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Elderly Massage

The senior citizens when massaged generally have to be gentler than what you do for the younger ones. One must take into consideration that the bones have gone brittle now and the skin has become thinner on an average. So you must skip the deep tissue massage and the knuckling (1). Though this is so, [...]

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Carrier Oil Types

There are many carrier oils that you could choose from, in the same way as you could choose from a variety of essential oils. These oils are mostly triglycerides which turn rancid over time. An exemption of this rancidity factor is the jojoba oil which is the best choice when it comes to a longer [...]

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How to Manage Stress Using Aromatherapy Essential Oils

There are two types of stress – eustress and distress. Eustress is the type of pressure that drives you, pushes you to do something. Distress is the other end of eustress, when the pressure becomes too much that it burdens you and negatively affects your health. The early signs of distress are “fatigue, self-doubt, sleeplessness, [...]

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Aromatherapy for Pregnant Women

The 9 months of pregnancy is an exciting time of looking forward to giving birth. At the same time it is a physical and emotional roller-coaster to be in due to the pains and the morning sickness secondary to the changes in hormones. MicGilvery & Reed gives aromatherapy remedies for the common ailments that a [...]

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Yoga Mat Bags

Not all yoga mats come with a sling bag with it. You might think of “Why not just carry the mat by itself, or just tie it with a cord or ribbon?” The answer is that, remember, this yoga mat when you carry by itself or just simply tie it with a cord or ribbon [...]

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Reiki for Your Pets and Other Animals

Figure 1 Cat recieving ReikiReiki when transliterated means “spiritual energy”(1). It was developed by Mikao Usui in the late 1800’s up to the early 1900’s. Now the system of Reiki is being used to “lay hands” or to heal using the hands. This energy found in our hands is an energy found elsewhere in the [...]

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Ayurvedic Doctor NYC and other Ayurvedic Practitioners

Ayurveda is an Indian tradition of holistic treatment which addresses not just the illness in a person but the entire person’s body, mind, and soul. In practice, Ayurveda includes a recommended diet, meditation, massage, yoga, and herbal medicine. It is considered as an alternative and complementary medicine to western mainstream medicine. For some they would [...]

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Benefits of the Himalayan Salt Lamp

The Himalayan Salt Lamp is colour pink, reddish, or plain white when not lit, but when lit gives an orange hue like the picture above. It is mined in Pakistan near the Himalayas, where it got its name. It is all-natural which makes using it worry-free. It is composed of 84 minerals predominantly salt (sodium [...]

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How to Make Cologne with Essential Oils

Essential oils are fragrant and concentrated that it has been used in a variety of bath and body products including cologne. The difference between cologne and perfume is the proportion between the essential oil and the alcohol base. You could use it for yourself or you could give it as a gift. Alternatively it can [...]

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Singing Bowl: Is it Antique or New?

Whether you are an antique collector or not, there are guidelines for you so you could distinguish one from the newly manufactured or handmade ones. First of all you would notice a fading gold exterior for those antiques which are gold or have gold tones. There is a wear and tear especially on the rim [...]

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