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Can aroma therapy and essential oils be used past the expiration date?

Can aroma therapy and essential oils be used past the expiration date?

Yes: Expiration dates on medicines, vitamins and herbs are often unreliable; while some drugs may go bad after a certain period, an essential oil is likely to remain beneficial for quite awhile after the expiration date. There is a chance it may become somewhat less potent over time but it is unlikely to be harmful in any way, especially if it is a pure essential oil. If it still smells good try it! ...Read more

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Why do I get such a deep, great nights sleep when I use tea tree oil as aroma therapy?

Why do I get such a deep, great nights sleep when I use tea tree oil as aroma therapy?

SIMPLE: You found something that induces levels of mental and pphysical relaxation that triggers the right environment to help you have a restful sleep! i'm jealous... ...Read more

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Can aroma therapy be used for migraines?

Can aroma therapy be used for migraines?

Yes: Migraines are a result of autonomic nervous system confusion and can usually be treated by nutritional therapy by correcting diet and adding supplements. Medication is often affective but does not address the cause. ...Read more

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What's the use of aroma therapy?

What's the use of aroma therapy?

Aromatherapy: Aromatherapy is a technique in which essential oils from plants are used with the intention of preventing or treating illness, reducing stress, or enhancing well-being. There are many scented products like potpourri, etc, but aroma therapy uses stronger concentrates directly from the plants. Common ones include lavender for sleep & relaxation, and lemon balm to reduce agitation in dementia. ...Read more

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What is aroma therapy if so which is the best aroma?

What is aroma therapy if so which is the best aroma?

Aromatherapy: Aromatherapy is the use of essential oils -- concentrated extracts of leaves, roots, seeds, or blossoms -- from plants for healing. They're usually diluted into a carrier oil, and can be inhaled or massaged into the skin. Sometimes they're placed in diffusers and spread into the air in a room. Oils are chosen according to desired effect. Lavender = relaxing. More: http://tinyurl.Com/psv9n22. ...Read more

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What are some natural scent relaxers (aroma therapy homemade)?

What are some natural scent relaxers (aroma therapy homemade)?

Aromatherapy: Aromatherapy is a technique in which essential oils from plants are used with the intention of preventing or treating illness, reducing stress, or enhancing well-being. There are many scented products like potpourri, etc, but aroma therapy uses stronger concentrates directly from the plants. Common ones include lavender for sleep & relaxation, and lemon balm to reduce agitation in dementia. ...Read more

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Will aroma therapy work to help calm a rowdy 4 yr old boy?

Will aroma therapy work to help calm a rowdy 4 yr old boy?

Try it: Calming children is challenging for everyone. The most common reason is too much sugar causing this. Changing to a low glycemic diet, stopping the juices and high sugar snacks are helpful turning the lights down at night, no tv which can stimulate him as well as aromatherapy in the bath and room, calming music is worth a try. ...Read more

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Are there any smells in aroma therapy that can help with stress or anxiety?

Are there any smells in aroma therapy that can help with stress or anxiety?

Aromatherapy: Essential Oils that may assist with stress/ anxiety include: Lavender, Roman Chamomile, Ylang ylang, Sandalwood, Bergamot, Geranium rose, Mandarin, Sage (clary), Basil, Bay, Cypress, Hyssop, Juniper , Marjoram, Patchouli, Melissa and Neroli. ...Read more

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Are there any smells in aroma therapy that can help with stress or anxiety?

Are there any smells in aroma therapy that can help with stress or anxiety?

Relaxing oils: Lavender essential oil (anti-anxiety) Mandarin essential oil (calming) Bergamot essential oil (relaxing) Ylang Ylang essential oil (sedative) Jasmine essential oil (sedative) Patchouli essential oil (stress relief) Sandalwood essential oil (sedative) ...Read more

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Are some allergies psychological, at least to an extent? I want to use mint for aroma therapy, but I feel slightly allergic.

Are some allergies psychological, at least to an extent? I want to use mint for aroma therapy, but I feel slightly allergic.

No but: allergic symptoms can be aggravated by psychologic factors. If your nose is already inflamed by allergic reactions, irritants such as strong odor may trigger nasal symptoms. A recent study found that stress itself increased the size of the allergy skin test response (but would not lead to a positive reaction if one is not allergic). ...Read more

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