And why not? They’re uplifting and supportive . . . of our immune systems! We can use them for cleaning and diffusing into the air. Their aromas are familiar and bright. Citrus essential oils are inexpensive, and great for cleaning bathrooms and kitchens. And how about keeping your cutting board clean?
Need I go on? I could! (All day!)
Those of you who study aromatherapy know that some citrus essential oils are phototoxic (a chemically induced skin irritation activated by light). But did you know that some citrus oils are not phototoxic? If you’ve been avoiding all citrus oils out of concerns over phototoxicity, I have good news. You can still use a few citrus oils without worrying about potential phototoxic skin reactions. Read More
Check out this picture I took when I was pouring bulk Orange, Bergamot and Pink Grapefruit. Can you imagine the aroma?
If you’re interested in an aromatherapy class just on the citrus oils, I’m offering one at Aromahead Institute!
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