DIY Aromatherapy recipes

How to infuse herbs with oils

I am trying my hands on infusing herbs with oils. In this experiment, I decided to use dried Arnica flowers with organic Olive oil. Some herbs, such as Calendula, Arnica work better when dried while herbs such as Comfrey, St.John Wort work better when fresh. As a certified Aromatherapist, I know Arnica is excellent for… Continue reading How to infuse herbs with oils

DIY Aromatherapy recipes

Post Nasal Drips and Coughs in Children

My daughter got sick and the coughing kept her up all night! Thinking she might have pneumonia, my husband took her to a children's hospital. The good news is she didn't have pneumonia. The bad news is the post nasal drips caused constant coughing, especially at night when she lied down. The good doctor prescribed an Albuterol… Continue reading Post Nasal Drips and Coughs in Children

DIY Aromatherapy recipes

Aromatic Blend for Athlete’s Foot

“Nature is just enough; but men and women must comprehend and accept her suggestions." -Antoinette Brown Blackwell If your child or a family member is active in sports, he/she will be prone to Athlete's foot. I used to use the over-the-counter cream to treat the condition. Not only does it smell unpleasant, but also it… Continue reading Aromatic Blend for Athlete’s Foot

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Aromatherapy Inhalers for allergies, colds and flu

Inhaling essential oils through aromatherapy inhalers a.k.a. aromasticks is one of the most effective ways to get the therapeutic properties of the oils into your body, and thus reap the benefits immediately. I carry blank inhalers in my etsy shop if you'd like to make special essential oils blends for you and your family! http://www.etsy.com/shop/puressential Common… Continue reading Aromatherapy Inhalers for allergies, colds and flu

DIY Aromatherapy recipes

Aromatherapy Inhalers – Mental Clarity & Focus

" Smell can charm and be health-giving, or quite the opposite. Our smells can attract or repel. They can be therapeutic, creat sympathetic feelings or antipathies which sometimes impose themselves on our organisms and should not be disregarded" - Dr. Foveau De Courmelles As we all know, skin is more porous to gases, thus aromas. Essential… Continue reading Aromatherapy Inhalers – Mental Clarity & Focus

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What is Aromatherapy?

"The Fragrant Pharmacy". Valerie Ann Worwood Aromatherapy is the science and art of creating a synergistic blend of various aromatics for their medicinal qualities. Science: on average, each essential oil has about 100 chemical components, hence the therapeutic qualities.                               Art: the artistic blending of different essential oils based on their therapeutic qualities, aromas and plant parts  is … Continue reading What is Aromatherapy?