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For the past 10 years I have been active as an advocate for Alternative Health Therapies. As the author of a soon to be published book on Essential Oils and Aromatherapy, I have been delving into the upstate New York fields of therapeutic Essential Oils for over 8 years.

I also am an avid practitioner of Ashtanga Hatha Yoga. I love travelling and photography and have been to India 4 times. I'm also working on a website for my photos.

For more information on essential oils check out http://www.tarunaoils.org

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  • How Good Are Insect Repellents Made From Essential Oils?
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    How Good Are Insect Repellents Made From Essential Oils?

    2 years ago

    An insect repellent is a liquid-like substance that’s usually topically applied, or placed in clothing and other areas or surfaces, to effectively ward off any type of insect. Insect repellents are also valuable items...

  • Cedarwood Essential Oil And The Many Benefits It Offers
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    Cedarwood Essential Oil And The Many Benefits It Offers

    8 months ago

    The cedar tree is a famous icon of the past. During the time of the ancient Jews, the cedar tree was frequently mentioned in the bible as well as the

  • Getting Into A Yoga Lifestyle - How To Get Started
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    Getting Into A Yoga Lifestyle - How To Get Started

    20 months ago

    There is more to yoga than sitting or lying down on a mat and doing your postures and breathing exercises. A successful self-improvement and health lifestyle through yoga requires first-timers to know what the practice...

  • The Benefits of Using Vanilla Essential Oil In Aromatherapy
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    The Benefits of Using Vanilla Essential Oil In Aromatherapy

    20 months ago

    If vanilla sounds familiar, then it is probably because you've used it several times before in the kitchen. But truth is, vanilla and its essential oils have far more applications outside the kitchen. In fact, it is one...

  • Different Types of Citrus Oils and Their Benefits
    1

    Different Types of Citrus Oils and Their Benefits

    7 months ago

    Citrus fruits are very popular during the summer since they are common choices for preparing cold refreshments such as citrus juices. But they aren’t just popular because of their rich taste but also due to their...

  • Outdoor Yoga Exercises and Its Benefits
    0

    Outdoor Yoga Exercises and Its Benefits

    20 months ago

    Yoga is all about being one or part with nature. Hence, doing yoga exercises in the outdoor is one of the best ways to truly experience the benefits of yoga.

  • Music Genre Suited for Yoga and Meditation
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    Music Genre Suited for Yoga and Meditation

    9 months ago

    Music has become a way of life for most people. Indeed, it affects one's emotion, mood, and mental perspective. It is for the same reason why yoga experts and enthusiasts have utilized this medium in

  • Natural Fungal Infection Treatment With Essential Oils
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    Natural Fungal Infection Treatment With Essential Oils

    20 months ago

    As with any type of disease, gaining proper knowledge and understanding of the condition is crucial in finding the most effective treatment. The same goes with fungal infections, which is caused by a type of fungi that...

  • Eliminate Stretch Marks With Essential Oils
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    Eliminate Stretch Marks With Essential Oils

    20 months ago

    Stretch marks are often associated with pregnancy, but truth is, everyone can also develop this condition at some point and for a wide range of causes. To learn more about how you can eliminate this skin problem and...

  • Boost Your Lung Health With Essential Oils
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    Boost Your Lung Health With Essential Oils

    20 months ago

    Your lungs are one of the most basic components of your respiratory system and also performs the most vital function in life. Not only that, your lungs are closely interlinked with other health systems in the body,...

  • How to Treat Cracked Heels and Fissures With Essential Oils
    1

    How to Treat Cracked Heels and Fissures With Essential Oils

    3 months ago

    If you have dry, cracking skin on the bottom of your feet, you may have heel fissures. Learn how to naturally cure cracked heels and find out what causes it and how to prevent it from occurring.

  • Power Yoga Exercises For Beginners
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    Power Yoga Exercises For Beginners

    20 months ago

    Power Yoga is the Western term for an intensive style of exercises that are based on the Vinsaya Style of yoga but is more focus on fitness goals. A great majority of the power yoga exercises follow the Ashtanga...

