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Using Aromatherapy Creatively

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Using Aromatherapy Creatively

It is generally acknowledged that essential oils play an important role in our health and well-being so apart from the traditional uses for essential oils what other products are out there that we can all benefit from easily?

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Uses of Lavender Oil

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Uses of Lavender Oil

Lavender Oil: Lavender essential oil has many medicinal values and is used for the treatment of many health problems. Lavender oil is regularly used in aromatherapy as a pain reliever. Let us see some advantages of lavender oil for adults and children.Lavender Oil for Adults:Lavender oil helps in relieving pain and with the mixture of other carrier oils it is used for massage. Lavender oil helps in muscle relaxation and relief of joint. It can be used in mixtures for asthma and bronchitis. This oil is also used for restlessness, nervousness, and depression. Inhalation of lavender aroma will help in...

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Treating Chilblains with Aromatherapy

Chilblains are red or blue inflammations or blisters that appear on the skin surface due to painful swelling of tiny blood vessels, which occur as a reaction to swift warming after exposure to very cold temperatures. They are particularly common among toes, but can also occur in fingers or any areas that are often exposed to the cold for prolonged periods of time. They can be caused by poor circulation in areas that get protracted exposure to the cold resulting in a painful swelling of the skin that can also be very itchy. It is thought they can be hereditary...

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What is Aromatherapy?

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The use of aromatic substances for therapeutic or healing purposes. The term therapeutic covers both the mind, spirit and body and the term aromatic substances generally refers to essential oils. As a treatment it is usually combined with some form of body contact such as massage, although the treatment can be used in other different ways such as in a vaporiser, bathing or inhalation. Aromatherapy is one of the holistic treatments, during which treatment the body is treated as a whole - mind, body and spirit. Aromatherapy restores balance as well as treating a specific or wide range of symptoms....

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Essential Oils Information

Here is a list from Aromatherapy Gold of some of the many essential oils available with a description of uses, methods and where suitable any warnings.   In alphabetical order:   Angelica Root   angelica archangelica A fortifying tonic, useful for the general constitution. Beneficial in skin care blends.       Basil A pale yellowy-green oil with a sweet, herbaceous scent. Has a refreshing & purifying effect on the mind; a stimulating and fortifying effect on the body. A bracing tonic and pick me up, with a warm and spicy aroma. Uses : Depression, upset stomachs and indigestion, insect repellant...

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