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Castile Soap: Green Cleaning for Home & Body


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...

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Blending Essential Oils Made Easy: The AromaNumber™ System


Posted in Essential Oil, Hydrosol, Safety on 10/1/18

The AromaNumber™ System Makes Blending Essential Oils Fun & Easy! Crafting your own blends is such a fun, empowering, and rewarding experience. Sometimes, however, knowing exactly which oils to reach for when creating blends for specific intentions or seeking equivalent substitutions can be a little intimidating. It can take years of experience blending essential oils before one feels comfortable enough to just grab the right oils without having to spend...

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German Chamomile Hydrosol: A Closer Look


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...

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Essential Oils and Kids: What You Need to Know


Posted in Childcare, Essential Oil, GC/MS, Health, Safety on 09/4/18

Essential Oils and Kids: What You Need to Know 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. Children can really benefit from the power of essential oils, too! There are a few things to keep in mind in...

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Essential Oils for Back to School


Posted in Childcare, Essential Oil, Health, Safety on 08/28/18

Essential Oils for Back to School Essential oils are so helpful for school-aged children, as well as students of any age! From helping children avoid or overcome illnesses which often run rampant during the school year, to helping them overcome anxiety and stress at the start of the new school year, essential oils can truly come in handy to make back to school not only easier but a lot more...

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Lavender Oil: A Closer Look


Posted in Essential Oil, Safety on 08/9/18

Get to Know Lavender Oil Lavender Oil There is no doubt why lavender oil is one of the most cherished essential oils. Besides being divinely aromatic and incredibly soothing and gentle, it is so versatile and has a nearly endless list of uses and benefits. No matter your aromatherapy experience level, lavender oil should definitely be a staple in your essential oil collection!Lavender is truly timeless. This gorgeous shrub, with...

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Essential Oils 101 - A Beginner's Guide


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...

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Natural Bug Repellent with Essential Oils


Posted in Essential Oil, Health, Safety on 07/16/18

Natural Bug Repellent with Essential Oils - A Safer Alternative Nothing takes the fun and enjoyment right out of summertime activities like biting and stinging insects. Whether enjoying backyard activities with the kids, barbecues with friends, hanging out at the lake, or venturing into the wild to go hiking or camping, summer usually means spending a lot of time outdoors. Unfortunately, the outdoors brings with it a plethora of pesky,...

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Making Lavender Oil in the Rocky Mountains of Montana


Posted in Essential Oil, Hydrosol, Safety on 06/14/18

It is an understatement to say we love lavender oil. We search the globe for artisan distillers making lavender oil and hydrosol from Lavendula angustifolia plants. In our travels to and fro, in search of the best essential oils and natural aromatherapy products we can find, we have hundreds of conversations with distillers and producers, and when we meet a kindred spirit we come away feeling energized and blessed. The...

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Arnica Oil: Heal, Relieve, & Soothe


Posted in Carriers, Health, Safety on 06/11/18

There is something magical about wildcrafted arnica oil. Infused from the bright yellow, daisy-like blooms of the beautiful arnica herb, arnica oil seems to imbue the majesty, resilience, and soothing tranquility of the surroundings where this wonderful herb flourishes. Arnica, dotting gorgeous subalpine meadows and sunny, forest-covered mountainsides, has been treasured for centuries for its ability to stimulate the body’s healing process, relieve pain, and reduce inflammation. In the world...

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