Are all Essential Oils created the same?
There is a huge difference between that $30 three pack you can get at Bed, Bath and Beyond (made for just making things smell good) and the $100 bottle of pure Essential Oil (used to help you gain optimal health).
The next question then is this … is there a way to determine whether or not you are getting a genuine and quality product?
The answer is imperative to know as the real value to some of these Essential Oils is the need to take them internally, to allow the body to heal itself from […]
My apologies for the delay – right after the last post, my host performed an upgrade that went a little wonky and I haven’t wanted to post until it got all cleared up. Looks like we are firing on all cylinders now, so off I go.
When I last left you, we were just about to discuss something called a healing crisis (through the use of essential oils). Just for the record, this isn’t something that is just made up to help alternative practitioners explain certain symptoms when they are trying to help clients get better. There is an actual scientific […]
What are Essential Oils exactly?
Most simply defined, they are the essences of plants. If essences is too woo woo a word for you, then try the Wikipedia explanation:
An essential oil is a concentrated hydrophobic liquid containing volatile aroma compounds from plants. Essential oils are also known as volatile oils, ethereal oils, aetherolea, or simply as the “oil of” the plant from which they were extracted, such as oil of clove. An oil is “essential” in the sense that it carries a distinctive scent, or essence, of the plant.
They are the botanical extract of various […]
Back in December I decided to get certified in Natural Therapies using Essential Oils and Chinese Herbs.
Strike that, I have wanted to be certified for a long while, but in December I finally decided to take the plunge and get the job done.
The class was extensive, and the information provided was HUGE, quite mind boggling in fact. It has taken me from then until early March to feel comfortable enough to share this new knowledge with my active clients. There are a few that have been very willing to be my guinea pigs (HA!) and I have to say that […]