Calendula (calendula officinalis)

I planted some calendula seeds late last Fall and one of them is blooming! Calendula is not just a pretty flower, but also cold hardy. This gorgeous little flower, gracing so many home gardens has been used for centuries topically to speed up tissue healing after injuries, bruises, sprains and strains. It is a wonderful… Continue reading Calendula (calendula officinalis)

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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

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What are blank inhalers a.k.a. Aromatherapy inhalers?

What are blank inhalers, also called Aromatherapy inhalers? They are nifty portable gadgets to carry precious essential oils around whenever you need them! Here is a picture of a blank inhaler. You can purchase them here here in my ETSY shop. It consists of 4 parts: the outer shell, inner shell, cap and cotton wick.… Continue reading What are blank inhalers a.k.a. Aromatherapy inhalers?

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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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Molluscum Contagiosum

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 Molluscum Contagiosum

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Homemade Vitamin C Serum

I have been reading a lot about the benefits of Vitamin C serum and the show Dr.Oz had with 2 dermatologists convinced me that Vitamin C was worth giving it a try. Like most people, I am budget-conscious and am a very hand-on person, DIY is the only way to go. L Ascorbic Acid is a… Continue reading Homemade Vitamin C Serum

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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

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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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Aromatic luscious body butter

Cool weather is on its way. Apple-picking, gorgeous landscapes with abundance of colors, the mountain hiking and camping! Fall is my favorite season.Unfortunately, Fall has a side effect: dry and itchy skin. I developed a body butter recipe that is super moisturing and pampering to the skin and a little goes a loooong way. Apply the… Continue reading Aromatic luscious body butter

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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?