Olfaction

Essential Oils: Finding Relief From Environmental Allergies

Every day we encounter environmental irritants and while many of us can continue through our lives without being affected by them, others spend a lot of time and money attempting to prevent and relieve the symptoms that arise with exposure to these elements.  The allergic reaction that occurs when we are exposed to an environmental…

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3 Simple Ways To Use Himalayan Salt In Aromatic Therapies

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Why Himalayan Salt? Himalayan salt has been found to contain a multitude of therapeutic benefits that support our bodies physically, emotionally, and medicinally. Today, the majority of Himalayan salt is mined in the foothills of the Salt Range system located in Punjab, Pakistan, less than 200 miles from the actual Himalayan mountains (1). Although similar in…

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Aromatherapy As An Adjunct Therapy For Sexual Assault and Rape Victims

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Every 98 seconds, someone in the United States experiences sexual assault. (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, 2018).  This daunting statistic leaves many feeling overwhelmed and helpless in how to effectively help victims.  This paper will discuss how aromatherapy professionals are equipped with tools that when combined with other healing modalities can help victims progress…

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Olfaction: Not The Fifth Sense, But The First Sense

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Humans have 5 senses, one of them being the sense of smell. The sense of smell is very highly evolved and recent estimates are that the human olfactory system is capable of distinguishing over 1 trillion unique odors, which makes the human sense of the smell by far the most sensitive of the human senses in terms of how…

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