While essential oils have remained a staple in alternative medicine for centuries, the way they’re being used is changing. So much so, that the new Netflix series (un)well explored both sides of the essential oils debate, showing how essential oil users could get it right, and also quite wrong.
If you want to dilute essential oils safely, you’re probably thinking ‘hey, just add a little jojoba oil and you’re good to go!’ But what if you want to use something other than a carrier oil? We all know oil and water don’t mix, and so essential oils won’t combine with non-oil-based substances unless you add a few magic ingredients to your recipes.
Certain oils gain more attention than others for a number of reasons; they’re easier to harvest, can be used in lots of different ways, or have an irresistible fragrance. But what about if you need a substitute essential oil? Or maybe you’re interested in exploring the uncommon essential oils, with unique properties.
You might be working with a smaller budget at the moment, but there’s no reason you can’t still enjoy using essential oils. That’s why we’re sharing some of our simple methods for making your essential oils go the extra mile, and preserving their quality when you store them.
Did you know, the two parts of the brain responsible for processing smells and dealing with memories are next door to each other? Many believe this is why certain fragrances remind us of distinctive childhood memories. Scents have a unique way of triggering our emotions, and this is something you can use to your advantage.