Petitgrain essential oil is derived from the fresh leaves and green twigs of the bitter orange tree. Learn about the properties, history and the many ways you can use it in aromatherapy . . .
Lavender essential oil (Lavandula angustifolia) is often stated in aromatherapy books to be helpful in relieving the pain and symptoms of headaches and migraines. And although aromatherapists know only too well how effective lavender essential oil can be with migraines, there has been little clinical evidence to support this therapeutic claim. Until now, that is.
As happened here in the United Kingdom some 20 years ago, aromatherapy is finally gaining recognition in certain areas of mainstream medicine in the United States, according to a recent article on USnews.com. Groups as diverse as the American Cancer Society and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs are now offering aromatherapy alongisde traditional health […]
Since the beginning of medicine, people have looked for a way to ease the pain and discomfort of a variety of ailments. Over time, some herbs have been found to be highly effective as natural remedies, and lemon grass is one that is known to alleviate the pain felt as a result of muscle cramps. […]
Essential oils can be very effective headache cures. If handled properly, essential oils rarely cause any side effects. Using essential oils as a headache cure is a perfect solution to people that can’t use over the counter medicines or simply prefer to avoid commercially prepared headache medications. The use of essential oils is a form […]