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Aroma - therapy

Sep 24, 2021

Definition of aromatherapy : inhalation or bodily application (as by massage) of fragrant essential oils from plants (as from flowers and fruits) for therapeutic purposes  broadly: the use of aroma to enhance a feeling of well-being The way to use...

Digestive Health & Natural Therapy

Sep 07, 2021

After partaking of the food and drinks in a celebratory feast, we usually feel bloated. But, if it's been days since the party and you still haven't digested what you ate, leaving you without energy and sufficient sleep, that could be a sign of a gut...

What are the Natural Healing Options for My Body, Mind and Soul?

Sep 01, 2021

What is happiness? Is it something we do? Is it something we feel? Can we make it, fake it or duplicate it? Is it attainable? What makes you happy? If you were to make a long list of what makes you happy and read it every day, then you would have a...

How to Manage Anxiety Naturally

Aug 31, 2021

Anxiety, generally speaking, is a response from excessive fear, worry, stress or over-thinking. Our survival mode kicks in when we are alerted by imminent danger. Sometimes those feelings may re-trigger or never switch off, and it affects our daily...

Your Skin: The Benefits and Uses of Essential Oils and Their Carriers

Aug 11, 2021

Essential oils are subtle, volatile liquids distilled from a plant and have been used for thousands of years dating back as far as the Egyptians. There are two ways essential oils penetrate the body, through the nose and the skin via the hair follicles...

5 Natural Moisturisers to Keep Your Skin Healthy in Winter

May 25, 2020

As fall transitions to winter, notice how the weather affects the health of your skin. Does it feel dry, dull and even itchy at times? These are telltale signs of the approaching winds and low temperature. So let’s arm the largest organ of our bodies...

Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

Jul 04, 2018

There are many health benefits of coconut oil.  Here are some of the natural beauty benefits of coconut oil for your hair, skin, and face. Coconut oil is an antibacterial and anti-fungal, it is also a great moisturiser. It can penetrate hair better...

What Are the Benefits of CBD Oil?

Mar 12, 2018

CBD oil has been flying off the shelves here and abroad. But what exactly is it? And what are the benefits of CBD oil anyway? We’ve done the digging to bring you all the answers. What is CBD Oil? Our article ‘What is CBD Oil?’ covers this question...

Rosehip Oil 101: What is Rosehip Oil, Its Benefits & Uses?

Feb 17, 2018

Are you searching for something that can help improve the appearance of your skin and even reverse the damage of pigmentation and wrinkling? Rosehip oil is the perfect natural solution. Read this article to learn more. What is Rosehip Oil? Rosehip...

Essential Oils for Stress

Oct 08, 2014

Stress can manifest itself in many forms – disrupting your physical, mental and emotional health and wellbeing. Despite our hectic modern lives, it is possible to reduce our stress levels and live with less anxiety. Essential oils are one antidote...

Reducing Inflammation with Essential Oils

Jan 29, 2014

When we think of inflammation, we often think of it as a disease. While it is true that any disease that ends with the suffix "-itis" is by definition a disease that includes inflammation ("itis" comes from a Greek word that means "a burning sensation"), inflammation...

7 Reasons to Love Lavender

Aug 26, 2013

When I was younger, I loved running my hands through lavender plants, crushing the little purple flowers and inhaling the soft scent. The heavenly lavender aroma is just one reason to love lavender. Here are a few more… Lavender Helps Your Hair...

Relieving Congestion with Natural Oils

Jul 22, 2013

Long before over-the-counter and prescription medications were available, traditional healers used natural oils to relieve the symptoms of colds, flus and other respiratory congestive disorders. Aromatherapists and other natural therapists have preserved...

Are All Natural Oils Equal?

Jun 11, 2013

Although it is one of the world's oldest natural therapies, aromatherapy has only recently been re-discovered by modern cultures. Most of the credit for its renewed popularity has to be given to professional aromatherapists, who select and use only...

Native Australian Essential Oils

Apr 17, 2013

Thanks to the increasing recognition of the value of natural therapies, researchers are taking a fresh look at the natural pharmacopoeia of indigenous cultures throughout the world. For thousands of years, Australia's aboriginals relied on some of the...

Banish the Blues With Lemon

Mar 22, 2013

When life gives you lemons, sniff one, say researchers at the Center for Autoimmune Diseases at Tel Aviv University. Why Lemon? The scientists found a correlation between sense of smell and depression. When test mice were exposed to citrus fragrances, the...

Using Orange Oil

Mar 13, 2013

Most of us appreciate the health benefits of oranges. Packed with vitamins and antioxidants, they are one of the most enjoyable ways to get the levels of ascorbic acid (vitamin C) we need to stay healthy. The part of the orange we usually throw away, the...

What Are Carrier Oils?

Sep 21, 2012

When most of us think of aromatherapy, we think of the fragrant essences that work so effectively to sooth and relax or recharge and revitalise. Behind the scenes, though, carrier oils are just as vital to aromatherapy's effectiveness. What are carrier...

Aromatherapy Treatments at Home

Oct 13, 2011

Are you only just managing to hang on? It sometimes feels like a pretty tenuous hold, as you watch life whirl by at the speed of light. For many people, the first thing to go in all this rush is self- care;  there’s simply no time left over.  But...

The Benefits of Tea Tree Oil

Oct 05, 2011

Hold the disinfectant!  Next time you need to clean anything, whether it’s a wound, a benchtop or your tinea laden toenails, try using tea tree, the great Australian essential oil. It has proven properties, is safe and multi-purpose.  Only use aromatherapy...

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