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Essential Oil 101

Topical Application vs. Inhalation: How to Choose

There are many ways to incorporate essential oils to live life-- the natural way. We are often asked, "How do ... Read More
Choosing Carrier Oils
Body & Skin Care, Essential Oil 101

Confused by Carrier Oil Choices?

People often ask me, "Which carrier is best for _______?" To help you navigate the benefits of these amazing carrier ... Read More
Ginger Root CO2 Extract Essential Oil
Essential Oil 101

CO2 Extracts—What’s All the Buzz About?

Lately, it seems that "CO2 extracts" are being mentioned on almost every aromatherapy page. What are CO2 extracts? How are ... Read More
Plant Therapy Essential Oil Dilution Chart
Essential Oil 101

Comprehensive Essential Oil Dilution Chart

Confused about how to dilute essential oils for ultimate safety and efficacy? Then you'll want to keep this essential oils ... Read More
How to Smell with Your Brain, Not Your Nose
Essential Oil 101

How to Smell with Your Brain, Not Your Nose

Ready to smell with your brain? You might also be asking, what does this necessarily mean? Today we have an ... Read More
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Essential Oil 101

What Does Maximum Dilution Mean?

There are a few ways to make the best of essential oil use. One of the ways is we often ... Read More
It's Pollen Season, Part 3: 7 Ways to Help with Allergy Symptoms

It’s Pollen Season, Part 3: 7 Ways to Help with Allergy Symptoms

Welcome back to our seasonal pollen series. In Part 1, we talked about how allergies happen. In Part 2, we discussed ... Read More
Word of the Week: Cephalic
Essential Oil 101

Word of the Week: Cephalic

Word of the Week - Cephalic Now, here are the essential oils that fall into this category! To use, add ... Read More
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Is There Anything Essential Oils Can’t Do?

Essential oils are so amazing, and in recent years have caused quite the trend in natural personal care. Empowering families ... Read More
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Hydrosols 101

What is a Hydrosol? Very simply, a hydrosol is the water that is distilled with an essential oil. When the ... Read More
Feature Friday: Clove
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Feature Friday: Clove

A rich, spicy aroma, which is sure to create a warming and inviting atmosphere in your home, Clove Bud possesses ... Read More
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Essential Oils and Autoimmune Disease

What is an autoimmune disease? We hear this word so often as part of our current culture. I began to ... Read More