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Let Nature Calm Your Stress

If you spend too long in front of a computer screen try getting out and seeing more of nature – it’s best drug-free way to calm your nerves and ease your stress . . .

Palmarosa Essential Oil

Palmarosa essential oil is obtained from a sweet lemon-scented grass from India – learn about its history, properties and many therapeutic benefits in aromatherapy . . .

Sweet Basil Essential Oil

The sweet and refreshing aroma of basil essential oil is familiar to most people – learn about its history, therapeutic properties, and many ways use it in aromatherapy . . .

The Limbic System

Did you know that essential oils can influence a fascinating part of the brain known as the Limbic System? This area controls all aspects of your emotions, memories, and even your very survival . . .

How To Cope With Unwanted Changes In Your Life

When unwanted changes enter your life it can be extremely stressful and worrying. Discover how aromatherapy can be used to help you cope with life changing challenges . . .

Essential Oils For A Happy & Stress Free Christmas

There’s no doubt – Xmas can be stressful! This year, you and the whole family can enjoy a a stress-free and happy Christmas – just by using your essential oils creatively . . .

Essential Oils Reduce Stress & Blood Pressure – Study

According to many aromatherapy books, the antidepressant and calming effects of certain essential oils can help to treat or even prevent high blood pressure, known medically as hypertension. The theory has always been that using essential oils to reduce stress and invoke a state of relaxation, also lowers blood pressure in the process.

Clary Sage Essential Oil Induces Relaxation – Controlled Trial

Whilst investigating the comparative efficacy of inhaled clary sage essential oil and lavender essential oil for reducing stress on females with urinary incontinence, researchers made a surprising discovery. Whilst far from conclusive, the results of this study are certainly interesting and may encourage further research along similar lines.

Aromatherapy Massage & Music Relieves Stress

Nurses working in an accident and emergency department reported that their anxiety levels fell dramatically when they were given aromatherapy massages while listening to music, according to research in the September 2007 issue of the UK-based Journal of Clinical Nursing.

Lavender Bath Soak

Nothing beats soaking in a nice warm bath at the end of a hectic, stressful day. And nothing beats the legendary power of lavender essential oil when you want to soothe, unwind and restore your mind and body. It is these properties, plus the appeal of its refreshing aroma that makes it the most popular […]

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