  • Yoga Exercises To Tone Your Muscles
    1

    Yoga Exercises To Tone Your Muscles

    20 months ago

    Yoga is widely exalted all over the world due to its ability to combine physical fitness and health enhancement. Indeed, nothing has ever provided such holistic benefits prior to when yoga was introdu

  • Yoga Visualization: Some Effective Techniques
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    Yoga Visualization: Some Effective Techniques

    20 months ago

    The use of your mental ability plays such an important role in yoga, especially during meditation. This will enable you to move from the external surface onto your subconscious mind until you eventually reach the...

  • Hemorrhoid Relief Using Essential Oils
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    Hemorrhoid Relief Using Essential Oils

    19 months ago

    Hemorrhoids are veins located beneath the membrane that outlines the lowest part of your anus and rectum. It is characterized by an enlargement of those veins, which is either caused by pressure or strain. There are two...

  • Say Goodbye To Body Odor With Essential Oils
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    Say Goodbye To Body Odor With Essential Oils

    16 months ago

    Because of the bacteria that forms upon perspiration, bad odor is possibly emitted. Although this is one factor, it is not the sole reason. Body odor is caused by the presence of bacteria that thrive on your body during...

  • Essential Oils For Cold Sore Treatment
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    Essential Oils For Cold Sore Treatment

    2 years ago

    A cold sore is characterized by the presence of fluid-filled, small but painful blisters that occur in various parts of your body, such as the roof of the mouth, lips, or gums. Also known by the term oral herpes, cold...

  • Ancient History of Essential Oil as Medicine
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    Ancient History of Essential Oil as Medicine

    20 months ago

    When ancient people did not have access to synthetic types of medications, they relied on what nature has to offer them. Hence, they turned into using botanical materials in curing common ailments or providing relief...

  • Essential Oils For Animals
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    Essential Oils For Animals

    7 months ago

    The concept of animal aromatherapy is something that is relatively new. But it is slowly gaining attention from pet owners who want only the safest approach in treatment for their pets. In fact, essen

  • Essential Oils for Treating Fungal Infections
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    Essential Oils for Treating Fungal Infections

    9 months ago

    The two most commonly recognized fungal infections are nail and foot fungus. Learn how essential oils can be used to treat these infections.

  • What Is The Difference Between Essential and Fixed Oils?
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    What Is The Difference Between Essential and Fixed Oils?

    20 months ago

    There are different categories of oil used in aromatherapy, each one serving its own purpose. Fixed oils is just one of those useful oils in aromatherapy, which is also known as base or carrier oils.

  • Essential Oil To Naturally Fight Aging
    4

    Essential Oil To Naturally Fight Aging

    2 years ago

    Have you ever thought about exactly how much you've spent on anti-aging creams, soaps, and other skin care treatment products? Only then are you probably aware of how expensive these products can get. The sad part is...

  • What Makes Yoga at Sunrise Ideal?
    0

    What Makes Yoga at Sunrise Ideal?

    20 months ago

    The most common picture that most people have with yoga is that it is often done in the morning when the sun is just about to rise. But there is far more deeper reasons behind this than mere aesthetic

  • About Essential Oil Overdose
    1

    About Essential Oil Overdose

    20 months ago

    Essential oils are naturally wonderful due to its ability to provide healing by boosting your immunity system, addressing certain health problems, and improve your ability to fight disease-causing vir

  • Essential Oils For Curing Hormonal Imbalances
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    Essential Oils For Curing Hormonal Imbalances

    19 months ago

    Hormones serve as chemical messengers within your body that is responsible for regulating various body functions such as growth and development, reproductive functions, metabolism, and tissue functions, among others....

  • Treating Viruses With Essential Oils
    1

    Treating Viruses With Essential Oils

    5 years ago

    Essential oils are considered very important tools for improving human health. First and foremost, it produces a significant impact on your physical and psychological health. And more importantly, it helps to address...

  • Eliminate Jet Lag With Essential Oils
    0

    Eliminate Jet Lag With Essential Oils

    2 years ago

    Although traveling can be fun at first, there will come a time when you will feel that your body is already heavy and tired. When you are already having headaches, migraines and feelings of nausea, you may just be...

  • Celebrities and the Advocacy of Yoga Practice
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    Celebrities and the Advocacy of Yoga Practice

    20 months ago

    Celebrities are the latest to join the bandwagon and develop yoga as part of their regular fitness routine. With this recent fad, many expect the number of individuals opting to perform yoga to contin

  • Extracting Essential Oils From Cinnamon
    0

    Extracting Essential Oils From Cinnamon

    20 months ago

    Cinnamon is a plant that typically grows around the area of China, Far East, and the East Indies. Its fruit comes with a distinctive aroma and taste, which explains why the oil produced from this particular plant...

