Unlocking the secrets of essential oils.
Essential Oils have been used for centuries and are deeply rooted in all cultures, since their origin in what we believe to be Egypt around 2000BC. The Egyptians invented the art of distilling to produce perfume, medicines and spiritual enhancements (and are to thank for the creation of alcohol!). It’s no secret that authentic essential oils (from the plant itself rather than synthetically produced) bring a range of benefits to the body, mind and spirit. Even Cleopatra’s breathtaking beauty was attributed to her use of extensive beauty treatments that included essential oils as well as clay and salt from the Dead Sea.
Today, essential oils are used widely in beauty products, treatments, aromatherapy and medicines. We use them to calm our nervous system, to invigorate sluggish spirits, to treat ailments and to ultimately bring healing. Most of us know the names and aroma of essential oils, but do we know just how many benefits they can bring us?Continue reading Unlocking the secrets of essential oils.