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Feeling Overwhelmed – How to Turn It Around, Part 5

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This is the fifth in this series of articles about holistic health techniques to bring balance and calm when suffering from symptoms of overwhelm. There are two more blogs to come in this series.

Tangerine (Citrus reticulate) – Cold pressed from fresh peel. Note: also sometimes referred to as Satsuma.

Tangerine is often interchanged with Mandarin oil. However, for me the scent of these two oils is really quite distinctly different. Tangerine oil is calming and restorative with a high note that is playful, refreshing and lifting. Whereas Mandarin has a lower note that is softly soothing, more grounding and feminine, without any noticeable lift and less complexity.

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Feeling Overwhelmed – How to Turn It Around, Part 3

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This is the third in a series of articles about holistic health techniques I’ve used, successfully to effectively bring balance and calm when you suffer from symptoms of overwhelm.

Lavender ( Lavandula angustifolia ) is one of the most well loved and used essential oils in aromatherapy. Lavender is called the universal healer as it has a broad chemical profile and thus a broad application.

The primary chemical property in Lavender oil is Ester. Grown and distilled at higher altitudes the oil has even higher concentrations of plant Esters up to 54%.

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