A Spring Clean For Your Body

Apr 21st 2021

by Dr. Christoph Streicher Spring is the time to clean not only our homes, but also our bodies. Just as dirt accumulates in our house, so it does on our body. Daily cleansing of our bodies only removes the outside surface dirt. It doesn’t affect the “toxins” which accumulate inside our bodies, in our joints and so on. People can feel the build-up of toxins in various parts of the body, such as in their joints, sometimes in the form of arthritis, below the surface of the skin as cellulitis or in the lymph glands. Massaging yourself with essential oil blends can help to remove these to …

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Aromatherapy Essential Oil Gifts For Dad (And Other Men Too)

Apr 21st 2021

Amrita has something for all kinds of Dads / men: Bugs BeGone is a DEET-free natural insect repellent, made with six different oils whose aromas, so pleasing and attractive to humans, keep the bugs away. The essential oils are combined in a synergistic way to magnify their effectiveness and then blended into a base of water, aloe vera, and polysorbate. The main essential oil is Eucalyptus Citriodora, or Lemon Eucalyptus, which has a fresh, sweet, lemon-like fragrance. The Center for Disease Control states Eucalyptus Citriodora is effective against mosquitoes carrying the West Nile Virus …

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Why You Can’t Always Trust Medical Research

Apr 21st 2021

by Stephanie Chambers The medical profession is doing their best in trying to keep us all healthy, and I am very glad that hospitals will be there if I ever have a major accident. But the pharmaceuticals prescribed are very costly and are often based on clinical research trials that are often far from complete. So, we end up being the guinea pigs ourselves, sometimes with dire consequences.A LOT OF THE RESEARCH HAS BEEN CONDUCTED ON MEN, NOT WOMEN Many clinical trials of medications and other treatments are conducted on men rather than women. Alyson McGregor, in her TED talk, expla …

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Inc. Magazine and Amrita

Apr 21st 2021

Inc. Magazine has ranked Amrita Aromatherapy® as one of the fastest growing privately-owned companies in the U.S. and #17 for the "Fastest Growing Private Company" in the state of Iowa. For over 28 years, Amrita® has been focused on direct sales with body workers, doctors, therapists, private labeling and as a bulk source for some of the largest brands in the organic personal-care industry. "We are now ready to move into the retail market." says Paul Pennell, Amrita's national retail marketing & sales director and Amrita’s brand manager. "We've overhauled Amrita's brand image and crea …

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30 Year Anniversary

Apr 21st 2021

Celebrate 30 Years of being Naturally, The Purest WithAMRITA AROMATHERAPY! “It is my wish that aromatherapy will give you the same joy and enrichment of life as I have experienced during these last 30 years” - Dr. Christoph Streicher, Owner and Founder On behalf of all the staff here at Amrita Aromatherapy, it is our absolute pleasure to have served you all for 30 Years and to maintain our commitment to purity and quality, while remaining a leader and authority in Aromatherapy! We will continue to offer you, our customers the largest supply of organic essential oils in the US, and r …

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St. Patrick's Day Blessings: Two Green Oils – Green Myrtle Essential Oil & Calophyllum Oil

Apr 21st 2021

by Stephanie Chambers and Dr. Christoph Streicher For some green blessings on St. Patrick’s Day (or any other day), you may like to try Green Myrtle Essential Oil or Calophyllum Oil.GREEN MYRTLE Green Myrtle Essential Oil is traditionally used to relieve respiratory problems such as coughs or colds and urinary complaints. It is a fresh-smelling antiseptic essential oil. It is also said to be good for people who have hyperthyroid complaints or acne. Over the centuries, Green Myrtle has been a symbol of peace, love and fidelity. It’s seen as a hug you can give yourself during hard …

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Essential Oil Shortages

Apr 21st 2021

by Stephanie Chambers and Dr. Christoph Streicher At Amrita Aromatherapy, we pride ourselves on having established an excellent list of high quality essential oil producers from all around the globe. We have been in business for more than 25 years, and some of our suppliers have been with us the whole time. You may have noticed that sometimes after you order an essential oil, Amrita’s customer service staff notifies you it has been placed on “backorder.” If the delay in providing the essential oil looks like a prolonged one, we sometimes take the product off our website. This happens …

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The Great Debate: Which Is Best – Wild-crafted or Organic Essential Oils?

Apr 21st 2021

by Stephanie Chambers and Dr. Christoph Streicher In recent years, organic food has become desirable. Given the extent of chemicals that are poured to conventionally farmed foods, that is hardly surprising. People also like the fact that there are certifying bodies that check that the foods really are farmed in an organic way. But when it comes to deciding whether organic essential oils are better than wild-crafted ones, there is more to consider. The first major factor to consider is that generally, organic plants are grown in a monoculture. This is far different to the way in which …

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The Role Of Essential Oils In Pregnancy

Apr 21st 2021

by Stephanie Chambers and Dr Christoph Streicher Essential oils can play an important role in pregnancy, but care has to be taken in their use as some essential oils are not recommended during pregnancy. Essential oils can help reduce stress and anxiety and other discomforts. As stress is the primary cause of premature births, this is a critical issue. Just as a pregnant woman's tastes for certain foods sometimes changes, so does her sensitivity to various smells. So, if you are pregnant, if you decide to use one of the essential oils that are safe for use during pregnanc …

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Best Practices for Cold and Flu Prevention

Apr 21st 2021

Flu and Cold Season Flu season is slowly creeping up and this year is even scarier than ever, we have a long Fall and Winter season ahead of us. With Eucalyptus Radiata, Thyme Thujanol, Thyme Borneol and Niaouli, you can start preparing now. Amrita Aromatherapy is well versed in the Therapeutic benefits of Essential Oils and would like to go through all the benefits and how to use these Essential Oils to gain the maximum benefits. If you have any questions, You can always ask Dr. Streicher. Essential Oils Suggestions for Cold and Flu Recovery Eucalyptus Radiata: Eucalyp …

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