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What are Diffusers and How To Use Them

The most popular way to use essential oils is by inhaling them, both for their fantastic scent and therapeutic properties. However, they can also be used in diffusers and humidifiers, and diluted with a carrier oil when applied topically. When inhaled, Essential Oils can stimulate areas of your limbic system, which is a part of your brain that involves the sense of smell, behaviors, emotions, and long-term memory. A diffuser is a means to disperse essential oils into the air. There are many types of essential oil diffusers that you can use, but we have picked out the safest and...

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Mental Health, Physical Wellness, Emotional wellbeing, Essential oils, self-care

A Guide to Holistic Self-Care: Giving Yourself The Care You Deserve

Think of holistic self-care as the physical and the emotional aspects of wellbeing.  There is no one way to take care of yourself and control your stress levels; self-care doesn't look the same for everyone. However, we have gathered a list of practices that can help you identify your go-to self-care system:   01 Physical wellness Exercise offers amazing benefits that can enhance nearly every aspect of your health from the inside out. It includes a balanced diet of choosing foods with high nourish benefits, regularly exercising for at least 2.5 hours a week, adequate sleep of 7 to 9 hours, and physical intimacy which comes in the forms of hugging a...

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The 5 Best Essential Oils for Hair Growth & Thickness

Why Are Essential Oils Good for Hair Growth?  Essential oils can be used for hair growth due to the following reasons: Promotes Healthy Scalp Improves Hair Growth Increases Blood Flow Antimicrobial The Best Essential Oils for Hair Growth: Essential oils increase the strength of your hair strands and prevent them from breaking. They also strengthen your hair roots by making them thicker and fuller. As a result, you can add them to your hair oils, shampoos, and conditioner. If you wish to obtain faster results then you can also blend some essential oils that complement hair growth together. Some essential...

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How Essential Oils Are Made

Producing essential oils of the highest grades is truly an art form. It takes a delicate balance of time, temperature and pressure during the distillation process to ensure the most complete range of molecular components is extracted. The finer oils will have the most wonderful aromatic bouquets for this reason - they contain a breadth of compounds when inhaled together give an oil a brilliant aroma. Relatively few essential oils are produced in this manner - many are destined for large manufacturing processes, and will not have the same aromas and therapeutic effects of the highest-grade oils. Therapeutic and spiritual use...

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