  • How to Distill Essential Oils
    2

    How to Distill Essential Oils

    15 months ago

    Aromatherapists are greatly indebted to Ibn Sina since his invention of steam distillation enabling others to acquire the natural oils of plants.

  • How To: Essential Oil Solvent Extraction
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    How To: Essential Oil Solvent Extraction

    20 months ago

    The general idea with solvent extraction is that it utilizes chemical solvent. Hence, most people have a preconceived notion of this method of essential oil extraction that makes them think it produce

  • Yoga For Treating Muscle Spasms
    4

    Yoga For Treating Muscle Spasms

    20 months ago

    Muscle spasm is characterized by the pulling or tearing of specific muscles in the body, due to overexertion when performing intense physical activities. Although not a life-threatening condition, muscle spasm can...

  • Best Yoga Positions For Elderly Individuals
    9

    Best Yoga Positions For Elderly Individuals

    20 months ago

    Yoga is a very versatile form of physical and mental exercise that is able to cater to the needs of different age groups and fitness level. Therefore, it shouldn’t be surprising to see older individuals studying or...

  • Best Essential Oils In Treating Vertigo
    2

    Best Essential Oils In Treating Vertigo

    19 months ago

    Vertigo is one of the most annoying sensations that a person probably has to undergo. Depending on the severity of the cases for each individual, its accompanying conditions can range from sensations of movement,...

  • Essential Oil Making: Home Distillation
    2

    Essential Oil Making: Home Distillation

    9 months ago

    Buying essential oils from leading health shops can be quite expensive. Hence, there has been a growing number of individuals who decide to make these oils at home instead. There are several types of

  • Different Types and Usage of Essential Oil Diffusers
    1

    Different Types and Usage of Essential Oil Diffusers

    20 months ago

    Experts believe that the most effective method of using essential oils are those that break down the oil into tiny, molecular particles. This makes it easier for the beneficial properties of the oil to enter into your...

  • Ideal Yoga Environments At Home
    3

    Ideal Yoga Environments At Home

    20 months ago

    After learning the benefits of practicing yoga, you have decided to eventually practice it on your own. But the constraints in your time schedule prevent you from attending classes at local yoga studios. The best...

  • Producing Essential Oils From Flower Sources
    0

    Producing Essential Oils From Flower Sources

    20 months ago

    Like other plant materials such as herbs and spices, flowers also contain therapeutic properties that either enhance the benefits produced by essential oils on the body or provide healing power on the

  • Safest Essential Oils for Toddlers and Children
    2

    Safest Essential Oils for Toddlers and Children

    5 months ago

    When applying aromatherapy essential oils to toddlers and children, there are some important factors that you need to know.

  • Using Meditation and Yoga To Improve Human Personality
    1

    Using Meditation and Yoga To Improve Human Personality

    20 months ago

    What makes personality so important given that it is an abstract concept? Indeed, corporate organizations invest on personality development for their employees, while others have utilized their personality to gain...

  • Benefits of Floral Scents and Essential Oils
    1

    Benefits of Floral Scents and Essential Oils

    20 months ago

    Floral essential oils are basically another category of essential oils that are extracted from various types of flowers or flowering plants. They are just as widespread as other types of essential oils including those...

  • The Philosophy Behind Bikram Yoga
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    The Philosophy Behind Bikram Yoga

    9 months ago

    Bikram Yoga is one of those several yoga styles that have branched out from Hatha Yoga. This was innovated by Bikram Choudhury and has since gained attention from individuals who were looking for an intense and...

  • Importance and Benefits of Yoga Cleansing
    7

    Importance and Benefits of Yoga Cleansing

    20 months ago

    The best way to understand the importance of body cleansing is to use the analogy of a vehicle. If you use it regularly, at some point the various parts of the vehicle will suffer from wear and tear. Hence, it is...

  • Essential Oils For Babies and Infants
    1

    Essential Oils For Babies and Infants

    7 months ago

    Aromatherapy and its use of essential oils has garnered major popularity among all age groups because of its effectiveness in treating various kind of ailments and allowing several choices of application methods. Among...

