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, 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 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, 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 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 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...
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.
Posted in Childcare, Essential Oil, Health, Safety on 08/28/18
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 enjoyable!
Posted in Essential Oil, Safety on 08/9/18
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 long spikes of purple flowers,...