Tag: Pain Relief
The use of essential oils for muscle and joint recovery has been in practice for centuries due to their anti- inflammatory and healing properties. For centuries poultices, consisting of infusions of essential oils from plants or the whole plant, were used to treat pain and inflammation. These were applied onto a sore muscle or…Read More +
With less than two weeks to go until the Cape Town Cycle Tour 2015, we thought it apt to put together a Survival Kit for the days leading up to the race and for race day itself. Because let’s face it, to cycle 109km in searing heat with countless hills to contend with, your…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 +
Whether you are a stressed out corporate who spends hours in front of a computer screen resulting in a stiff neck, or a sports fanatic with muscle cramps or joint pain at the end of an intense workout, at some time in our lives we all need some form of targeted pain relief. Inconvenient…Read More +
At Aromatic Apothecary we only ever look to nature for the ingredients of our products, yet many people wonder how essential oils help with pain relief and if it is not better to rather take synthetic medication to manage pain. Essential oils have an effect on emotions when inhaled and physically when absorbed through…Read More +
Acquiring fitness and staying fit requires a good state of health, which is accomplished by a positive mind and maintaining a strong body as well as a serene spirit. Aromatherapy oils are perfect aids for maintaining and improving a healthy body mind and soul, and using essential oils for this purpose is the perfect…Read More +
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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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