CATEGORY Aromatherapy Recipes

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Essential Oils for Dementia

If you’re caring for someone with dementia, you’re probably looking for ways to find relief, both for yourself and for the person you care for.  Dementia, a syndrome characterized by a deterioration in memory and ability to perform everyday activities, is very common. In fact, the World Health Organization reports that about 50 million people…

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DIY Aromatherapy Bath Oils

I love a good bath, especially in the wintertime and especially when I have some aromatherapy bath oil to add a little bit of luxury to my tub.  Essential oils and carrier oils are great to use in baths because not only are you absorbing all their properties through your olfactory system, but also through…

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DIY Natural Hair Care

It’s springtime and its finally time to let your hair down! Winter weather and bulky layers may have caused you to neglect your beautiful locks, but with warm weather in the forecast it’s time to give your hair some extra care! Simple Shampoo and Conditioner Tips If you are buying store-bought shampoo and conditioner, try…

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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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