The Aromatics International Blog - Page 5 of 8 - Essential Oil Safety, Benefits & Uses, DIY and More!

Aromatics Learning Corner

Our 4 Favorite Back-to-School Essential Oil Recipes and Tips

Our 4 Favorite Back-to-School Essential Oil Recipes and Tips


Posted in Childcare, Essential Oil, Health, Hydrosol on 08/25/17

Back-to-school season means setting an alarm and getting a good night's rest! A new sleep pattern can take up to six weeks to acclimate to, and after staying up late all summer long, it may be difficult to get back into the routine. Good rest is so important, and studies show that one more hour of sleep nightly can greatly improve concentration and performance while in school.   Back-to-School Recipes...

Read More
DIY Healthy Bug Spray Using Essential Oils

DIY Healthy Bug Spray Using Essential Oils


Posted in Essential Oil, Health on 08/8/17

  Buzz buzz ... smack! Once again it's that time of year. Those pesky little mosquitoes seem to be attacking in the warmth of twilight, and you're left with one product to solve the issue: the pungent-smelling and chemically potent bug spray you've been using for decades. We understand your frustration, and that is why we're so glad to be able to offer you a DIY recipe for a bug spray...

Read More
5 Uses of Cedarwood Essential Oil

5 Uses of Cedarwood Essential Oil


Posted in Essential Oil on 08/7/17

  Our Cedarwood Atlas Oil (Cedrus atlantica), grown in the forests of the Moroccan Atlas Mountains is a gentle giant. It has a lovely scent, very much reminiscent of a cedarwood chest, filling the air with floral and citrus top notes. This essential oil offers support on many different levels, and has many applications in both natural perfumery and for therapeutic uses. 5 Uses of Cedarwood Essential Oil We've put together for...

Read More
Emotional Support During Summer Fun

Emotional Support During Summer Fun


Posted in Essential Oil, Health on 07/27/17

  There is something so wonderful about summer. Yes, there is the uncomfortable heat, biting insects, and allergies for some people. Yet in spite of these things, most of us find ourselves drawn outdoors. Summer is a season of abundance, lush green trees, flowering plants, and the variety of fresh fruits and vegetables. Such a wonderful time of year. As I write this article, I am sitting on my front...

Read More
Top 5 Essential Oil Safety Tips

Top 5 Essential Oil Safety Tips


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...

Read More
Holistic Living and Essential Oils- What We Look For in a Quality Essential Oil

Holistic Living and Essential Oils: What We Look For in a Quality Essential Oil


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...

Read More
Grouping Essential Oils

Grouping Essential Oils


Posted in Essential Oil on 11/7/16

  In an effort to make our collection of essential oils accessible to a wider audience, the team here at Aromatics International has organized our oils into 8 categories: Balance, Breathe, Relieve, Purify, Digest, Ease, Complexion, and Circulate. While so many given oils from our collection can be good for a variety of applications, sometimes it can be reassuring to have a starting point. Meeting a new essential oil is very...

Read More

Linden Blossom CO2 total (Tilia cordata)


Posted in CO2, Essential Oil on 10/7/13

  While traveling in France this past summer I discovered the enchantingly sweet, honey-like aroma of Linden Blossoms. When first encountering this delightfully complex, all-encompassing scent, it is easy to understand why the olfactory properties of these trees have long been prized and coveted by perfumists. Commonly referred to as the "Lime Tree" in Europe, the Linden is not closely related to the citrus fruit of the same name. The tree...

Read More
Palm Kernel Oil

Palm Kernel Oil


Posted in Carriers on 04/25/13

Palm Kernel Oil is a useful and versatile oil that is pressed from the nut of the African Oil Palm, Elaeis guineensis. It is used in a variety of products, from lotions and cosmetics to delicious (and calorie-rich) desserts. While called an "oil", unrefined virgin palm kernel oil is actually the consistency of butter at room temperature, making it an ideal base for body butters, soaps, and salves. In its purest form,...

Read More

Yarrow – Strong, Yet Gentle


Posted in Essential Oil on 08/6/12

  Looking for a rejuvenating vacation, Larry and I headed into the heart of the Bob Marshall Wilderness area on a 5-day horse pack trip. Setting up camp in the Basin, we became immersed in the wilderness and enjoyed being with the plants, trees, rivers, and flowers. Wild Yarrow While we were relishing in our surroundings, I was happy to see an abundant supply of Yarrow (Anchillea millefolium) growing in the meadows of this...

Read More
1 3 4 5 6 7 8