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...
Posted in Childcare, Essential Oil, GC/MS, Health, Safety on 09/4/18
Using essential oils is a fun and empowering way to naturally and holistically heal, soothe, and energize yourself and your family. Essential oils are so helpful for remedying a multitude of ailments and, thankfully, it doesn’t just apply to adults.
Posted in Essential Oil, GC/MS, Safety on 07/30/18
Learning about essential oils and aromatherapy is nothing short of a life-changing journey. Taking the first steps on any journey is always exciting, but sometimes undertaking endeavors like that can be a bit daunting. Fortunately, Aromatics International is here to help! This introductory guide to essential oils is meant to help you get started in exploring and understanding the basics of essential oils. Whether you’ve decided to pursue a certification...
Posted in Essential Oil, GC/MS, Health, Safety on 03/4/18
Chances are good that at some point you may have heard about the remarkable things essential oils can do. After all, that's probably why you've come here, right? But, perhaps, you don't really know what an essential oil is, precisely. Don't worry, you are not alone. It is a common question we at Aromatics International hear all the time! Lavender Ready for Harvest & Distillation According to the dictionary, an...
Posted in Essential Oil, GC/MS, Health, Safety on 06/23/17
Safety First One of the most important things about working with essential oils is feeling confident that they are safe to use! With such access to a plethora of recipes and information right at our fingertips, we developed 5 key tips to keep in mind when working with essential oils that will help give peace of mind when you are making essential oil blends for yourself, family, and friends! Tip...
Posted in Essential Oil, GC/MS, Safety on 04/4/17
Spring is in the air! And, along with sunshine, fresh budding flowers, young burgeoning blades of green grass, and the heartwarming laughter of children racing around the neighborhood, pollen, and potential irritants are also floating around in our surroundings. Often when customers call or email, seasonality is the initiating conversation starter about essential oils and the fantastic benefit they are able to bring to holistic living! Essential oils are...
Posted in Essential Oil, GC/MS on 12/2/10
As an aromatherapist and a supplier of essential oils, I have learned that GC/MS reports are invaluable. Pure essential oils are not just preferred, but mandatory to achieve the therapeutic effect I might be looking for. Adulterated oils or perfume oils will not offer therapeutic effects and may, in fact, cause allergies, headaches and chemical sensitivities. Lavender image courtesy of Aromahead.com Gas Chromatography (GC) is a method of separating the volatile...
Posted in Essential Oil, GC/MS, Safety on 06/7/10
As suppliers of essential oils, we are dedicated to knowing exactly what we are buying and selling. Testing every batch of oil we purchase with GC/MS technology assures purity and the gives us the exact chemistry of each oil. We believe this process is vital for medicinal blending and for quality assurance. Essential Oil Safety: A Brief Refresher In order to ensure the safe use of essential oils, please...