For increased cognitive function, reducing stress, anti-anxiety, pain, and skin problems.
This wonderful blend of orange, frankincense, patchouli, clove, ginger, myrrh, cinnamon and spruce has an “abundance” of possible uses. As an aide for students during exam time, this can help with cognitive function as well as helping to reduce stress. Alzheimer patients may respond to its scent by aiding memory and its natural calming attributes. Diffuse before a work interview to help calm and restore a sense of well being and prosperity. This blend may help people suffering anxiety and or depression. As an addition to a massage oil, it may help ease muscle pain and inflammation (patch test on skin first) as well as help with minor skin problems due to the patchouli, myrrh and frankincense.
The words “abundant” and “prosperity” come to mind when describing this blend…
Frankincense and Myrrh:
There are a variety of possible reasons that the Wise men in the Bible chose to present Jesus with Frankincense and Myrrh. Both come from a vary small region of the world and due to their use in burials, medicine, religious ceremonies and more, both were widely sot after. Europe, Greece, and China all used them but only the prosperous could afford them. The Roman emperor Nero famously burnt a years worth for the burial ceremony of his favorite mistress. The burning of frankincense and myrrh as incense is said to be calming and produces a sense of well being. We have used what is widely considered by scientists as the best frankincense (Omani Boswellia Frereana) known not only for the quality of its scent but for the abundance of uses medically.
Historically used to calm nausea, vomiting, and dizziness as well as settling an upset stomach. Scientific studies have proven ginger to be worth its’ weight in gold for motion sickness, morning sickness and post op surgery nausea helping to promote a sense of well being and peace. Again, we use only the best, freshest ginger from Madagascar in this blend.
Widely traded by the Arabs and where it came from was a closely guarded secret with tall tales abounding to keep people off the trail. For centuries it was an expensive spice that only the rich could afford leading people to believe that if you smelled of cinnamon, you must be prosperous. Today, cinnamon is widely used to treat rheumatism, diabetes, sore teeth, gums and as a blood thinner. It has also been found in scientific studies to aide cognitive function with possible use in treating Alzheimer patients and for helping students studying for exams.
Known as the “hippy” scent, patchouli has been dismissed by a generation who assumed it was just a drug culture oil. Recently there has been a re-emergence of this oil due to its’ amazing properties and uses. Patchouli’s scent is earthy, musty, slightly sweet and is considered a grounding scent. Known as an antidepressant, and anti-anxiety, there has been some use in treating people with ADHD through diffusion. It is also widely used for a variety of skin ailments such as dermatitis, scars, acne, cuts, eczema, and dandruff. (We use patchouli in our Damage Control
Ways to use Abundant Life:
- Massage oil: many of the essential oils in this blend are anti-inflammatory and anti-anxiety, making it the perfect blend for both deep tissue massage and relaxation massage
- Diffuser: for aromatherapy purposes, this blend may be used to encourage people in a new venture – lessens the anxiety associated with stepping out of one’s comfort zone. It may also increase a sense of well-being and contentment. A recently published scientific study demonstrated Frankincense as having a positive effect on the brain, helping in achieve that “warm, fuzzy feeling”
- Lotions and baths: Frankincense and myrrh have long been known for treating problem skin. Add Abundant Life to an unscented base lotion, bath salts, or directly to your bath water.
Properties: antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, immuno-modulator, anti-fungal, anti-anxiety, antioxidant, anti depressant, anti-arthritic.
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