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Aromatherapy: How Scent Impacts our Emotions

Aromatherapy: How Scent Impacts our Emotions

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Aroma is defined as scent or odor so it seems aromatherapy should be defined as therapy or treatment with scent. Modern aromatherapy also includes the topical use of essential oils diluted in a carrier oil. It may also include ingestion of oils which is sometimes referred to as aromatic medicine. This type of aromatherapy requires additional training or consultation with a trained professional. The use of traditional aromatherapy or treatment using aroma the use of topical applications can be utilized at home by just about anyone.  The effects of scent memory aren't limited to essential oils in any way. An aroma...

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How to buy high-quality essential oils.

How to buy high-quality essential oils.

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One of the questions I get most often is how do I know which essential oil brand to buy?  That's usually followed up by something like, "Is one brand really any better than another?".  And finally, "What essential oils do you use?". There's not a one size fits all answer to these questions.  Many people are surprised to find out I use multiple brands. My goal is always to educate you on what to look for so you can go out and make those choices for yourself.  In this video from our Rise UP member Q & A session, I answer all...

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Spring Diffuser Blend

Spring Diffuser Blend

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For the past few weeks as I've been anxiously awaiting spring I've had this energizing blend in my diffuser. This combo is bright, uplifting, and really refreshing. I love diffusing this in the afternoon for a quick pick me up.

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The Hidden Ingredient: Looking at Labels

The Hidden Ingredient: Looking at Labels

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We are conditioned to look at labels on our food but have you ever thought about looking at the ingredients on your soap, moisturizer or makeup.

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Essential Oils for Anxiety

Essential Oils for Anxiety

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There have been several studies conducted on the use of essential oils for situational anxiety. In 2011 a study evaluated the effects of inhaling bergamot essential oil on the overall regulation of the autonomic immune system ( the part of the nervous system responsible for control of bodily functions such as breathing, heartbeat and digestion).

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