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Stress…Our lives seem filled with it…How do we cope?

We are living in times that are extremely stressful. We seem to be inundated with wave after wave of bad news, with no relief in sight. Financial strain, out of control violence, family pressures, work pressures...bad news wherever we look. With all this bad news, how can we possibly find any good in this imploding/exploding … Continue reading Stress…Our lives seem filled with it…How do we cope?

Why can’t I put essential oils directly on my skin?…How are they used for massage then?…

Essential oils are very strong, volatile oils. They are the essence of the plant, very potent and expensive as large quantities of the chosen plant have to be used to produce very small amounts of the essential oil. They lose their chemical constituents through evaporation when exposed to the air. By comparison, carrier oils are … Continue reading Why can’t I put essential oils directly on my skin?…How are they used for massage then?…

Poor circulation?….Essential oils and massage techniques to help!

Last week we looked at herbs that were helpful in regulating one’s blood circulation. This week we will look at essential oils and a very simple massage technique that you can use to help yourself if you have a sluggish circulation.   Some of the symptoms of poor circulation are: tiredness, dizziness, poor memory, headaches, … Continue reading Poor circulation?….Essential oils and massage techniques to help!