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Forest Bathing and Essential Oils

Forest Bathing and Essential Oils

Forest bathing, also known as Shinrin-Yoku, is a practice that involves immersing oneself in nature to improve physical and mental health. The term “forest bathing” was first coined in Japan in the 1980s and has since gained popularity around the world. This practice...

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Learn About Cypress Essential Oil

Learn About Cypress Essential Oil

Latin name: Cupressus sempervirens Common names: Mediterranean cypress, Italian cypress Close your eyes for a moment and imagine walking through a forest of conifers with the sun peaking through the branches. You take a deep breath and inhale the sweet, earthy scent...

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Personal Approach in Aromatherapy

Personal Approach in Aromatherapy

“Each human being is unique, unprecedented, unrepeatable.” - René Dubo Every person is unique, one of a kind, it is proven by science. Our physical and emotional health depends on genetics, diet, microbiome, lifestyle and environment we live in. All those aspects are...

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Burnout & Bergamot

Burnout & Bergamot

How the inhalation of Bergamot (Citrus bergamia) helps reduce feelings and symptoms of burnout Background In my studies and application of aromatherapy, I have been interested in the relationship between the olfactory system and stress management. Many clients come to...

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Cooling Summertime Teas

Cooling Summertime Teas

Hot days call for cool herbs. In the heat of the summer there are many plant allies, some that may be growing near you, that can be utilized to cool us down. Let’s discuss a few of them. Mint Mint (Mentha spp.) may be the first that comes to mind for many. Whether...

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Spring and your Skin

Spring and your Skin

The seasonal shift is in its full swing and spring has arrived! Many welcome longer days, warmer temperatures and life waking up from its deep winter sleep. Yet some, especially at the beginning of spring can feel physically and emotionally uncomfortable and their...

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