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 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.
Now that you’ve bought your essential oil starter kit and assembled a basic list of supplies as I discussed in my previous article 15 Things To Get You Started With Essential Oils, we’re going to learn how to make seven practical and awesome products at home.
If you’re new to the world of aromatherapy, you’re probably overwhelmed by the amount of information available online. Not to mention the misinformation that’s out there. You might be on a limited budget and want to keep things simple.
No worries, in this article I will give you some guidance on purchasing a basic set of essential oils as well as what types of supplies to have on hand.
Carrier oils are the counterpart to essential oils. Carrier oils dilute essential oils to a safe concentration and enable them to be absorbed into the skin, where they eventually enter the bloodstream and manifest their therapeutic characteristics in the human body.
Today we’re going to review a blend of four carrier oils: avocado, hempseed, olive and sunflower. This blend is used as a precursor ingredient in my aromatherapeutic balm that I will be putting on the market next year. Going forward, every weekly blog article will highlight an ingredient in my balm product.
Our feet take a lot of daily abuse. Women walking around in high heels, guys wearing construction boots, people wearing flip-flops all day long, etc. These things take their toll.
Our busy lives leave little time for self-care. Plus, the skincare market is very much geared towards women. Men have fewer options and invest less time, money and effort towards skincare.
I live in Phoenix, Arizona, a city where flip-flops and sandals are acceptable footwear almost year-round. Even in the wintertime. So I’ve seen my share of cracked and nasty feet. Mostly guys, although neither gender is immune to foot damage.
In this article, I will provide tips and techniques on restoring your dry, cracked and nasty feet using essential oils and other natural materials, most of which you already have at home. Guys, you’ll definitely want to read on. Ladies, nod your head if you’ve ever had a romantic moment ruined by some dude’s cracked heels.