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10 Aromatherapy Travel Tips

If you’re traveling anytime soon, don’t forget how easy it is to take essential oils with you on the road (or in the air or on the sea!). We’ve gathered together our favorite aromatherapy travel tips to help make your next trip your best!   1. Hand Sanitizer: Combine 3 ounces jojoba oil or aloe vera gel…

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Essential Oils for Your Dog

    Wondering if it’s okay to use essential oils for your dog? The answer is yes—as long as you do so properly and with a few safeguards in mind. Using essential oils on animals is not really new: Rene Maurice Gattefossé, known as the father of aromatherapy, first tested essential oils on dogs and horses in…

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Make Your Own Rose Oil

    Capture the fleeting fragrance of roses by making your own rose-infused oil. As spring slips into summer, roses and their intoxicating scent are at their peak in most gardens. It’s hard not to feel wistful as the petals start to drop, so this year I decided to bottle my own rose-infused oil. I was…

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Storing Essential Oils

It’s warming up and people are asking us about storing essential oils. This topic is important because proper storage can increase your oil’s shelf life, help it retain its full therapeutic value, and keep your family safe. Properly stored essential oils can last for years (and a few such as sandalwood, vetiver, and patchouli can even improve…

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Save the Dandelions!

         As kids we made wishes on dandelion puffs, but as adults, we curse them for marring our perfect lawns and try to kill them with herbicides. Stop! Dandelions are good for us and good for the insects we rely on—let them stay awhile. Dandelions bloom and provide pollen and nectar right when bees…

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D-I-Y Aromatherapy Mother’s Day Gifts

  If you’ve got more time and love than spending money this Mother’s Day, or if your mom is the kind who appreciates homemade gifts the most, make these easy aromatherapy gifts to encourage her to pamper herself.   Hand Salve Your mother’s hands have probably washed countless dishes, changed countless diapers, and done who…

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Getting Started Using Essential Oils

Which Essential Oils Should I Start Off With? Let’s be honest–we’re all overwhelmed. We want to eat better, exercise, be the perfect parent, have a fulfilling job . . . and stay healthy.  Maybe you’ve been hearing a lot of buzz about the wonders of aromatherapy and thought you’d give it a whirl.  You do…

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