eucalyptus

3 Great Ways to Use Eucalyptus Essential Oil

by Andrea Butje on June 10, 2014

I was recently driving through the Limpopo region of South Africa (that is a fun sentence to say!) and I came across a gigantic grove of Eucalyptus trees. We were on a small, windy mountain road and the trees were just next to us as we drove along. They were breathtaking. The smooth trunks, the […]

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3 Excellent Frankincense Essential Oil Remedies

by Andrea Butje on July 17, 2013

Recently I was in an aromatherapy class, and each person in the room talked about their favorite essential oils. More than half the group mentioned Frankincense essential oil! It’s not surprising–there are so many amazing Frankincense essential oil uses. Well, I felt right at home, because I also adore the aroma of Frankincense essential oil. Here are […]

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Blend Your Own Natural Antibacterial Cleansers

by Andrea on November 5, 2009

Kimba is so happy we clean with natural antibacterial cleansers! Aromatics International includes a recipe section with wonderful blends developed over the years. They recently added several new recipes for natural antibacterial cleansers: a hand cleanser and a hand soap (the soap is listed under colds and flu). I find that when I clean with natural […]

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Relieve Tension Headaches With Essential Oils

by Andrea on September 4, 2009

I’ve recently had some great experiences using essential oils for headaches. Here are a few tips on using essential oils for headaches yourself–safely and effectively. First add 1 drop of Peppermint essential oil (Mentha piperita) into a teaspoon of Trauma Oil, and rub it on the back of your neck. It should feel cool and tingly. […]

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Essential oils are made up of hundreds of natural chemical components.  These components are an important part of the essential oil’s therapeutic action. When we study how to use the oils medicinally, it’s important to consider essential oil chemistry. Understanding the chemical components helps us understand how the essential oil might work therapeutically. There are […]

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Aromatic Plants

by Andrea on June 30, 2008

Some gorgeous views into our beloved aromatic plants… Carrot Seed — Daucus carota   Eucalyptus –Eucalyptus globulus   Juniper – Juniperus communis   Lavender –Lavandula angustifolia  

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