The Essential Blog
A blog by volant, helping people live a natural and healthy life.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
If medications are doing little to ease your pain, or if you’re looking for a more natural pain relief alternative to drugs, there are many essential oils that can help to relieve your pain. Each of these oils has a range of properties which will benefit your body in different ways.