Posts Tagged ‘aromatherapy’

CO2’s vs Steam Distillation

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Steam distillation and CO2 extraction are two of the most popular extraction methods of essential oils today, particularly because of the speed of the process and how pure the finishing product is when done. You can find more information on the other types of extraction methods in NAHA’s blog here. What is CO2 Distillation? We…

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Lymphedema: A Challenge Faced By Our Lymphatic System

What is Lymphedema?   Our lymphatic system is comprised of lymphatic organs and specific cellular groups and molecules that work in conjunction with and correspond directly with our immune system.  Acting as our military defense, standing ready to fight and defend our bodies from the invasion of infection and potential disease.  The lymphatic vessels assist…

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How To Enhance Your Aesthetic Practice With Aromatic Therapies

  Taking proper care of our skin, the largest organ in our body has many benefits, beyond cosmetic appearance.  We should make it a regular practice to feed our skin like we feed ourselves. Nurturing our skin will allow our Integumentary System to work in harmony as a part of our Immune System, as our first…

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Understanding Hydrosols & Their Role In Aromatherapy

What is a hydrosol? There are two products received when distilling aromatic plants. (1) The essential oil and (2) a hydrosol, which can often be referred to as a hydrolat. Hydrosols are the therapeutic waters produced from the steam distillation process. A hydrosol must be a product of distillation to be genuine. Hydrosols contain various percentages…

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D.I.Y. Blending vs Professional Aromatherapy Consultation

What is Aromatherapy?

Have you already experienced the healing power of essential oil therapy? Do you find yourself purchasing a variety of oils, and making your blends? Are you completely enthused to learn more, but at times it seems overwhelming, and you are not sure where to start or how to continue? Learning to apply essential oils, for…

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