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Setting up an Aromatherapy Program for Hospice

By Kathy Bonnell, RN, BSN, CHPN, HTP At Hospice our goal is to keep our patients as comfortable as possible. Since the Essential Oil academy states that “As a holistic practice, Aromatherapy is both a preventative approach as well as an active method to employ during acute and chronic stages of illness or ‘dis’-ease” (Essential oils academy, 2017 ), we decided with CAM being more main stream, we would set up an aromatherapy program. Our goal…

How to Make Organic Bath Salts With Essential Oils

Dead Sea salt is great for distributing essential oils throughout the bath when making organic bath salts. Use approximately 8-12 drop of essential oils per cup of salt, depending on the strength of the oil. You may want to  dd more or less, a few drops at a time, depending on your personal preference. In this blend, I added Epsom salts, baking soda, and dead sea salts then added essential oils throughout. Aromatic baths are a wonderful natural alternative to modern medicine when it…

The Transdermal Absorption of Essential Oils: The what, where and how they influence our bodies!

A Study on the Absorption of Essential Oils Written by Tillie Alenikoff Essential oils have been used for thousands of years by many cultures for various reasons, even before they could be fully understood. In today’s world, we use essential oils for many things and they are utilized by people of all sorts, ranging from medical doctors to the average Joe. You will see people diffusing them, using them topically, and even taking them internally.…

Essential Oils and Autism

Essential Oils and Autism: A Personal Journey By Maria Perales I would like to start this research paper by making an assumption based on both education and personal experience.  I have learned a great deal of valuable information on my Aromatherapy Certification Training Level 2 from the Aroma Hut Institute.  What I learned on these two levels have enhanced the knowledge that I had about doing aromatherapy on my son who suffers from autism. As most of…

Can Essential Oils Help With Diabetes?

A 2009 study that used three drops of cinnamon essential oil three times per day concluded that this oil is a viable blood-sugar-focused therapy, as it possesses anti-hyperglycaemic properties and the potential to reduce postprandial blood glucose levels. Another study in 2014 found that lavender oil not only lessened lab-induced diabetes in animals but also improved body weight and protected the liver and kidneys from degeneration in laboratory animals.[5]  I found it interesting that the liver and kidneys were protected, probably due to lavender’s effect on reducing and helping stress levels stay balanced.

Essential Oil Uses for Eczema Dermatitis Psoriasis

Essential oils for Eczema help to combat the symptoms that plague those that are effected by Eczema. Eczema and Dermatitis are terms for a group of skin conditions that cause the skin to become inflamed or irritated. Atopic dermatitis in a common skin disease in children. Amy Paller, MD, a Dermatologist states “Children often get Atopic Dermatitis during their first year of life which causes dry, scaly patches to appear on their skin. These patches…

New Book: Natural Perfume With Essential Oil

New Book ‘Natural Perfume with Essential Oil’ Reveals Art of Making Organic, Signature Perfumes at Home (Clearwater, October 24, 2017) – Creating one’s own perfume at home that can rival popular brands is an experience like none other. Introducing the world to this classic art and science is the new book, ‘Natural Perfume With Essential Oil’ by the award winning author and speaker, Rebecca Park Totilo. There are many DIY products, but perfume stand out…

The Essential Oils of Patron Saints

A patron saint is chosen through canonization by the Roman Catholic Church to protect or guard over particular areas in life.  These areas can include occupations, illnesses, churches, countries, causes – anything that is important to us.  The world’s earliest records show that people and churches were named after apostles and martyrs as early as the fourth century.

Arthritis and Essential Oils

Arthritis is a very painful health issue and is very common, essential oils for arthritis to help combat its symptoms in the article below! According to the Mayo Clinic, it is the Number one cause of disability in the United States and nearly 40 million Americans have some form of arthritis. (Mayo Clinic on Arthritis, Second Edition) By Linda Blanton (ACP Level 1 Graduate) Arthritis means “inflammation of a joint.”  There are many forms of…