Author Archives: SharonF

What is a Carrier Oil?

Posted on: June 19th, 2009 by
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Many people do not realize that essential oils are normally diluted in a carrier oil, due to the potency of an essential oil neat. It is common practice in the UK and the USA to use essential oils in an essential oil mix of a … Continue reading the story “What is a Carrier Oil?”

Essential Oil, Fragrance Oil or Hydrosol Article Link

Posted on: June 17th, 2009 by
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Following on from yesterday’s post, you may be interested in this article I published today at Suite 101 – Essential Oil, Fragrance Oil or Hydrosol? It really is a large area that deserves more exploration than the limitations of this article allowed, but this is … Continue reading the story “Essential Oil, Fragrance Oil orContinue reading the storyEssential Oil, Fragrance Oil or Hydrosol Article Link

What is an Essential Oil?

Posted on: June 15th, 2009 by
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There is much debate in the modern world as to the historical use of essential oils. Essential oils as we know them today are not the same as essential oils as used by the ancient Egyptians and Romans. In fact, the very early essential oils … Continue reading the story “What is an Essential Oil?”

Aromatherapy or Massage?

Posted on: June 11th, 2009 by
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Most people are more familiar with the term massage therapist than aromatherapist. I have found this to be even more evident since I moved to the USA from the UK. In the UK, aromatherapy and the use of essential oils is becoming more widely accepted in … Continue reading the story “Aromatherapy or Massage?”

Welcome to my aromatherapy blog!

Posted on: June 6th, 2009 by
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I have been asked a lot about aromatherapy advice, articles, links and news in my position as an aromatherapist! So, I decided to create an aromatherapy blog to try and address some of these issues. Here you will find essential oil profiles, links to my … Continue reading the story “Welcome to my aromatherapy blog!”