All posts tagged: relax

Neroli | The oil of serenity

This oil can be used in the treatment of grief, shock or trauma, yet life can provide many stresses that aren’t necessarily as large yet mini traumas can be created as we have concerns or minor upsets. Sometimes these stresses remain underneath the surface only to rear their head once we lay down and close our eyes in sleep. Neroli has the most divine and uplifting scent, turning pessimism and agitation to serenity, this is a great oil to scent the bedroom and preparing a calming atmosphere. Put a few drops of Neroli and sweet orange oil, which is an equally soothing oil and from the same plant family (Neroli from the blossom of the orange tree, sweet orange extracted from the find of the fruit) into an oil burner or diffuser half an hour before bed. Advertisements

Rose | The oil of seduction

Rose oil has always been highly prized with Roman Emperors being so fond of the aroma that they poured rose water into the canals running through their gardens. Certain essentail oils have ‘heady’ euphoric qualities and can bring the magic and mystique of ancient civilisations in return. With the heavier perfume note of rose being suited to bedrooms and seduction, as its our is on a level similar to that of body scent, as opposed to light citrus oils that are reminiscent of the fresh outdoors and open spaces. Rose is the most favourite scent and perfume of all time. It has been used throughout centuries, being mentioned in the Kama Sutra and Perfumed Garden and is still being incorporated into most high class perfumes of today. Rose otto has always been of cost, and always will be, due to the small yield of essential oil from each flower. Yet the cost is high in comparison to that of other essential oils. Rose otto is distilled from the variety of rose know as rosa damascene. …

Blissed in Savasana

≈ Savasana – Restorative corpse pose To have an equal balance between body, heart and mind is to live in bliss. The discovery of true relaxation is often found through Savasana; one of the yogis greatest ‘blissed in’ journeys. To overcome the minds resistance to mule, it really is about one thing alone, the awareness of letting go and being open to witness. Clearing away distractions and getting to work with having a time and place for your appointment with peace. Knowing your personal motivation for Savasana practice is important to overcoming your resistance, the secret temple for body and mind rest. Where resistance blocks the very pure and powerful relaxation you wish to come from within you. A tension created by yourself alone; deep feelings of anxiety causing blocks for delivery. If you are feeling tense with mind mule, its time to relax, relax, relax. Allow your body to relax your mind; making it as fluid as water. Harness your energy to the one state. Giving kind words, giving smile, giving appreciation and love to this …