Aroma Therapy

Aromatherapy is the purposeful application of essential oils for therapeutic impact. These oils are applied to maintain or improve existing health and to promote optimal well-being physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually.  Our sense of smell is the the most primitive of the senses. The olfactory nerve receives and transmits “smell signals” and is the shortest nerve pathway in the body running from our nasal cavity directly to centers in the brain where odors and emotions are interpreted. Thus aromas have a powerful impact on our emotional and physical health.

Read through our posts and learn how you can use these powerful natural healing agents at home to help you and your family.

 

Essential Oil Safety

Essential Oil Safety Precautions for use of Essential Oils As wonderful as essential oils are for supporting good health, it is always advised take precautions and use them safely.  Here are some guidelines for safe use.  Refer to texts such as the Essential Oil Desk Reference for complete safety guidelines. Avoid contact with the eye…

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What are Essential Oils?

What are Essential Oils? Essential Oils are botanical fluid extracts derived from plants through steam distillation, cold pressing and tree tapping in some cases. These fluids move through the plant’s circulatory system throughout the leaves, stems, roots, and flowers, carrying nutrition to the plant cells and carrying waste products away, just as blood functions in…

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