Category: Aromatherapy Essential Oils

 
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Be Safe With Aromatherapy

There are several very important things you should consider when it comes to aromatherapy including how to be safe when using it. There is no doubt that aromatherapy is a great tool to have around as it can lighten the dark cloud that life sometimes surrounds us with. Yet, if you want to benefit from … Read More

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The Basics of Aromatherapy Blending

Aromatherapy involves essential oils extracted from plants, herbs, flowers, tree barks and roots in order to enhance one’s mood and health through direct application on the skin and/or through inhalation. Essential oils are not recommended for use in their pure concentrated form because they are very powerful and can cause more harm than good. Here … Read More

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Aromatic Blending versus Therapeutic Blending

The difference between the two main types of aromatherapy blending is simple. The goal with aromatic blending is how a blend smells. The goal with therapeutic blending is to create a mixture that will alleviate some type of body ache or pain, or relieve the body in some other way as in reducing stress. Although … Read More

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Aromatherapy Oils Offer Numerous Uses And Benefits

There are different grades of aromatherapy oils with different purposes and different standards, which exist in different countries and the industry is having trouble determining a standard for those grades. There is therapeutic grade, massage and therapy grade, as well as food grade essential aromatherapy oils. While there has been much discussion about the quality … Read More

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Aromatherapy Essential Oils Promote Methods Of Well Being

There are numerous uses for aromatherapy essential oils, each one having unique properties and benefits. How they are used is determined by the individual oil and the desired outcome. For example, lemongrass is said to promote concentration and focus and is recommended to be used in a lamp diffuser. Spearmint is another of the aromatherapy … Read More

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Aromatherapy Carrier Oils Convey The Benefits

Aromatherapy carrier oils are necessary to the use of the essential oils of aromatherapy. The essential oils are diluted into aromatherapy carrier oils for every day use. The essential oils of aromatherapy are too intense to use without the carrier oils. The essential oils of aromatherapy can be diluted and used with certain creams, but … Read More

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Aromatherapy and Resins

The term that is more commonly associated with aromatherapy resins is incense. Resins, or incense, have long been an important part of history. Widely used for ceremonial purposes in many ancient eastern and western civilizations, use of incense today, while still popular, is not nearly as common as is the use of perfumes and products … Read More

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Aromatherapy and Infused Oils

Infused oils are another type of oil used in aromatherapy. Infusion is an extraction process that does not involve boiling. Rather, an ingredient, usually a herb, is steeped or soaked for a period of time in some type of liquid so that its active ingredients or soluble elements can be removed. A gentle heat source … Read More

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Aromatherapy and Hydrosols

Hydrosols are another type of product commonly used in aromatherapy. They’re frequently combined with essential oils and carrier oils as a way to enhance the base product. The steam and water distillation processes used for extracting essential oils from plants, roots, flowers and fruits produces another byproduct: water. This leftover water retains the scent of … Read More

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Aromatherapy and CO2s

Among the many types of aromas used in aromatherapy are CO2s. If you know anything about chemistry, you know that CO2 is the symbol for carbon dioxide. And if you know anything about carbon dioxide, you know that it is what we exhale from our bodies with every breath. What is interesting and exciting about … Read More