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Essential Oils Therapy (therapeutic plant extracts) as part of your integrative and complementary therapy (Science-based)
Boost immunity, enhanced mental wellbeing, physical performance and overall wellness
As essential oils have a very high level of herbal and chemical concentration, there is a need for safety, especially among children, during pregnancy and nursing elders, sensitive-skinned people, and those with chronic illness. Knowledge of the usage of essential oils safely is important. Risk factors can include dosage, frequency of use, precautions, and the method of application.
Everyone’s DNA has slight variations on a theme, and therefore the aromatherapy solutions are tailored on a personal and case by case basis. The result is a focused and holistic approach, treating each one in an individualistic fashion.
Are you aware that peppermint essential oil should not be used on g6pd and children under the age of 5?
OTHER ESSENTIAL OILS WHICH ARE NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 5
Anise, basil, bay (Pimenta racemosa), bay laurel, benzoin, birch, cajeput, camphor, cardamom, cassia, cinnamon, citronella, clove bud, cornmint, elemi, eucalyptus, fennel, hyssop, geranium, jasmine, lemongrass, lemon myrtle, lemon verbena, marjoram, may chang, melissa, niaouli, nutmeg, oregano, peppermint, ravintsara, rose, rosemary, sage, saro, spike lavender (Lavandula latifolia), star anise, tarragon, vitex (chaste tree), wintergreen, yarrow and ylang ylang.
Essential Oil Therapy for Clinical Use
Hospital, palliative, hospice, mental health, integrative and complementary therapy
More and more health care providers, and their patients, are recognizing the value of aromatherapy, as well as other complementary therapies as an adjunct to allopathic medicine to treat serious medical conditions. Aromatherapy and the array of benefits it provides to patients, especially those in palliative care, is being recognized and is rapidly growing in use around the world
Health issues such as nausea, fatigue, anxiety, and depression are just a few of the challenges and symptoms people with chronic or life-threatening illnesses may experience. In the hands of a skilled and caring individual, Aromatherapy can ease discomfort and improve well-being physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually for patients and their caregivers.. read more
Fostering Resilience with Essential Oil Therapy
Resilience and Aromatherapy are both an Art and Science, and both use similar principles to promote holistic therapeutic healing. Uplifting emotions, promote mental, physical and spiritual wellness. Both utilize the human body senses: Sight, Smell, Sound, Taste, Touch.
How do we foster resilience using aromatherapy / essential oil therapy? Firstly, lets understand how our body system works... read more
How much do you know about your Skin?
Essential oils and aromatics have a powerful effect on the body, mind, and emotions; whether absorbed through the skin, inhaled, or ingested. Essential oils and the use of plant material have been found in Egyptian hieroglyphics and Chinese manuscripts. Priests and physicians in these countries were using essential oils thousands of years before Christ.
The skin is the largest organ in the body in terms of surface area. It is part of the immune system, acting as the first line of defense against infection. Our skin is also an organ of elimination, ridding the body of one-fourth of its toxic waste. Skin conditions are often the surface manifestation of deeper conditions such as toxins in the blood, hormonal imbalances, or nervous system or emotional stresses. Conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, and acne reflect imbalance in the whole body....read more
Essential Oils and its Precautious
There are over 100 types of essential oils. When selecting an essential oils for relaxation, de-stress, or as part of integrative or complementary medicine, ensure you consult a certified aromatherapist as there are some oils which may not benefit your underlying issues.
Some essential oils such as bitter almond, birch, boldo, buchu, cade, calamus, brown camphor, costus, elecampane, mugwort, mustard, pennyroyal, rue, sassafras, savory, tansy, thuja, wintergreen, wormseed, and wormwood are not to be used at any time as these are herbs that occasionally distilled into essential oils. As essential oils, they are considered toxic....read more
Understanding Essential Oil Therapy (Aromatherapy)
Aromatherapy, also known as Essential Oil Therapy is a holistic healing technique that encourages health, equilibrium and wellness by using natural plant extracts. It uses essential aromatic oils to improve, enhance and heal the body, mind and spirit. It improves both physical and emotional health. It is both viewed as an art and a science. The therapy has recently gained greater recognition in the fields of science and medicine..... read more