The introduction of aromatherapy candles has added a new perspective to the use of candles – candles now serve as a basis to achieve health, vitality and rejuvenation of the body, as well as the mind and spirit.

Essential oils blend well with other products that enable them to be used in and around the home. From diffusers to air freshener sprays and disinfectants, you should not underestimate the power of ridding your home of the scent of bleach and other strong household cleaners.

If you are just beginning your journey with essential oils and aromatherapy, then there are a few oils that will help you get started. These are some of the easiest to find yet the most versatile essential oils. Not only are they used for therapeutic purposes but can also be used in many other applications too.

This weeks Wednesday Wellness is an introduction to aromatherapy. Designed to give you further a understanding of the benefits, properties and some contraindications / risks associated with aromatherapy and essential oils.