Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy Pillows–Make One for Yourself or as a Gift

Aromatherapy pillows are a wonderful way to enjoy the scents of essential oils and are so easy to make--even if you can barely sew!  If you can cut out a rectangle of fabric and sew in a straight line--you can do this! These cute little pillows ...

Why there shouldn’t always be an oil for that

An open letter to all essential oil users When I first heard the phrase "I've got an oil for that" I laughed. As time has passed and I have seen and heard of some crazy things people are doing with oils,  I’m not laughing anymore. What was meant ...

6 Ways to Store Your Essential Oils

As your essential oil collection grows, the question ultimately arises—how can I store them in an organized way so that I can easily find what I need? There are several ways to organize your essential oils. Let’s look at the options. What are the ...

Choosing an Aromatherapy Certification Program

After several years of self-study, last winter I finally decided to take the plunge and enroll in an aromatherapy certification program. I have been a lifelong student, and choosing an aromatherapy course was the hardest schooling decision I ...

Aromatherapy Blending Guide & Journal

Introducing my new Aromatherapy Blending Guide & Journal. This is a project I have been working on for several months and I am excited to finally see it in print! What is it? Introduction: How anyone can follow a simple process to create their ...

Advanced Aromatherapy Book Review

Advanced Aromatherapy: Kurt Schaubelt Book Review Kurt Schnaubelt is one of my favorite aromatherapy authors, so I will do my best to be objective in this book review!  What I love about him is that he approaches and explains aromatherapy from a ...

How to Use Essential Oils

So you came home from a party having bought some oils because you were told you must have them. Now you’ve done a little research and you’re seeing conflicting information—you shouldn’t drink them, you shouldn’t put them neat in the palm of your ...

Aromatherapy-Are You Using it Wrong?

You’ve been hearing about essential oils from your friends and on social media and your curious. You do a little research and think you are using them correctly, only to later find out that you’re not. Or are you? There is a wealth of information ...

Essential Oils in the Laundry–Is it Safe?

The question comes up now and again, can you use essential oils in the laundry?  Honestly there is no clear cut answer, but read on to discover what the concerns are. Using Essential Oils in the Washing Machine In my opinion, adding essential oils ...

The Rules of Ingestion: When you should and when you shouldn’t

The internet is full of dubious essential oil advice. It can be really hard to know who to trust. Maybe you shouldn’t even trust me. But, I do have your best interests at heart so I really need to talk about essential oil ingestion. If one person ...