Category Archives: Aromatherapy

What is Aromatherapy?

What is Aromatherapy? Aromatherapy is the application of using plant-based oils, including essential oils and some other aroma based compounds to improve psychological or physical well-being.  Aromatherapy is generally classified as either a form of alternative medicine, or a complementary therapy, used in conjunction with massage therapy, or other conventional treatments. Historically, aromatherapy has been […]

Five of the Best Carrier Oils for Aromatherapy & DIY Bath and Body Recipes

Five of the Best Carrier Oils for Aromatherapy & DIY Bath and Body Recipes Carrier oils are natural oils that have been pressed and extracted from plants. Essential oils are very concentrated and therefore, aside from a few select oils, most of them are too strong to be applied full strength directly to your skin. A […]

Essential Oils Reference Chart

  Essential Oils Reference Chart There are countless essential oils and hydrosols that can be used in aromatherapy, DIY bath, body, and facial products, and for healing. Each essential oil has its own unique properties and benefits. Choosing the right oil to achieve the desired effect is important. Here is a quick reference chart to use when […]

What Are Absolutes & How To Use Them

What Are Absolutes  Absolutes are plant-based fragrance oils that have been processed using the solvent extraction method.  Generally, essential oils are extracted using the steam distillation method; however, the heat and steam method can be damaging to the fragrance properties in some organic plant matter. Therefore, they must use the solvent extraction method to separate […]

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The Basics of Essential Oil Blends

Essential oils are Nature’s enhancers and energizers—the most powerful tool among aromatherapy professionals. They have been proven in scientific research to relieve a number of ailments and to have antiseptic properties. You can get all the benefits of quality essential oils through careful skin application or inhalation. If you want to intensify your experience with […]

How to use Essential Oils

How to use Essential Oils Essential oils can be used to provide their healing and soothing properties to the body through different ways. Generally, exposing the oils to the skin or nasal cavities is enough to allow the body to absorb everything it needs from the concentrations. To ensure that you enjoy the best essential […]