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July Featured Article

Essential Oils for Insomnia

By Dr. Joie Power, Ph.D.

Insomnia is a common problem among a wide range of patients, including elderly and hospitalized patients. Essential oil of lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) has been shown in many studies to be effective in resolving insomnia.

A review of a sampling of…

Growing Aromatic and Medicinal Herbs

Growing aromatic and medicinal plants: There is a wide range of plants for your herb garden to consider for use in herbal infusions. It's important to remember that almost all herbs need a lot of sun, at least 6 hours a day, especially the ones that are high in volatile oils. They also prefer a well drained and somewhat sandy soil. Container gardening is an option if you have limited space.

May Featured Article

Reformatting your Energetic Architecture using Essential Oils

By Mindy Green, MS, RA, RH (AHG)

Aromatic plants have been used throughout time in medicine, cosmetic care, spiritual practices and ritual ceremonies. For nearly a century, modern science has known that the chemical constituents found in essential oils…

April Featured Article

Celebrate Earth Day with this Kid-Friendly Project!

By Liz Fulcher, RA, CMT

April 22, 2012 is Earth Day and the perfect time to introduce children as young as three years of age to the concept of keeping our planet healthy. Letting them make something as simple, fun and safe as an organic cleaning scrub can be…

March Featured Article

Taking Care of Yourself with Aromatherapy as an Aromatherapist

By Sharon Falsetto, CA, BA (Hons)

Working as an aromatherapist is, to many, a dream job - being surrounded with scents and oils all day long and making lots of aromatherapy potions and lotions to make people feel better! What could be better? However,…

 

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