Found this most informative Guardian News article about indoor pollutants we invite into our homes, food for thought. https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2016/jan/18/home-sweet-home-combat-indoor-pollution-scented-candles-cleaning-products# Home, sweet home: how to combat the ‘indoor pollution’ of scented candles Air fresheners and cleaning products release chemicals that are harmful in enclosed spaces. But houseplants could help cut the risks The last bits of […]
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When starting to use essential oils at home it is important to check if there would be negative effects on any family members, especially with young children, where caution should be taken with most things we expose them to as parents. Make sure you choose organic, pure and unadulterated essential oils. This would ensure the […]
Health, beauty and other benefits Aromatic Description: Floral, Herbal, Sweet, Fresh Origin of Lavender Essential Oil Lavender essential oil is the most used essential oil in the world today, but the benefits of lavender were actually discovered over 2,500 years ago. The health benefits include its ability to reduce stress and anxiety, eliminate nervous tension, […]
Hair, scalp and other benefits Aromatic Description: Herbal, woody, slightly sweet Origin of Rosemary Oil Years of using store bought shampoos and conditioners can often leave your hair damaged and brittle. Using the wrong products for your scalp can lead to hair loss and thinning. It can also lead to fungal growth, which causes dandruff […]
Essential oils’ compounds are extremely small so they can pass through the skin and into the body quickly. Many Essential Oils could be too harsh to our bodies if digested or used topically on the skin. In order to avoid this, the oils need to be diluted with a carrier oil. A carrier oil is […]
Introduction to Essential Oils Essential oils are organic compounds extracted from plants in nature, providing tremendous healing properties to our body and mind. Using essential oils for healing purposes is known as aromatherapy, which is a holistic treatment seeking to improve physical, mental and emotional health. However it is interesting to point out that much […]