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Essential Oil & Wellness Blog — essential oils

Essential Oils to help induce sleep blog

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Getting enough sleep is really important for our wellbeing, for our brain function, weight loss and stress reduction. There are certain oils that will really help you to get a good night’s sleep. These are: Lavender – as this promotes relaxation Chamomile - reduces stress and has a calming quality Jasmine – has a molecular mechanism similar to medicines prescribed for insomnia Peppermint – clears airways and reduces snoring The oils work as the droplets reach your olfactory nerve receptors which relay the information to your brain, which helps prepare for sleep. There are different ways you can use these...

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Making a homemade sugar scrub with essential oils

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A great way to use essential oils is to make your own sugar scrub. A scrub is the perfect exfoliator for getting rid of dry skin and improving blood circulation keeping it smooth and young looking. Exfoliation before moisturising helps the skin to absorb the moisture. A homemade sugar scrub is easy to make.  The best sugar I find to use is brown sugar. The courser the sugar the more it exfoliates, and course sugar is best used on your body. To create a scrub for your face then use finer sugar or blend the finished scrub in a food processor or...

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The Benefits and uses for Tea Tree Essential Oil

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Tea tree is one of the more popular household oils. Tea tree oil is an essential oil with a fresh camphoraceous scent. It comes from the leaves of the tea tree, Melaleuca alternifolia, found in southeast Queensland and the northeast coast of New South Wales, Australia. It holds many antibacterial and antifungal benefits. Whilst also great for boosting the immune system.  It has been traditionally used to treat coughs and colds through inhalation, and applied to the skin for healing. It has been shown to kill certain bacteria, viruses, fungi and germs. Tea Tree oil makes a great hand sanitizer...

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The Benefits of Lavender Essential Oil

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Lavender is probably the best known of the essential oils. Distilled from the plant Lavandula Angustifolia, this oil is very versatile and is great for the following; Relaxation and anxiety Fungal infections Depression Insomnia Burns Acne Exhaustion Soothing eczema and dry skin.  Nausea Menstrual Cramps   Unlike other essential oils, Lavender can be taken orally and applied to the skin. Use them in one of our oil burners or diffuser’s, or add some to water, olive or almond oil, or cream.

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Throat Chakra Blog

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Our fifth chakra is our Throat Chakra, which not surprisingly is located at our Throat.  This chakra is associated with our communication, truth, growth and creative expression. It affects our ability to communicate effectively, to feel able to say what we want to say, to stand up for ourselves and speak our truth. Do you feel able to be honest with people verbally? When you do verbalise your feelings, do you feel heard or validated? How truthful do you feel you can be? Creatively, are you free to express yourself? If you want to feel able to communicate freely, and...

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