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Apr 02 2014

7 solutions set

How many times have you:

  • Woken up with a sore throat or congested sinuses?

  • Sat in front of the computer all day only to have a headache by the evening?

  • Tossed around sleeplessly through the night because there is so much going on in your head?

  • Given in to unhealthy food cravings?

  • Found yourself procrastinating because you are unable to focus on a task?

  • Felt down and depressed because things didn’t go according to plan?

Fairly common scenarios, aren’t they?  That’s why we have developed our ‘Seven Solutions Kit’ containing a combination of versatile essential oils to help with day-to-day problems.  This set of oils is a must-have effective solution for your cabinet.

Why Should You Have It?

Years of experience has taught us that the one-size-fits-all approach doesn’t work in Aromatherapy. We have formulated our blends such that there is something you can turn to, no matter what the scenario.

This set of 7 blends is:

  • Effective
  • Conveniently packaged
  • Easy to use
  • Very versatile (everyone in the family can use it)

Hundreds of satisfied clients vouch for the effectiveness of these blends – you should try them too!

What Is In It?

The  Seven Aromatherapy Solutions Kit contains seven sample-sized bottles of our top-selling blends. 

eob_immune_support_smImmune Support Essential Oil Blend

 A refreshing blend of Eucalyptus, Tea Tree, Ravensara essential oils can help provide symptomatic relief from sinusitis, laryngitis and respiratory congestion. Always keep this decongestant blend handy in your medicine chest.


headache_roll_onHeadache Begone Roll On

 A practical aromatherapy roll on containing Lavender, Peppermint, Birch and Cardamom relieves headaches and sore muscles.  A perfect fix for carpal tunnel pain too!



exulto_alegria_eob_smAlegria Essential Oil Blend

Bright and cheerful oils like Clary Sage, YlangYlang and Litsea Cubeba make sure that elements like grief, dejection and depression don’t come anywhere near you. With this happy blend, happiness is just a sniff away.



sereno_sleep_time_eob_smSleep Time Essential Oil Blend

Chase stress and insomnia away with calming and soothing oils like Lavender, Mandarin, Palo Santo. Just keep a bottle by your bedside and breathe deeply before closing your eyes.



claro_appetite_control_eob_smClaro Essential Oil Blend

Stop food cravings in their tracks with Fennel, Grapefruit and Spearmint essential oils. The feeling of satiety will curb emotional eating and help you manage your food portions as well.



vigor_energia_eob_smEnergia Essential Oil Blend

Stay at the top of your game with a blend of stimulating essential oils like Rosemary, Pine and Litsea Cubeba. Say goodbye to dull days and say hello to a fresh, energetic new you.



radiare_eob_smRadiare Essential Oil Blend

 Right from hormonal mood swings to menstrual cramps, this floral blend comprising Lavender, Clary Sage, Grapefruit and Geranium will ensure that you feel your best at any time of the month.


The Seven Aromatherapy Solutions Kit is like an emergency medicine box that you should keep handy at all times because you never know what may crop up next. With these magical and super-effective oils at home, you can at least be sure that you are prepared to deal with it.

Buy your set now!

Cristina Proaño-Carrión AROMANDINA 2014 – Aromatherapy blog  – All rights reserved This information on this blog is based on traditional use of aromatherapy and it does not intend to diagnose or treat any condition. This information should not be used as a substitute for medical counseling with a health care professional. No part of this blog may be reproduced in whole or in part without the explicit written permission of Aromandina. 



 

Mar 12 2014

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I have outlined some steps I have personally used and tested that use Essential Oils in spa treatments. They have always produced the WOW factor and bring clients back again and again.

  • Use an Aromatherapy burner or diffuser in your treatment room  
  • Use an Aromatherapy mist during any of your treatments  
  • Use Aromatherapy massage oil in any of your treatments
STEP 1 – Have your room prepared – your Aromatherapy burner or diffuser should have your favorite Essential Oil or Essential Oil blend, remember, you are the one in that treatment room all day, so think about yourself, your guest will enjoy your choice.

STEP 2 – Use   Sleep Time Aromatherapy Mist to set the stage for relaxation.

Have you noticed how some guests can’t stop talking as they come into your room? Maybe they are afraid of losing their control, with this mist you can gently let them know that they can relax and trust in your caring hands.

Before the treatment begins ask your client to close their eyes, breathe deeply and enjoy the mist.  Point the nozzle upwards so that the product falls on their face as a gentle rainforest mist.

STEP 3 – While they are facing upwards either during a massage, body treatments or while they have a mask on, use an eye pillow. First wrap the pillow with a tissue and put one drop of Sleep Time Essential Oil on the side of the pillow that won’t touch the face.  This calming scent will disconnect them and send them to nirvana.

STEP 4 – Use aromatherapy massage oils for all the spa treatments you offer:   

  • For foot treatments and pedicures: massage legs and feet with the blend of your choice  
  • During a facial massage your guest’s arms, décolletage and hands while they have on a mask.
  • Whole body massage: mix essential oils with your favorite lotion or use the body oils mentioned below 

Please remember that One Size Does Not Fit All – Don’t use just lavender, eucalyptus or peppermint. Be creative, and remember that your guests like to feel special and that you have listened to them and addressed their needs.

STEP 5 - Help them use Essential Oils at home. Recommend them a couple of oils to start with, not only will they feel better but those who live and work with your guests will also notice the difference. Your word of mouth marketing is at work!

