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Essential Oils for Tension Headaches

It may feel as if someone is squeezing or adding weight to that area of the head.  Some people may also feel pain in their neck or shoulder area.  It is often brought on by various stressors, foods and/or activities.

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Boost Your Energy with Essential Oils

Most mornings when we wake up, we feel like we barely slept, or that we could use a few more hours of sleep.  Essential oils can help you feel energized, refreshed and alive.  There are several essential oils that have been praised as having properties that help with fatigue and lack of energy.  Essential oils have been used for medicinal purposes for thousands of years in various regions of the world, however it wasn’t until 1928, when the science behind their healing properties were discovered.  Essential oils have been proven to treat various conditions and ailments such as inflammation, infection, headaches, stress and more, however, you can also use aromatherapy as energy, mood and focus booster. Some of the most uplifting and “happy”...

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How aromatherapy can benefit your yoga practice

You enjoy yoga.  You attend your weekly classes.  You feel the great benefits of yoga.  You love every aspect of yoga.  But have you ever thought of what can make the effects of yoga even better?  Probably not! Meditation and being mindful of your breathing is an important part of yoga. It improves your concentration and calms your mind. Yoga helps to lower stress and encourages production of oxytocin hormone, which is associated with feelings of relaxation. Yoga is also known to lower blood pressure, control cholesterol and strengthen the immune system.  When you combine yoga with essential oils, it brings harmony of mind, body and spirit.  It is also helpful in balancing your chakras. Yoga and essential oils compliment...

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Men .... oil up that beard!

Many men have a beard these days, but nothing is worse than a scratchy, rough beard.  Keep yours in top top shape with an essential oil or many essential oils in a custom blend.  You will be the envy of all your friends. Carrier oils are the most important part of any beard oil.  They produce the most effect on your beard, and also make up the majority of the beard oil itself.  Most essential oils are far too high of a concentration to cover your face with, but when diluted properly in a carrier oil, they can be highly beneficial. Grapeseed Oil Grapeseed oil is by far one of the most popular oils for both men and women.  It...

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Cold Sores .... Yuck! How Essential Oils Has Helped Me!

I hate cold sores.  I mean, who doesn't?  I have been suffering from them from a very young age.  There is nothing nice about them .... they look awful, they hurt and it feels like everyone is staring! What is a cold sore or fever blister?  If you don't know, chances are you have never had one!  But here is a quick explanation of one. Cold sores or Fever Blisters are painful lesions that develop on or near the lips and are known as oral herpes. They are caused by the herpes simplex virus (either Type 1 or Type 2). They are often seen around the time of getting other viral infections that may have had a fever, but not...

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