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is said to help battle the onset of psychological
conditions including stress, depression,
short term memory loss and insomnia. Although
medical studies are limited, most medical
professionals agree that relaxation is key
to a good sleep pattern. Regular and prolonged
sleep can lead to mental stability and support
for the immune system, that fights disease.
in combination with back or full body massage
can be a wonder for management of stress but a
considerable drain on finances. Worrying about
your cash flow is not exactly relaxing. Explore
with me the many cost effective “do it yourself”
options, to use aromatherapy at home to melt away
the hassles of day to day life and get some well
Available in High street stores for a reasonable
price Essential oils are the core of Aromatherapy.
They are a distilled extract from raw plant materials
with no added chemicals or ingredients. A pure
essence of the plant or herb required.
Soothing and relaxing, good for summer as its
a natural insect repellent.
A natural disinfectant and cleansing oil great
for reducing infection.
Skin care and detox.
Used to assist with respiratory problems and even
Kidney ailments. This blood cleanser is a natural
Used to combat joint pain.
Simply a pleasant fragrance ,often used as an
after thought or warm down after other fragrances.
The best method of application has to be the massage.
This combines the healing skin contact and soothing
smell with the muscle relaxation of the massage.
I recommended recruiting your partner once in
a while to help with this.
Lay yourself face down on your stress free
mattress after setting the lighting mood and maybe
even some serene musical tones. The firm orthopaedic
support of the bed should be the perfect support
for a deep tissue massage.
burners are used to vaporise the oils and allow
you to causally breath them in. You could sit
and read a book or play the crossword with your
oil burner on in the room. You will feel the effects
in no time without any effort. Just keep it topped
up with water, or your nice new ornament will
get burn marks.
Pop your essential oils into a hot bath for a
double hit of medicinal help, the oils will effect
your skin through direct contact through the water
and you will breath the vapours in the form of
steam. Just make sure everyone is out or has used
the loo first, so you get some undisturbed time
candles are an excellent option but are more limited
then the other types of use. The candles are premixed
with essential oils. This means you will have
a very limited number of oil types or a shed load
of candles. Good for a first time try or a one
off. If you want choice and the same effect, invest
in the burner.