Aloe Vera

Aloe vera, also known as Aloe barbadensis, has been a staple for thousands of years in many cultures around the world. Today, it’s used in lotions, ointments, creams, sunburn remedies, and cosmetics, among other things. Traditional uses for aloe vera include soothing burns, moisturizing skin, and healing small wounds. Many people even apply it to […]…

Aloe Vera

When it comes to plants, aloe is a rock star. Around the world, aloe plants – especially aloe vera – have many traditional uses and plays an important role in many cultures. You’ve probably seen it used in skin care lotions and recommended for conditions like sunburn, eczema, and rosacea. And many people even like […]…

Why Aromatherapy and Massage?

Originally posted on Cambridge Aromatherapy and Massage:
I am sometimes asked how I got into doing Aromatherapy and Massage. In Cambridge which has a population of about 100,000 there are several practitioners at the clinic where I work alone. I discovered many years ago that it worked for me personally and at that time was…

Why Aromatherapy and Massage?

Originally posted on Simply Magickal:
I am sometimes asked how I got into doing Aromatherapy and Massage. In Cambridge which has a population of about 100,000 there are several practitioners at the clinic where I work alone. I discover… Source: Why Aromatherapy and Massage?

When to avoid massage!

Originally posted on Cambridge Aromatherapy and Massage:
The General Council for Massage Therapy has a 21 page document about contra-indications for massage.  However very little of what is listed there is an absolute, with vigorous massage being avoided on affected areas. Recent fractures are one of the few things that completely stop massage on affected…

Citrine — ravenhawks’ magazine

Originally posted on Simply Magickal:
Citrine the “Merchant’s Stone” Citrine is the yellow to gold to orange color of quartz. Its name comes from the French for lemon, citron, though citron tends to be more golden than lemon yellow. De… Source: Citrine — ravenhawks’ magazine

Improve your blood pressure naturally

Perhaps you’ve been told you have “high blood pressure.” Or maybe you checked it yourself one day and noticed that it was 146/90. What now? Today I will discuss some ways in which you can improve your own blood pressure without taking medications. But before I do, let’s first answer an important question: What is…