to become increasingly popular with all age groups. Children and grandparents alike adore the fresh, fruity fragrance of mandarin, and the whole family will certainly appreciate the decongestant power of eucalyptus. To gradually build up your own aromatherapy medicine chest, choose a wide range of oils to treat health and first … Read moreAromatherapy: Oils for All the Family

Aromatherapy: Using your Oils for First Aid

Most essential oils contain healing ingredients of one kind or another, but some are more helpful in aiding your recovery from minor injuries, such as cuts and sprains, than others. If you are unfortunate enough to suffer a minor mishap that breaks or grazes the skin, the first thing to do it to disinfect the … Read moreAromatherapy: Using your Oils for First Aid

Energy: Understanding Chakra Antidotes

An antidote is something you are given to counteract a particular poison. In terms of your body, Chakra antidotes are tools you can use to counteract an imbalance in your Chakras when they become too open or over-stimulated, which can damage your health and personality. A Balancing Act It may be that some of your … Read moreEnergy: Understanding Chakra Antidotes

Aromatherapy for your Crown Chakra

Crown Chakra

The Crown Chakra is the centre of consciousness and represents your link with the divine. It oversees all the processes of the body and mind, so it is very important to keep it in balance. A blocked or under-active Crown Chakra leads to feelings of isolation and guilt, which can culminate in depression. Treating your … Read moreAromatherapy for your Crown Chakra

Aromatherapy for your Third Eye Chakra

Third Eye Chakra

Modern living leaves little room to focus on your creative faculties, causing the Third Eye Chakra to become underactive and unbalanced. Many people exhibit problems associated with a blocked Third Eye Chakra, such as mental fatigue, depression, pessimism and cynicism. Alternatively, when the Third Eye Chakra is overactive it can lead to deluded behaviour. Treating … Read moreAromatherapy for your Third Eye Chakra

Aromatherapy for your Throat Chakra

Throat chakra

The Throat Chakra is the centre of creativity and self-expression, enabling you to ‘give voice’ to opinions and ideas. When the Throat Chakra is blocked or under-active it leads to problems expressing yourself, causing you to feel unhappy. Physically, if the Throat Chakra is unbalanced you are more prone to problems connected with the throat, … Read moreAromatherapy for your Throat Chakra