Sweet Marjoram essential oil is antimicrobial, relaxing and antispasmodic, and offers a wide range of benefits. Learn about the history, properties and many uses in aromatherapy . . .
The power of scent as a healing tradition dates back to the ancient Greeks, Romans, Egyptians and Chinese. Today, more than ever, the use of aromatic plant oils has become a popular and effective way to restore balance to our hectic and often stressful lives. Essential oils can be employed in massage work, the bath, […]
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 […]
The findings of a study in Iran showed a significant difference between the mean scores of sleep quality in the two groups after an aromatherapy treatment with lavender essential oil (Lavandula angustifolia). Aromatherapy treatments with lavender oil in the experiment group led to decrease of sleep disorders and resulted in improving the quality of sleep […]
Research in 2002 helped to confirm the long held belief of aromatherapists that jasmine oil is a powerful relaxant that works as an effective aid to promoting restful sleep. The researcher, Dr Bryan Raudenbush, explained that the purpose of the study was specifically to investigate some of the beliefs behind aromatherapy. Raudenbush and his colleagues […]