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.
You know the old adage “you get what you pay for.” In aromatherapy, this is not always the case. In this article we are going to pit multilevel marketing (MLM) essential oil companies against direct (non-MLM) sellers. We’ll compare product offerings and find out the reasons behind the price discrepancy.
It’s 2017 and essential oils are all the rage. Many folks are learning about them through word-of-mouth. A person who uses essential oils raves about them and tells a friend, who tells another friend, and so forth. This article is aimed at increasing public awareness of questionable business practices and advocating safety.
There’s a certain four-letter word in aromatherapy: NEAT. It’s not an acronym. It simply means applying essential oils to the skin undiluted. When I first got started with essential oils, I didn’t know that they should be diluted in a carrier oil before application. So typical of me to read the instructions after the fact.
In this article we’re going to talk about the risks involved with applying essential oils NEAT to the skin.