Essential oils are often spoken about in the context of how good they are for the body and mind. We regularly champion specific herbs and flowers for improving mood, detoxifying the air, soothing aches and pains, or even healing sunburn.
Creating a romantic atmosphere is all about stimulating the senses. Scent plays a significant part in spreading romance, and essential oils have a long history in sensuality and aphrodisiac uses. This is why so many of your favourite designer perfumes contain essential oils such as rose and jasmine.
The month of January always seems to drag, and sometimes you need a little something extra to get you through the day. Some basic aromatherapy techniques might be all you need to feel refreshed. Certain scents can really lift your spirits, and it’s just a matter of testing as many as you can to find out what works for you.
Christmas is a wonderful time to introduce your friends and family to essential oils. Especially since popular essential oils, such as orange, vanilla, and clove are so reminiscent of Christmastime. Which makes them fabulously festive and thoughtful gifts! But if you’re not sure where to start, we’ve given a simple breakdown below to match our favourite essential oil products with those people you need to treat most!
If you’re applying essential oils topically, it’s always important to dilute them down to 2% as a general rule. One of the easiest and most effective ways to dilute and benefit from an essential oil is to blend it with a carrier oil. These plant-based oils don’t have the concentrated aroma of an essential oil,insteadthey act as a vessel for carrying essential oils deeper into the skin.