essential oils, Skin DIY

Rosemary ( Rosmarinus officinalis) for Skin and Hair

Rosemary makes a lovely classic female name. And is commonly used in culinary preparations. This post is about Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) essential oil. Rosemary belongs to Lamiaceae, the largest of all plant families. Oils such as Lavender, Melissa, Peppermint all belong to this family. In Aromatherapy, some plants have different chemical constituents based on the… Continue reading Rosemary ( Rosmarinus officinalis) for Skin and Hair

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Ylang ylang – Cananga odorata as an Aphrodisiac & for Heart Palpitation

First time I got a tiny bottle of Ylang ylang essential oil is when I studied for my Aromatherapy certification program. I heard of its aphrodisiac property and was dying to smell it! Intoxicating! That's the first word that came into my mind when I opened the bottle. In my eagerness, I almost dipped my nose… Continue reading Ylang ylang – Cananga odorata as an Aphrodisiac & for Heart Palpitation

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Make it Youself All Natural Bug Repellent for the Whole Family :-)

Summer is here! And I love the heat! But I am such a mosquito magnet! Bug repellent containing DEET is harmful for heath, especially for the children. I came up with this all natural bug repellent using essential oils and skin nourishing Avocado oil. And I don't get bug bites anymore. And yes, it is… Continue reading Make it Youself All Natural Bug Repellent for the Whole Family đź™‚

DIY Aromatherapy recipes

Who am I and Why I am here

This is my first assignment from blogging 101. I am a NAHA certified Aromatherapist and I am proud of this title. For the past few years, I have immersed myself in those aromatic oils and have dedicated myself and thousands of hours to learn about these powerful oils and the wonders they do for the… Continue reading Who am I and Why I am here

Herbs

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

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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

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How to Get Rid of Molluscum Contagiosum once and for all!

What is Molluscum contagiosum? According to Kidshealth.org, About Molluscum Contagiosum Molluscum contagiosum is a viral infection that causes a mild skin rash. The rash looks like one or more small growths or wart-like bumps (called mollusca) that are usually pink, white, or skin-colored. The bumps are usually soft and smooth and may have an indented… Continue reading How to Get Rid of Molluscum Contagiosum once and for all!

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Essential Oils 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 Essential Oils for allergies, colds and flu

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Essential Oils for 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 Essential Oils for Mental Clarity & Focus