News for the soul — aromatherapy

How to use essential oils

Posted by Jo Harris on

Have you been buying essential oils (or maybe having them gifted to you) but you don't really now what to do with them? Well I would like to share my favourite ways to use essential oils.

1. Using up to 10 drops in an essential oil diffuser. These are not cheap but they are great. They are cold mist diffusers so the chemistry of the essential oils do not alter as they are being diffused.

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Is aromatherapy useful for anxiety?

Posted by Jo Harris on

Anxiety is a feeling of worry or fear about real or imagined events. The Oxford Dictionary defines anxiety as a “feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease about something with an uncertain outcome” in a more severe state, rather than just a temporary feeling, it is defined as a “nervous disorder marked by excessive uneasiness and apprehension, typically with compulsive behaviour or panic attacks”. Everyone suffers from anxiety sometimes. But in its healthier state, it is more of a feeling that usually disappears with reassurance, good support, or some other appropriate behaviour according to the cause of the anxiety. In its...

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