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Lavender Massage and Inhalation Helps Burn Patients

Lavender Massage and Inhalation Helps Burn Patients

Can Lavender Massage and Inhalation Help Burn Patients? These researchers wanted to know if aromatherapy inhalation and massage could alleviate the stress associated with burns. The patients in this study had burns on less than 20% of their bodies, but they were in the hospital and they were experiencing anxiety and…

Five Reasons to Diffuse Lavender

Five Reasons to Diffuse Lavender

I love essential oil of Lavender. It was my very first essential oil purchase in 1997 and since then I’ve used it for everything. It has helped with everything too – yep – it’s that kind of oil! Today I diffuse Lavender on my Terra Cotta Pendant for a variety…

Relaxing Effects of Lavender Oil Revealed in this Study

Relaxing Effects of Lavender Oil Revealed in this Study

Essential oils have been studied frequently in the recent past. This study had the objective to; “Investigate the effects of lavender oil on the central nervous system, autonomic nervous system, and mood responses in humans after inhalation.”  We will admit to loving that the relaxing effects of Lavender oil were experienced when…

Aromatherapy for a Good Sleep

Aromatherapy for a Good Sleep

Can aromatherapy help you have a good sleep? Is there anything worse than not being able to get to sleep and once there, having a good sleep? Okay, there are some things, but a good sleep, day or night, makes everything else run more smoothly. A systematic review of published studies…

The Best Essential Oil Gift for a New Mom

The Best Essential Oil Gift for a New Mom

What is the best essential oil gift for a new mom? In addition to giving hand-knit gifts for the new baby; sweater sets, stroller blankets, Mom-and-Baby blankets; I love to give the new mom something that is especially for her. I add two essential oil items to my knitted gift; a…

My Three Favourite Essential Oils!

My Three Favourite Essential Oils!

It was my first purchase in 1997 and it’s still an essential oil I’d never be without; Lavender. I love Lavender not only for its aroma but for its calming properties. When I’m having trouble sleeping because my mind is racing, I put some Lavender on my pillow and it slows my…

What’s the Big Deal about Aromatherapy?

What’s the Big Deal about Aromatherapy?

My introduction to aromatherapy came from a talk show where the guest was from England. She talked about Lavender oil, saying it was used in hospitals in Europe instead of sleeping pills. They would apply a drop to each pillow in the evening. She smiled as she regaled us with…

Lavender and Colicky Babies

Lavender and Colicky Babies

There is much research being done on the efficacy of essential oils. Recently I read an interesting study about colicky babies and Lavender. Babies who were assessed as having colic were given massages on their tummies by their mothers to see if Lavender could help with this condition. Researchers concluded “The…

8 Simple Ways to Use Essential Oil of Lavender

8 Simple Ways to Use Essential Oil of Lavender

Lavender oil was the first essential oil purchase I made. I was fortunate to be introduced to a company that produced the finest essential oil of Lavender! You need to be sure you have pure, organic, true essential oil. Imitation chemical-cut, and adulterated versions of essential oil of Lavender are…