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Aromatherapy for Children

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Aromatherapy for Children

What is aromatherapy? Aromatherapy refers to the practice of using natural oils, sourced from parts of plants: flowers, stems, barks, leaves and roots to enhance psychological and physical health status. Classified as alternative medicine, aromatherapy can be incorporated alongside standard therapy. Application in children The use of aromatherapy in children has well been documented and deemed very helpful in addressing various childhood related illnesses and conditions.   Quite a significant number of conditions relating to childhood morbidity benefit from aromatherapy. Caution. However aromatherapy in children must be approached with utmost caution. First, it’s important to understand that children’s body systems are...

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Why does your sense of smell trigger memory?

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Why does your sense of smell trigger memory?

Despite the tendency for us humans to underestimate the power of smell, the animals need it more and thus their level of sense of smell is well developed. Dogs, for instance, are a good example of how olfaction is paramount to animals as they need it for survival. In the past when the human was still in the Stone Age, sense of smell was important. The dogs can find food, communicate and even reproduce all because of their powerful sense of smell. The sense of smell is represented in the oldest part of the brain, and that explains why we...

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True Benefits Of Essential Oils

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True Benefits Of Essential Oils

True Benefits Of Essential Oils Essential оil is a vоlаtilе and concentrated liquid, which iѕ еxtrасtеd frоm thе diffеrеnt parts of thе рlаnt such аѕ leaves, ѕtеmѕ, rооtѕ, wооd, bаrk, etc. Essential оil is rеgаrdеd аѕ the rеаl essence оf nаturе in thе fоrm of оil. It iѕ quitе роѕѕiblе thаt thе tеrm оil being uѕеd in thе еѕѕеntiаl оil саn give уоu thе ѕtiсkу fееling. But, it muѕt bе noted thаt еѕѕеntiаl оil is not аt аll sticky likе оthеr еdiblе аnd ѕуnthеtiс оilѕ. In thе рrеѕеnt ѕсеnаriо, maintaining hеаlthу life through naturopathy iѕ gaining рорulаritу among thе реорlе....

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Amazing Ingredients / Amazing Skin

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Developing the Riddle Luminous skin care line is not something that I am taking lightly. I have been spending countless hours testing formulas and tracking down the most beneficial and potent essential oils to put into these nourishing cleansers and moisturizers.   I was given a gift by my boyfriend to meet a man who is regarded as an essential oil expert. His background is in archeology and he has been working with essentials for several years now. He has traveled the world many times with the mission of meeting these hidden artisan crafter distillers that he had heard stories...

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Riddle's Luminous Skin Care - Coming soon!

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In 2013 I was developing a skin care system. I loved nurturing my skin and the intimate relationship that doing so allowed for me to have with myself. I also strongly believed in the power of using oils. I had been using them on my face for years and although people often complimented my "glow", when I told them my regimen they couldn't' fathom using oil on their face, let alone as a cleansing product. Many people would argue that their skin was much too oily already to do such a thing. Others were simply unnerved at the thought.  Before...

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