How Aromatherapy Can Change Your Life

By Angela Ambrose-Radford


Fragrance Oils for Aromatherapy

Fragrance oils for aromatherapy do wonders for your home and office. Besides the scent of the oil travelling from one room to the next via using an electric oil diffuser, there are different benefits derived from different fragrances.

LAVENDER
Lavender is very popular for relaxation. It calms your being and can also help you sleep. Lavender also helps ease depression. This wonderful scent can often be used to replace modern medicine for sleep issues.

Lavender is also used as a great tonic for nerves and anxiety issues. Are you mentally stressed before or even after an exam? Inhale some lavender.

APPLE CINNAMON OIL
A popular fragrance, apple cinnamon has been used for its spicy yet sweet scent. The smell of apples may help to ease migraine headaches. Its been documented that the smell of apples might even curb appetite.

Cinnamon - there are so many health benefits derived from the use of this spice. As a scent, cinnamon can help boost brain power. A research done at Wheeling Jesuit University concluded that participants who took a "whiff" of cinnamon improved in cognitive functions.

So... imagine the smell of apples and cinnamon together, a formidable team.

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Elimination Of Chemicals And Toxins Is A Positive Start To Better Health

By Josef Bichler


Elimination is only possible if we know what it is and know where it's coming from. To avoid all chemicals and toxins, whether it's in our food or personal care products is impossible. Strong scientific evidence exists that exposure to these chemicals contributes to most illnesses. It is important to know how to avoid at least some of these chemicals to protect your health.

Eliminating some of the most threatening toxins from your body is a must and it's not that hard to do. We all know anything we put in our mouth and swallow can have positive or negative reactions to our body and health. It's like drinking too much alcohol to get tipsy and feel bad the day after with a hangover. Having an extra big meal can make you feel uncomfortable and bloated etc. What we often overlook is what we can absorb through our skin is just as unhealthy as eating it.

Sometimes it can take a long time to see the positive effect of a healthy lifestyle practice. However, this isn't the case with reducing toxins from your body. The personal care products we use every day to enhance our body and make us smell good, as well as cleanse our hair, skin and teeth. But what do they do to our internal body's chemistry? Toiletries contain thousands of harmful chemicals, which absorbed through the skin can have the most serious health effects over time. The high amount of chemicals and toxins found in skin care products can make our bodies nothing less than a toxic waste dump.

Here is an example what a difference just in a few days can make. A research has shown an easy way to avoid levels of toxins substantially in a matter of days. Scientists have engaged 100 teenage girls that used certain personal care products that contained such as, parabens, triclosan and phthalates. At the start of the test the girls been instructed to use only products with labels stating they were free of these chemicals. After comparing the results of urinalysis tests taken before and after the three-day test period, the researchers saw a significant decline of the ingredients under study.

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