Dropping in

by M. M. on September 6, 2012

Make yourself really happy.

Drop into your body–

sense what’s happening inside–

breathe.

And follow some easy recipes for going even deeper.

You can energize, calm down, or soothe muscle aches and pains with aromatherapy.  These essential oils, combined in various ways, can be added to 1 to 2 ounces of almond or safflower oil, stored in a glass jar, and used any time you need to turn yourself on–

or off

Stimulating:

  • juniper–4 drops
  • ginger–2 drops
  • rosemary-8 drops
  • peppermint-2 drops

Muscle Aches:

  • marjoram–6 drops
  • lavender–6 drops
  • rosemary-6 drops

Relaxing:

  • sandalwood-4 drops
  • lavender–8 drops
  • clary sage–6 drops

(A note: juniper, clary sage, and peppermint should not be used during pregnancy)

Can’t sleep?  Try massaging and kneading the relaxing blend over and under your feet,  gently tugging on each toe to finish.

Amazing.

Ayurvedic practitioner Dr. Vijay Jain said it well:

“healing is a return to the memory of wholeness.”

Our natural state is already health–completeness.  Using all the senses touches this inside us.

Practice more relaxation and pleasure principles at my workshop: “Yoga Tools for Manifesting an Amazing Life.”  Click here to register!  Bring a pen, paper, or a journal–September 16, 1-3 pm.

 

(From Holistic Aromatherapy, by Ann Berwick)

 

 

 

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