Aromatherapy: Essential Oils for Good Skin

Your skin protects your body, providing a vital watertight barrier from the elements and infection. It is a living, breathing organ that needs constant care and attention to maintain a soft, supple, healthy state. Daily Benefits Incorporating essential oils into your skin care routine has therapeutic benefits. Antiseptic oils, such as tea tree and lemon, … Read moreAromatherapy: Essential Oils for Good Skin

Aromatherapy: Oils for Stress Control

Stress occurs when your natural equilibrium is disturbed, causing an imbalance between the body, mind and emotions. There is a wide range of causes, including emotional traumas, illness and excessive demands placed on the body and mind. Symptoms should be treated early and not allowed to escalate out of control, as prolonged stress weakens the … Read moreAromatherapy: Oils for Stress Control

Aromatherapy: Oils for Recovering your Libido

There is rarely a physical component to problems with libido, the root cause is often emotional or mental. It’s not an uncommon condition and most people will experience a low libido at some point in their lives, which may be caused by factors such as stress, overwork, fear of pregnancy, an insensitive partner or perhaps … Read moreAromatherapy: Oils for Recovering your Libido

Aromatherapy: Oils for Compulsive Behaviour

Compulsive behaviour is often caused by unhappiness, for which there may be a number of different causes but the result is the same. Eating disorders often arise from compulsive behaviour, either to punish yourself or others around you. Compulsive behaviour is a control mechanism as well as a form of self-punishment, and often must be … Read moreAromatherapy: Oils for Compulsive Behaviour

Aromatherapy: Oils for Treating SAD

Up to one in 20 people are affected by Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). This form of depression occurs from late autumn to early spring, and is thought to be caused by a biochemical imbalance in the hypothalamus gland due to the lack of stimulation from sunlight. Why am I SAD? SAD can affect people of … Read moreAromatherapy: Oils for Treating SAD

Aromatherapy: Oils for Addiction

Addiction can manifest in many forms, such as alcohol, caffeine, nicotine and food, but your desire for your substance of choice often masks other needs. You may be feeling stressed, depressed or sad and indulging in your addiction can temporarily numb painful feelings, but it will do nothing to help long term. Natural Aids Sedative … Read moreAromatherapy: Oils for Addiction

Aromatherapy: Oils for Post-natal Depression

The levels of progesterone and other hormones in a woman’s body drop dramatically after childbirth, commonly resulting in tearfulness and the ‘baby blues’ for a few days after delivery. This usually passes within a week or so, but if it does not post-natal depression may set in. Post-natal depression can last for weeks or months … Read moreAromatherapy: Oils for Post-natal Depression

Aromatherapy: Oils for Feeling Irritable

There will be times in your life when you just feel plain irritable, you may find it irksome to socialise with your peers and struggle to keep your commitments. There are many causes for why you may be feeling this way, perhaps you just woke up on the wrong side of the bed or maybe … Read moreAromatherapy: Oils for Feeling Irritable

Aromatherapy: Oils for Curing Insecurity

When you feel happy and confident then chances are you also feel content and secure about life. Insecurities tend to arise through nagging doubts and worries – most often about what others might think of you. To banish insecurity you need to shift the balance back to being happy – then nothing else will seem … Read moreAromatherapy: Oils for Curing Insecurity

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