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Benefits of Foot Massage

By |January 24th, 2019|Categories: Aromatherapy, Massage|

Foot Massage Benefits The benefits to massaging the feet can sometimes be overlooked. Why? Simply because our feet are generally left behind, unappreciated and a lot less important to us than say achy shoulders or [...]

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Aromatherapy for Depression

By |September 12th, 2018|Categories: Aromatherapy|

Aromatherapy is the use of concentrated plant extracts aka essential oil to help improve mood, mental state and health. Essential oils can either be blended into cosmetic products, used for massage or inhaled through incense [...]

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Aromatherapy for Pregnancy and Labour

By |July 30th, 2018|Categories: Aromatherapy|

Aromatherapy is a natural complimentary therapy that blends concentrated essential oils together into a carrier oil based product which can then be applied to the skin during pregnancy and labour (please see safety instructions below). [...]

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The Benefits of Pregnancy Massage

By |October 28th, 2017|Categories: Massage|

Pregnancy massage has been applied as a valuable, effective therapy in nearly all traditional cultures for thousands of years. It is a wonderful complementary choice of prenatal care which promotes overall wellness and relives many [...]

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Natural Remedies for Sunburn

By |June 10th, 2017|Categories: Aromatherapy|

With the summer season in full swing and the 2-4-1 offers on sun creams and after sun lotions fill our supermarket shelves, it is no surprise that the use of natural, herbal remedies to treat [...]

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How essential oils are extracted from natural resources

By |February 18th, 2017|Categories: Aromatherapy|

There are 5 different methods of extracting essential oils from leaves, flowers and other natural resources, these include: Enfleurage, Distillation, Maceration, Expression and Solvent Extraction. Each method produces oil from over thirty families of plant [...]

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The physical and psychological benefits of aromatherapy

By |February 18th, 2017|Categories: Aromatherapy|

Aromatherapy is believed to be a powerful tool in promoting self-healing both physically and psychologically – but is there any evidence to support this? The holistic characteristics of essential oils are said to offer an [...]

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How to work safely with aromatherapy oils

By |February 18th, 2017|Categories: Aromatherapy|

Working safely with aromatherapy oils is paramount to the wellbeing of the client and therapist, and there are a number of measures that take place in order to reduce the risks involved. According to biochemist [...]

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Reactions to expect after an aromatherapy treatment

By |February 18th, 2017|Categories: Aromatherapy|

There are many reactions that can occur during or after an aromatherapy treatment, one in which is a detox period also known to therapists as the ‘healing crises’. These responses happen when the body attempts [...]

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What are the contraindications in aromatherapy?

By |February 18th, 2017|Categories: Aromatherapy|

A contraindication quite simply refers to something that is a medical reason for not doing or using something (Merriam-Webster, 2016). In Aromatherapy, when a contraindication is identified there are certain procedures that need to be [...]

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How Aromatherapy Oils Enter the Body

By |February 12th, 2017|Categories: Aromatherapy|

There are two ways in which aromatherapy oils enter the body, through skin absorption and inhalation. Both methods have shown to have positive physical and psychological effects when applied to treatments such as massage and [...]

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How Aromatherapy Massage Effects the Body

By |February 12th, 2017|Categories: Massage|

The use of aromatherapy oils in massage has been a popular treatment for over 5,000 years. The technique is believed to possess many healing effects both on a physical and psychological level and when looking [...]

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