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.
What does this tell us about essential oils and sleep? Clearly, aromatherapy has shown positive effects on sleep quality, and particular oils appear to reduce feelings of anxiety that keep us awake at night. The impact on falling asleep is still weak, but this is most likely due to a lack of recent research in this area. Until there are more human studies, why not try experimenting with some of the oil combinations mentioned above? And let us know your feedback!
Our monthly blog post takes a different format this January. A loyal customer popped into our office recently, to pick up some of his favourite essential oils. It was here that we started talking about his essential oil journey, and how using aromatherapy techniques has made an enormous impact on his quality of life