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. … Continue reading NEATness Doesn’t Always Count
If you're reading this, you're probably new to the world of essential oils. Why are they essential? Essential oils are derived from certain species of plants. These plants have their own built-in defense mechanisms against predators and environmental threats. Plant species have chemical constituents specific to the type of plant and its environment. You could … Continue reading What’s So Essential About These Oils, Anyway?