Health Research

Aroma Is A Full Body Experience

Scientists have discovered that the receptors used to detect aroma are also found in the skin as well as the nose. This opens up a whole new dimension to healing with aroma, and further validates aromatherapy . . .

Are You Eating Your Way Into Old Age?

Your diet can dramatically effect the way you age on the outside and the inside, so it’s well worth the effort to learn which foods to eat – and which ones to avoid at all costs . . .

Choosing The Right Form Of Meditation

Meditation is known to promote relaxation and mental wellbeing, but research suggests if you don’t use the right form of meditation you may not get the results you want . . .

The Power Of Sound For Beating Stress

We know that aromatherapy and meditation can help ease stress, but science is now proving that sounds and music can also benefit this condition, especially when combined . . .

Massage Helps Treat Low Back Pain – Study

Massage may be serious medicine, at least when it comes to treating persistent low back pain, a recent study shows. Low back pain is one of the top reasons people seek medical attention in the U.S., and it is notoriously tough to treat. Studies show very few medical therapies, from medications to injections to surgeries, […]

Aromatherapy Massage Can Help Autistic Children

Autism can be a very difficult neurobehavioral disorder for parents to cope with, especially if the child has particularly challenging behaviour. Since this disorder spans a wide range of impairments and symptoms, parents have to learn as many ways as possible to connect and support their child through their daily challenges.

Massage Therapy Improves Overall Health

The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine writes that massage therapy has a long history in cultures around the world. Today, people use many different types of massage therapy for a variety of health-related purposes, “including to relieve pain, rehabilitate sports injuries, reduce stress, increase relaxation, address anxiety and depression, and aid general wellness.” […]

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‘Quantum smell’ Theory Gains Ground

A controversial theory that the way we smell involves a quantum physics effect has received a boost, following experiments with human subjects. It challenges the notion that our sense of smell depends only on the shapes of molecules we sniff in the air.

How to Make An Essential Oil Air Freshener

I absolutely love little tips that show you easy ways you can use essential oils to improve the quality of daily life. So when I came across this great little article about making your own natural car air-freshener using essential oils and a piece of felt I just had to share it with you all.

Sense Of Smell Is Boosted By Anxiety

Anxious people have a heightened sense of smell when it comes to sniffing out a threat, according to a new study by Elizabeth Krusemark and Wen Li from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the US.

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