  • Making Essential Oils Using Nuts
    0

    Making Essential Oils Using Nuts

    20 months ago

    Common sources for essential oils used in aromatherapy are derived from different plant parts, such as leaves, flowers, stems, barks, roots, among others. But did you know that nuts are also utilized

  • Homemade Perfumes With Essential Oils
    8

    Homemade Perfumes With Essential Oils

    19 months ago

    Perfumes are considered as classic gift items. Indeed, it is universally used and there are several customized options available for those who want to wear their own unique scent. However, finding that one particular...

  • Introducing Meditation Into Your Yoga Practice
    2

    Introducing Meditation Into Your Yoga Practice

    19 months ago

    Modern day living conditions bring in a lot of stress and anxiety to one's every waking moment. There's been several things to attend to at work or home that stress builds up over time until your body breaks down....

  • The Five Principles of Yoga and Why You Should Learn Them By Heart
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    The Five Principles of Yoga and Why You Should Learn Them By Heart

    20 months ago

    Yoga is an ancient practice that has adapted use in healing and creating physical or mental wellness. Many are interested in learning yoga skills for its holistic benefits. But, before you embark on this journey of not...

  • How To Make Your Own Peppermint Essential Oil
    8

    How To Make Your Own Peppermint Essential Oil

    19 months ago

    Peppermint Oil is extracted from the concentrated oil found in the peppermint plant. If the term is familiar, it is because peppermint essential oil has seen wide application in aromatherapy for its therapeutic...

  • Are Organic Essential Oils Superior to Non-Organic Oils?
    1

    Are Organic Essential Oils Superior to Non-Organic Oils?

    9 months ago

    Essential oils have become increasingly popular for their therapeutic and health benefits. Are organic essential oils superior to the non-organic varieties?

  • The Physical, Mental and Spiritual Benefits of Yoga
    6

    The Physical, Mental and Spiritual Benefits of Yoga

    20 months ago

    Yoga is a truly amazing activity that can nourish you physically, mentally and spiritually. In just a few weeks, Yoga can improve your immune system, lower your cholesterol, improve mental clarity, help you relax and...

  • Aromachology and Aromatherapy - Do you know the difference?
    1

    Aromachology and Aromatherapy - Do you know the difference?

    20 months ago

    A simple definition; aromachology is the study of aromas. However, it doesn’t just stop there because the study tries to find out the benefits of pleasant smells to man.

  • Muladhara the Root Chakra
    4

    Muladhara the Root Chakra

    20 months ago

    Among the seven primary chakras the muladhara chakra is first. Its name means root support. It symbolizes the beginning of life and the element of earth. Situated at the base of the spine it lies between the anus and...

  • Manipura the Navel Chakra
    3

    Manipura the Navel Chakra

    20 months ago

    Among the seven primary chakras, the Manipura Chakra is the third. Mani stands for gem and pura stands for city, meaning the manipura or city of jewels. In order to find this chakra, stand sideways in front of a mirror....

  • Anahata the Heart Chakra
    4

    Anahata the Heart Chakra

    20 months ago

    Among the seven kundalini chakras Anahata is the fourth. It means unbeaten or unstuck. The Anahata chakra lies along the vertebrae of the spinal column in the area of thoracic vertebra IX, within the central canal near...

  • Ajna the Third Eye Chakra
    9

    Ajna the Third Eye Chakra

    20 months ago

    Of the seven kundalini chakras the Ajna Chakra is the sixth chakra. Ajna means command. This particular chakra is also known as the third eye and its activation enhances a power of intuitive knowledge. The third eye...

  • A Guide to Chakra Healing
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    A Guide to Chakra Healing

    7 months ago

    Chakras, or wheels or discs, are the center of activity within the body, the gateway to the aura, absorbing and transmitting energy back into the environment around us. This continual flow of energy affects one's...

  • The Health Benefits of Surya Namaskar
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    The Health Benefits of Surya Namaskar

    7 months ago

    A look at the health benefits generated by the ancient practice of surya namaskar, the sequence of yoga postures that comprise the Indian traditional Sun Salutation

  • The Benefits of the Raindrop Massage Technique
    4

    The Benefits of the Raindrop Massage Technique

    20 months ago

    If you suffer from aches and pains in your back, poor posture, or curvature of the spine, Raindrop Massage is a terrific healing option. The Raindrop Massage Technique was specifically designed to promote back health...

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