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  • In aromatherapy, carrier oils are often used to dilute essential oils when applied topically. There are several options for carrier oils, each with their own benefits. Read to learn which carrier oils are most suited for your own unique needs.

    Benefits and Uses of Popular Carrier Oils for Aromatherapy

    Benefits and Uses of Popular Carrier Oils for Aromatherapy

    by Taylor S0

  • The Arabian Peninsula is the region where frankincense originated. It comes from the resinous sap of a tree and can be used for improving health, beauty, spirituality, and emotional well-being.

    Using Frankincense Essential Oil

    Using Frankincense Essential Oil

    by Lydia Workman2

  • Hemorrhoids are veins located beneath the membrane that outlines the lowest part of your anus and rectum. A hemorrhoid is characterized by an enlargement of those veins, which is either caused by pressure or strain.

    Hemorrhoid Relief Using Essential Oils

    Hemorrhoid Relief Using Essential Oils

    by TheresaAnn8

  • A diffuser humidifier has many benefits for you. It sweetens the air with essential oils, giving you stress relief and better sleep. Here are some of the best diffuser humidifiers.

    Sleep and Stress Relief With a Diffuser Humidifier

    Sleep and Stress Relief With a Diffuser Humidifier

    by GreenMind Guides2

  • Create your own zero-stress environment with a combination of music, dim light, and scent with the rejuvenating benefits of an essential oil diffuser.

    The Best Essential Oil Diffusers

    The Best Essential Oil Diffusers

    by GreenMind Guides3

  • I was introduced to Acupucture and Traditional Chinese Medicine in two stages in London in 2000. Since then, I have been an avid user and introduced many who suffered pain to the effective cure it is.

    My Experience With Traditional Chinese Medicine

    My Experience With Traditional Chinese Medicine

    by Tessa Schlesinger3

  • Reflexology works. Looking at it with Western logic, it shouldn't work—how can a foot massage cure the pain in your neck, shoulder, or hip? But reflexology worked for me.

    How Reflexology Worked to Relieve My Pain

    How Reflexology Worked to Relieve My Pain

    by Kate Swanson19

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  • Scents have a multitude of gifts. They can transport us to another time if we smell something that reminds us of fond childhood memories, they can be used medicinally to help relieve symptoms of illness, they can refresh the space around us and even simply remind us of a person we love.

    Essential Oil Tips,Tricks and Basic Blends

    Essential Oil Tips,Tricks and Basic Blends

    by Mel Richards0

  • What are the health benefits of reflexology? Does it work and is it safe? Read my personal experience of receiving treatment from a reflexologist. This alternative therapy could help you too!

    Benefits of Reflexology: My Personal Experience

    Benefits of Reflexology: My Personal Experience

    by Alison Graham16

  • Recent research shows that the mushroom Ganoderma Lucidum has healing properties for the mitigation and prevention of common ailments.

    About Ganoderma Lucidum

    About Ganoderma Lucidum

    by MariaInes2

  • Spleen qi deficiency is a very common condition in the United States, and is likely due to the Standard American Diet (SAD) and poor eating habits. The spleen, in traditional Chinese medicine, is considered the main digestive organ.

    What Is Spleen Qi Deficiency?

    What Is Spleen Qi Deficiency?

    by Lauren Laks LAc MSTCM5

  • Learn how to make your own immunity-boosting defense essential oil using these simple instructions. Making your own blends is a good alternative to purchasing them from multi-level marketers.

    DIY Defense Oil (Similar to Thieves or On Guard)

    DIY Defense Oil (Similar to Thieves or On Guard)

    by Deborah Demander4

  • Traditional Chinese herb names have been compiled over thousands of years. Here is a helpful chart for students, herbalists, and practitioners who want a quick reference for Chinese herb translations.

    Chinese Herb Name Translations

    Chinese Herb Name Translations

    by Lauren Laks LAc MSTCM7

  • Diffusing essential oils is a great way to make your home smell of common fall fragrances without using harsh chemicals that may irritate those with sensitive respiratory tracts. Read to learn which essential oils can give your home a wonderful, natural aroma throughout the fall season.

