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Good blend equals creativity and knowledge: 5 therapeutic blending tips

One of the best things about aromatherapy is, you can create your own blends and experiment with several essential oils, absolutes, CO2s and carrier oils at a time. Blending of essential oils is done to enhance the effect of oils by bringing them together. A good blend of essential oils demands creativity and knowledge about […]

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Posted in Blending Essential Oils on Feb 25th, 2010, 7:37 pm by   Comments Off on Good blend equals creativity and knowledge: 5 therapeutic blending tips   

Don’t cut corners and buy cheap: 10 tips on how not to buy essential oils

Essential oils can cause health hazards if they are not of good quality or do not have therapeutic grade properties. Poor quality oils can mean oils which are adulterated, not properly distilled or produced from low quality crops. Such oils often do not last long and lose their aromatic and therapeutic properties too soon. Sometimes […]

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Posted in Buying Essential Oils on Feb 25th, 2010, 7:31 pm by   Comments Off on Don’t cut corners and buy cheap: 10 tips on how not to buy essential oils   

Essential facts: What’s exactly in your essential oils?

Do you wonder what is in essential oils that make them so important and therapeutic? What makes them instant healers? Readymade-cures for every sort of pain or infection or injury or even emotional problem? What pushes forth that instant relief? Though the limbic system and its connection with the important parts of the body maybe […]

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Posted in Aromatherapy Facts on Feb 25th, 2010, 7:26 pm by   Comments Off on Essential facts: What’s exactly in your essential oils?   

Aromatherapy golden rules: 8 best methods of topical application of oils

Without doubts, aromatherapy is therapeutic. It is a healing system which applies essential oils in the form of diffusers, massages, as bath oils or bath salts to promote health and life. The most common way of aromatherapeutic healing is through massaging or topical application. Though essential oils are beneficial to the body, care needs to […]

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Posted in Aromatherapy Facts, Blending Essential Oils on Feb 24th, 2010, 10:34 am by   Comments Off on Aromatherapy golden rules: 8 best methods of topical application of oils   

Essential oil chemotypes: The less-known side of aromatherapy

Sometimes there are several different kinds of one essential oil called chemotypes. These are not laboratory variations of an essential oil, but biological variations of a plant caused due to effects of light, soil, temperature, weather conditions during plant life processes. Different chemotypes can produce different effects when used in healing or therapeutic applications. This […]

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Posted in Aromatherapy Facts on Feb 23rd, 2010, 5:11 am by   Comments Off on Essential oil chemotypes: The less-known side of aromatherapy   

Daily aromatherapy: 7 must-know diffuser blends for everyday use

Diffusing essential oils is one of the easiest ways to heal or inhale your desired blend of oils. Diffusers can be made at home or brought in stores and are pretty easy to use. A usual diffuser comprises of a glass tube with a motor at the base and a timer to control the diffusing […]

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Posted in Diffusing Essential Oils on Feb 23rd, 2010, 4:42 am by   Comments Off on Daily aromatherapy: 7 must-know diffuser blends for everyday use   

Aromatherapy gift ideas: 5 domestic gifts your moms and aunts would love

Who said aromatherapy is all about healing or scenting your room? You can use it for anything, even for making extraordinary gifts that would be loved by your friends and family members. Aromatherapy essential oils come with cleaning properties. Using this aspect of the oils, you can make home cleaning domestic products that would be […]

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Posted in Aromatherapy Gifts on Feb 22nd, 2010, 7:47 am by   Comments Off on Aromatherapy gift ideas: 5 domestic gifts your moms and aunts would love   

For clean healing aromas: 7 tips to clean essential oil diffusers

Essential oil diffusers can work as atomizers, humidifiers and air purifiers. Before using an essential oil diffuser, you should know how to operate, clean and maintain a diffuser without issues. Since diffusers are one of the best ways to use an essential oil, they ought to be maintained and cared for properly. They are also […]

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Posted in Diffusing Essential Oils on Feb 22nd, 2010, 7:37 am by   Comments Off on For clean healing aromas: 7 tips to clean essential oil diffusers   

A waft of scented air: 5 tips to choose the right diffusers for essential oils

Essential oils are best dispersed into the air through diffusers. If selecting an essential oil for a diffuser involves a lot of work, selecting¬† an appropriate diffuser for your essential oil blend is a bigger job. This is because only good and apt diffusers can do the diffusing job well. You need to use a […]

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Posted in Diffusing Essential Oils on Feb 21st, 2010, 11:34 am by   Comments Off on A waft of scented air: 5 tips to choose the right diffusers for essential oils   

Touchstone techniques: 4 ways to test the quality of essential oils

Determining the quality of essential oils is not easy even if you have been an aromatherapist for years. This is because essential oils come from various parts of the world and companies/manufacturers acquire oils from farmers, small-scale essential oil distillers, wholesale aromatic oil suppliers etc. Since essential oils are complex structures with many constituents, it […]

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Posted in Aromatherapy Facts on Feb 21st, 2010, 11:30 am by   Comments Off on Touchstone techniques: 4 ways to test the quality of essential oils   

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