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Using Clary Sage Essential Oil

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Clary Sage Essential Oil comes from a plant with fuzzy leaves that comes primarily from Southern Europe, although it also can come from Morocco or Russia. The Latin name for it is Salvia Sclarea and has been reported to be of excellent benefit in aromatherapy to help with self esteem and confidence, and to help alleviate symptoms of depression. It can be distributed in a vaporizer or oil burner and even in a relaxing bath to calm and soothe your troubles away.

Helpful Ways to Use Aromatherapy Essential Oils

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Aromatherapy has gained a significant following over the past few years because people have come to understand how they can treat various ailments or simply improve the smell in a room with essential oils. Since smells have been proven to affect our brains and our moods, aromatherapy does have a scientific basis. This article will offer a few uses for aromatherapy and essential oils, which will help you live a better life.

What You Should Know About Orange Essential Oil

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Orange essential oil is actually popular and extremely praised by users for its many benefits. It is considered to be one of the best essential oils to test out while studying EO’s. This is because of its ability to mix with other oils Orange EO mixes perfectly with many or EO’s and therefore is considered very easy to use.

Peppermint Essential Oil – The Aromatherapy Favorite

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Peppermint essential oil has held a prominent role throughout known human history. The Mentha family of mints are very common. They grow easily in dark, wet places, often in the shade of other plants. They can be considered invasive for some crops, as they will quickly and easily overgrow an area. They are hardy plants and easily cross-breed, as well as easily split into sub-groups. This makes them very adaptable, with a large number of hybrids. Peppermint is one of the oldest hybrids, a cross between watermint and spearmint that happened naturally in the wild.

Patchouli Oil Is Much More Than A Hippie Parfum

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Scent has always been regarded as a powerful thing. It can make us feel happy, evoke a memory, even turn us on or off. It is also a personal thing – where one person can bathe in the scent of roses and feel happy, another will find it cloying and too strong. Almost nothing can take us back to a moment in time, faster. It is also something we want in our homes as a part of creating the environment we want to live in. One of the most popular scents, with a long history can be found in patchouli oil.

The Science of Aromatherapy – Stress Reducing Effects

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The term “aromatherapy” usually conjures up pleasant smelling day spa treatments, or often some seemingly frivolous aromatic application. While it’s been the case for some time that researchers have been investigating many medical uses of essential oils: anti-viral, anticancer etc, there are very few studies that look at the effects of inhaling essential oils. There’s a few showing lowered aggression and less stress in mice and rats, yet almost no research performed with human subjects. From the scientific research, it is clear that essential oils are real medicine, with real medical applications, but does their inhalation for the effect of the scent have valid scientific backing?

Eucalyptus Oil – Health Benefits From Uses Of Eucalyptus Oil

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The substance that is derived from the eucalyptus leaf prevalently found in Australia is known as eucalyptus oil. The leaves of this tree are a favorite supper of Koalas all over Australia. It is known to be useful for many different things, such as fragrances, medicinal uses, as flavoring and pest repellents. Although it is native to Australia, there are trees that have become somewhat of a nuisance in other parts of the world, where they have become numerous and invasive, such as in California.

Prevent Hair Loss With Natural Supplements

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One of the things about male pattern baldness is those whom choose to treat it generally do their research. The know all about the pharmaceuticals they can get from their doctor to manipulate DHT. But oftentimes the mind will get stuck somehow that the drugs of modern medicine are the best way to go. They somehow must be more potent. But really — hasn’t the planet been producing plants with in incredible diversity of natural chemicals for millions of years? And hasn’t man been using these plants as medicines for many thousands of years? Could they possibly do an even better job at stopping hair loss? Yes, yes and yes!

Brighten Your Day With Lemon Essential Oil

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These days we can buy supercritical carbon dioxide extract of tropical Hibiscus seeds grown in Ecuador, or certified organic combined fractions of Ylang Ylang essential oil — so Lemon essential oil is just not that interesting anymore! But the practitioner interested in therapeutic activity should never forget how amazing Lemon really is. It has a very diverse set of effects, which comes down to it being a great “pick me up” any way you look at it. Here’s a review of these effects, and how you can very easily make use of them every day.

Aromatherapy For Improving Cognitive Function

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Essential oils are well known for a great variety of healing actions: antibacterial, antiviral, ant-inflammatory — even anticancer. But did you know they’re proven to make you smarter as well? There’s actually a growing body of evidence confirming the use of certain essential oils can improve mental performance in a variety of ways. Some studies have even indicated they improve mood at the same time. So what are these oils and how can you use them?