Aromatherapy


Essential Oils that Can Soothe a Sore Throat

Essential Oils that Can Soothe a Sore Throat Suffering from a sore throat is a painful ailment, that often leaves you very uncomfortable. Depending on the severity of a sore throat you may have a difficult time talking, eating, drinking, and even swallowing your own saliva. From over the counter meds to at-home remedies, there is a number of ways to alleviate a sore throat. You can also use essential oils to alleviate these symptoms. Save yourself a trip to the supermarket, and try these essential oils. Essential oils that can soothe a sore throat. 1. Peppermint Oil: Peppermint oil is known […]


6 At Home Spa Treatments

6 At Home Spa Treatments While we all deserve to feel pampered and relaxed every now and again, visiting the spa can get pretty pricey. Instead, save your time and money by creating your own spa at home. There is a variety of easy at-home spa treatments available that will have you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated in no time. From massages to facial and foot scrubs, these 12 at home spa treatments will give you the opportunity to feel pampered on a daily basis. 1. Scalp massage There’s nothing quite like a head massage. A scalp massage stimulates sensitive nerves, relieves […]


5 Essential Oils and Their Benefits

5 Essential Oils and Their Benefits Essential oils have a variety of benefits for the mind, body, and skin. They are extremely versatile and filled with many pampering ingredients for your skin. The oils are extracted naturally from plants and herbs and commonly used in many beauty care products, perfumes, and candles as well as natural cleaning products.  However, essential oils are best when used on their own, they can be applied topically to the skin, inhaled or added to a diffuser. Below are 5 popular essential oils and their benefits. 1. Lavender Oil: In addition to its many benefits, Lavender is […]


The Best Aromatherapy for Winter Well-being

The Best Aromatherapy for Winter Well-being Maintaining a healthy immune system and overall health is especially beneficial during the colder months. It may also be difficult trying to maintain a healthy emotional state since the says are shorter and a lot darker. Temperatures are nearly freezing and germs are lurking around almost every corner. Using essential oils has proven time and time again to be an effective remedy towards viruses and bacteria. Since they are filled with antiviral benefits, antioxidants, and antibacterial properties. Below are some of our favorite winter essential oils and how to use them. The Best Aromatherapy for Winter […]


Top 5 Essential Oils for Healthy Skin and Hair

Top 5 Essential Oils for Healthy Skin and Hair No matter your skin type, essential oils should be part of your skin care regimen. They contain nature’s pure essence to help restore the health and texture of the skin. Essential oils are also highly recommended for stress, anxiety, and a number of health ailments, but today we are focusing on the skin. Essential oils are well-known for their ability to treat acne problems and pigmentation. Though they are also highly recommended for replenishing and revitalizing the skin, Below are the top 5 essential oils for healthy skin and hair. 1. Lavender […]


Enhance Your Memory with These Herbs and Spices

Enhance Your Memory with These Herbs and Spices Enhancing your memory with herbs and spices may seem a bit far-fetched, however, using herbs for memory improvement has been practiced for centuries, by many cultures. The Egyptians, Indians, American Indians and the Greeks have all used herbal treatments for the power of the mind. 1. Spicy foods are often touted for their ability to increase cognitive functions of the brain. Turmeric, a popular curry spice contains high levels a curcumin, an active ingredient believed to host many it’s healing benefits. According to research, curcumin may help improve memory and age-related disorders like […]


4 Reasons to Use Essential Oils on Your Feet

4 Reasons to Use Essential Oils on Your Feet Essential oils are extracted from specific plants that possess strong healing powers. While holistic practitioners have utilized essential oils for years, it is not until recently they have become so popular. The use of essential oils ranges from skin health to better sleep and even improved digestion health. They can be applied topically to the skin, inhaled, added a diffuser or bath, candles, natural body care and much more! Though, the most effective place to apply these oils is one the soles of our feet. Below are five reasons to use essential oils on your […]


The Benefits of Adding Cinnamon to Your Diet

The Benefits of Adding Cinnamon to Your Diet Derived from the inner bark of the evergreen tree, cinnamon is one of the tastiest and healthiest spices on the planet. It is a popular kitchen ingredient that has been used throughout the world for centuries. It has also long been prized for it’s powerful medicinal properties. Cinnamon has a warm and delicious aroma, which has made it popular in cooking, particularly for baked goods and Indian dishes. You can find cinnamon as a whole cinnamon stick, or as a ground powder. Below are some of the benefits of adding cinnamon to your diet. Different varieties […]


5 Benefits of Taking a Cold Shower

5 Benefits of Taking a Cold Shower After a long day, there’s nothing better than a nice, warm shower. However, researchers are know finding that a cold shower may be even more beneficial. Taking a cold shower offers a wide range of health benefits, from natural hair care to lowered stress levels. Below are 5 benefits of taking a cold shower. Improves Mood Cold water is believed to increase levels of noradrenaline and beta-endorphin in the blood, both of which have anti-depressant effects on our mood. Shower yourself into a better mood! Promotes Healthy Skin According to research, cold water actually […]


Top 5 Benefits of Aromatherapy

Top 5 Benefits of Aromatherapy Aromatherapy is a type of alternative medicine, using essential oils to improve ones mood and overall health of our body and mind. Essential oils are derived from specific flowers, herbs, seeds, and roots, all of which are believed to offer numerous health benefits to the body and mind. The oils can be applied directly to the skin (using a carrier oil), massaged onto the body, added to a diffuser, warm bath or inhaled. Additionally, they can also be added to lotions, candles, cleaning products and much more! Below are the top 5 benefits of aromatherapy. […]