    Essential Oil Blends for Fall

    Essential Oil Blends for Fall

    by Taylor S0

  • Gulkand is a ancient Indian preparation that has been used in Paan - the traditional Indian digestive and mouth freshener. It also has many other health benefits.

    Health Benefits of Gulkand (Rose Petals Jam)

    Health Benefits of Gulkand (Rose Petals Jam)

    by Rajan Singh Jolly33

  • Not only is it one of the cheapest essential oils available, but lemon also has several benefits and uses that make this oil a must-have. Continue reading to see the many ways lemon essential oil can benefit you.

    Lemon Essential Oil: Four Amazing Benefits

    Lemon Essential Oil: Four Amazing Benefits

    by Taylor S0

  • Essential oils can be a powerful tool to help ease a number of respiratory issues when used aromatically. Continue reading to see how essential oils and aromatherapy can help you breathe easier and help fight allergies.

    Using Essential Oils for Respiratory Health

    Using Essential Oils for Respiratory Health

    by Taylor S0

  • Not only do essential oils have a vast number of medical benefits, but they are also great for making your own natural personal care and beauty products. Here are 20 essential oil uses for your body, skin, hair, nails, and more.

    20 Essential Oil Uses for Body, Skin, Hair, Nails, and More

    20 Essential Oil Uses for Body, Skin, Hair, Nails, and More

    by Jennifer Christine1

  • In traditional Chinese medicine, energy is believed to flow through specific pathways of the body known as meridians. This article explains the 12 major meridians and their corresponding roles in your health.

    A Guide to the 12 Major Meridians of the Body

    A Guide to the 12 Major Meridians of the Body

    by kirstennagy7

  • Aromatherapy and the use of essential oils has gained major popularity among all age groups because of its effectiveness in treating various kind of ailments and its various methods of application. Essential oils are commonly used in baths, teas, massage oils, inhalants, and diffusers.

    Essential Oils for Babies and Infants

    Essential Oils for Babies and Infants

    by TheresaAnn1

  • Symbolism is an integral part of Feng Shui practice. Understanding the meaning of these objects, and how to incorporate them into home and work, will help bring good fortune into your life.

    Seven Feng Shui Symbols to Bring Good Fortune

    Seven Feng Shui Symbols to Bring Good Fortune

    by monarch13138

  • Copaiba essential oil has received lots of attention in the essential oil community because of the many benefits this oil gives. Read this article to learn more about the aromatic and topical benefits of this amazing oil.

    Copaiba Essential Oil: Aromatic and Topical Benefits

    Copaiba Essential Oil: Aromatic and Topical Benefits

    by Taylor S0

  • Essential Oils have special healing properties and were the first known perfumes in ancient times. People have forgotten that natural plants and flowers contain powerful medicine for us.

    Essential Oils Heal Naturally

    Essential Oils Heal Naturally

    by Jean Bakula7

  • Citrus fruits are very popular during the summer since they are common choices for preparing cold refreshments such as citrus juices. They aren’t just popular because of their rich taste, but also due to their powerful health benefits.

    Different Types of Citrus Oils and Their Benefits

    Different Types of Citrus Oils and Their Benefits

    by TheresaAnn2

  • Tea tree essential oil is one of the best oils for treating and preventing illness because of its powerful antiviral, antibacterial and anti-fungal properties. It is also a great oil for skin health. Continue reading to see how tea tree essential oil can benefit you.

    Using Tea Tree Essential Oil for Health and Cleaning Benefits

    Using Tea Tree Essential Oil for Health and Cleaning Benefits

    by Taylor S0

  • Oregano is a well-known food seasoning, but many people don't know about the various health benefits of the oil of oregano. There are several therapeutic uses of this oil that have been used for thousands of years. Here are 12 health benefits of oregano oil you will want to know.

    12 Health Benefits of Oregano Oil You Will Want to Know

    12 Health Benefits of Oregano Oil You Will Want to Know

    by Jennifer Christine3

  • Reflexology is a type of pressure massage applied to target areas of the body that indirectly stimulates vital organs and glands. It is frequently applied on the soles of the feet and palms.

