Aromachology and Aromatherapy: Do You Know The Difference?

Aromachology and Aromatherapy both promote the positive effects of fragrance on mood and emotion but that may be where the similarity ends. References in commercial writing often blur their distinctions leaving many readers confused. Read on and learn the difference.

Essential Oils that help treat Autism and ADD-ADHD

Essential Oils that help treat Autism and ADD-ADHD Researchers believe that gastrointestinal disorders may be linked to the brain dysfunctions that cause autism. Recent studies have shown that there are beneficial effects of enzyme-based therapy for Autism spectrum disorders. In a study conducted by Dr. Timothy Buie, a pediatric gastroenterologist from Harvard/Mass General hospital, forty-six patients between the ages of 5 and 31 were selected for inclusion in a study based on a diagnosis placing…

Household Uses For Essential Oils

Household Uses for Essential Oils Like it or not, homes can get stale with bad odors, germs, and dirt. The first products people usually turn to are strong chemical solutions. These aren’t particularly healthy, and can have unpleasant odors of their own. Perhaps a better type of product to reach for is essential oils. Essential oils can be used for many different household problems. Tea tree and lavender oils are considered to be highly effective…

Essential Oils For Libido

The use of essential oils for libido in sexual practices and rituals have been around for centuries and spans many cultures. It is said that the famous seductress Cleopatra indulged in the practice of aromatherapy, using the intoxicating scents of cinnamon, cardamom and rose to bewitch and entice Marc Antony. Aromatherapy essential oils can be added to lotions, massage oils, and shower products to help revitalize your mind and body, all the while providing you…

Basic Uses and Benefits of Aromatherapy

Basic Uses and Benefits of Aromatherapy If you haven’t taken advantage of the benefits that you can gain from aromatherapy, it is never too late to start learning so that you can apply what you have discovered in the process. You may have already heard of the concept. Although these days, there are many ways of relaxation and healing techniques that are being introduced, this one remains to be popular because this is easy to…

How To Improve Your Memory With Essential Oils

Do you have a desire for your child excel in school? Of course you do! Most of us would like to see our children do better than we have. We try to teach them good study habits and encourage them to continue to do better. Some children have no trouble while others really have to work at getting good grades. Using essential oils will help your child think more clearly, concentrate better, and increase there…

The Fragrant Makeup

Any perfume you buy or make yourself is a chemical compound made from fragrant oils, aroma blends, fixatives and solvents which produces a pleasant or attractive smell. Women primarily use perfume in order to smell nice for work, a special event, or even to attract a mate. The composition of any perfume starts with base perfume oils, which are natural, animal or synthetic, and are then diluted with a solvent to make them light and…

Stop and Smell the Roses

Stop and Smell the Roses Smelling the fragrance of a rose can bring healing and elevate one’s mood.  Even when the scent is too faint to notice healing is taking place.  The sense of smell facilitated through the olfactory nerve invites the fragrance into certain regions of the brain, enabling the body to process them naturally. Just inhaling a fragrance will bring healing to the body because with pure therapeutic essential oils the molecules are…

The Ancient Art of Extracting Essential Oils & Making Perfumes & Today’s Methods

According to Miriam Stead, author of “Egyptian Life,” the process of distillation using steam was not known for the extraction of essences, but there were three techniques available for producing perfumes from flowers, fruits and seeds. She writes, “There was enfleurage, the saturation of layers of fat with perfume by steeping flowers in the fat and replacing them when their perfume was spent.