Daily Relaxation Tips (8).Let's check your health by using 7 colors!
Sometimes you feel depressed on Monday morning. Rosemary is the best oil for jumpstarting the week.Once you smell that scent, your brain will activate and your head will feel active, refreshed, and ready for your day.After you wake up, drop one to two drops of Rosemary oil on your pillow and sheets. Then, stretch your body out on your bed for 5 minutes. You are now warmed up to start your NEW DAY!
72.Do you have sudden headaches?
It's said that a perfectionist is more susceptible to headaches than other people.Keep two small bottles of essential oils: Lavender and Mint. When you suffer discomfort:
Put 2 or 3 drops of each oil in a bowl or washbasin full of water.
Soak a face towel in the mixture, and twist it.
Put it on your forehead or the back of your neck.
After 5 to 10 minutes, you will recover your mental and physical balance. It's a simple way of treating yourself during work or on a business trip.
73.My own fragrance!
Imagine opening a letter from your friend or a family member and being able to smell their own pleasant scent from the paper. You will then remember the last time you were with them and your thoughts will rest happily on those past events.
Try this: dip a cotton bud in the essential oil for example Rose, Lavender or Bergamot that gives you a sense of your favorite season and trace it around the top edge of the paper.When people receive your letter or card, it will lift their spirits and remind them of you.
Laurel leaves were the symbol worn by an honored person or a victor in competition in Roman times.The dried leaves are better known as a spice essential for stews as bouquet garni. In fact, they not only improve the taste, but also help our joints to recover from aches and pains.You should take a bath with these leaves or directly massage aching parts using Laurel essential oils.Next morning when you get up, you'll feel invigorated and forget your joint trouble.
75.Scent of rose otto oil will enhance your memory.
By smelling the aroma aura of rose otto oil, you can expand your memory. Your hippocampus - a part of your brain keeping all the information of your experience - has close ties to your memory.When you have to learn some important things, you should smell a piece of cloth scented with one drop of rose otto oil.You should take a bath with these leaves or directly massage aching parts using Laurel essential oils.This is a powerful yet easy and simple process. You might want to try it!
76.Stimulate your parasympathetic nerve.
It is very important to activate your parasympathetic nerve to relieve your body and mind.When you take a bath, the next three key points should be observed:
Maintain the bath water at an effective temperature. You should check the actual hot water temperature, keeping 38-40 degrees centigrade in summer and 40-42 degrees centigrade in winter.
Soak in the hot water for 10-15 minutes. This time calms tension in the most efficient way.
Enjoy a fragrance of bergamot, lemon or lavender essential oil. Drip 2-3 drops of your favorite mood oil in the water. The effect of scents on your sensibility should release your stress.
77.Folic acid(Water-soluble vitamin)
Special tip for pregnant women!Folic acid (one of the B-complex vitamins) is the nutrient that helps red blood cell formation and contributes to the normal growth of a fetus.
Pregnant women and those planning to have a baby need to take care with their daily intake. You should eat boiled asparagus, soybean, spinach, broccoli, avocado, liver, sea urchin and scallop.If it's difficult to consume these foods in your diet, you should take folic acid supplements. In this case, you will absorb twice as much as you would otherwise get from natural foods. Therefore, folic acid supplements are another good source of this important nutrient.
78.Food color indicates your health condition.
Foods can be classified into 3 color groups.
Red(contains iron) such as red meat, orange(contains β-carotene) such as carrot and yellow(contains potassium) such as banana.These foods improve your energy, resistance and immune system to fight against diseases.
Green(contains vitamins and minerals) such as fruits, vegetables and herbs.These foods keep balance and health in your body and spirit. It's better to eat these foods when fresh, as cut and pre-packed foods contain fewer nutrients.
Blue(contains anthocyanin) such as blueberry; indigo(contains omega-3 fatty acid) such as mackerel and violet(contains quercetin) such as purple onion.
These foods allow your brain and nerves to work normally, so they are called brain foods.If you are lacking these group foods in your dishes, then you should try to include them.
You will become more vivid and improve your active thinking.
79.Let's check your health by using 7 colors!
You should simply choose one color out of the 7 colors of the rainbow based on how you are feeling. This color shows your state of health.Depending on the color you pick, the physical condition in your body and mind would be as follows:
Red; you lack energy and are fatigued.
Yellow; you suffer from a feeling of listlessness.
Green; you feel like you are aging.
Indigo blue; you have psychological-distress.
Purple; you feel nervous over the slightest things or get eyestrain.
Check your mental and physical signs to figure out what is going on with your body and mind.Then you should learn some ways to release your tensions and stress. Little by little you might be able to change to a healthier lifestyle.
80.Niacin, biotin and pantothenic acid(Water-soluble vitamins)
These three vitamins play an important role in energy metabolism in your body. These are nutrients that keep your skin and mucosal membranes healthy, too. When you have some symptoms such as headache, lack of focus, fatigue, skin inflammation and hair loss, you might reconsider your daily diet. You should actively eat: liver, egg, mushrooms(oyster, eringi or shimeji), beans and whole-grain breads.These essential vitamins not only assist your daily vibrant lives, but also maintain your health and beautiful skin.It's important to have an omnivorous diet and to take alcohol in moderation.
Wasabi is one of the Japanese traditional spices(herbs). From early times in Japanese food culture, it has been eaten with raw fish(sashimi) or sushi. In western cuisine, horseradish is a spice that is essential for roast beef. Both of them belong to the same family of brassicaceae and have a pungent ingredient, allyl isothiocyanate, which is also contained in some essential oils.They have super natural infection-fighting properties.When you have fun eating some raw foods such as carpaccio, fresh seafood salad, tartar steak and sashimi, you should make your own dressing with Wasabi. You will enjoy a different taste and get a healthy diet.
82.Welsh onion(Negi in Japan)
There are various different kinds of Negi: in eastern Japan, it's called Ao-negi(long green onion) and in western Japan, it's known Shiro-negi(white spring onion).Negi are must-have spices in Japanese cooking, and are added to miso-soup, used as topping on cold tofu and when seasoning soy sauce for soba. Negi have been eaten as a traditional remedy. They contain daillyl sulfide: having an antibacterial effect, boosting your immune system and promoting vitamin B1 absorption in your body. The green parts of them have a higher nutritional value than the white bits.If you feel like you're getting a cold or a runny nose, you should take a cup of chicken soup with 5 teaspoons of chopped Negi. You will then be in good physical condition.
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