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Tue, 24 Apr 2007 09:00:00 -0400It is important to learn not only about the variety of essentials oils and their benefits, but also the way to properly combine them with a carrier oil before applying to the skin. Essential oils are concentrated and alone are very potent. Carrier oils carry essential oils to the skin safely. If essential oils are applied directly to the skin they can irritate it and have a negative effect instead of fulfilling their helpful, healing purpose.
Tue, 17 Oct 2006 09:00:00 -0400The time has come. After nine months of anticipation you are standing at the door, suitcase at the ready, stopwatch in hand. You have timed the contractions at every two to five minutes on the dot, and as the drama of birth opens its curtains before your very eyes, you wonder if all your preparations will have been enough.
Tue, 10 Oct 2006 09:00:00 -0400Pregnancy and childbirth is the most wondrous experience of a woman’s life. To describe it, one must use a list of contradictions. What other event can be so universal, yet so personal? At what other time does a woman feel more in tune with her feminine side, while yet tapping into her strongest reserve of raw power? What other rite of passage takes her to the very doors of death, only to open them and find new life? There is no other time when a woman can feel so sick while being in perfectly good health. There is no other event quite like it.
Mon, 18 Sep 2006 17:56:47 -0400Properties of common aromatherapy oils.
Mon, 18 Sep 2006 09:00:00 -0400The Reiki system is not the only factor that determines how the body is attuned to the Reiki energy. The person giving a Reiki treatment also receives the healing effect of the energy as it flows through them.
Mon, 11 Sep 2006 09:00:00 -0400Feng Shui is an ancient discipline which shifts the chi (life force energy) in your home to improve your life. Children are indeed a blessing and add joy to one's household. In ancient times, a family was regarded as incomplete without children. Many methods were utilized so that couples could be successful in their bids for children.
Mon, 4 Sep 2006 09:00:00 -0400Business people as well as common folks throughout the world improve all aspects of their lives using Feng Shui. Although the exact origins of feng shui are debatable, it is thought to have originated in China about five thousand years ago. According to Feng Shui cultural and social issues are influenced by natural, metaphysical and cosmological factors.
Mon, 28 Aug 2006 09:00:00 -0400The historical route of incense continued to follow the pathways of civilization. As Greek thought and culture spread throughout the Eastern Mediterranean, so too did the use of and enchantment of the incense.
Mon, 21 Aug 2006 09:00:00 -0400Aromatherapy is not a new phenomenon. In India, the "Basil" plant or tulsi is revered as holy and its roots are made into sacred beads and rosaries. In the middle ages, cloves of garlic still hung around the neck of a newborn as protection agaist dark forces.
Tue, 15 Aug 2006 09:00:00 -0400Over the years, researchers have discovered that there are certain scents in the plant world that produce a relaxed state of mind and body. These scents are contained within the plants essential oils.
Tue, 8 Aug 2006 09:00:00 -0400The Chinese, Egyptians, Greeks and Romans all recognised the therapeutic properties of essential oils and plant extracts. The use of plant oils can be traced back over 6000 years. Individuals in many cultures believed that scent inspires the imagination and frees the spirit. In modern society many individuals are finding innovative ways to incorporate aromatic scents into their daily lives, to elicit feelings of relaxation and contentment.
Tue, 1 Aug 2006 09:00:00 -0400Aromatherapy as used today originated in Europe and has been practiced there since the early 1900s. Practioners of aromatherapy believe that every oil has a vibration or note, which can be used for different therapeutic applications. Aromatherapy can be used to relax and sooth the mind and body, to energize or even to arouse.
Tue, 25 Jul 2006 09:00:00 -0400Rosehip seed oil has become widely recognized as an effective skin and beauty care agent in the last decade, with great interest surrounding its scientifically-validated beauty-enhancing effects.
Tue, 18 Jul 2006 09:00:00 -0400Lavender is considered the most useful of all essential oils. Lavender is known to help relieve headaches, insomnia, tension and stress. Its therapeutic properties have been well chronicled all over the world.
Tue, 18 Jul 2006 09:00:00 -0400Sandalwood is one of the world's most widely used essential oils, prized for its scent in perfumery, for its therapeutic effects in Chinese, Ayurvedic and Tibetan medicine systems, and for its ability to center the mind in meditative yogic traditions.
Tue, 11 Jul 2006 09:00:00 -0400Aromatherapy has been in existence for almost 3500 years and its use in our lives is as old as the dawn of civilization. It is the exotic art, and science, of using oils extracted from aromatic plants and herbs to enhance health, emotional well being and beauty.
Tue, 4 Jul 2006 09:00:00 -0400The roots and fundamentals of Aromatherapy can be traced back to nearly 3000 years before Christ, when the ancient Egyptians used the basics of Aromatherapy in their daily lives. Historical records show that Egyptians burned incense made from aromatic woods and other herbs to honor their gods.
Tue, 27 Jun 2006 21:00:00 -0400The principle of aromatherapy, as chronicled over thousands of years, lists hundreds of practical uses, as supplements for bath, massage, medicines and essential scents. How ever, another most important aspect of any aromatherapy compound is its quality to reduce emotional stress and strain.
Tue, 20 Jun 2006 09:00:00 -0400Aromatherapy first got its name in the 1920's by a French chemist named Rene Maurice Gattefosse. He said it involved using essential oils from plants, flowers, and roots among other things to promote healing.
Tue, 13 Jun 2006 09:00:00 -0400Aromatherapy Weight Loss in many cases is extremely effective and less costly than other diet plans. All of us will like to see ourselves, well groomed and fit enough to look great and flaunt those athletic physiques among friends and relatives.
Tue, 6 Jun 2006 09:00:00 -0400Essential oils should be used with caution. Essential oils are many times more potent than dried herbs. Just like any medicine, essential oils can be harmful if they are not used carefully or properly.
Tue, 30 May 2006 09:00:00 -0400Pure essential oils can help us take care of ourselves, relieve stress, sooth and relax our minds and bodies. Essential oils have been around for thousands of years, used for healing purposes, relaxation and calming ourselves from our daily stresses. With organic essential oils, they are produced without the use of fertilizers or pesticides thus insuring a pure product.
Tue, 23 May 2006 09:00:00 -0400It is very easy to get started with Aromatherapy, but there are safety issues that you need to be aware of. Most people interested in aromatherapy start with base essential oils creating blends. While its invigorating to experiment, care and caution must be taken at all times.
Tue, 16 May 2006 09:00:00 -0400Alternative medicine and modern medicine have may differences and whose to say which is best? Today, we expect doctors and medicines to fix whatever ails us instantly and doctors only look at the current physical problem when diagnosing our needs.
Tue, 9 May 2006 09:00:00 -0400Massage has been used as a therapy to ease human aches and pains and create relaxation for thousands of years.
Tue, 2 May 2006 09:00:00 -0400The basics of aromatherapy are simple, once a few fundamental concepts are understood. Aromatherapy is the practice of using essential oils - the aromatic compounds of plants, extracted through steam distillation or other methods.
Wed, 26 Apr 2006 09:00:00 -0400Organic aromatherapy recipes have been used for centuries and its usage is very diverse and spread all over the world. Hundreds of recipes have been found and perfected over thousands of years. Aromatherapy makes use of essential oils to combat everyday maladies in our lives such as stress, depression, indigestion, menopause, nausea, immune deficiencies, fatigue and numerous others.