Pure Essential Oils For Skin

Natural skin care products & remedies are becoming more & more popular in today’s society. Beauty products & skin care products are advertising their use of organic & natural ingredients to promote the change. More & more women prefer these organic & natural ingredients & products because we can see the harmful effects that chemicals can have on our skin, body & appearance. Essential oils are the next great natural skin care product. Essential oils are extracts from plants & herbs that contain the essence, smell & properties of the plant from which they were extracted. In regards to skin care, essential oils are natural, non-greasy oils that tone, rejuvenate & enhance the natural beauty of the skin.

Essential Oils Treat :

  • Acne.
  • Eliminate Scarring.
  • Reduce Blemishes.
  • Smooth Wrinkles.
  • Make Age Marks Disappear.
  • Eradicate Eczema
  • Treat Psoriasis.
  • Help With Inflammation.
  • Prevent Infection.
  • Help With Sunburn.
  • Treat Itchy Skin.

You Can Be Added To :

  • Creams.
  • Lotions.
  • Shampoo.
  • Moisturizers.
  • Carrier Oils

Then all can be applied to the skin.  Use on a daily basis for better results.

Here Is a list of helpful Essential oils for your skin care needs : 

Lavender essential Oil : Lavender … Read the rest

How To Perform Self Abdominal Massage

Massage is extremely beneficial for the body & therapeutic for the mind. Massaging the legs after a run gets lactic acid moving to reduce soreness, Massaging stiff shoulders & neck helps reduce tension. Massaging the abdomen offers a dual action approach to supporting digestion. Since digestive problems can be the result of stress, relieving stress can encourage healthy intestinal function. Additionally, abdominal massages can help stimulate the muscles & organs required to produce a bowel movement. If constipation or indigestion is a problem in your life & you’re interested in a completely natural & chemical-free mode of therapy that you can do yourself, give abdominal massage a try.

Abdominal Massage : How-to

Unlike some other forms of massage, abdominal massage is easy to self perform. Various techniques exist, but there are two I typically suggest for those just starting :

  • Start below your sternum, with one whole hand, move down your abdomen with a downward stroke & follow with the other hand. Cycle one hand over the other & continuously repeat the motion in a backwards bike-pedalling motion. This will encourage the movement of waste down  into your bowels.

  • Use your fingertips & massage
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Massage For Wrinkles

Natural treatments for wrinkles are alternative solutions in slowing down the aging process. Although surgical treatments work in making skin more elastic, the effects are usually not attractive. It stretches out skin tissues & makes your skin look fake & unattractive. Graceful aging is still the best way to go.( as the picture on the right shows. Your never too young to start having massage ! )

One way to achieve that is through the use of natural treatments. The downside to these treatments is the time you need to consume to perform them. If you don’t like the time constraints, you can try the following fast & convenient treatments for wrinkles

1. Facial Massage

Why not try one of the many facial massages available at nearly all beauty businesses. You can choose from Basic Facials or Purifying Facials & even Anti-Aging Facial. Check my other post : https://massage-for-well-being.com/?s=facial&submit=Search . Facials have become very popular over the last 10 years & not just for women.

2. Acupressure Massage

You can do this method before going to sleep. It will help relax your muscles & release tension & stress. There are several acupressure points on your face. … Read the rest

Massage For Abdominal Adhesions

Abdominal pain can be one of the most frustrating conditions for both those who are suffering from the pain & for their doctors. Because the vast majority of abdominal adhesions (sticky spots between tissues) will not show up in diagnostic imaging, medical practitioners can sometimes end up at a loss on how to help their patient out of pain. This is where knowledgeable, trained massage & manual therapists can be such a huge help.

