How to stay healthy this winter

posted on 1 November 2008 | posted in Health and Beauty Articles

Tips on staying healthy this coming winter include use of essential oils....

open quoteThe most important thing to do is abyangha (self-massage). Pure organic essential oils smell good, but they are strong, so make a solution with 10 to 15 drops of essential oils for every ounce of vegetable oil. Use a skin brush to exfoliate and then apply the oil. My book, Ayurvedic Remedies for the Whole Family, has a chapter on abyangha. This therapy will protect and nourish the skin and insulate the body during the winter season. It also protects our aura and prevents drying, flakiness, cracking and wrinkling of the skin. Different essential oils are recommended depending on your Ayurvedic body type, but essential oils for losing weight include tea tree, spruce and thyme.close quote

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