Category: Buying Essential Oils

Lemon Verbena

Lemon Verbena Latin Name: aloysia triphylla syn. lippia citriodora, verbena triphylla, lippia triphylla Alternative Name: yerba louisa, cedron, herb louisa, verveine citronelle or odorante, lemon-scented verbena Forms Available: Leaf, flower Lemon Verbena – aloysia triphylla syn. Lippia citriodora – Lemon Verbena has strongly lemon-scented whorls of three or four leaves along its stems and panicles […]

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Posted in Buying Essential Oils, Essential Oil Botanicals, Types of Essential Oils on Apr 26th, 2010, 6:01 pm by   Comments Off on Lemon Verbena   

Essential oils safety sine qua nons: Oils to use (avoid) at different times

You need to be very careful while using essential oils. This is because oils can have contraindications on account of their high concentration and pure properties. Neat or undiluted applications of aromatherapy oils can result in skin problems and even life long sensitizations. To avoid trouble, get to know which oils need to be avoided […]

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Posted in Aromatherapy Facts, Buying Essential Oils on Mar 10th, 2010, 6:52 pm by   Comments Off on Essential oils safety sine qua nons: Oils to use (avoid) at different times   

Buying essential oils: 3 important things you need to look for

Buying essential oils is an art. Indeed, it is. This is because, when you buy, you buy with credibility in the purity of oils and the quality of the manufacturer. But mishaps do happen and your oil sometimes grows old, starts stinking or becomes imbalanced and invalid for use. This is why it is important […]

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Storing essential oils: 8 dos, don’ts and tips you MUST know

Essential oils, as you know, are plant substances that form the immune system of plants. When steam distilled or extracted from plant parts, they are pure and pristine, without any synthetic elements. Such pure essential oils can change over time. They can go rancid, oxidize, deteriorate and lose their therapeutic properties if they are not […]

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Posted in Aromatherapy Facts, Buying Essential Oils on Mar 4th, 2010, 11:44 pm by   Comments Off on Storing essential oils: 8 dos, don’ts and tips you MUST know   

Qualified vs quack: 7 ways to identify a professional aromatherapist

Finding a good aromatherapist is often more difficult than finding a good doctor. In the United States. Almost anyone can call themselves an aromatherapist as there is no standardization or Federal certification for aromatherapy or the alternative medicine that uses essential oils. This leads to a number of courses that offer certification on aromatherapy, the […]

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Posted in Aromatherapy Facts, Buying Essential Oils on Mar 2nd, 2010, 7:25 pm by   Comments Off on Qualified vs quack: 7 ways to identify a professional aromatherapist   

Aromatherapy for beginners: 8 do’s and don’ts for a novice aromatherapist

The general misconception about aromatherapy is, people think it to be a complete alternative to traditional medicine and imagine that essential oils can cure everything from cancer to diabetes without the intake of oral drugs. This is wrong. Aromatherapy is just a complementary system of medicine and cannot or should not be used as the […]

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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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