Wednesday, August 20, 2014

The Quick Answer to 10 Common Aromatherapy Questions

 I tend to write and think in-depth about solving problems for my Aromatherapy clients. I often like to target multiple issues with one complex blend of essential oils. I create awesome one-of-a-kind healing experiences. But, not everyone can see me personally or take the time to read and study my longer blogs. If you are just scanning and want a quick fix for a common problem, this is the blog for you. See quick fixes to help you Sleep, Relax, Meditate, Fight Colds/Flu, Heal Skin, Help Hair, Deal with PMS, Reduce Water Weight, and Ease Muscle Pain & Headaches. If you would like the longer answers links are provided.

To Help with Sleep: Put a few drops of Lavender Essential oil on your pillow.

For the long answer read, Sleep Scents

Relaxation:Sniff Lavender, Mandarin, or Chamomile  Essential Oil from the bottle or a cloth.

Learn more by reading Things I do in the Tub and Scents in the Sky

Meditation: Diffuse deep wood or resinous oils, like Cedarwood, Frankincense or Patchouli

For the long answer read Essential Oils for Meditation and Essential Oils to Balance Chakras

Cold & Flu - Add some Eucalyptus Essential Oil to your Humidifier.

For the long answer read Essential Oils to help Prevent & Treat Colds, Flu, and other Infectious Diseases

Skin Care: The combination of Lavender and Geranium Essential Oils heal a host of skin problems. Add them to soaps, lotions, bathes and other skin treatments.

For the long answer read Scents, Salves and Supplements for Stunning Skin

Hair Care: Rosemary essential can encourage hair growth, add it to shampoos and conditioners. Lemongrass can add some quick shine. Just make a mister with Lemongrass oil and water.

For a longer answer read: Lecithin - The Best Natural Ingredient You've Never Heard Of

PMS- Geranium Essential oil can help relax you, balance female hormones, and reduce excess water weight. Try adding some to a hot bath or massage oil.

You can read some more about this by reading Things I do in the Tub Stay tuned for an even longer answer as I have started writing, Hormonal Help for Women, and will post at a later date.

Water Weight: Take a hot bath with geranium and/or citrus essential oils like Orange & Grapefruit.

For the long answer read: Bloated? Here's How To Lose that Water Weight Overnight

Muscle Pain: Add a few drops of Eucalyptus or Peppermint oil to a fixed oil for a massage oil.

 You can read about soaking muscle pain away by reading Things I do in the Tub

Headaches - Sniff Peppermint Essential oil from the bottle or a cloth.

To learn more read, Have a Cool Summer and Powerful Peppermint Oil

To learn recipes and applications of Essential Oils read, The Many Methods of Aromatherapy

 After taking some time off this summer, I'm excited to teach some new classes. This September I am offering two low cost Introduction to Aromatherapy classes for only $15. RSVP by emailing to reserve your spot... only 6 spaces are available in each class.
Upcoming Classes
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For those who don't use Facebook, More information about the Introduction to Aromatherapy Class on my homepage.

Sunday Sept. 14th - Introduction to Aromatherapy, 1-3pm at the Kameleon Healing Workshop in Allston

Sat. Sept. 27th -Introduction to Aromatherapy, 1-3pm at the Kameleon Healing Workshop in Allston

Sat. Oct. 4th -The Art of Natural Perfumery, 1-3pm - Boston Center for Adult Education

Sat. Oct. 18th -Aromatherapy Mist Making, Noon-2:30pm - Brookline Adult and Community Education

Sat. Oct. 25th - Making Aromatherapy Mists, 1-3:30pm -Boston Center for Adult Education


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