Stress, it's bad for you...

A large percentage of problems we see people for are stress related.  Stressed can lower your resistant to all kinds of illness that that have an affect on the body, the emotions and the mind.  Finding time for ourselves is something that a lot of people find difficult.  Today’s lifestyle has an emphasis on working long hard hours to achieve goals and most people have a lot more commitments that take up a great deal of their time.  It is important to make time for ourselves and give our bodies and minds a chance to relax, unwind and most importantly de-stress. 

Pure essential oils along with organic herbal teas and other natural relaxation techniques will help you feeling soothed and nurtured and will assist you in restoring balance in your life.  The best essential oils for this are: Lavender, Geranium, Clary Sage, Bergamot, Roman Chamomile, Ylang Ylang, Sandalwood, Frankincense, Neroli, Rose, Jasmine, Sweet Orange, Sweet Marjoram and Vetiver.
The fact that aromatherapy is such a pleasurable sensory experience is inherent in its de-stressing action.  Pure essential oils can be used with massage, in a bath, and in an oil burner to relax you and relieve tension.
Essential for your well-being, massage is a preventative and restorative treatment.  Pure essential oils blended into massage oils are absorbed by the body and along with the massage assist relaxation and relieve tension, soothe sore muscles, improve circulation and assist in restoring balance and the natural healing processes of your body. 
In the bath we create our own private watery world.  The ancient Greek word ‘to bathe’ also meant ‘to drive sadness from the mind’:   a soak makes today’s problems trivial and tomorrow’s problems solvable. 
Releasing pure essential oils into our environment creates a feeling of calm and positivity and can even help us drift off to sleep. Sometimes it is more convenient to spray the essential oils into the room.  The burning of incense is an age old tradition of inducing calm and a meditative state.   Car Diffusers – are a great way to keep you calm in the traffic to prevent “Road Rage”.  Put this device in your cigarette lighter adaptor, place a few drops of essential oil on to the pad, insert it into the slot and let the aromas keep you calm and smelling great.  Use essential oils such as Lime, May Chang, Orange or an energising Essential Oil Blend.

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