Aromatherapy is a form of holistic or alternative medicine which uses aromatic essential oils from certain plants to benefit people and give them a sense of well-being.Essential oils come in different scents and effects.  These are intended to provide...
Patchouli essential oil is oil extracted from the dried young leaves of the Patchouli herb, a perennial, bushy plant native to Malaysia and India. It is a thick oil that is light yellow to dark brown in color, and...
Morning sickness refers to the extreme discomfort that pregnant women usually experience in the morning especially during the second trimester of their pregnancy.  Its indications include nausea, vomiting and aversion to certain foods.There are various ways to reduce the...
Aromatherapy is one of the oldest forms of healing and it has been practiced around the world for centuries. It refers to the use of plant extracts and natural oils to relieve pain and rejuvenate the body.Aromatherapy products are...
Headaches are not uncommon especially with the onset of unpredictable weather. Most people resort to pain relieving drugs and paracetamols to treat headaches. But for some, the application of aromatherapy techniques is a drug-free, soothing and relaxing method of...
Jasmine essential oil is an extract from the flowers of the jasmine plant, a genus of flowering shrubs and vines in the olive family.Jasmines bloom at night.  Its white or yellowish flowers emit strong but sweet romantic fragrance, and...
This is the third of a four-part series of articles that provide a list of the most common carrier oils. Here are more vegetable oils for your additional information:15. Neem oilNeem oil is highly beneficial and it contains anti-viral,...
There are a lot of things to consider when buying essential oils and aromatherapy products.  The market is loaded with doubtful items that might harm you.Different aromatherapy products vary on purity depending on the production method used by their...
Many people buy essential oils for long-term use.  With this in mind, it is important to keep their freshness and potency intact so that we can enjoy their benefits for a longer time.In order to achieve this, we need...
Lavender essential oil is a colorless or green-yellow essential oil which is obtained from distilling fresh flowers of several species of the lavender plant.  It has a sweet aroma and bitter taste.Its fragrance makes it a good ingredient for...