Here is an article that discusses rituals at end of life. Rituals have been used for ages in many aspects of life and death. Many essential oils were and still used today around the world for various types of rituals.
If you are looking for non-pharmacological options for those in which you want to reduce stress, provide an outlet, or even occupy the mind such as with dementia patients, consider aromatherapy play dough. Making something as easy as play dough
Placing essential oils into your bath is a great way to manage symptoms or to emotionally reconnect with yourself! It doesn’t just have to be a full bath either, a foot bath can do wonders. There are some safety elements
Have you emotionally lost your soul in sorrow and pain? Are there times you wish you could shine a flashlight right through the darkness? The essential of Bergamot can be your light. Bergamot is a wonderful oil to bring light
As our loved one makes their end of life journey, caregivers may find that their mind and soul have become tired and need of refreshment. We may find our emotions and feelings become blocked, rigidity and loneliness begin to take
You’re all aware of cramps. Your stomach is “rolling”, you have abdominal discomfort, maybe you have some constipation. These are all common symptoms seen at end of life. Roman Chamomile is a wonderful option to manage constipation (see constipation in
You were recently diagnosed with a life limiting illness. You’re sad. You’re upset. You’re angry. Why me you ask… Why me… All of these emotions are common on your journey. Sometimes you will hear things like “well he’s depressed” or