Is Cupping for Me? Have you experienced tight muscles, pain, limited mobility or range of motion, tendinitis, or pinched nerves? Are you someone who feels “on” all the time and muscles are tense, even after a massage, and/or you feel like everything is stuck together? If any of these are a yes, then […]
Aromatherapy Consultation vs Workshop
Aromatherapy Consultation vs WorkshopWhat is the difference between an aroma consultation and an aroma workshop? Here at Z Salon & Spa, we have two fun ways to learn about essential oils, make customized blends that are unique to you, and create functional body care products that not only smell good, but have therapeutic benefits. Aroma […]
Are there varying qualities of essential oils?
Are there varying qualities of essential oils?As consumers have become more educated about the benefits of aromatherapy, essentials oils can be found everywhere from big box stores, home parties to wellness spas. Unfortunately the average user is not knowledgeable about the differing factors and can purchase substandard products. Check out this information from Z Salon […]
The Fundamentals of Essential Oils
First what is an essential oil? Essential oils are aromatic compounds made of hundreds of carbon-based chemical components that create therapeutic benefit. Essential oils are also volatile, meaning they can evaporate or oxidize in the presence of light, oxygen or heat. Essential oils are derived from plant parts: stems, leaves, petals, roots, grass, bark, resins, […]
Sick of allergies?
Although outdoor allergies seem to hit harder in the the fall, allergy season in Kentuckiana seems to be year round. This particular ragweed season looks to be exceptionally rough. Many of my clients are dealing with post-nasal drip, eye irritation, scratchy throat, hive reactions, and sinus pressure/swelling and are looking to over-the-counter sinus and allergy […]