The Use of Aromatic Waters for Your Health

Aromatic waters, more commonly known as hydrosols or hydrolats in aromatherapy practice, have a number of health benefits; most people associate the therapeutic practice of aromatherapy with essential oils, but interest is growing in the use of aromatic waters. Once considered the by-product of distillation of an essential oil, aromatic waters are actually valuable commodities […]

The Benefits of Hot Stone Massage

You can now find hot stone massage in many of the top beauty spas across the country; however, hot stone therapy really does have some health benefits too. Hot stone massage has benefits not just for the recipient of the treatment but also for the massage therapist. There are several ways in which hot stone […]

An Introduction to Reflexology

Reflexology is a natural health practice that is often described as “foot massage.” However, it is a lot more than just a foot massage and reflexology can help you to manage many health problems; headaches, PMS, back pain and asthma are just a few of the conditions that may be helped by the practice of […]

Different Types of Orange Essential Oil

There are various types of orange essential oils that are used in aromatherapy; three types of orange oil are extracted from different parts of the orange tree. In addition, another type of orange oil is extracted from a different species of orange tree. Orange oil is a popular essential oil that is used in aromatherapy […]

Growing a Fragrant Garden With Health Benefits

Many people seek out a quiet place of solitude in the garden for contemplation and to rest from the day. The sights and sounds of the garden heal both in auditory and visual ways but there is one sense that is stimulated more quickly than any others. Fragrance is one of the greatest healers in […]

5 Ways to Use Lavender in Your Home and Garden

Lavender is a classical plant that has been used since ancient times, in one form or another, and remains in popular use today. There are many different types of lavender, including a myriad of lavender cultivars; some species of lavender are more suitable for health applications than others, although the fragrance of all lavender species […]

How To Keep Rabbits Out Of Your Garden

Rabbits are a common nuisance to the gardener; they may at first look cute hopping across your yard – but they are not so cute when they are munching their way through your prize flowers and vegetables! In some states it is illegal to hunt rabbits (or a hunting permit is required), so how do you […]