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Aromatherapy for Anxiety

Aromatherapy for Anxiety

by Penny Price May 17, 2020 12 min read 6 Comments

What is Anxiety?

Anxiety is a word we use to describe feelings of unease, worry and fear both emotionally and physically. Although we usually find it unpleasant, anxiety is related to the ‘fight or flight’ response. Everyone experiences anxiety at some time or another but many are overwhelmed by strong and long-lasting feelings of anxiety.

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How To Use Essential Oil Diffusers

The Ultimate Guide To Using Essential Oil Diffusers

by Penny Price May 16, 2020 8 min read

Penny Price Aromatherapy uses Zen Diffusers, which are considered the best on the market. Not only are they safe but they are also easy to use. Here’s how:
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Making Macerated Oils

Making Macerated Oils

by Penny Price May 10, 2020 3 min read

Macerated oils are vegetable oils to which other matter, such as herbs, have been added. The base oils commonly used are Olive or Sunflower and the process is quite simple. The verb to macerate comes from Latin macerat- ‘made soft, soaked’. In today's terms it is to make soft by steeping in a liquid. To get the oil-soluble elements,
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The Aromatherapy Garden - Lavender Types

The Aromatherapy Garden - Lavender Types

by Penny Price May 03, 2020 5 min read

Lavender is a hardy perennial shrub part of the Lamiaceae family, A staple of Aromatherapy and of many aromatic gardens, with bright blue to purple flowers with wonderfully uplifting and calming scents.
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Mixing & Blending with Essential Oils

Mixing & Blending with Essential Oils

by Penny Price April 17, 2020 5 min read

Let’s Get Creative! 

Essential oils have unique properties that can positively affect both the body and mind. These natural oils are eco-friendly, safer than synthetic fragrances and offer nearly unlimited options for creating personalised blends. So why are these aromatic oils so popular and so powerful? Read on to see what your nose already knows!

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The Easter Journey

The Easter Journey

by Penny Price April 09, 2020 3 min read 1 Comment

“Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord!”  – Matthew 21:9

Holy Week begins with Palm Sunday, the day that Jesus entered Jerusalem on a donkey and was mobbed by the crowd with palm branches and shouts of hosanna. Jesus was being hailed as King – not a mighty warrior, but a king of peace. The road Jesus took on Palm Sunday was on a humble donkey beginning His journey to the cross.

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Aromatherapy First Aid Kit

Aromatherapy First Aid Kit

by Penny Price April 05, 2020 3 min read

It is a good idea to have a selection of oils that are useful in ‘emergencies’. Not only will they be handy around the house (especially with the summer holidays and the children being at home more) but also for trips out and the main holidays away. We are looking here at the sudden happenings; accidents, reactions etc. that might happen, not any long term conditions. We can get carried away with all of our EOs. Really we want a small First Aid Kit. Many oils can crossover conditions but are still effective.
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Aromatherapy & Cleaning at Home

Aromatherapy & Cleaning at Home

by Penny Price March 29, 2020 7 min read 1 Comment

The average modern household uses around 25 or more different cleaning, disinfecting and fragrancing. Commercial cleaning products often use synthetic aromas in their product which can not only smell unnatural but can also trigger allergic reactions including asthma. There is also a huge environmental impact that is to be considered, creating higher plastic consumption, though they can be recycled you must always make sure they are completely empty otherwise they cannot be recycled. 
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Aromatherapy & Pregnancy

Aromatherapy & Pregnancy

by Penny Price March 15, 2020 10 min read

The practice of aromatherapy goes back thousands of years and several oils are mentioned in the Bible as God’s remedy! Simply, aromatherapy means a treatment (therapy) designed to help or cure using the aromatic part of the plant, by which we mean the essential oils.  The essential oils we use come from many different plants.  The energy potential stored by the plant is in the essential oil which we introduce into the body by aromatherapy, and each individual oil has its own curative effect on various parts and systems of the body.
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