Herbal therapy, in this
application, is the use of herbs & spices to gain psychological & physically therapeutic benefits, which are obtained through inhalation, as well as dermal absorption of their essential oils.
All of the herbs & spices in our unique Signature Blends have been carefully considered not only for their fragrance, but also their effect on our emotions & bodies. Our herbs are ordered & mixed in very small batches to ensure freshness, & only the very highest quality ingredients go into our TLC pillows!
Included in our very special blends are herbs containing anti-inflammatory, anti-rheumatic, analgesic, anti-depressant, & sedative properties. These wonderful healing herbs have been used for thousands of years to help stimulate circulation, release toxins from muscles & joints, reduce swelling, relieve pain, promote relaxation, enhance sleep, alleviate physical tension, & ease mental stress! All 14 aromatic & effective TLC herbal blends are listed below:
Lovely & calming, this popular blend is often used in our day spa pillows. It features harmonious herbs which help calm the mind, ease insomnia, & contribute to feelings of well being. The following herbs & spices are included in Lavender Sky:
Fragrant Lavender is wonderful for alleviating depression, tension, & exhaustion. It has a soothing effect on the nervous system, & also greatly helps in relieving migraines & insomnia.
Refreshing & pleasant, Spearmint helps to calm nerves, ease tension, & reduce headache, migraine, & joint pain. It is also extremely effective at restoring mental clarity.
Rosemary is traditionally an uplifting herb, & is good for mild depression, headaches, & tension. It not only helps calm anxiety & clear the mind, but as an anti-inflammatory, eases & relaxes muscular pain.
A classic medicinal herb, Lemon Balm has cooling, sedative properties. It is good for mild depression, relieving nervous tension, anxiety, & restoring calmness. It can also effectively help lower a fever.
Calendula soothes inflammation & reduces skin irritations. It is a good general healing herb & as it contains salicylate, is a powerful painkiller. It is also a gentle sedative & anxiety reliever.
Sweet, aromatic, & also mildly sedative, Marjoram restores emotional balance & aids in alleviating tension headaches; it also helps dull aching muscles, swollen joints, & bruises.
A mild & soothing sedative, Bay also has anti-inflammatory properties to help minimize sprains, bruises, swelling, arthritic joint inflammation, & muscular pain.
Spicy & highly aromatic, this blend aids in the relief of joint & muscle pain. In addition, it also uplifts moods, releases tension, & helps ease mild depression. The following herbs & spices are included in Far Far Away:
A sweet smelling, warm spice that stimulates the circulation & helps clear toxins, Cinnamon has a positive effect on the body's lymphatic system. It's also a rheumatism analgesic & natural pain reliever.
This exotic smelling spice has both stimulating & sedative effects on the nervous system, & is classified as an aphrodisiac historically. Clove also helps relieve many types of pains.
The refreshing, zesty, & clean smelling fragrance of Orange Peel helps combat depression & uplift moods.
Coriander is also an aromatic spice with anti-inflammatory properties. It is effective for sore muscles, joints, & rheumatism, as well as emotional balance.
Fragrant, spicy, & warm, Allspice is an aphrodisiac, anesthetic, anti-depressant, & anti-rheumatic. It is helpful in relieving sprains, and soothing muscle pain.
A sweet smelling tonic herb, the aromatherapeutic properties of Fennel Seed assist in relaxing the senses; & as an anti-inflammatory, it also reduces fever & pain.
In addition to fighting depression & mental exhaustion, Sage also quiets the nerves & reduces tension, while relaxing sore muscles & easing dull aches & pains.
Minty & soothing, this blend’s menthol fragrance is universally appealing. It helps relieve sinus, migraine & tension headaches, & is a favorite all purpose massotherapeutic blend. The following herbs & spices are included in Just Breathe:
Peppermint is a strong analgesic, effective for bruises, muscle & joint pain. It also helps relieve mental stress & allows one to focus. As an expectorant, its menthol vapors are extremely effective for respiratory & nasal congestion.
A mild sedative, Eucalyptus vapors are excellent for relieving mucus congestion & for respiratory ailments such as colds, flu, sinusitis, bronchitis, & asthma. They can also help lower fever & relieve pain.
This popular essential oil rounds out our menthol trio with a refreshing, frosty aroma.
A relaxing expectorant & stimulant, aromatic Aniseed is effective in soothing coughs, bronchial, & general respiratory complaints. Its light, licorice scent also provides a nice balance to the menthol aromas in this blend.
A warm, “grounding” spice, Ginger Root sharpens the senses & stimulates the mind. It is also effective in removing excess phlegm, alleviating cold & flu symptoms, & reducing pain.
A floral scented, aromatic blend, this seems to ease nightmares, night terrors, & restless dreams; instead facilitating deep sleep as well as pleasant, unique, & sometimes vivid dreams. It is the exclusive blend used in our 'Sweet Dreamzzz' Pillows. The following herbs & spices are included in Sweet Dreams:
Fragrant, soothing, calming Lavender is a wonderfully popular herb, restful sedative & proven relaxant.
Pleasant smelling Chamomile calms nervousness, induces pleasant dreams, & helps prevent nightmares.
Rose A classic dream pillow botanical with a nod to romance, lovely rose petals add their distinct floral scent.
Tranquilizing the nervous system, Passion Flower greatly reduces anxiety & aids in restful sleep.
For many, this ancient herb conjures good memories to induce insightful, delightful, & often vivid dreams.
Uplifting, clarifying, & slightly minty, Lemon Balm is a gentle herb widely used for relaxation & sleep.
Balsam Fir Pine's delightfully aromatic, fresh scent provides a sweet, earthy balance to this floral blend.
Sensitive to smells? We are happy to fill your pillow with flax only. Our 100% USA grown Golden Flaxseed is neutral in odor for those sensitive to fragrant scents, yet offers weight, plus the element of moist heat or cold to aid in the relief of pain & stress. Simply click 'Herb Free' in your pillow's Herbal Blend selection box when ordering.
Aromatic & effective herbs, spices, botanicals, in addition to flaxseed, & blended in just the right proportions ~& our aromatherapy blends are sure to delight the senses!