Posts tagged with ‘aromatherapy’

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Autumn Pleasure

by anjayoga

It is autumn. The season of transitioning from summer to winter. Where the weather is so changeable and the days are getting shorter. The leaves on the trees turn from green, to yellow, vibrantly red before they fall. In Ayurveda changeability is one of the qualities of Vata Dosha. It is associated with the elements […]

Under the influence of oils Part 1

by anjayoga

Let’s talk about essential oils and aromatherapy… and how it may help you in your daily life: physically, mentally, emotionally and even spiritually. What are essential oils? All plants have aromatic essences. Or what we refer to as essential oils. During photosynthesis the plants create these aromatic oils. We find them, and extract them, from […]

Jasmine – The Queen of the Night

by anjayoga

Jasmine flowers The fragrance of jasmine invokes an intoxicating, sensuous and exhilarating mood. I love the fragrance of jasmine. Walking past flowering jasmines at the night when the scent is strongest mmm… We often associate jasmine with seduction, romance and sensuality. It is called the queen or mistress of the night referring to how the strong […]

Essential Oils + Essential Safety

by anjayoga

The power of aroma is extraordinary. You walk past a jasmine plant and you remember a warm sunny summer night. Or maybe a whiff of patchouli takes you back to the now old-style “new-age” shops, the ‘60s and 70s or lentils and brown rice… The effect of essential oils go straight to our olfactory system […]

Detox, Release and Letting Go

by anjayoga

I was inspired to put into words a few of the details we explored in last week’s Detox Yoga Workshop. In ayurveda there is a concept called Ama. We can translate that to ‘undigested material’. Whether it’s the food we ingest, drinks we consume, creams on the skin, pollution we inhale or sensory impressions such […]