Jojoba is used in many essential oil recipes and is known to be very balancing. Because of this it’s great to use on all skin types including acne, inflamed skins as well as dry skin. Jojoba has anti-inflammatory properties making it a useful addition to blends for arthritis and rheumatism. It is very stable giving it good keeping properties, therefore a good base to use for making aromatherapy perfume recipes… Continue Reading
The final guide for essential oil notes is available today and covers the essential oil notes from O-Y. The previous guides can be found at guide to essential oil notes A-E and guide to essential oil notes F-N. These guides can help when blending many essential oil recipes including for natural skin care, aromatherapy body scrub recipes and bath and body recipes.
Following on from yesterday’s guide to essential oil notes A-E, today we have the guide to essential oil notes F-N. You can use these guides to help with blending your essential oil recipes. Not only for aromatherapy diffuser blends but it’s also handy for making aromatherapy perfume recipes. Don’t forget, you can find out more about blending essential oils here.
Yarrow essential oil is extracted using the distillation method. The familiar bushes with pink or yellow flowers are commonly found in North America as well as in many European countries. It has an interesting history as it was believed to have been used by Archilles in the Trojan wars, hence its latin name Achillea millefolium. The Yarrow plant was used by the Druids and Ancient Chinese for divination purposes and… Continue Reading
Blending your own essential oils can sometimes be quite an art and it’s always fun to experiment. Whether or not you’re familiar with making your own essential oil blends, you’ll only improve with practice. If you’re new to aromatherapy your stock of essential oils will be much more limited than if you have been collecting them for years. Personally I have built up my aromatherapy stock of around 70 essential… Continue Reading