I'll never forget the first time I opened a bottle of vetiver essential oil. I had heard some positive things about it, so I ordered some. When I opened the bottle, I was immediately disappointed. I was reminded about house hunting in South Phoenix several years ago, particularly the smell of a home that had … Continue reading Sheesh! This Stuff Smells Like a Foreclosed Home in South Phoenix!
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 … Continue reading 15 Things to Get You Started With Essential Oils
One of the most prominent essentials oil is, by far, the Mighty Lavender. Its botanical name is lavandula angustifolia and it also exists as lavandula officianalis, lavandula latifoli and lavandula stoechas. It's likely the most versatile oil because of the variety of problems it treats. Rene Maurice Gattefosse treated burn injuries he'd sustained from an explosion at … Continue reading It’s Practically the Swiss Army Knife of Essential Oils
Before I discovered aromatherapy, I had a hard time keeping my house clean and smelling fresh. Lingering odors and chemical-based synthetic cleaning products were all I had. Just imagine relying on bleach for cleaning. Bleach is toxic and just smells nasty. And you definitely don't want to get it on your clothes. Windex and other … Continue reading Average Joe – Now You Have No Excuses For Failing to Clean Your Place
A couple years ago I found a recipe for a headache balm. I thought that was very interesting. You can rub this balm on your forehead to treat a headache. I assembled the ingredients: beeswax, coconut oil, peppermint essential oil and lavender essential oil, and followed the preparation instructions. It was a simple process: … Continue reading Imma Call It “Relax Wax”