Aromatherapy is a fairly recent art and science – only named in 1928 as Aromatherapy – the use of essential oils for a therapeutic benefit. Prior to the invention of the name AROMATHERAPY – essential oils were used in pharmacy as digestive and other aids and are still found in the Martindale (pharmacopeia of…Read More +
Children with snotty noses and chest congestion feel miserable, and because they tend not to sleep well, their illness affects the whole family. Here are three bed time tips that can actually be used at any time of the day or night to make everyone more comfortable and for relief for the whole family:…Read More +
Many of us think that talking about the weather is making “small talk ” but we do need to take note of the weather because we are so affected by it. Cold and wet weather can be depressing but it can also be a time for hibernating or understanding our rhythms and cycles. We…Read More +
When you bump yourself, twist your ankle or get a cramp, your instinct is to place a healing hand on the area to hold or rub it to feel relief. Cooling inflamed areas and massaging a sore muscle or joint are instantly soothing and healing. Essential oils provide instant localised relief and are rapidly…Read More +
About the AuthorAsk Dory
Doryce Sher, co-founder of Aromatic Apothecary, is one of South Africa’s leading advocates on the regulation of complementary medicine, with a particular interest in Aromatherapy.
Serving on and representing various health boards in South Africa, it is her passionate aim to ensure people are aware that there are choices when it comes to health and well-being.
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