Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy / Essential Oils

Aromatherapy is the medicinal use of essential oils extracted from plants. Plants have played a role in human health throughout history, and they contain properties that can positively impact your physical and emotional health. Aromatherapy aims to extract the healing and curative properties inherent in plants through a distillation process, and then capture them in…

8 Things You Need to Know about Essential Oils

It may be an understatement to say that the internet is a bottomless well of misinformation, exaggerated claims, and outright falsehoods. In an age of social media and viral posts, such misleading tidbits get tossed around as truths and become accepted as viable material on which to base a decision. A popular topic entangled in this…

10 Common Misconceptions about Essential Oils

Social media is full of a lot of so called “experts” on essential oils these days. In your own practice, take time to sift through the white noise and discover the truth. Your truth may differ from someone else’s truth, and that’s the beauty of having a true relationship with essential oils, both therapeutically and…

What are the Chakras?

The word chakra is a Sanskrit term that literally translates to wheel or disk.  Most agree that there are seven main chakras, which align the spine, starting from the base of the spine through to the crown of the head. Each chakra represents a different aspect of our lives ranging from surviving and living on…

3 Signs You Need a Career Change

Maybe Monday always comes too soon, or Wednesday’s “hump” feels more like a mountain. We all have a bad day at work now and again, but if you’re waking up each morning dreading the day, sneaking off for extra breaks just to get away from your desk, or daydreaming of a job that feels less…

What does Aromatherapy Certification mean?

With the popularity of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy, many people are embarking on a journey to become a Certified Aromatherapist or Clinically Certified Aromatherapist. Currently, there is no single, legally-required format to indicate the level of aromatherapy training – only a sort of consensus of what each type of certification is. So what exactly is…

Essential Oil Recipes for Hyperactivity

We have had helped many clients that suffer from various forms of hyperactivity. Despite what is touted on the internet, there is not just one blend or just some oils that work.  There are many essential oils that assist with calming the mind, psyche and spirit. Hyperactivity is, by definition, having increased movement, impulsive actions,…

Aromatherapy for Massage Therapists: How to Get Started

As a massage therapist, you are uniquely positioned to introduce aromatherapy to your clients. Aromatherapy for massage therapists begins with using essential oils to create a more positive, effective massage experience. Here are some of our favorite ways to use essential oils in massage. Use your intake form to address aromatherapy for massage We have…