Tag Archives: aromatherapy

4 Scents to Boost Well-Being

4 Scents to Boost Well-Being

Did you know that your sense of smell can profoundly affect your well-being? Aromas have been used for thousands of years to heal, nurture and create ambience. Scents stimulate your olfactory nerve, which has a direct connection to your limbic system ...
Make a Mind-Clearing Mist with Essential Oils

Make a Mind-Clearing Mist with Essential Oils

Although January is traditionally the time when we resolve to make changes for the New Year, as the winter shifts to spring, we can re-resolve to approach life with a fresh start. As the weather warms and new life springs forth in nature, we can be s ...
The Essential Oil for Everything

The Essential Oil for Everything

Q: What’s this tea tree oil ingredient I’m seeing in so many of my beauty products? A: Tea tree oil is made from the leaves of the Australian tree Melaleuca alternifolia and has a multitude of practical uses. Tea tree oil has become extre ...
Using Essential Oils for Cold-Weather Relief

Using Essential Oils for Cold-Weather Relief

In the winter months, using essential oils can bring many benefits. Specifically, taking a deep, cleansing breath is one thing that’s easily supported with aromatherapy. Eucalyptus oil, always a front-runner when diffusing or vaporizing, is a w ...
Vitacost Essential Oils

Vitacost Essential Oils

There’s no doubt that scent is a powerful trigger for feelings and memories. Smelling cinnamon might remind you of happy times baking with your grandmother as a child. Coconut might conjure up your favorite beach vacation. Peppermint and pine c ...