History of Aromatherapy



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Scent of the Month - Pure Rosemary Essential Oil

Can the Scent of Rosemary Make You Smarter?

The Scent of Rosemary Oil May Improve Speed and Accuracy During Mental Tasks
WebMD Health News
Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD


Feb. 24, 2012 -- Can a whiff of rosemary boost your performance at work or school?

It’s possible. A new study suggests that the pungent and pine-like scent of rosemary oil may improve speed and accuracy when performing certain mental tasks.


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Aromatherapy and Essential Oils Improves the Quality of Life of Cancer Patients

Why people with cancer use aromatherapy

People with cancer use aromatherapy because it makes them feel good and alleviate pain or suffering. It is something they can do to help themselves with the help of a qualified aromatherapist. 

There is some research evidence suggesting that aromatherapy massage can help with the following effects due to cancer or its treatment.

  • Anxiety
  • Pain
  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Tiredness

It has been suggested that breathing in the vapours from certain oils seems to reduce nausea and vomiting caused by cancer treatments such as chemotherapy and...

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Our Fifth Sense : Powerful Sense of Smell

Smell a freshly baked apple pie  and it transports you back to childhood and the first time you smelled apple pie baking.  We have all had the experience where a particular smell has brought us back to a time and place of memory.There’s no telling when a “limbic moment” will hit you, but thanks to that ancient part of the brain, you have direct access to your past through the sense of smell.

The limbic system is part of the reptilian brain, the older embryological part of brain that is one of the first to form as a fetus. It is...

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Scent of the Month- Pure Peppermint Essential Oils

The essential oil is often used as a home remedy for stomach problems, muscle pain, and headaches. Aside from being available in its oil form, peppermint oil can be found in supplemental capsule form.

Health Benefits of Peppermint Oil

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Peppermint oil is often used in aromatherapy, or the use of essential oils to support health. Studies have found that aromatherapy is effective in relieving anxiety, pain, and vomiting, as well as improving memory. The aroma of peppermint oil has been shown to improve memory and raise alertness.

According to findings, peppermint oil exhibits antiviral,...

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