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Lavender Essential Oil Info

Aromatherapy is a modern term for a healing art that is ages old. Rene Maurice Gattefosse, a French perfume chemist, created the term in the 1920’s when he published a scientific research paper titled ‘aromatherapy.’ Lavender is thought to be one of the few items Adam and Eve carried out of the Garden of Eden. […]

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Testing New Oils

Some oils can cause sensitization or allergic reactions in some individuals. When using a new oil for the first time, do a skin patch on a small area of skin. Place a small amount of the diluted essential oil on the inside of your elbow and apply a bandage. Wait 24 hours to see if […]

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Energy Healing 101 – Pranic, Tantric, and Reiki

You have probably come across exotic-sounding terms such as “chakra”, “prana”, “aura”, and “tantra” in your course of reading books on spirituality, sex, and healing in the New Age literature section of the bookstore. But what’s the real scoop behind these exotic vocabularies? Are All Energy Healing Therapies the Same? Chakra or energy center is […]

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How to Make a Holistic Health Kit

Most of us keep first aid kits handy for emergency use in our cars, campers, homes, etc. Have you considered adding a companion kit filled with natural remedies? Here are some essentials for filling a holistic health kit. Here’s How: 1. Take a heavy cotton drawstring bag or knapsack and gather the following healing supplies. […]

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Chakra Correspondences

-Root Chakra Base of spine; low abdominal area. Hematite – general healing & balancing, focuses energies Obsidian – general healing, removes blocks Cinnamon Oil -Sacral Chakra About 2 inches below belly button. Carnelian – health, emotional balance, well being Peach or Pink Aventurine – balances mind, body & aura Orange Oil -Solar Plexus Chakra About […]

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Learning About Body Massage

Massage therapy is a practice that dates back thousands of years. There are many different types of massage therapy but all have one basic factor in common-they all involve the manipulation of muscle and other soft tissue in the body. In the United States massage therapy is sometimes part of traditional Western medicine but often […]

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Music Therapy for Children with Behavioral Problems

There are many roads to therapeutic treatment. Music therapy is one that uses sounds to help people deal with traumatic events in their lives. Through music, patients can be rehabilitated from physical and emotional ailments. Music therapists are often licensed psychologists who have done further study in music therapy. They are trained in other therapy […]

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