Aromatherapy, the use of essential plant oils for mind and body healing, is quite effective for treating anxiety and depression. Studies have proven aromatherapy’s effectiveness, and scientists now understand why it is effective.
Pregnancy can be a wonderful time in a woman’s life, but there are some challenges. To minimize those challenges, I have created the following aromatherapy recipes. Please, pay heed to the amounts and directions given for each recipe.
Stress and anxiety have been shown to cause or worsen cardiovascular disease and obesity. Fortunately, both can be treated without expensive, side-effect laden drugs. One of these treatments is not just simple and inexpensive, but relaxing and enjoyable: The aromatic bath.
For years, I have used eucalyptus essential oil, alone and in combination with other oils, to treat muscle and joint aches/pains, but for headaches I was loyal to peppermint. … That has since changed. In this article I explain the reasons why.
The typical headache is the result of either stress or a nutritional deficiency, sometimes both. In this article we explore the nutritional causes of headaches and what you can do to put a stop to them, when eating right just isn’t enough.
Peppermint is one of my favorite herbs, for a variety of reasons. Used inside and out – as an infusion, a tincture and an essential oil – peppermint can do much more than freshen breath.
An easy to make, and quite effective, analgesic for aches and pains brought on by exertion and aging.