There are a wide range of issues that can cause abdominal pain & it is of course always best to get checked out by your doctor to see if anything stands out in MRI, x-ray or any other diagnostic tests. For many people, imaging & other tests reveal no problems. If that is the case for you, here are a couple of things to consider :

1.There is hope. In spite of the fact that the vast majority of abdominal adhesions are not extensive enough to show up on pictures, those adhesions can cause an extraordinary amount of pain & discomfort. The good news is that they can be manually felt & often released by trained practitioner who knows what they are … Read the rest

Clary Sage Essential Oil Uses

The name derives from the Latin ‘clarus meaning clear probably because the herb was once used for clearing mucous from the eyes. Originally grown in Southern Europe, but also found in the United States, It was introduced to England in 1562, & was often substituted for hops in brewing beer.

Properties Include :

  • Anticonvulsive.
  • Antidepressant.
  • Antiphlogistic.
  • Anti-septic.
  • Antispasmodic
  • Antisudorific.
  • Aphrodisiac.
  • Balsamic.
  • Carminative.
  • Deodorant.
  • Digestive.
  • Hypotensive.
  • Nervine.
  • Sedative.
  • Stomachic.
  • Tonic.
  • Uterine.

The Aroma of Clary Sage is a herbal, Nutty fragrance, slightly heavy  ! Clary Sage Essential Oil can have a deeply soothing effect on nervous tension in both men & women.

Well known for having a natural affinity with the female reproductive organs Clary Sage is strongly Yang & thus helpful for balancing excessive Yin states.

Clary Sage is known to be especially helpful for relieving premenstrual tension in women.

It has a balancing effect on hormones !

Clary Sage has been added to Geranium Essential Oil to help regulate & relieve female complaints associated with hormone imbalance, such as irregular menses, menopausal symptoms, headaches, nausea & depression.

Stimulates lucid dreaming & clear insight through your intuition !

A stimulates, regenerative & revitalizing oil excellent … Read the rest

Lemongrass Essential Oil Uses

Lemongrass (Cymbopogon Citratus ), like it’s name says is a grass, a tall grass at that, of tropical origin. It comes from the same family as Citronella ( Cymbopogon nardus ). It grows in dense clumps. It is a perennial plant.

Lemongrass has a fresh lemony aroma with hints of ginger. The source of it’s essential oil is the freshly cut & partially dried leaves obtained through steam distillation.

Benefits Of Lemongrass Essential Oil

When the essential oil is burned, the aroma imparts an inviting, clear, clean & simple-back-to-basic atmosphere. It revives the mind & relaxes the body. It is frequently used as a :

  • Anti Depressant.
  • Diuretic.
  • Heals Cuts & Sores, with it’s antiseptic properties.
  • Stimulant, to induce perspiration therefore, cooling the body.
  • Mild Insect Repellent.
  • Deodorant.
  • Sedative, for indigestion & for exhaustion.

Lemongrass essential oil is common as an additive to soaps & cosmetics. However, it may cause skin sensitivity in some individuals who have skin allergies. It also repels negative energy for those who are spiritually inclined.

South American folk medicine makes use of the plant as an Anti Spasmodic, Analgesic, Antiseptic cure. The Chinese treat Abdominal Pains, Stomach Aches, Headaches with it … Read the rest

Massage For Diabetics

Massage therapy can often help in relieving symptoms of diabetes. If you or a loved one suffers from this life-altering disease, you are familiar with the time & effort it takes to regain & maintain a healthy lifestyle. Apart from injections, continual monitoring & dietary changes, what can diabetes patients do to reduce stress & promote longevity ?

The Physical & Emotional Damage of Diabetes

Diabetes affects the body’s ability to either produce or use insulin, the naturally occurring hormone that assists in transferring glucose to the body’s cell. In both Type 1 & Type 2 diabetes, blood glucose levels are raised, starving the patient’s body of energy. The most immediate physical reaction is fatigue, but extremely high blood glucose levels become dangerous, especially when the body is subjected to them over periods of time. Cell damage begins to occur in the kidneys, heart, eyes & other organs. Once diagnosed with diabetes, patients must keep a permanent watchful eye on their condition in order to preserve their health.

Diabetes is not only a disease affecting the body. Daily injections, constant blood glucose level checks, & the need for regular check-ups with  physicians can take an emotional toll … Read the rest