If you’ve ever bought a drink from places like Jamba Juice, you’ve undoubtedly been asked the question, “would you like a boost?” In other words, they were asking you if you wanted some vitamin or mineral supplementation in your beverage. In this article, we’ll learn about several types of highly nutritive oils that can be added to a carrier oil blend to enhance certain properties.
I discovered a new essential oil recently: Jack Pine (Pinus banksiana). In this article we’ll learn more about it and why it makes a good addition to your arsenal of oils. The first time I took a whiff of Jack Pine, I was reminded of old wooden furniture and wooden toys. This oil has a strong woody scent to it, a bit heavier than Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris). It has a nostalgic quality to it, IMO.
I recently sent out a survey asking my subscribers what aromatherapy topics they are interested in reading about. At least one respondent indicated they were interested in learning how to use essential oils with pets. I need to disclose upfront that pet aromatherapy is outside of my scope of practice and so I am not qualified to administer essential oils to anyone but humans. However, if a subscriber says that a certain topic is important, then I’m going to do my best to provide the information he or she needs.
There is a growing and unfortunate trend of fake essential oils being sold online and offline. In this article we will explore the ways vendors are getting away with passing off synthetic fragrance oils as essential oils and what is being done about it.
A significant portion of my practice is educating consumers on safe aromatherapy techniques. We all know essential oils are highly concentrated substances derived from plants. It seems counter-intuitive to dilute something that is all-natural and healthy. In this article I’ll give you five reasons why diluting essential oils is in your best interest.
If you’ve been reading my blog articles for any length of time, by now you know where I stand on essential oils. I think they are incredible extracts of nature, but at the same time need to be treated with respect. In this article you’ll read about how using essential oils irresponsibly can burn you.
I take pride in helping my brothers keep a cleaner house or apartment. In this article I will give you 9 practical ways to freshen up your bachelor pad. Your guests will thank you. ‘specially the ladies.