Odour can be a powerful healing tools. It directly activate emotion centers in the brain and can trigger childhood memories, or even past life memories. But it can be very personal too which means it beneficial to one person may not be for another. I remembered Jane Shutes shared it in her course that sweet … Continue reading Part II: Essential Oils for Depression
Life is tough, but so are you! But sometimes life is just like a roller-coaster ride, full with ups and downs, love and loss, expectation and disappointment. If we are not aware, we might drown in this sea of life, drown in our own dark emotion. Depression can be dangerous, depression can bring us drown. … Continue reading Part I: How to Overcome Depression?
"Something very magical can happen when you read a good book." A good aromatherapy's book is helpful to enhance our knowledge and skills in aromatherapy. It becomes magic when we applied it in our blending and creating our alchemy blend. The following books that I recommended below provides you a wide selection of related subjects … Continue reading Top 5 Books Recommendation For Serious Aromatherapy Beginner
Are your body aches, stiffness, pain and swelling easily? If yes, then your body is inflamed (on fire). But, sometimes you might not even realize inflammation is happening. It is call the silent inflammation. I think one of the main reason is we are not sensitive and conscious to our body and the second reason … Continue reading Slow Silent Killer: Inflammation
Rosemary is one of the famous and most used spices and aromatic herbs in the world. There are three main chemotypes of rosemary essential oils used including cineole, verbenone and camphor. The Latin name Rosmarinus officinalis comes from Latin name ros maris, which means “dew of the sea”. It is refers to the habitual of … Continue reading Rosemary Essential Oils
I still remember in old days, people like to put the cooling rice powder (bedak sejuk in Malay) on their face and leave it on. It is said to have cooling, whitening, smoothening, prevent pimples and oil absorbing effects on our skin. It is one of the favorite traditional cosmetic products used by Baba Nyonya, … Continue reading Simple DIY Mask for Oily Skin
I saw this interesting video performed by Susan Parker, she demonstrated the difference between lipid carrier oils and essential oils by putting the fixed oils and essential oils in a piece of paper. I think it is very easy way to explain it to the public regarding the differences between fixed oils and essential oils. … Continue reading Differences between Fixed oil and Essential oil
Also known as "fire tree", this is because by rubbing two hinoki twigs together it can used to make fire. Hinoki is one of the 'Five sacred Trees of Kiso' in Japan, the others include sawara cypress (Chamaecyparis pisifera), nezuko cypress (Thuja standishii), hiba cypress (Thujopsis dolabrata), and koyamaki (Japanese Umbrella Pine, Sciadopitys verticillata) species. Hinoki … Continue reading Hinoki Essential Oil
After I'd have been learning aromatherapy, I seldom buy cosmetic products from drug store and beauty shop. I usually DIY myself or if I am lazy, I just simply put some plant oils on my face. Yes, I admitted that I am a lazy person! Therefore, I usually like simple ways to keep my face … Continue reading Simple and Easy Face Oil Formulation You can DIY Yourself
If you are serious about becoming an aromatherapist, you might be thinking about which categories you wish to delve in. The following provides you some outlook of the aromatherapy approaches. Hope this can give you a hint when you want to plan your career in aromatherapy field. Medicine Aromatherapy Aromatology and aromatic medicine are the … Continue reading Planning to become an Aromatherapist?