Cristina Proaño-Carrión AROMANDINA 2014 – Aromatherapy blog  – All rights reserved This information on this blog is based on traditional use of aromatherapy and it does not intend to diagnose or treat any condition. This information should not be used as a substitute for medical counseling with a health care professional. No part of this blog may be reproduced in whole or in part without the explicit written permission of Aromandina. 


Feb 24 2014

Tulcan Cemetery

If you’ve ever been to Ecuador, you’ve probably seen (or at least heard of!) the Tulcan Cemetery and its three-acre topiary made of Cypress.  The smell is as beautiful as the scenery itself, which is why this place is so popular with both tourists and locals!

You don’t have to go all the way to Ecuador to experience the magic of Cypress, though.  Instead, you can create your own Cypress wonderland through aromatherapy!

Cypress for transitions:

I’ve always been fascinated with Cypress topiaries, but it wasn’t until I began studying aromatherapy that I realized just how powerful Cypress really is.  In Latin, Cypress is known as Cupresus sempervirens, which translates to “always alive”.  That translation couldn’t be more accurate, because Cypress trees can live for up to 1,000 years!  They are strong and majestic, always pointing towards the sky.

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Feb 17 2014

Natural air freshner
From that garlic you cooked last night, to the dog’s muddy feet, it doesn’t take much for strange smells to pop up around your home.  But whether you’re fighting a certain odor or you simply want to get rid of that stale smell, synthetic air fresheners AREN’T the way to go.

I know… the commercials make them seem like little gifts from the heavens.  A few sprays, and your home smells fresh and vibrant.  Unfortunately, what those commercials DON’T mention is that these air fresheners are full of dangerous chemicals that can cause everything from migraines to asthma attacks.  Plus, synthetic air fresheners don’t remove odors.  They only mask them!

So, how do you keep your home smelling great?

With natural air fresheners that are made with essential oils!

Natural Air freshener

After all, essential oils don’t just smell good; they also give your body a boost.  Whether you want to feel more energized or eliminate the day’s stresses, essential oils can do it.  So, they’re the perfect things to use to freshen up the air around your home!

You can even tailor your essential oils to the specific mood you’re trying to create in each room. 

For example, if you want to turn your bedroom into a relaxing oasis, tap into the power of Cedarwood, Lemongrass, or Lavender.

Want to kick things up a notch in your living room for that party you’re throwing?  Use festive oils, like Orange, Clary Sage, Geranium, or Litsea Cubeba.

Want your kids to feel rejuvenated when they sit down to do their homework?  Place a natural air freshener made with Peppermint and Lemon essential oil in their rooms. 

You can even give your sex life a boost by using Ylang Ylang, Jasmine, or Patchouli oils in your bedroom!

The great thing about essential oils is that they’re not overpowering.  When you use the right recipes (which we’ll go over in just a minute), your natural air fresheners will be like soft background music.  You won’t really think about them consciously, but they’ll definitely help the mood in the room!

OK, so how do you create these natural air fresheners?

There are several different DIY options to choose from, and they’re all easy to create:

1.  Room spray
natural air fresheners

Fill a 4 oz glass bottle with 1 tablespoon white vinegar and distilled water.  Then, add 20 drops of your favorite blend of oils.  A spritz or two will give your room a fresh feeling anytime odor starts to creep in.

2.  Aromatherapy burner

Vaporizing is a great way to infuse a room with scent, without overpowering your senses.  Simply fill the burner bowl with water, add 5-15 drops of your favorite essential oil, and light the candle.  In a matter of minutes, your rooms will give you that emotional boost you’re looking for.

(Tip:  I personally prefer to use an electric burner)

3. Rug and Carpet Natural Disinfectant
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Unfortunately, those carpets and area rugs you so carefully picked out soak up yucky odors like a sponge!  If you want your home to smell fresh and clean, you’ve got to disinfect them.  Sure, you’ve got cleaning products, but why not disinfect AND add a mood-boosting scent at the same time?!

Simply mix one cup of baking soda with 30 drops of your favorite essential oil.  Mix well, and spread the mixture onto your carpets and rugs.  Let it sit for an hour, and then vacuum it up.

No matter which method you choose, you’ll be able to take a deep breath and LOVE the way your home smells and feels!

© Cristina Proaño-Carrión AROMANDINA 2014 – Aromatherapy blog  – All rights reserved This information on this blog is based on traditional use of aromatherapy and it does not intend to diagnose or treat any condition. This information should not be used as a substitute for medical counseling with a health care professional. No part of this blog may be reproduced in whole or in part without the explicit written permission of Aromandina. 



Jan 31 2014

Aromatherapy ritual bath
You probably take a bath everyday without giving it much deliberation. But did you know that those few moments you spend by yourself in the company of water can transform you in unimaginable ways? A “ritual bath” has been a part of my life for many years and it has helped me out of many emotional problems. It is the reason I am able to stay positive through challenging situations and be more giving in my relationships. The process has helped me grow and improve as a person and I believe it is now time to share this secret tool with you wonderful readers.

From a subtle standpoint, a bath can have two connotations – it may signify “cleansing” or denote inner transformation. Immersing the body in water is also believed to calm the mind and inspire spiritual awakening.  However, a “ritual bath” need not have any religious or spiritual significance. It is just a personal experience and you may even think of it as a spa therapy.

I have been practicing the technique of positive reinforcement and visualization and have enjoyed incredible benefits from it.  It is easy and anyone can do it! All you have to do is imagine yourself in a desirable situation – maybe you would like a better job, or score good marks in a test, be fit and healthy, or have a fulfilling romantic relationship. Just visualize all this happening and allow yourself to soak in the positive emotions that come through.

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