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...
Posted in Carriers, Health, Safety on 07/31/19
A few years ago, a terrible forest fire raged through the mountains of Montana. Some of the Aromatics team were living in a cabin on that land, and the flames came terrifyingly close—within 100 yards of the cabin! The family was forced to evacuate to safety.
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...
Posted in Essential Oil, Health, Uncategorized on 01/24/19
We Love Using Essential Oils for Seasonal Affective Disorder! For some, the shorter daylight hours and colder temperatures of the fall and winter seasons can cause feelings of depression and general malaise known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Besides frequently feeling melancholy, symptoms of SAD can include: a depressed immune system, lethargy and low energy, sleeping problems, loss of interest in activities you usually enjoy, changes in appetite, weight gain,...
Posted in Essential Oil, Health, Safety on 01/14/19
Not all Eucalyptus Oils are Created Equal - Which Eucalyptus Oil is Right for You? Eucalyptus oil is a well-known favorite when it comes to helping with respiratory issues. Considering its remarkable ability to support healthy respiratory function, clear congestion, and reduce mucus, it’s no wonder! But did you know that there are several types of eucalyptus oil and that they each have different benefits due to their varying...
Posted in Essential Oil, Health on 12/28/18
Essential Oils for Motivation - Our Favorite Oils & Recipes We did it, folks - we baked the cookies and wrapped the presents and successfully celebrated with family and friends. If you are feeling anything like we are - happy and a little more sluggish than usual from all the holiday deliciousness - it is time to drink more water, eat those veggies, and get moving! Lucky for us...
Posted in Carriers, Cleaning, Health on 11/27/18
Vegetable Glycerin is versatile and has many benefits and uses! The surprising number of benefits and uses of vegetable glycerin make it an excellent choice to add to a variety of blends for your whole body. Vegetable glycerin’s ability to lock in moisture without clogging pores is just one of the many reasons it is popular for use in body-care products the world over. We are excited to tell you...
Posted in Carriers, Cleaning, Health, Safety on 10/19/18
Learn more about Castile Soap and how to incorporate it into your natural lifestyle Whenever we make soaps and cleansers, Castile soap is the first thing we reach for. In fact, as more and more people look for alternatives to commercially produced products that often contain synthetic chemicals, Castile soap is becoming an increasingly popular choice for a lot of folks in the DIY soap-making world, as it is all...
Posted in Health, Hydrosol, Safety on 09/7/18
German Chamomile Hydrosol: A Closer Look German Chamomile Hydrosol is one of our favorite products to reach for when one needs to calm and soothe irritation and inflammation. Profoundly comforting to body, mind, and spirit, the gentle but strong effect of the German Chamomile plant makes it one of the top choices for children and people with highly sensitive skin. German chamomile is an herbaceous annual plant that grows in...
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.