Using Aroma Oils for a Festive New Year’s Eve

Using Aroma Oils for a Festive New Year’s Eve

Now that the presents have been unwrapped and the leftovers have been eaten, it’s time to start thinking about the approaching new year. New Year’s Eve celebrations bring family and friends together to say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new year with promises of better things. Creating an inviting environment for guests means eliminating the odors of the holiday and generating a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Aroma oils combined with a cold air diffuser offer an easy way to create a relaxing environment for celebration. After the hustle and bustle of parties, shopping, cooking and baking leading...

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Create a Mindful Travel Experience - Take Your Essential Oils and Diffuser With You on Vacation

Create a Mindful Travel Experience - Take Your Essential Oils and Diffuser With You on Vacation

With the holidays fast approaching, preparing to travel to visit family can be stressful. Staying in relatives’ homes is not always comfortable, and different climates, household pets and odd smells can add more stress to your travel plans. If you plan on spending the holidays in a hotel, strange odors from the carpet and draperies could make your stay uncomfortable. Taking an aromatherapy diffuser with you can ease some of the stress and make you feel more at home in the guest room or hotel room, creating a relaxing space to decompress from the festivities. An AromaCube®™ or an Aromini™...

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Morning, Day, or Night – the Scent Has to Be Right

Morning, Day, or Night – the Scent Has to Be Right

Did you know that your sense of smell varies over the course of a day? It’s true. Smell is an extremely important sense: it allows you to experience and enjoy the world around you and it also warns you of danger, such as spoiled food or a fire nearby. It’s also important for eating; just think about how bland food tastes when you have a cold and can’t smell what’s on your fork. It’s helpful to understand the way your sense of smell changes throughout the day because these changes can affect all of these capabilities. Although it isn’t exactly...

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Naturally Rid Your Home of Bugs, Pests and Insects with 100% Pure Essential Oils

Naturally Rid Your Home of Bugs, Pests and Insects with 100% Pure Essential Oils

In Nature, plants and animals use scent to convey messages. Some plants employ a strong scent to attract pollinator insects; others use repellent fragrances against predators and harmful insects. In time humans have learned to extract aromas from plants in the form of essential oils, and we use them to benefit our physical and emotional wellbeing.  It is well known that some fragrances evoke positive emotions in humans. However, the same essential oils that create feelings of happiness, calm and relaxation in humans can carry a powerful stay-away message to pests. This means that we can enjoy the sublime fragrance...

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Using Essential Oils to Support Creativity in Psychotherapy

Using Essential Oils to Support Creativity in Psychotherapy

While aromatherapy has been a practiced healing modality in Egyptian and eastern cultures for centuries, it’s only in recent years that the practice has picked up steam in the States. Initially seen as merely an alternative to pleasure scenting for homes and workspaces, there has been a renewed interest in integrating time-honored holistic wisdom with conventional western therapies supporting mind and body wellness. As a result, more modes of psychotherapy are incorporating the power of scent into their patient interactions. Smell, Memories, and Behavior Smell has risen above the rest as our most powerful, and arguably most important, sense. Able...

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