Brain Health Matters

Aromatherapy: So Much More than a Pretty Scent

August 31, 2022 Kate Kunkel Season 1 Episode 31
Brain Health Matters
Aromatherapy: So Much More than a Pretty Scent
Show Notes

Welcome to Brain Health Matters with Kate Kunkel, a podcast dedicated to helping you connect with the people and resources that will help you improve your memory, boost your brain, and reduce the risk of developing dementia.

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In this week’s episode, Amy Galper joins us to share the amazing power of aromatherapy for healing body, mind, and spirit.

You'll come away with so much information that you’ll probably want to take notes. Tune in to get Amy's recommendations for specific oils to use for particular outcomes.

Amy Galper is the founder of the first Aromatherapy School in NYC, the New York Institute of Aromatherapy and has been a Certified Aromatherapist since 2001. Through consulting, books, and online classes, Amy seeks to inspire and empower others in their pursuit of holistic and mindful beauty and wellness.

Some Highlights of the show:

1:49  Are essential oils safe?

4:17 The importance of using any essential oils correctly and the most powerful technique

6:03 Diffusing best practices and warnings

10:18 Special Brain Health Matters announcement – Season 2

11:19 The mechanism of aromatherapy: How does it work?

16:08 Which essential oils help with leaky gut and stress?

18:18 Oils for inflammation and relaxation response

22:39 Oils for energizing, concentration and reducing brain fog

24:46 Oils to help you sleep

29:00 Become a certified aromatherapist

Check out our announcement at 10:18 in the show: This is the last episode of Season 1. Be sure to join us for Season 2, when will have a new episode every TWO weeks. Our first guest will be talking about the effects of alcohol on mental health and the brain.

Here are some links to Amy’s resources:

Here is Amy’s Website

Connect with Amy on Instagram


Free Guide:  How to diffuse essential oils

Free Guide: How to blend essential oils

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To learn even more about the power of a whole foods, plant-based diet for a healthier brain, check out Kate’s books, "Don't Let the Memories Fade", "The Vegan Brain" and "The Musical Brain"

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