Can You Be Sensitive to Essential Oils?

Are we Sensitive to Essential Oils? Recently, a friend of mine, a new user of essential oils, called in a panic to tell me to check my phone. When I did there was a picture of her face swollen with red blotches. “What happened?” I asked. She stated it was a reaction to something she…

Natural Skincare and Essential Oils

In today’s society, we all want to look and feel our best. Aside from finding the right products for our skin, it is important to know that it is not only what we put on our bodies that affects our skin, but what we put into our body that will ultimately affect the skin. There are many…

The Effects of Aromatherapy on Infertility

Some essential oils that help naturally boost fertility in men include Angelica (Angelica archangelica, commonly known as garden angelica) which is an amazing tonic for the nervous system promoting relaxation for intimacy. Basil (Ocimum basilicum) aids to increase a males sexual instincts. Cedarwood (Cedrus Doedara, Cedrus Atlantica, and Cedrus Libani) helps enhance sexual Qi in men. Clary Sage (Salvia sclaria) stimulates the pituitary gland and regulates hormones. Cumin (Cuminum cyminum) is a warming aphrodisiac oil that helps uplift the mood and aids in stress relief. Cypress (Cupressus simpervirens) increases testosterone. Frankincense (Boswellia carterii) is used primarily used for stress relief and has a calming effect in regards to sexual nervous tension.

Energetic Body

The Energetic Body and Essential Oils

Meridians are energy highways in the body. They have beginnings and ends and flow in certain directions in the body (Tooley, 2015). “Along the meridian pathways are acupoints or ‘holes’ which allow access to the meridian. There are 12 major meridians, one for each organ and two channels on the front and back midline of the body. Each meridian has its own set of points and they flow one to another throughout the entire surface of the physical body creating uninterrupted vertical flows of energy.(4)”.