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Aromatherapy for mothers-to-be: essential oils for pregnancy

Apr 27, 2023

“It is the most powerful creation to have life growing inside of you. There is no bigger gift.” — Beyoncé

The human body is a miraculous thing, and this is particularly evident during pregnancy. While for most women pregnancy can be filled with joy, the subtle and obvious changes that occur in the mother’s body can cause physical and emotional discomfort....

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Help Your Pup Live the Best Life Possible with Aromatherapy

Aug 25, 2022

August 26, 2022 is National Dog Day in the United States! What better day to celebrate our cherished animal companions? For many of us, our dogs are more than just pets; they’re members of our family. We go on walks and share adventures, snuggles, sometimes tears, and — if you’re like me — dinner.

We’re so connected, in fact, that it breaks our heart so see them...

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The Immunomodulating Potential of Essential Oils in Relieving Asthma

Apr 12, 2020


Among the respiratory conditions for which essential oils show promise is bronchial asthma.

Asthma affects some 339 million people worldwide and is the most common chronic disease among children (Morales, 2018). Asthma is characterized by chronic inflammation of the airways of the lungs with symptoms that include wheezing, shortness of breath, tightness of the chest, excessive mucus...

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