Post Archives from the ‘aromatherapy and essential oils’ Category



How to Use Essential Oils at Home

Posted on: August 12th, 2009 by
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essential oils can be used in a number of ways at home
 
Essential oils are often used in spa treatments - but how do you use essential oils in your own way at home? Essential oils, when pure, are therapeutic in their powers and are used Continue reading the story "How to Use Essential Oils at Home"

When is an Essential Oil not an Essential Oil?

Posted on: August 1st, 2009 by
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...an interesting question which expands on essential oil, fragrance oil or hydrosol last month. Plants are capable of producing many things from their 'material' - aside from essential oils, plant material can be eventually made into concretes, absolutes, resinoids and oleoresins, depending on the Continue reading the story "When is an Essential Oil not an Essential Oil?"

When Not To Use An Essential Oil

Posted on: July 25th, 2009 by
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Essential oils have different safety 'standards' in different countries; as I've mentioned previously, essential oils in France are dispensed through a pharmacist. In the UK and in the USA, this is not the case. Anyone can walk into a store, or order online, any essential Continue reading the story "When Not To Use An Essential Oil"

An Essential Oil Glossary – Understanding Aromatherapy Terms

Posted on: July 15th, 2009 by
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Aromatherapists use some complicated terms to describe essential oils and what properties essentials hold. To the student of aromatherapy this can be very confusing. A simple list or glossary of essential oil terms can help. There are many aromatherapy books out there - the good Continue reading the story "An Essential Oil Glossary – Understanding Aromatherapy Terms"

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 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?"