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Using Nature As Our Antidote

  Humans have been using the healing power of plant remedies since time began. In ancient times plants were used to heal wounds, clear odours, embalm bodies, decorate houses, heal physical and mental ailments and so much more. Whenever a thing, a person, or possession needed healing, plant remedies were used. Frankincense was burned in ceremonies for grounding and connection. Sage, Rosemary and Cedarwood were used to purify the air and rid of heavy energy. Myrrh was applied to wounds for healing, and other resins and barks were placed around homes and stables for protection. Life was simple, plants were consumed and connection was at the heart of living.  Things are so very different in our modern day world. We...

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Using Aromatherapy For Self Care

Self care is taking deliberate action to looking after our physical, mental and emotional health. Taking care of ourselves is not selfish; we all need time-out occasionally to recharge and replenish. Self care teaches us ways to take time for ourselves, build up self esteem, and maintain healthy boundaries in order to keep ourselves mentally and physically well. Any action which is for the greater good of your physical, mental and emotional health. It can be going for a walk, reading a book, taking a nap, instilling boundaries, journalling, prayer, meditation, calling a friend, alone time or exercise.  How To Incorporate Aromatherapy Into Your Self Care Practice? If you own an essential oil or two then adding the incredible benefits...

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Three Ways To Use (and reuse) Your Aromatherapy Spray - Including Recipes.

What I love most about our essential oil sprays is the fact they are so versatile. They retail as an essential oil spray for the face and body, but did you know they can be used in a variety of other ways? Because they come in protective glass bottles they can also be reused over and over again - reusable and versatile, woooaah!! Here are three additional ways you can use your essential oil sprays. I have also included DIY recipes for you to experiment making your own.     Five Ways To Use (and reuse) Your Aromatherapy Spray    1. Pillow Spray Such a easy addition to your bedtime routine. Simply spritz DREAM or PEACE WITHIN over your pillow before...

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Stop, Drop & Inhale! A Simple But Effective Practice For The Mind, Body & Soul

We've all been there, those moments when you feel like you're about to lose your cool and burst!  Aromatherapy is a wonderful tool to use in times of stress, anger or frustration as the power of scent help to calm down the nervous system and relieves tension within the body. I use a practice I like to call Stop, Drop and inhale! What Is This Practice?  Being a Mother of two little ones, running a business and all the in between, I use this practice countless times a day. It's incredibly powerful and means I am able to diffuse the energy I am feeling in a mindful way.  Simply STOP what you are doing, DROP to a seated position and...

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How To Integrate Aromatherapy Into Your Daily Routine

There are many benefits to integrating aromatherapy into your daily routine - and it doesn't need to be fancy, time consuming or expensive. In this blog post I explain how to easily, simply and effectively integrate aromatic remedies into your daily routine to support your mental, emotional and spiritual well-being.  Adding Essential Oils To Skin + Body Care Receive the wonderful rejuvenating and soothing benefits of plant remedies within skin and body care. Simply add a few drops of an essential oil to your moisturizer, face and/or body oil, creams or lotions and mix well.  My suggested essential oils for each skin type and conditions: Dry skin: Frankincense, Rosewood, Benzoin, Cedarwood, Roman Chamomile. Normal/Combination skin: Geranium, Lavender, Palmarosa, Neroli. Sensitive...

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