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Profiling Essential Oils

How to conduct your own aroma profile on an essential oil. Like most perfumes, essential oil aromas change over time. This easy system will help you profile your oils and keep the information for reference when formulating your own blends. Time Required:2-14 hours Here’s How: 1. Dip a scent strip in a selected essential oil. […]

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Combining Forces – Essential Oils, Reflexology

By D.S. Braun – Certified Aromatherapist, Certified Reflexologist Introduction In the holistic health care field many healing modalities have become the subject of interest and study for healthcare providers, holistic practitioners and the general populace alike. Many are finding that the combination of two or more therapies brings quicker, more complete relief from physical, emotional, […]

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Babies and Essential Oils

A good reminder of the power of essential oils and how they work. To introduce aromatherapy to babies place 2 drops of essential oil (try Lavender) on a tissue and keep it nearby when you are feeding him or her. He will come to associate the aroma with love and comfort. Use this scent at […]

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Chakra Oil Blending Guide

Use the following chart to find the perfect essential oils which correspond to each chakra. Use 20 to 30 drops of Essential Oil to 1/2 oz. (15 ml.) of jojoba oil (carrier oil).   Chakra Colors Essential Oils Stones #7 Crown Violet Angelica Frankincense Rosewood Amethyst Crystal #6 Third Eye Indigo Rosemary Clary sage Lavender […]

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Essential Oils and Children

As in case of adults, aromatherapy works wonderfully in case of children too; a cool aromatic bath in a tub is always eagerly awaited by your children. Many oils can be used to treat many ailments and conditions of your growing children. However, care must be taken in treating children with oils, although there are […]

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The Many Uses of Eucalyptus Oil

abbf4a62FOR HEAD COLDS, FLU, CHEST CONGESTION * Pour 15-20 drops of Eucalyptus oil into a bowl of steaming hot water. Cover your head with a towel and inhale the vapors. * A personal steam vaporizer inhaler can also be used with smaller amounts of oil and water used. * Sprinkle a few drops onto a […]

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Soap-Making Basics

Making beautiful bars of fragrant herbal soap has never been easier. Purchase glycerin- or coconut-oil-based soap blocks at a crafts store, cut them into chunks, and melt them in the microwave. Add herbs, color, and fragrance to the liquid soap and pour into molds. Purchase soap molds, or use kitchen items such as tart tins […]

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Symptom to Oil List

Get your dried, organic herbs, organic essential oils, bulk spices, loose leaf organic teas and aromatherapy supplies at the place where we shop – StarWest Botanicals! ABCESSES Lavender, Tea Tree, Thyme, Myrrh, Frankincense, Birch ABDOMINAL CRAMPS Lavender, Clary Sage, Rosemary, Ginger, Basil, Peppermint, Anise, Fennel ACCUMULATION OF TOXINS Birch, Carrot Seed, Juniper ACNE Bergamot, Chamomile, […]

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