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Essential oils for Sleep and Stress

In Aromatherapy, Natural Healing by Debra Reis

Plants have played an important role throughout our health history. They were one of our first remedies to treat and prevent conditions.  Traditional healers have long used plants and plant products to treat and prevent conditions. Essential oils, alone or in combination with other complementary modalities, can be part of your health plan. Essential oil quality is very important (see …

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Inflammation – You have Options for Healing

In Aromatherapy, Natural Healing by Debra Reis

If you have a condition such as muscle/joint aches, skin concerns, allergies, or something more serious – consider that inflammation may be the problem and your liver may need support! There are two types of inflammation. Acute Inflammation – this is a normal immune system response to injury or infection to promote healing. Chronic inflammation – this occurs when the body is under constant stressors …

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Quality of Essential Oils – How to Choose?

In Aromatherapy, Natural Healing by Debra Reis

Aromatherapy has been used for thousands of years and may be something you enjoy in your home. However, your aromatherapy may actually be more harmful than helpful! Plants and essential oils have been used in health practices for thousands of years. The word Aromatherapy first appeared in the literature about 1937 by a French chemist, Gattefosse who claimed to effectively …

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Frequency of Life

In Aromatherapy, Healing Touch, Natural Healing, Nia by Debra Reis

It is said that everything alive vibrates. This is where we get the language – vibrational frequency. A motion not usually seen with the naked eye but certainly measurable as electromagnetic waves or hertz. Our bodies have different frequencies. Even the earth has a frequency. Research has shown that the body frequency will decrease with illness. Review the work of …

Frankincense Essential Oil for Cancer Care

In Aromatherapy by Debra Reis

There are several essential oils that have and are going through research trials and showing great promise against cancer. Frankincense is one of the most studied oils against many different types of cancer. It is almost always identified in protocols for cancer care. Frankincense blends well with other essential oils and this is a suggested way to use essential oils …

Summer First Aid with Essential Oils

In Aromatherapy by Debra Reis

Summertime is wonderful but it can have its own special first aid concerns such as burns, bug bites and skin rashes. In my opinion, the following are a few “must haves” in your summer first aid kit: Lavender – good for what bugs you – bites, skin rashes and sun burns. Lavender is gentle and can be used on the …