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Usage & Benefits of lavender aromatherapy

How can I use the iMind Pillow?

Here are some ways to can use your iMind Pillow

      1.  Before and/or after any therapy or wellness treatment:
        –  massage therapy session
        –  reflexology
        –  meditation
        –  cool down phase of your yoga class
        –  psychotherapy session
        –  after a Spa treatments (such as facials, mani/pedi, etc.) as an extra treat
      2. Inside your regular pillow case or over the eyes before you go to bed to induce sleep
      3. Over the eyes when you feel stressed or have a headache
      4. For restless children, over the eyes, while you read them a book or sing a lullaby
      5. Behind your neck or over your shoulders when traveling by air or by car

Our therapeutic eye pillow is perfect for meditation or yoga, helping you to achieve a calm and centered state of mind, or for relaxing after a long working day.

It is also a perfect replacement to the office coffee break, or great at night to help the transition between daily thoughts and night time dreams.

What is the lifespan of an iMind Pillow?

The expected lifespan of an aromatherapy pillow depends on the herbs used inside it and how you use and care for it. If you warm or cool your pillow regularly, it could lose its scent within six months; pillows not used in this way can last up to a year. Following the care instructions and storing your pillow properly helps to maintain the scent longer. Seal the pillow in an air-tight bag when not in use to maintain the scent for the optimal length of time.

How should I care and store the iMind Pillow?

Keep your iMind Pillow in a cool and dry place; heat causes the herbs to wear out sooner, and avoid getting the pillow wet. Always keep it in an airtight bag.

When an aromatherapy pillow loses its luster, refresh it. You may refresh it a couple of times before buying a new one. The easiest way is to use the essential lavender oil. Apply a few drops of lavender oil to the original sachet or use an essential oil spritzer.

Keep in mind that iMind Pillows are very affordable, so you may want to get a new one after a few months of use, or you may purchase refills from us.

What are the benefits of lavender?

Research has revealed that the essential oil of lavender may be useful for treating anxiety, insomnia, depression, and restlessness.

Some studies even suggest that lavender can help digestive issues such as vomiting, nausea, intestinal gas, upset stomach, and abdominal swelling.

In addition to helping with digestive issues, lavender is used to help relieve pain from headaches, sprains, toothaches, and sores. It is also used to prevent hair loss and repel insects.

Lavender oil is believed to have antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties which can be used to help heal minor burns and bug bites. In fact, the word lavender originally stems from from the Latin word lavare which means “to wash”.

What is Aromatherapy?

Aromatherapy is a type of alternative medicine that uses aromatic plant compounds to improve a person’s health or mood.

Aromatherapy is the systematic use of volatile plant oils, known as essential oils, for the treatment or prevention of disease. It is a form of complementary therapy designed to treat the whole person, and not just the symptom or disease, by assisting the body’s natural ability to balance, regulate, heal and maintain itself.

Essential oils consist of tiny aromatic molecules that are readily absorbed via the skin, and whilst breathing they enter the lungs. These therapeutic constituents, next enter the bloodstream and are carried around the body where they can deliver their beneficial healing powers. Because they are highly concentrated, only a small quantity of essential oil is required to bring about results.

The practice of aromatherapy goes beyond smell. We believe aromatic plant oils have a chemical effect on the body and mind.

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