Essential Oil Tips

Holistic Medicine, Natural Healing
Below is a list of important essential oil tips you should keep in mind moving forward. Not all essential oils are suitable for children, the elderly or pregnant women. So, be sure to check before you use them. In addition, the essential oils that are suitable for these groups should be used in low concentrations. Essential Oil Tips • Be sure that you always use your oils in an area that is well ventilated. • Always keep your essential oil bottles stored away from direct sunlight, in a cool, dry area and ensure the bottles are closed tightly. This will prevent oxidation and/or evaporation. • You should always test a new essential oil before use, just place it on a small patch of your skin to see how your body…
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Essential Oil Blends

Holistic Medicine, Natural Healing
We have put together some recipes for essential oil blends along with some ideas on their uses for you to get started. • The Common Cold – you can combine two fantastic essential oils in a single bottle and use them for direct inhalation. While some people may sniff the bottle directly, it’s always wiser to put the drops on a tissue before you inhale it. The ideal common cold combo is six drops of rosemary oil combined with four drops of helichrysum. It’s one of the most effective combinations for relieving congestion. Just make sure that you give your bottle a shake before using it. • A Purifying Room Spray – if you want to purify your air, then a misting spray is perfect. Of course, you can also…
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Ways To Use Essential Oils

Holistic Medicine, Natural Healing
There are a variety of different ways to use essential oils and harness their power. It’s important to remember however that each essential oil has its own effective method of use. You should always check with your doctor about using essential oils. Some are suitable for internal use, while others are not. Let's take a look at some different ways to use essential oils. • Gargling – some essential oils can be diluted in water and then gargled or used as a mouthwash. This can help heal mouth wounds and cold sores. Not all essential oils are suitable for this, check before you do this. • Diffusion – if you want to boost your immune system, improve air quality, and fight bacteria in your home, then diffusing essential oils is…
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Relaxation Essential Oils

Holistic Medicine, Natural Healing, Stress Management
Below is a list of 31 Relaxation Essential Oils that will help you Reduce Stress, Calm Anxiety And Relax Your Mind and Spirit. 31 Relaxation Essential Oils Checklist  Orange  Basil/Linalool  Sweet Orange  Lavender  Damask Rose  Propolis  Lemongrass  Lemon  Lippia Alba  Yarrow  Bergamot  Vetiver  Cinnamon Leaf  Cedarwood  Lime  Grapefruit  Eucalyptus  Orange  Sandalwood  Ylang Ylang  Clary Sage  Jasmine  Frankincense  Peppermint  Copaiba  Tea Tree  Marjoram  Bitter Orange  Chamomile  Geranium  Vanilla Relaxation Essential Oils Blend Recipes Relax Blend • 3 drops of Lavender oil • 3 drops of Orange oil • 1 drop of Ylang-Ylang oil • 2 drops of Patchouli oil Triple…
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Essential Oils That Boost Immunity

Holistic Medicine, Natural Healing
This article contains a list of 23 Essential Oils that boost immunity and fight infection. It includes a wide range of options including Tea Tree Oil, Lavender, Rosemary and more... 1. Tea Tree Oil – this is probably one of the most famous essential oils that boost immunity and fight infection because it is so versatile. It’s great at fighting viral infections, the cold and flu, as well as sinusitis. It’s often used to chase away mosquitoes and fight acne. However, one of its greatest (and most overlooked) powers is its ability to trigger white blood cell production. 2. Geranium – this essential oil can prevent hemorrhaging, relieve bloating, boost your mood, increase circulation, help to balance your energy, and assist in white blood cell activity. 3. Peppermint – it…
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Get Started With Essential OIls

Holistic Medicine, Natural Healing
Before you get started with essential oils you should know some of the basic information surrounding them. Essential oils are not a new invention. They have been used for centuries as a healing device and a way to bring peace to both the body and the mind. Each essential oil has its own special uses, with some of them being anti-fungal, and others offering an antibacterial, antiviral, expectorant or antiseptic property. They can help prevent illness, fight viruses once they are upon us, and improve the overall strength of our immune system. In short, we have a lot to thank essential oils for. However, you can’t enjoy these benefits unless you turn to essential oils to help fight infection and boost your immunity. THE MAKING OF ESSENTIAL OILS Before we…
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Essential Oils To Reduce Stress

Holistic Medicine, Natural Healing, Stress Management
This article lists 12 Essential Oils To Reduce Stress And Anxiety. Listed below are brief entries about recent studies conducted on essential oils to reduce stress that can be easily bought from health and wellness stores, or sometimes even big-box stores. Most of the entries will also give you some information on how best to use the essential oils – whether through aromatherapy, message and others. The entries do not include dosage information, as this can vary based on how and where you want to use the essential oils to reduce stress. For doping information, look for instructions on the packaging, consult an expert, or do further research. Orange A 2018 study conducted in Brazil found that mice who were exposed to orange essential oils as a mist in the…
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What Are Essential Oils

Holistic Medicine, Natural Healing
Essential oils are highly concentrated extracts from plant matter. Essential oils have been around for use as perfumes for thousands of years because concentrated plant juices mean concentrated plant smell. That's also why it's used for aromatherapy today. Concentrated plant juices also mean concentrated plant chemicals and nutrients. For these reasons essential oils are also increasingly being explored for their use in health and wellness. Most of these are alcohols. When we hear "alcohol" many of us will jump to the kind that people drink, but the term actually refers to a molecular structure that has a wide variety of properties. That's why it's not safe to drink some essential oils – but that will be covered in greater detail below. Other chemical terms used to describe them are "esters"…
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Benefits Of Clean Eating

Clean Eating, Nutrition
The benefits of clean eating are wide ranging which is why it has been gaining a lot of attention from people looking for new ways to lead a healthier life. Clean eating is simple, yet so many people get it wrong. In basic terms, the goal of clean eating is to consume whole foods that are minimally processed, refined or come from a natural source. One of the benefits of clean eating is that it challenges us to choose more fruits and vegetables as well as foods that are free of additives and preservatives and choose foods that are of nature. What Makes Processed Foods Bad? Although some experts will tell you that processed foods are not necessarily a bad thing, because it removes bacteria and toxins and helps to…
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Types Of Stretching

Anti Aging, Fitness, Yoga
There are several different types of stretching that you can consider. There is a brief description of each below along with general information about how long you should stretch. Ballistic Stretching If you’ve ever seen anyone bouncing while stretching, this is ballistic stretching. The idea is that it uses the momentum of your movement to push a joint beyond its normal range of motion. This is one of the types of stretching that you should avoid at all costs as it can often cause your muscles to get tighter or cause injury. Active Stretching Often used in yoga, this involves bringing your limb into position without any help from props or other limbs and allowing only the muscles in that limb to hold the stretch. This can be extremely difficult…
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