Mary Anderson Interviews Johann Callaghan about the Benefits of Essential Oils

16 Jan 2017
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Mary Anderson Interviews Johann Callaghan about the Benefits of Essential Oils

Johann Callaghan talks to Mary Anderson on NearFM (90.3) Lifeline about the benefits of essential oils and how they can help you in your everyday life. Johann talks about the power of inhalation, how to use the oils and what to look out for when you are buying essential oils.   Mary: Well, I told you we were going to a great conversation this morning about all things essential oils, and I have on the line with me, Johann Callaghan, an aromatherapist. Hello Johann. Johann: Hi Mary. How are you this morning? I’m doing fantastic, especially after your meditation. Thank you for that. Mary: Ah did you enjoy that. Johann:.

What is the difference between an oil diffuser and an oil burner?

09 Nov 2016
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What is the difference between an oil diffuser and an oil burner?

People have asked me many times what is the difference between an oil diffuser and an oil burner and which one is better. I use both interchangeable and I enjoy both but have preferences for when I use them. Oil Burner The oil burner consists of a bowl on top that is filled with water and essential oils. The tea light candle is placed underneath it and heats up the water. The steam carries the essential oils into the air. The therapeutic properties of the essential oil are somewhat degraded through the heating process. It changes the molecular structure and this is what reduces the therapeutic benefits. This method is.

Exploring Aromatherapy for Emotional Wellbeing

30 Mar 2015
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Exploring Aromatherapy for Emotional Wellbeing

Essential oils have a major effect in heightened emotional states such as grief and sadness. They have a strong connection to our emotional wellbeing. The olfactory system includes anything in our body that affects our sense of smell. During inhalation the olfactory system can detect molecules, identify millions of odorants and remember them. When inhalation takes place, these tiny molecules passes through the membranes and into the blood stream. The trigger signal is sent to the limbic system and the amygdale in the brain. This part of the brain stores and releases emotional trauma. The only way to stimulate this gland is with the sense of smell. This is also known.