THE BRAIN

Previously I have talked about how we react to scents and how essential oils can interact with us through the limbic system of the brain. We constantly program our brains (subconscious) with different information; the more emotional the information is, the stronger the programming. Every time we are subjected to an impulse we immediately goContinue reading “THE BRAIN”

SMELL YOURSELF WELL

I found this article and wanted to share it. A lot of what is said here is what aromatherapy is all about, and then, amusingly enough, prof. Jacobs (halfway through the article) calls aromatherapy nonsense…this I call ignorance. True, some claims to what aromatherapy can do are not realistic and there tends to be thisContinue reading “SMELL YOURSELF WELL”

ESSENTIAL OILS AS MOOD-ENHANCERS

One of the most useful aspects of essential oils is the mood-enhancing properties. Every oil will create some kind of feeling in you.  To realize why this happens you need to know a bit about how the essential oils work through our olfactory system: (Following is taken from Wikipedia – text & picture; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olfactory_system) <<InContinue reading “ESSENTIAL OILS AS MOOD-ENHANCERS”