Can Aromatherapy Relieve Stress?

Can Aromatherapy Relieve Stress?

These days stress is at an all-time high. When you experience stress continuously, this negative mental condition can lead to high blood pressure, heart problems, psychological issues and even personality disorders.

If you’re looking for a natural approach to alleviating stress, aromatherapy can be a great option.

Certain aromas have been proven to actually alter your brain chemistry. This can bring down stress levels, and help to lower the production of stress causing hormones. Your brain’s response to these favorable aromas also releases hormones which relax and soothe you.

For many people, the scent of grapefruit has a balancing and uplifting effect. It gives you a sense of ability or effectiveness that can help you deal with a stressful situation.

While the aroma of fennel can cause you to experience a courageous boost of self-belief and actual physical strength.

Geranium is a scent that works directly on your nervous system. Almost instantly after smelling geranium, anxiety, stress and even depression levels can begin to drop.

Aromatherapy has been used for decades and we now know it can effectively be used to treat stress naturally, as well as a long list of other mental and physical conditions and ailments.

All of our natural soaps and lotions and designed to help keep you a happy camper and are infused with essential oils that provide an aromatherapy environment when using in the shower or tub. If you don’t see what you’re looking for, contact us and we can help create something just for you.

Natural Treatments for Hypothyroidism

Natural Treatments for Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism is condition related to having an underactive thyroid gland that doesn’t properly make or release thyroid hormones. It is the thermostat regulating energy for your entire body. When a person’s thyroid is not functioning normally they may experience fatigue, constipation, dry skin, brain fog or trouble concentrating, depression, anxiety, hair loss, joint and muscles… Continue Reading

The Best Vitamins for Aging Skin

The Best Vitamins for Aging Skin

We often hear about the vitamins we should be taking or getting through the food we eat, but what about the vitamins that we should put on our skin? Scientific studies have proven a number of vitamins to be very helpful in fighting signs of aging when applied topically (directly onto the skin). This article… Continue Reading

History Of Soap Making

History Of Soap Making

We have been talking about soap the last few newsletters and I thought you may be interested in the history of soap making. Soap has a long history that includes both truth and legend. This article discusses some of the highlights of the long history of soap making. The best-known legend is how soap making… Continue Reading

To Lye or Not to Lye

To Lye or Not to Lye

Wow, what a busy summer! I hope you are having as much fun as I am. Last month I talked about the different ways of making soap. This month I thought I would talk about lye. I remember when I first started making soap and lye scared the begebers out of me. Lye can certainly… Continue Reading

How To Make Soap

How To Make Soap

I am getting ready to make soap all weekend and thought I would share the different ways you can make soap. Each option has it’s own unique benefits. The four types of natural soap include: cold process, hot process, rebatching, and melt and pour. Cold Process Soap Making In this method, oils are melted and combined with a… Continue Reading

The Benefits of Avocado Oil

The Benefits of Avocado Oil

Avocado oil (Persea gratissima) is a yellowish, green oil. It is pressed from the fleshy pulp that surrounds the avocado pit. It is a thick but very penetrating oil which is easily absorbed into the skin. Avocado oil is rich in vitamins A, B, and D. The green color is due to large amounts of… Continue Reading

Caring For Acne Naturally

Acne can be one of the most dreaded and difficult to treat skin conditions, especially for young adults and women leading up to and during their menstrual cycle. Countless dollars have been spent over the decades to prevent, treat and reduce scarring brought on by acne. Perhaps returning to a natural approach to acne care… Continue Reading

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