Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) affects millions of people during the winter months, but certain essential oils have the ability to help lift the mood of sufferers . . .
Your boss wants that report on his desk, like, now. Your kid’s school just called and your child has a fever. That funny noise the car has been making for the past six weeks? You probably should have had it checked out because now the thing won’t start. Taxes are due, rent is going up […]
Contrary to what you would expect, geranium bourbon essential oil is derived from a plant that belongs to the Pelargonium, not the Geranium genus of Geraniaceae. Back in 1737, the father of modern botanical nomenclature, Carolus Linnaeus, combined the entire genus of the Geraniaceae together in his epic work ‘Species Plantarum’. Although all the genera […]
Put simply, attar means fragrance, scent or essence. Attars are extracted from plant materials and there are plenty of them available in the world. Even in India, the craze for attars obtained from herbs, spices, flowers or barks, is not the less. These herbal attars in India are not only used for fragrance purposes but […]
Although blended essential oils are increasingly being used for the improvement of the quality of life and for the relief of various symptoms in patients, the scientific evaluation of the aroma-therapeutic effects of blended essential oils in humans is rather scarce.
University Study Title; Relaxing effect of ylang ylang oil on humans after transdermal absorption. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of ylang ylang essential oil (Cananga odorata) from the Annonaceae family, on human physiological parameters and self-evaluation after transdermal absorption.
Aromatherapists have known for years that treatments with essential oils can help bring relief to many forms depression, and recent research has confirmed that this form of complementary therapy support our convictions, at least for postpartum depression.
Aromatherapy massage therapy and other techniques used by massage therapists – reiki and acupressure among them – have all been indicated by research to relieve depression in clients. A new report shows depression is a global problem, affecting 121 million people worldwide. Depression can affect a person’s ability to work and form relationships, and can […]