    The Benefits of Foot and Hand Reflexology

    The Benefits of Foot and Hand Reflexology

    by Justin Choo6

  • Lavender essential oil has a most pleasant aroma. Many consider it to be one of the most versatile essential oils out there as you can use it for so many different purposes.

    Benefits of Lavender Essential Oil

    Benefits of Lavender Essential Oil

    by Lydia Workman4

  • I must say right from the beginning that I love sweetgrass! More often than not, I have a braid or two with me. I love the fresh and sweet smell it has; it reminds me of a particular scent from my childhood . . .

    Gathering, Curing, and Braiding Sweetgrass

    Gathering, Curing, and Braiding Sweetgrass

    by Mr. Happy28

  • Many people are flocking to acupuncture, and health insurance companies are covering it more and more. What are the secrets of this alternative healing technique, and does it really work?

    Does Acupuncture Work?

    Does Acupuncture Work?

    by David Lieu1

  • Buying essential oils from leading health shops can be quite expensive. Hence, there has been a growing number of individuals who decide to make these oils at home instead.

    Essential Oil Making: Home Distillation

    Essential Oil Making: Home Distillation

    by TheresaAnn2

  • You may be wondering, what is arrowroot? Let's talk about the many health benefits and therapeutic uses of arrowroot powder and how to incorporate it into a delicious porridge at home.

    Arrowroot Health Benefits and Therapeutic Uses

    Arrowroot Health Benefits and Therapeutic Uses

    by dhannyya9

  • There are many benefits of orange oil. This versatile and aromatic essential oil can be used in everyday life. The citrusy smell is invigorating and refreshing.

    Essential Oils: 7 Benefits of Orange Oil

    Essential Oils: 7 Benefits of Orange Oil

    by healthmunsta4

  • This article explains the different patterns of spleen qi deficiency and the dietary approaches to treat them. The included food lists offer a wide variety of options for maintaining a healthy diet.

    The Spleen Deficiency Diet

    The Spleen Deficiency Diet

    by Lauren Laks LAc MSTCM3

  • Reflexology, at least in its mechanics, acts as a type of deep tissue massage that includes trigger-point therapy. It is useful in many types of muscle, nerve, and joint conditions.

    Reflexology for Orthopedic Conditions

    Reflexology for Orthopedic Conditions

    by Patty Inglish MS13

  • The Appalachian Mountains held many secrets unknown to outsiders. The ways of healing were not from doctors and hospitals, but from the women who lived in the mountains and learned from their ancestors, nature, and the Cherokee people.

    Granny Women: Healing and Magic in Appalachia

    Granny Women: Healing and Magic in Appalachia

    by Phyllis Doyle Burns219

  • Acupressure is a simple and effective alternative therapy that helps resolve health issues safely. Learn about pressure point therapy for migraines and headaches in this article.

    Acupressure for Headaches and Migraines

    Acupressure for Headaches and Migraines

    by Rajan Singh Jolly45

  • Lemongrass essential oil is a popular oil because of its versatility and affordability. Continue reading to see how lemongrass essential oil can help improve your mood, reduce pain and help with respiratory health.

    Lemongrass Essential Oil: Benefits and Uses

    Lemongrass Essential Oil: Benefits and Uses

    by Taylor S0

  • Essential oils have been used for a wide variety of wellness applications dating as far back as the Egyptian era. The Egyptians were some of the first to use aromatic essential oils extensively in food preparation, beauty treatment, religious ceremony, and medical practice.

    How to Use Essential Oils Effectively on the Skin

    How to Use Essential Oils Effectively on the Skin

    by Lesa Densmore0

  • Sandalwood is considered to be the second most precious wood in the world. This is the reason why sandalwood essential oil is known as liquid gold. This beautiful fragrance can bring you mental peace.

    Sandalwood Essential Oil Benefits and Uses

    Sandalwood Essential Oil Benefits and Uses

    by Lydia Workman0

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