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 +
Aromatherapy Baby Massage Why massage? Massaging one’s precious baby is soothing to both caregiver and child. Many forget to massage or think that they don’t have time in their busy lives. For stressed mothers and fathers taking a few minutes after bath or before bedtime, to massage a baby or young child goes a…Read More +
The Benefits of Massage Last month I wrote about baby massage but let’s not stop there. Imagine if we treated each other the same way that we treat babies – giving and expecting nothing in return, and demonstrating love without fear of rejection. Using massage to break down some inhibitions we feel goes a…Read More +
During winter we naturally seek to stay warmer and instinctively secure an extra layer of fat cells all around our bodies. Many of these fat cells are waterlogged with various waste matters that appear as cellulite and the reason for this is because the body decides that the elimination of these toxins or waste…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 +
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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