Category: Aromatherapy Facts

Natural antidotes: 10 reasons why therapeutic-grade essential oils heal better

Essential oils heal – we all know that. But a fact that escapes our purview is, not all essential oils heal. Yes, only therapeutic-grade essential oils can help in coping with the health challenges of the body. And  therapeutic-grade essential oils need to be well manufactured (at low temperature and controlled pressure) to heal naturally. […]

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Posted in Aromatherapy Facts, Uses of Essential Oils on Jan 31st, 2015, 4:00 pm by   Comments Off on Natural antidotes: 10 reasons why therapeutic-grade essential oils heal better   

The healing power of smell: Ayurveda and aromatherapy

Aromatherapy existed centuries ago, right from the day people started using herbs and oils to treat diseases. Though this did not happen in the Western system of medicine, it happened way back in the science of life or what is called Ayurveda. Ayurvedic system of medicine used the power of smell for a lot of […]

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Posted in Aromatherapy Facts, Cure For Diseases, Uses of Essential Oils on Jan 19th, 2015, 4:00 am by   Comments Off on The healing power of smell: Ayurveda and aromatherapy   

Aromatherapy by astrology: 12 signature oils for 12 astrology signs

Astrology and aromatherapy. Is there a connection? There is, say the experts. Yes, human beings can be treated with aromatherapy based on their zodiac or Sun signs. People belonging to different astrology signs have different characteristics and those that belong the same sign have similar personality traits. Aromatherapists say based on people’s signs and  the […]

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Posted in Aromatherapy Facts, For Family, Uses of Essential Oils on Dec 24th, 2014, 3:00 am by   Comments Off on Aromatherapy by astrology: 12 signature oils for 12 astrology signs   

Holistic aromatherapy: A faster way to stress release and detoxification

Hypocrites, father of medicine, said, “The way to good health is to have an aromatic bath and scented massage every day.” Aromatherapy is that important in daily life. When incorporated into daily routine on a regular basis, aromatherapy can invigorate an individual and keep him disease and stress-free. As essential oils are plant oils that […]

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Posted in Aromatherapy Facts, Uses of Essential Oils on Dec 21st, 2014, 12:00 am by   Comments Off on Holistic aromatherapy: A faster way to stress release and detoxification   

Topical Fragrancing: How to make herbal tinctures using essential oils

Herbal tinctures. What do they have to do with aromatherapy? You might wonder. The connecting factor between aromatherapy and tinctures are – herbs. Preparing tinctures require attention to detail and knowledge in aromatherapy. This is because tinctures have both aromatic and therapeutic purposes and are inexpensive to make. But you need to properly store them […]

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Posted in Aromatherapy Facts, Uses of Essential Oils on Dec 17th, 2014, 9:00 pm by   Comments Off on Topical Fragrancing: How to make herbal tinctures using essential oils   

When age is a burden and old is not gold: 4 tips to use old essential oils

Aging essential oils can be a real burden. Because, they cannot be used or disposed off easily. Another thing is, not all oils age at the same pace. Some oils age faster, while some age slower, taking more than a year to grow old. So, what to do with aging oils? How best to use […]

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Posted in Aromatherapy Facts, Uses of Essential Oils on Dec 16th, 2014, 8:00 pm by   Comments Off on When age is a burden and old is not gold: 4 tips to use old essential oils   

Born of the Sun: Aromatherapy, color therapy and vibrational healing

Almost everything in this universe derives energy from the sun and plants or petals are no exception to this. Since the sun has all the colors of the rainbow in it, plants have a special mechanism to absorb color vibrations in our system. Contrary to synthetic substances that are lifeless and do not change, pure […]

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Posted in Aromatherapy Facts, Uses of Essential Oils on Dec 15th, 2014, 7:00 pm by   Comments Off on Born of the Sun: Aromatherapy, color therapy and vibrational healing   

Essential oils chemistry: 8 common chemical components of essential oils

Essential oils are very complex by nature on account of their presence in plants. Their molecular structure is complex, consisting of all kinds of atoms, including hydrogen, carbon, oxygen and nitrogen atoms. Even sulfur atoms are also present sometimes. Though made of several chemical ingredients,  every essential oil acts together as a whole, treating infections […]

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Posted in Aromatherapy Facts, Essential Oil Botanicals on Mar 14th, 2010, 7:21 pm by   Comments Off on Essential oils chemistry: 8 common chemical components of essential oils   

Essential oils extraction: 4 less-known methods, nuances you should know

Essential oil extraction is a subject for study for aromatherapists. This is because, there are so many things involved in extraction of oils from plant parts like roots, flowers, bark, resin, rinds and fruits etc.  However, there are several extraction methods which are used to extract essences from plants. These methods are often known only […]

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Posted in Aromatherapy Facts on Mar 14th, 2010, 7:03 pm by   Comments Off on Essential oils extraction: 4 less-known methods, nuances you should know   

The sin of applying ‘neat’: Sensitization and diluting essential oils

When you apply an essential oil ‘neat’,  you apply it directly on to your skin, without dilution. Undiluted application of pure essential oils is termed as neat application and leads to several problems, including skin disorders. Though not many people know this, it can result in life-long sensitization to that oil, making one develop skin […]

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Posted in Aromatherapy Facts, Blending Essential Oils on Mar 14th, 2010, 6:32 pm by   Comments Off on The sin of applying ‘neat’: Sensitization and diluting essential oils   

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