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 Toning and Detox

Aromatherapy oils can make the process of toning and detoxing your body more enjoyable and beneficial. If you increase the amount of exercise you do to tone muscles and get rid of cellulite, oils with muscles-relaxing qualities such as lavender and chamomile are worth using. Oils that stimulate circulation to ensure good blood flow and … Read moreAromatherapy: Oils for Toning and Detox

Aromatherapy: Using Oils for Relaxation

Many people’s first experiences with aromatherapy are for relaxation, using bath oils or scented candles. You’ll soon realise that as well as easing tension, aromatherapy can help to prevent stress from building up in the first place. Choosing the right oils In order to relax fully with aromatherapy, it’s important to pick the right oils … Read moreAromatherapy: Using Oils for Relaxation

Aromatherapy: Oils to Enhance Your Mood

Fragrance can have a profound effect on your mood and state of mind. Scent molecules are registered by olfactory receptors in your nose, which connect directly to your brain’s emotion-controlling limbic system. Aromatherapy Moods Aromatherapy can perk us up when we’re feeling down, calm our nerves when we’re feeling tense, perhaps before an important meeting … Read moreAromatherapy: Oils to Enhance Your Mood

Aromatherapy: Understanding Fragrance Notes

Aromatherapy is all about smell and with practice you will learn to recognise a fragrance even if you can’t pick which plant the oil is from. For instance, you will be able to tell a citrus aroma from a floral one, a woody fragrance from a minty one. The smell is determined by the chemicals … Read moreAromatherapy: Understanding Fragrance Notes