CATEGORY Aromatherapy Research

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Essential Oils for Dementia

If you’re caring for someone with dementia, you’re probably looking for ways to find relief, both for yourself and for the person you care for.  Dementia, a syndrome characterized by a deterioration in memory and ability to perform everyday activities, is very common. In fact, the World Health Organization reports that about 50 million people…

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Healing Oils for Your Skin

  Carrier Oils Your Face Will Love Essential Oils are wonderful for the skin, but it’s also vital to choose the right carrier oil. Carrier, or base oils, are simply the vegetable oil in which you dilute your essential oils. They have incredible regenerating and healing benefits in their own right. Today we’re going to…

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Essential Oil Recipes to Help Cope with Grief

A study published in the April 2010 issue of the Journal of Clinical Nursing (“Providing Consolation For Bereaved Relatives Through Hand And Foot Massage,” Mar 26 2010), describes the benefits of receiving a soothing foot or hand massage during a period of grieving.  Eighteen subjects who had lost a loved one to cancer participated in…

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