Essential oil "notes" are what is used in essential oil blends. They bring the balance to the blend. Blending is the creative aspect of aromatherapy and it requires a balance of practice and intuition.
Essential oils are dynamic remedies because they are ‘synergistic’, meaning that they work together in harmony. Essential oils generally work better when...
Essential oils should never be used undiluted on the skin, and needs to be mixed with a carrier oil (also referred to as a base oil) to dilute the concentrated molecules, helps spread them over the surface of the skin, and helps deliver into the skin. This is done by diluting them in carrier oils. These oils are normally obtained by cold pressing and is...
How many drops do you need? What is the safe amount to use for yourself or a child? Here is a quick and easy chart to follow
With Essential Oils, more is not necessarily better. Some people experience skin sensitivities to even mild essentials oils when applied diluted and or neat (undiluted) to the skin (children and the elderly are especially sensitive).
Essential Oils – Where do they come from?
Essential oils come from a variety of flowers, trees, herbs, grasses and shrubs. You will find the oils in all different parts of the plant: leaves, stems, bark, fruit, roots, resins, seeds and flowers.