The Professionals Weigh in on Essential Oil Safety & Usage

I recently asked experts, practitioners, and students in our community this important question: “What do you see, as a professional in the community, to be the hurdles regarding educating others about safety and usage of essential oils?” This is a topic near and dear to my heart and my practice, and I wanted to see how others weighed in on the issue. Are you ready…

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Measuring by drops…What are the issues?

There is often much discussion over the best way to measure essential oils when formulating. The quickest way may not be the most accurate way, for a number of reasons. Which way is this? Measuring drops directly from the essential oil bottle. This is the way that aromatherapy is initially taught, but perhaps it is time to look at the accuracy of this method, and…

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The Chakra Series: The Second Chakra Svadhishthana

What is a chakra? This term refers to wheels of energy throughout the body. These wheels or disks correspond not only to major organs but also to emotional, physiological and spiritual states of being. Since our energy is always in motion, it is important to keep our chakra’s spinning and aligned. With practice, you can visualize chakras in the body. Each chakra is a swirling…

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The Chakra Series: The Root Chakra-Muladhara

You may be asking yourself, what is a chakra? The Sanskrit word Chakra translates to wheel or disk. In yoga, meditation, and Ayurveda, this term refers to wheels of energy throughout the body. These wheels or disks correspond not only to major organs but also to emotional, physiological and spiritual states of being. Since our energy is always in motion, it is important to keep our chakra’s…

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