Human touch can reduce our cortisol levels leading to lower stress levels. It can help reduce our heart rate and lower blood pressure. In fact a lack of human touch can cause a physical stress on our bodies.
Strengthening, restoring and uplifting. A major oil for the nervous system. One powerful oil with a wide range of actions.
Do you smell orange? Maybe lemon, or could it be lime? Think earl grey tea with a slice of lemon.
Geranium is a little like marmite. You either love it or hate it! Personally I love it. Not the actual plant as I don’t like the aroma at all but the oil I think is amazing….
Lavender. The one essential oil that people will always hold some knowledge about it. Most think it is one of the safest oils but are they right?
Think of the smell of rice pudding. Warming, comforting and calming. A childhood memory for many. Such a complex oil in both its chemistry and aroma. A prime musculoskeletal and psychological oil helping with many emotional issues.
Flamboyant and expressive. Vibrant, provocative sensual and showy. Ylang Ylang is a euphoric oil and one most associated with being an aphrodisiac.
Uplifting and enlivening. A rescue from the doldrums when you are on a journey but you aren’t going anywhere. An oil that is particularly helpful with depression.
This week its all about Frankincense. A strong spiritual grounding oil which deepens the breathing and expands the mind.
It has to be all about beautiful rose oil this week as I was fortunate enough to visit a gorgeous rose factory in Cyprus last week.