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Essential oils for children

Essential oils have been used for centuries to promote positive physical, mental and emotional wellbeing, along with treating a range of ailments. These potent oils are extracted from the flowers, leaves, stems and other plant parts, and each oil carries its own range of therapeutic benefits.

The best essential oils for winter

As the days grow shorter and the nights become longer, many of us will become less active, spending more time at home and less time in the great outdoors. Moods often dip during the winter months whilst our immune systems take a hit from the circulating viruses.

Mani About Interior Design and Aromatherapy

We have had the pleasure of talking with influencer Mani (@afrobohemianliving) from Germany about interior design and aromatherapy. Get to know Mani in this post.

Your ultimate guide to bergamot oil

Extracted from the rinds of the citrus fruit Citrus bergamia which grows on bergamot orange trees, bergamot essential oil is best known for its soothing scent.

The best-kept secrets for maintaining your diffuser

Using a diffuser is a great way to disperse your chosen blend of essential oils around your home, making your home smell great whilst offering a whole host of health benefits. Whether you love the relaxing scent of lavender or the uplifting aromas of bergamot, maintaining your diffuser correctly is essential to keep it working efficiently.

5 Essential oils to reduce anxiety

Anxiety can be crippling, preventing you from enjoying the things you normally love and restricting your everyday life. If you suffer from anxiety, practicing mindfulness, meditation and yoga can help. Studies have also shown that aromatherapy can have a positive impact when it comes to anxiety.

Aromatherapy at work

A secret productivity hack is to use aromatherapy at work. Essential oils can boost your energy and reduce stress, enhance your mood, and increase your focus.

Can essential oils help with migraines?

When you’re struck with a migraine, you’re likely to begin searching your cupboards for painkillers whilst combing the internet for the best migraine remedy. Migraines are debilitating, and the symptoms are often more far-reaching than simply a headache.

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