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Essential Oil Chemistry: how aromatherapy works in your body What is Aromatherapy? Aromatherapy is the practice of using essential oils for therapeutic benefit. When inhaled, the scent molecules in essential oils travel from the olfactory nerves directly to the brain and especially impact the amygdala, the emotional center of the brain. Aromatherapy has been used for centuries and originated in India, Egypt, and China, where they used plant extracts to make resins, balms, and oils that were used in ceremonies, embalming, and offerings to their gods.  Fall Florals Essential Oil Blend Aromatic Description: sweet musk  ∙ herbaceous florals  ∙ late harvest citrus The aromas of this blend capture the early Fall floral blooms of soft lavender, as notes of sweet musky earth...

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MATCHA 101 🍵

More Matcha Please. 👑 the queen of green teas 👑 THE GREEN MACHINE Matcha tastes bold, earthy, and clean, and contains lots of caffeine! When you drink matcha, you are consuming the full tea leaf and all of the leaf's nutrients! The light, creamy, and foamy drink is packed full of goodness and leaves you feeling satisfied and energized. Traditionally, the matcha bowl, or the "chawan," is the vessel you drink your tea out of, and the flat spoon, or the "chashaku," is what you use to scoop the matcha into the bowl. After adding water to your matcha, the whisk, or the "chasen," is used to froth and aerate the mixture into a smooth consistency. These tools are simple to...

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Green Tea 🍃 🍵 🤓 Improves Brain Function. Boosts Metabolism. Antioxidant Rich. The origin of green tea traces all the way back to China in 2737 B.C. It is said that green tea was discovered by accident when Chinese Emperor Shennong drank warm water and realized that a Camellia sinensis (tea) leaf had fallen into his cup mistakingly. He loved the refreshing flavor, and soon enough the discovery spread across the continents. Today it is the most commonly consumed beverage in the world. In countries such as Japan and China, tea and its presentation have become an art form. READ MORE ON THE HEALTH PROPERTIES OF GREEN TEA ⬇ The taste of green tea is grassy, vegetal, nutty and herbaceous, and delicate!...

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YOGA PAIRING try the fall florals essential oil blend with these brain boosting poses The Fall Florals Blend sweet musk  ∙ herbaceous florals  ∙ late harvest citrus Breathe in fall floral blooms of soft lavender with notes of sweet musky earth and energizing late harvest citrus. This blend is intended to bring out a playful and open-hearted sense that inspires you to welcome the upcoming season of life with gratitude. 1 part Patchouli, 1 part Lavender, & 2 parts Pink Grapefruit Pair the Fall Florals Essential Oil Blend with these yoga poses during the work day to boost cognitive function and creativity. ⬇︎⬇︎⬇︎ 1. Connect with the sun. Add a little sunshine to the day by standing or taking a walk outside. Getting a...

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Your workspace should be your sanctuary. how to create a space that promotes your brain health ⬇⬇⬇ Fall is right around the corner and we are beginning to shift into a busy, productive, and eventful time of year. Whether you are sending the kids back to school, going back to school yourself, have projects in the works, or are participating in fall activities like sports events, conferences, or celebrating the autumn season, there's no doubt about it - your brain is working hard! This month we are focusing on boosting brain health and taking steps to live a preventive lifestyle. If you are working from home or just spending more time at home, you may have noticed a shift in...

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