Post Archives from the ‘carrier oils’ Category



The Difference Between Cocoa Butter and Shea Butter

Posted on: March 12th, 2012 by
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Cocoa butter for aromatherapy use is made from the same plant used to make chocolate, istockphoto, used with permission

Cocoa butter for aromatherapy use is made from the same plant used to make chocolate, istockphoto, used with permissionContinue reading the story "The Difference Between Cocoa Butter and Shea Butter"

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Making Your Own Aromatherapy Products: How to Make Calendula-Infused Oil and Lip Balm

Posted on: November 14th, 2011 by
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Calendula flower, Karen Stephenson, photo used with author's permission

Calendula flower, Karen Stephenson, photo used with author's permission

My current series of aromatherapy posts is focused on how to make your own aromatherapy products.  This week's post continues with that theme but is written Continue reading the story "Making Your Own Aromatherapy Products: How to Make Calendula-Infused Oil and Lip Balm"

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Storing Essential Oils and Carrier Oils: How Cool is Too Cool?

Posted on: June 20th, 2011 by
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Storing essential oils and carrier oils in aromatherapy, istockphoto, used with permission

Storing essential oils and carrier oils in aromatherapy, istockphoto, used with permission

The practice of aromatherapy uses essential oils, carrier oils, hydrolats and other base products, all of which Continue reading the story "Storing Essential Oils and Carrier Oils: How Cool is Too Cool?"

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Essential Oils and Base Blends: To Dilute or Not to Dilute?

Posted on: January 10th, 2011 by
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Essential oil dilution of base blends, istockphoto, with permission

Essential oil dilution of base blends, istockphoto, with permission

Last week, my blog post was about the types of bases for aromatherapy blends.  This brings up the discussion of how much of an Continue reading the story "Essential Oils and Base Blends: To Dilute or Not to Dilute?"

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Sweet Almond Oil

Posted on: November 26th, 2009 by
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Another carrier oil profile! This time of sweet almond oil, which is a popular carrier oil in aromatherapy and massage.
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Properties of Carrier Oils

Posted on: September 28th, 2009 by
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When deciding to study aromatherapy and essential oils, many people focus on learning all they can about essential oils and what they can be used for. However, although the properties of essential oils are important, it is also important to consider the properties of the carrier Continue reading the story "Properties of Carrier Oils"

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