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Tag Archives: aromatherapy

Citrica Pizarra

Citrica Pizarra has long been a winner in our house, having provided essential oils for all our needs for many years, but they have also gained more authoritative recognition, most recently from the Dia de la Mujer Rural with a personal award for owner Eva Zomeño, for her work with associations and the training that she offers. Her oils have also received recognition with her lemon blend winning awards in previous years that have even inspired a university graduate to write his thesis on them. … Continue reading

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La Chispa web relaunch

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This month sees the launch of the new la Chispa web site, overhauled recently to bring us up to date, easier to access and more interactive. Building on the success of previous versions of lachispa.net, the new site retains its high quality content and comprehensive online resource directory, southern Spain’s alternative Yellow Pages, as well as exhaustive events guide to classes, courses, concerts and festivals.

The resource directory now has over 2,000 entries – www.lachispa.net/resourcedirectory, so whatever you are looking for – yoga teachers, acupuncturists, … Continue reading

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Aromatherapy

The term “aromatherapy” was first coined by a French doctor, Valnet, who published the findings of his research into the properties of essential oils in 1964, especially emphasising their antibacterial action. He cited thyme as being one of the most prolific and hence recommended it to combat infections.

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Essential Oils: Which ones to use, how & when

Collection of articles from La Chispa magazine on various essential oils

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Lavender – Aromatherapy Oils and their uses

A detailed look at this essential oil

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Mint (Mentha Piperita) – Aromatherapy oils and their uses

A closer look at this essential oil

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Eucalyptus – Aromatherapy oils and their uses

A closer look at this essential oil

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Rosemary – Aromatherapy oils and their uses

A closer look at this essential oil

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Tea Tree Oil : Aromatherapy Oils and their uses:

A detailed look at this essential oil

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