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AROMATHERAPY & STRESS

Once I was talking to a doctor about my migraine and how I only get it after exams, when I am least stressed. How could it then be because of stress? Then he said, when you change your sleeping hours drastically because of burning midnight oil, and then decides to sleep normally again after the exam, now these sudden changes drastically, is it not stressful to your body then? I was obviously in denial before talking to him!

Sometimes we don’t feel it, we say we are perfectly okay, but it does not mean that it doesn’t affect us mentally and physically, in ways that you are not aware of. You are what you eat, they say. I will take it one step further, you are what you eat, breathe, do and think. It comes in all forms, you name it, from the food we eat, the air we breathe and the things we put onto ourselves and surround us with.

Aromatherapy has been around since the ancient times when it was used to embalm the royal graves in Egypt to healing massages and baths, to fumigate to kill germs, to perfumery and more recent years, to cosmetics. Some people say aromatherapy is new age, but it really is ancient old!.

Aromatherapy is both art and science. In havaroma, quality is of first priority. We obtain oils from a partner who directly works with the distillers of essential oils from all over the world. As an aromatherapist, it is vital that we test the oils all the time in order to understand the chemical components make up of each batch of essential oil.

You will find that we are happy to provide GCMS (gas chromatography/mass spectrometry) reports on all our oils on the website. You will also find, in havaroma, that we are passionate to help you cope with stress the nature’s way. We offer a small repertoire of essential oils that have been helpful in stress relief with simple usages that are described with each essential oil. Each product here is natural, lovingly and carefully handmade. We also run talks and workshops to educate people on proper usage of essential oils and really, living naturally.

As Albert Einstein famously said, look deep into the nature, and then you will understand everything better Take a little bit of time, after using the oils, either by diffusing, topical application, or inhaling to notice the sometimes subtle changes inside you. Maybe you have had a better sleep last night. Maybe you notice that you are more tolerant to one another. Maybe you notice that you are more positive. Maybe you wake up feeling better.

Just observe!