Aromatherapy - An Introduction

Aromatherapy - An Introduction

Aromatherapy is the use of essential oils to promote health and general well being and the oils can be used in massage, inhalation, baths, and perfumes. Aromatherapy has gained in popularity over the last twenty years and is now available as a course in many colleges and is now a reasonably well accepted alternative therapy. It was first discovered here in the UK by a man named Nicholas Culpeper after suffering a serious burn to his hand he plunged it into a vat of lavender oil and noticed it healed more quickly. There is no doubt some people are more receptive to the power of smell and the smells we are drawn to and repelled by are matters of personal

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Crystals

Crystals

Crystal healing has become more popular over the last few years, and you can either wear it as jewellery, carry a stone in your pocket or even sleep with it under your pillow. Most can be used to charge water by leaving it to soak overnight then drinking the water (remember to remove the stone) Crystals work on a vibratory level so the most important thing to remember is that you will be guided by intuition in your choice of stones. I have always found it better to get what I was guided to and then find out more about it rather than looking through meanings first and trying to be rational about what I thought would be beneficial. It can be easy to miss the obvious when looking for

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Bach Flower Remedies

Bach Flower Remedies

The flower remedies were the result of research done by Dr. Edward Bach and in 1930 he gave up his practice to concentrate fully on the development of the remedies. He had noticed the connection between the state of mind and the ability of the body to heal itself, so the remedies are designed specifically for mental and emotional states. They are not dangerous in any way and do not interfere with conventional medicine. I have used different ones myself and noticed an effect. The energy is very subtle, but somehow it does work, and my sister swears by the rescue remedy pastels when she has to drive long distance. There are thirty-eight remedies each offering healing for a different emotional state. The instructions are on each bottle, but you usually have to put a couple of drops into water and drink it.

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