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Basic Essential Oil Guide

Basic Essential Oil Guide

Aromatherapy has been practiced for around for almost 3500 years and its application in daily lives is as old as our civilization itself. It is the exotic art, and science, of using oils extracted from aromatic plants and herbs to enhance health, emotional well being and beauty. Apart from the physical benefits, essential oils can […]

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The Mind-Smell Connection

Why is smell so strongly linked to memory and emotion? It is not fully understood, but this is no surprise as the complexities of brain activity are still far from being unraveled and understood. The brain holds far more secrets than we have discovered. What is known is that the sense of smell is registered […]

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Oil To Symptom List

Get your dried, organic herbs, organic essential oils, bulk spices, loose leaf organic teas and aromatherapy supplies at the place where we shop – Starwest Botanicals! The following oils may assist in alleviating the complaints featured. This is not a comprehensive list nor is it considered to be a prescription for the named complaint. Angelica […]

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The Sense of Smell

Disturbed vibrations occur in the body as a precursor of illness. Vibrational healing restores the body’s healthy vibrations. Essential oils can be used to balance the subtle energy flows in the body. We are surrounded by vibrations at all times. Our ears are tuned to receive sound vibrations, our eyes focus on vibrations of light […]

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Incense Making Tips

1. Be sure all herbs,spices,peels,and flowers are completely dry. 2. All dry ingredients must be ground into a fine powder. 3. Mix all ingredients in a small glass container with a clean stick or your fingers. 4. Let the incense stand over night to dry. 5. Store any unused incense in a tightly capped glass […]

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Advanced Oil Blending

* Massage – 1 to 3 drops essential oil per 5 ml carrier oil * Compress – 2 to 6 drops essential oil per 6 to 8 ounces very hot water (soak cloth, wring out, and apply) * Inhalant – 2 to 6 drops essential oil per 8 to 16 ounces very hot water (inhale […]

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Affinities of Essential Oils With Crystals

BLACK PEPPER: Bloodstone. Courage, physical energy. CARDAMOM: Carnelian. Sex, overcoming sexual dysfunction. CEDARWOOD: Lepidolite. Spirituality, sleep, protection. EUCALYPTUS: Aquamarine. Health, healing, purification. FRANKINCENSE: Amber. Strength, healing, protection. GERANIUM: Red Tourmaline. Protection. GINGER: Rhodochrosite. Physical energy, love. JASMINE: Moonstone. Love, sleep, psychic awareness. JUNIPER: Red Jasper. Protection. LAVENDER: Fluorite. Healing, health, conscious mind. NEROLI: Chrysoprase. Happiness, […]

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Neat Oils or Undiluted Use?

Because of the rapid growth of aromatherapy practices since the internet has arrived, the use of undiluted essentials oils has increased dramatically – especially amongst holistic therapists and lay people who use oils without any safety training. Uninformed people at trade shows, fairs, and hundreds of entrepreneurial single trader businesses on the internet sell concoctions […]

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