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The Rare Lemongrass Essential Oil that Doesn’t Irritate Skin!

Posted in Essential Oil, Health on 09/23/19

How to Use Lemongrass Essential Oil (+ a BIG caution to be aware of!) Lemongrass essential oil is one of our favorites for reducing unwanted microscopic “visitors” drawn to moist areas. These unwelcome guests like to “make themselves at home”. . . and can make things unpleasant for us! So we like to use lemongrass essential oil to keep these areas healthy—like damp shower stalls. Lemongrass tub and tile cleaners...

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This Distiller makes the Most Unique Lemongrass Essential Oil We’ve Ever Found!

Posted in Essential Oil on 09/23/19

Gurpreet is a biochemist, farmer, and distiller in India. His discovery changed the way we use lemongrass essential oil. At Team Aromatics, we’re excited about our new arrival of unique lemongrass essential oil! This is a variety of lemongrass essential oil we haven’t found anywhere else in the world, and we’ve been learning a lot from our friend Gurpreet—the farmer and distiller. Gurpreet has an amazing story! When he was...

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5 Ways to Use Lemongrass Essential Oil (that won’t irritate the skin!)

Posted in Essential Oil on 09/23/19

We love lemongrass essential oil because microbes don’t. Lemongrass essential oil is perfect for surface cleaners, bathroom cleaners, and skin care blends that reduce microbes and itchiness.  But we want to be very careful with the drop count of lemongrass in topical blends, because most lemongrass essential oil can cause skin irritation. (We want to relieve irritation, not cause it!) That’s because most lemongrass essential oil is rich in a...

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How to Know if Your Essential Oils are Pure

Posted in Essential Oil, GC/MS, Safety on 07/25/19

What’s the best way to know if your essential oils are pure? Buy from transparent companies. When you’re using essential oils, safety has to come first. That holds true whether you’re a professional aromatherapist making therapeutic blends for clients, or you’re first learning how to diffuse essential oils in your home. Making sure your essential oils are 100% pure is a key aspect of safety. We love essential oils because...

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A Guide to Natural Bug Repellent with Essential Oils

Posted in Essential Oil, Health, Safety on 06/7/19

Learn all about how to repel insects naturally using essential oils! We love spending every last hazy, lazy moment of summer in the great outdoors . . . until a swarm of mosquitos sends us swatting and scrambling inside! When we need to send those pesky bugs a clear message they’re not invited to our party, we like to use essential oils to make natural bug repellent. This post will...

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DIY Natural Skin Care for Men: 3 Recipes for Healthy, Attractive Skin

Posted in Essential Oil on 05/21/19

Natural skin care for men that is easy, no-fuss, and healthy! This post teaches you how to make several natural skin care products for men you can use daily that don’t take a lot of time and go a long way toward maintaining the largest organ on your body: your skin. There’s no lotion or moisturizer on this list. No exfoliators or anti-aging blends. (We’ll share those recipes in others...

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Natural Skin Care: 3 Nourishing Recipes to Get You Started!

Posted in Essential Oil on 04/23/19

These 3 recipes will help get you started crafting your own natural skin care products! Some people spend years studying how to make natural skin care that offers nourishment and therapeutic benefits . . . with no harsh or chemical ingredients. We are here to help you create some of those high-quality, luxury recipes without the years of study, research, and practice. (We’ve done all of that for you!) In...

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Using Essential Oils for Allergies: 3 Easy Steps!

Posted in Essential Oil on 04/15/19

Using essential oils for allergies is a great natural way to alleviate allergy symptoms and prevent allergies! Before I started using essential oils for my allergies, springtime used to be hard for me. Even though spring in Montana is gorgeous, my allergies made it hard for me to enjoy this lovely season. I live in the woods, surrounded by gorgeous conifers . . . and also by all of those...

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7 Essential Oils for St. Patrick's Day

Posted in Essential Oil on 03/12/19

We love using essential oils to enrich the spirit of all the various holidays, and with St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, we thought we would share some of our favorite green essential oils for St. Patrick's day and some recipes to help evoke the verdant beauty and enchanting splendor of the Emerald Isles, no matter where you are. Whether you enjoy the beautiful, virescent shamrocks, long to find...

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Essential Oil Recipes for Valentine's Day

Posted in Carriers, Essential Oil on 02/3/19

Whether you're looking for a romantic evening, hoping to attract love, or just wanting to treat yourself to some well-deserved TLC, these essential oil recipes for Valentine's Day can help open up the heart and mind and encourage greater, deeper love. After all, all you need is love… and essential oils. We hope these recipes will help you create the perfect atmosphere this Valentine’s Day (or any day of the...

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