Photosensitivity and Citrus Essential Oils
January 20, 2022

Photosensitivity and Citrus Essential Oils

The scents from citrus essential oils like grapefruit, orange, lemon, and lime are magnificent when you need to boost your mood or brighten your day. You may have heard the terms “phototoxicity” or “photosensitivity” when reading about citrus essential oils which may scare you away from using these wonderfully uplifting oils. If you do your research and use them properly, you can reap the benefits of these refreshing oils while keeping your skin safe. Since many people are misinformed about photosensitivity and citrus oils, let’s explore some information.
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What is Aromatherapy?
September 17, 2021

What is Aromatherapy?

Aromatherapy is the use of aromatic plant essences like essential oils to support wellbeing and help maintain the balance of the mind, body, and spirit. There are a variety of ways to add a bit of aromatherapy into your life using essential oils. Each oil offers a range of unique aromatherapeutic properties, uses, and effects. Different oils can also be combined to create a synergistic blend with its own unique benefits.
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What Is A Hydrosol?
August 25, 2019

What Is A Hydrosol?

Hydrosols are the pure and natural waters that are produced during the steam distillation of plant materials such as leaves, flowers, peels, berries, wood, stems and roots. They are produced during the same distillation process that also extracts the essential oils. While hydrosols are less concentrated than their essential oil counterparts, they can offer subtle aromatherapy as well as their own therapeutic benefits.
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Are Lavender and Tea Tree Essential Oils Hormone Disruptors?
January 7, 2019

Are Lavender and Tea Tree Essential Oils Hormone Disruptors?

Over the years we have received numerous questions as to the safety of lavender and tea tree oils. The questions are prompted by information circulating around the internet that these two essential oils have been shown to mimic estrogen, or contain hormones. So, let's explore the research.
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