What are the Benefits of Patchouli?
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by Emma McElvenny
1w ago
What are the Benefits of Patchouli? Patchouli – Pogostemon cablin is a large-leaved herb native to tropical Asia. Earthy and woody in its aroma with a ‘cough mixture’ note it is a classic base note in aromatherapy meaning a little will go a long way! The leaves are dried and slightly scalded to aid the release of the aromatic molecules prior to steam distillation. Tisserand’s Patchouli comes from Indonesia. Patchouli’s tenacious, deep aroma is wonderful to use when you need to feel supported and centred! It’s a fantastic essential oil to help you feel grounded when feeling overwhelmed. It is a ..read more
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5 benefits of power naps and how to make them work for you
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by Emma McElvenny
1M ago
5 benefits of power naps and how to make them work for you Napping is a risky game. While it’s a quick way to boost your energy, if done wrong, you can wake up feeling worse than before. To reap the science-backed benefits of power naps, learn how to optimize your mid-day slumber. The health benefits of power nap:  Research has found that a short midday nap can: Boost energy If a lack of energy is making you move at a snail’s pace, a short energy-boosting nap may be a better use of your time. Improve mood In this study, a 20 min nap was found to improve the mood and self-confidence of ..read more
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REM Sleep: How Much Do You Need and How Do You Get It?
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by Emma McElvenny
1M ago
REM Sleep 101: How much do you need and how do you get it? Wondering why you always wake up tired? Discover the secrets of REM sleep: how much you need and how to get it, for better quality sleep. You wake up feeling refreshed, rejuvenated, and ready to take on the day… Sound like a distant dream? You’re not alone. According to a YouGov Survey, 76% of women and 59% of men say they wake up feeling tired. If you’re not getting enough sleep, then it’s easy to see where the problem lies. BUT if you are getting in your 8 hours (or more!) and you’re still waking up sluggish, then this article is for ..read more
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Brain Chemicals You Need to Know So You Can Boost Your Happiness
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by Emma McElvenny
1M ago
There’s no denying the world is heavy at the moment, and you may feel like the pursuit of happiness is a near-impossible quest. Instead of focusing on external factors, why not travel inward instead, and see if you can create your own little slice of sunshine from the chemicals in your brain? There are four key brain chemicals that play a crucial role in your overall happiness, and by learning how to boost them naturally, you should start to feel more in control of your mood. First, we have the most obvious one, serotonin, the feel-good hormone that plays a vital role in mood regulation. Next ..read more
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What are the benefits of Rosemary?
Tisserand Aromatherapy Blog
by Emma McElvenny
1M ago
What are the benefits of Rosemary? Rosemary, Rosmarinus officinalis, is native to the countries surrounding the Mediterranean. The Latin name Rosmarinus translates as ‘dew of the sea’. However, it now grows abundantly across the globe, and it is recognisable by its dark green ‘needle-like’ leaves and pretty purple flowers. The essential oil is steam distilled from the fresh flowering tops and produces a strong, fresh, camphoraceous aroma. Our Rosemary essential oil is from Morocco. Its piercing, tenacious aroma is definitely uplifting and can help with mental fatigue and lethargy. It is a very ..read more
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Fueling wellbeing: How nutrition impacts more than just digestion
Tisserand Aromatherapy Blog
by Emma McElvenny
1M ago
Fueling wellbeing: How nutrition impacts more than just digestion Sleep Sleep patterns can influence the hunger hormone ghrelin. In general, poor sleep causes increased hunger, less satiety, altered blood sugar levels and reduced willpower. Often, one will crave high-energy foods of poor nutritional value when sleep-deprived. Exercise-wise, energy levels will be far lower, and mood will be negatively impacted, so there will be less desire to take part in an exercise regime. Foods that can assist in better sleep: Almonds, walnuts Oily fish Turkey Kiwi, banana Chamomile tea, sour cherry juice ..read more
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Sleepless night again? Here’s how to run on no sleep and reset your routine
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by Emma McElvenny
2M ago
Sleepless nights catching up on you? Whether it’s party days, parenthood, a heatwave, or your hormones causing restless nights, we know how hard it can be to run on sleep.  If you’re feeling like a zombie, don’t worry. We have 5 tips to help you get your body back on track and feel well-rested and energized again.     Prioritize your sleep schedule The best way to get back on track after a series of sleepless nights is to go all-in on your sleep schedule and make it your top priority. Firstly, consider what factors are making it so hard to rest. If you’re menstruating or going ..read more
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What are the benefits of Geranium?
Tisserand Aromatherapy Blog
by Emma McElvenny
2M ago
Geranium essential oil has an intense floral ‘rosy’ aroma, but in actual fact, it is steam distilled from the leaves of this variety of Geranium. There are many scented varieties of Geranium; some have minty aromas or even citrus scents. This Geranium has vibrant green, slightly hairy leaves with small, delicate pinky-purple flowers. It has a very tenacious aroma which will shine through in a blend. See below for what it blends well with. It has a reputation for being a supportive essential oil for hormonal balance and is used extensively in Aromatherapy for all stages of the female hormonal j ..read more
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How to treat dry hands in winter with our natural hand creams
Tisserand Aromatherapy Blog
by Emma McElvenny
2M ago
The new year is well and truly underway, and our hands, like the rest of us, are back on the grind. They’re crafting, cooking, building, caring, and keeping up with our busyness – the only problem is the cold winter air is causing them to feel incredibly dry! Luckily, we have the solution. Our natural hand creams are specifically formulated to treat and nourish dry hands, providing them with the TLC they deserve, and are all infused with our winter-blues-busting essential oils.  In this post, we’ll share some tips and tricks to give you a helping hand this winter (pardon the pun). Why doe ..read more
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WIN Tisserand Aromatherapy x Lavender Hill Winter Bundle worth over £100!
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by Emma McElvenny
2M ago
Enter to win the cosiest winter giveaway bundle from Tisserand Aromatherapy & Lavender Hill worth over £100 Tisserand Aromatherapy Hygge at Home Diffuser Bundle (includes Total De-Stress, Real Calm & Happy Vibes Diffuser Oils. Tisserand Aromatherapy Aroma Spa Diffuser Lavender Hill Natural Cashmere Socks Just enter your name and email below: Your Name* First Last Email* Terms & Conditions The competition opens at 10 am on 24.1.2024 and closes at 11 pm on 31.1.2024. To enter, you must follow the entry requirements, have a UK postal address and be 18 or over. By entering th ..read more
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