Aromatherapy can lessen food cravings

posted on 21 October 2009 | posted in Health and Beauty Articles



open quoteA recent study at the St. George's Hospital in London showed that vanilla might aid in weight loss. Overweight people who wore vanilla-scented skin patches reported that they ingested smaller amounts of sweets. Catherine Collins, a state registered dietician, concluded (although not proven in a clinical setting) that strongly scented sweet vanilla candles or essence may have a similar effect. (My home smells like a Vanilla Factory!)

And - by massaging the appropriate essential oils into the skin - physically, aromatherapy can ease aches and pains, heal burns and even - some say - diminish cellulite! (What?? Did you say diminish cellulite?)
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