Aromatherapy

10 Serious Side Effects Of Burning Incense Sticks

Incense sticks come with a whole host of health risks such as genetic mutations, lung cancer, asthma and other respiratory diseases, leukemia, heart disease, skin irritation, and neurological problems. Other types of incense sticks such as citronella and sandalwood are just as harmful. Products marketed as "herbal incense" which are meant to be smoked, can cause adverse physical reactions.

5 Benefits Of Burning Sandalwood Incense Sticks

Burning sandalwood incense stick releases a fragrant, woodsy odor. It doubles as a safer alternative to chemical air fresheners. The aroma has been seen to relieve stress and anxiety in breast cancer patients. It can also improve the sleep quality and lower systolic blood pressure. The aroma of sandalwood has been seen to hasten wound healing as well. However, to protect your lungs, don’t burn incense every day or in a closed space.

Animal Aromatherapy 101

Most pet owners I know will do anything to keep their furry loved ones healthy, but are oftentimes unsure which natural products to use and which ones to stay away from. When it comes to animal aromatherapy, using essential oils on your pets and livestock, this is particularly true because[.....]

Natural Ways To Cure Pneumonia With Diet, Herbs, And Aromatherapy

Naturopathy is a form of alternative medicine that adopts a drug-free approach to disease prevention and treatment through exercise, diet control, massage, and more. When we put less emphasis on a “miracle cure” and take care of our overall health and potential for healing rather than the disease, we may[.....]

Is Incense Smoke Beneficial For Health?

Incense sticks are synonymous with visits to the exotic Far East and South Asia where their fragrant smoky aroma fills hallways in spiritual and religious centers. With aromatherapy and the health benefits of essential oils becoming more widely applied in America and elsewhere in the West, is it time to consider the benefits of incense too? And is the smoke from incense really that good for you, or will it choke your lungs?

Holy Herbs Frankincense and Myrrh May Cure Cancer

Frankincense and Myrrh are two of the oldest and most famous aromatherapy essential oils known to man and even famed and prized today for their aromatherapy, traditional ayurvedic and Chinese medicine. Though both frankincense and myrrh tend to bring up certain religious connotations to the western mind, they have been[.....]

Root Chakra Or Muladhara Healing: A Detailed Guide

There are seven main energy centers in the body called “chakras”. These seven chakras parallel the spine, and each one has certain qualities and associations. It is important to have these chakras working in balance and not have an over-active or under-active chakra energy. The Muladhara, the first chakra is[.....]

Balance Your Doshas With Aromatherapy!

Aromatherapy has been used for many centuries to treat various disorders. It can be used to treat stress, relieve pain and enhance feelings of calmness and relaxation. Aromatherapy is powerful, because the sense of smell, beyond detecting odors provides the quickest and easiest pathway to the brain. Many Ayurvedic practitioners[.....]

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