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The Aromahead Blog - Aromatherapy Education and Resources
Okay, you probably know how to take a bath . . . but do you know how to take a really good bath?
An Aromatherapy bath can be a relaxing luxury. It can also be a deeply therapeutic experience. I like to create different “kinds” of baths by using different Aromatherapy bath salts. When I need something to help me relax, I make a blend with comforting essential oils. I blend at a low dilution, usually around 1%. […]
For those of you feeling under the weather or if you have a cold, it can be tough to feel rejuvenated and inspired for new beginnings. Do you have some favorite "feel better" practices for that? I often suggest taking a warm bath with comforting, decongesting essential oils. The warm water helps sore, achy muscles release tension, so your body feels more relaxed, and the essential oils help open your sinuses, so it’s easier to sleep when you have a cold. […]
Aromatherapy for inspiration and quiet times. I love to spend time reflecting on the year, and dreaming and planning for the future. It’s so important to give ourselves space for this—to take a few steps back and slow down, especially if we’re usually “going, going, going,” as so many people’s busy schedules ask them to do. So I want to share a few ways we can give ourselves this quiet time, open ourselves to peace and inspiration, and feel uplifted. Journaling and meditating are great practices. I like to schedule my journaling for the morning, so I’m sure to have this time for myself before the day’s events pick up. I wake up, light some incense, and settle in for fifteen minutes of reflective journaling. It's a great way to use Aromatherapy for inspiration. If you prefer to diffuse essential oils rather than light incense, here’s a diffuser blend that can help you get into the right state of mind: Dream and Plan Diffuser Blend 4 drops Clary Sage (Salvia sclerea) 3 drops Orange (Citrus sinensis) 3 drops Siberian Fir (Abies sibirica) […]
A homemade foot soak and foot scrub with warm, comforting holiday essential oils! Even in warmer weather, a lot of people just seem to “get cold feet!” […]