The use of Essential oils are increasing in popularity as natural alternatives to chemically engineered medicines. The Retreat Beach Houses have installed 4 restorative DoTERRA oil blends with an easy to use diffuser in each beach house for guests to experience health and wellbeing.
Lavender Peace is a restful blend of Lavender flower, Cedarwood, Ylang Ylang flower, Ho Wood Leaf, Marjoram Leaf, Hawaiian Sandalwood, Vanilla Bean, Vetiver root and Roman Chamomile with a warm floral aroma carrying woody undertones. Historically Vetiver has been valuable in reducing stress in the treatment of emotional traumas and shock. It is a natural tranquilizer, known to affect the parathyroid gland and hence its inclusion in the Lavander peace blend may induce a restful night's sleep. Sandalwood has calming, sedative and antidepressant properties and has traditionally been used to enhance meditation. Lavender has been used throughout the centuries to help soothe and relax. It has a long list of regenerative properties including antiseptic, antitoxic and analgesic while promoting health, consciousness, peace and love through its impact on the nervous system. Ylang Ylang has traditionally been used to reduce blood pressure, enhance relaxation and decrease anxiety. Cedarwood has a rich earthy scent and also has sedative properties known to affect the nervous system. Roman Chamomile was traditional used by ancient Romans to empower and give them a clear mind when going into battle. Chamomile neutralises allergies, cleanses the blood and is commonly used to combat depression as it illuminates the emotional charge of anxiety, nervousness and irritability. The qualities of these essential oils blended together in the DoTERRA Lavender Peace blend can be absorbed into the body through gentle diffusion at The Retreat Beach Houses Resort just south of Noosa. This, combined with the soft ocean air and sounds of the waves breaking on Peregian beach promote a peaceful sense of relaxation and assist in restorative sleep.
The Easy Air essential oil is a calming blend of Laurel leaf, Peppermint, Eucalyptus, Lemon, Ravensara, Cardamon, Melaleuca and Ravintsara. This DoTERRA blend has a fresh minty aroma that is commonly diffused at night for a restful sleep. Easy Air is used to promote gentle breathing , will help to cool and invigorate the respiratory system and can be diffused to reduce the impact of seasonal threats. Peppermint is primarily used as an antioxidant, to stimulate alertness, reduce muscle fatigue and treat migraine. It has a sharp, intense minty aroma with a cooling affect and may help to reduce anger, nerves , fatigue and depression. Lemon affects the respiratory, digestive and immune systems, promoting heath, healing, purification and physical energy. The fragrance is warming and invigorating with a sweet, sharp citrus scent. Cardamon has been used historically to treat colds, colic pulmonary disease and nausea. Eucalyptus helps to relieve inflammation within the respiratory system and the effect of asthma. Melaleuca (Tea Tree) is steam-distilled and grown in its native regions of Australia, where it has been historically used by Aboriginal people as a treatment for bacterial infections and wound care. It promotes strong immunity, purity and cleansing. The combined effect of these oils in the DoTERRA Easy Air Blend has a beneficial effect on the respiratory and immune systems promoting health and wellbeing for guests at The Retreat Beach Houses, where the open plan living area with large windows and ocean facing decks draw the cooling benefits of the natural ocean breeze.
DoTERRA Balance blend promotes tranquillity and calmness and is made up with Spruce leaf, Frankincense, Blue Tansy flower, Ho Wood and Blue Chamomile. This powerful blend is designed to balance emotions and promote harmony of the mind and body. It can be used to increase a sense of relaxation and stability during stressful situations. Frankincense has been a traditional remedy and ancient treasure in biblical times, with antidepressant, immune stimulant, antiseptic and sedative qualities. It eases hyperactivity, restlessness and irritability, can improve concentration and enhance spiritual awareness. It has been used in the treatment of Parkinson's Disease and Depression working through the nervous system. Blue Tansy may help raise blood pressure, reduce pain and sedate nerves. It is uplifting, calming, refreshing and is often used to instil enthusiasm and confidence. Spruce oil has disinfecting qualities and calming effects with historical uses in meditation. The Balance blend of these calming oils when diffused at The Retreat Beach Houses in the Noosa Biosphere provide a grounding experience for holiday guests who are removed from the busyness of modern life whilst visiting Noosa, the relaxation capital of Australia.
The Citrus Bliss harmonious blend by DoTERRA merges the benefits of Wild Orange, Lemon, Mandarin, Clementine, Bergamot, Tangerine, Grapefruit and Vanilla producing a cleansing oil that helps to reduce stress, energizes and uplifts mood. Bergamot oil is extracted when pressed from rind. It is typically used to reduce agitation, emotional, mental, physical and environmental stress and has antifungal, antibacterial, neuroprotective and uplifting properties. Grapefruit affects the cardiovascular system and is often used as an appetite suppressant and an energy booster. Wild Orange is fruity, sweet and fresh and reduces fear, nervousness and anxiety. It has a positive affect on the immune and digestive systems and promotes emotional balance. Tangerine is an anti-inflammatory and anticoagulant with a powerful affect on the immune system. It aromatically influences the nervous system with aldehydes and esters which are calming and sedating thus soothing for grief, anger and shock. This invigorating blend diffused for guests at The Retreat Beach Houses uplifts emotions and when combined with a beautiful beach walk drawing the healing power of the ocean in through the soles of the feet is a positive step towards true restoration of the mind and body.
The Retreat Beach Houses set in the sand dunes of Peregian Beach just south of Noosa offer relaxing self contained resort life holiday accommodation. The introduction of DoTERRA oils for guest health and wellbeing is an initiative that fits perfectly with the benefits of the natural environment of this region. Complimentary workshops and appointments with a wellness advocate can be arranged through reception at The Retreat Beach Houses. For more information about a true relaxing holiday or purchasing your own diffuser and DoTERRA oils see www.theretreat.com.au This information has been sourced from DoTERRA and the Aromatools Modern Essentials Handbook.