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Massage Training in Jungles of Belize +Pain Relief Recipe

Just outside of Maskall, a small village of 900 people, is the eco-tourist lodge where I am to live and teach for the next several weeks. Eco-tourism helps Belize preserve its rain forest and reef ecosystem. Driving onto the grounds of Pretty See Jungle Ranch I see a wide-open savannah, an unusual landscape for the jungles. Horses graze. A toucan, the national bird, nods its head at me. The main lodge and surrounding huts are built in a traditional style with thatched roofs of coconut palm.  My students are at the front of the main lodge eager to greet me. I meet my students - Olivia, Liz and Lenny. They're very shy at first! For the next several weeks we...

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Elixirs of Youth

Eternal youth and physical immortality have captured our imagination for thousands of years. Explorers have long sought elixirs for eternal beauty and youth that would protect against aging. Today, many types of research are being conducted in the science of genetics that may slow down or even stop the aging process. Try these eight essential oils to promote beauty and eternal youth. Each oil is known for its potent restorative and regenerative properties and may be helpful for slowing down or even reversing signs of aging. 8 Essential Oils For Beauty 1. Ylang-Ylang (Cananga Odorata) Steam distilled flowers (beauty oil neutralizes negativity), regenerative, and restorative for skin and hair). Best location for growing and distilling ylang-ylang is the Reunion Islands,...

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Women's Health Essential Oils to Use

Some essential oils have had a long history of use and may be helpful in relieving many common feminine complaints, including acne, headaches, PMS, nausea, numerous skin conditions, hair loss, sleeplessness, anxiety, and depression. Given here are a few such oils and their benefits: 1. Lavender (Lavandula Angustifolia) These are steam-distilled flowers, obtained at high altitude. Some of the best locations for growing and distilling lavender oil are France, Bulgaria, and Italy. Lavender can heal an assortment of wounds, as well as relieve inflammation. Analgesic and antispasmodic properties make it useful for relieving many common aches and pains. Its calming action is helpful for relieving premenstrual tension, as well as other female concerns like insomnia. Antidepressant and sedative properties are...

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Essential Oils for Sinus and How to Use Them

What Causes Sinus Attacks?Often caused by seasonal allergies, sinus congestion can make it difficult for you to breathe or sleep. Essential Oils to Use to Relieve Sinus Attacks!Find out the essential oils to use to relieve sinus attacks, how to make your own sinus relief essential oil blend and how to use your oil or blend for best results!What are Sinus? Sinuses are sacs or cavities in any organ or tissue in the body. However, the term “sinus” is most often used to refer to the paranasal sinuses, the air cavities in the cranial (skull) bones, especially those around the nose. A sinus attack or infection is an inflammation of the soft tissues of the sinuses. Essential oils can help...

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4 Essential Oils for Depression

Depression is a lowered state of mood which affects one’s thoughts, feelings, and emotions. With depressed state of mind, a person can become moody and exhibit erratic behavior.Everyone is different about how they respond to feeling depressed. Some people get anxious while others feel sad and alone. Other common feelings associated with depression are hopelessness, guilt, shame, and low self-worth. Find out more about depression and how to handle it and the symptoms related to depressions like food binging, sleeplessness, foggy things, aches and pains and loss of motivation in a positive way in my article on 4 Positive Aromas To Try! Each of the essential oils may be effective for relieving symptoms of depression. 1. Lemon (Citrus Limonum),...

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