Before I began making my own body products, I tried a lot of different kinds of lip balm. I found many that I liked . . . but none that I really fell in love with. When I can’t find what I want . . . I make it! Making my own lip balm recipes […]
I love infusing carrier oils with herbs and spices! Jojoba wax is especially nice when it’s infused with other scents. It has no scent of its own, so it holds the pure aroma of whatever you infuse into it. If you infuse it with balsam fir absolute, you’ll smell balsam fir. If you infuse it […]
If you suffer from tension headaches, you know they often come with aching muscles. I want to share a recipe that uses Aromatherapy for muscle tension and headache relief at the same time. This recipe is really convenient because it’s made in an Aromatherapy inhaler. Most of the time when I’m using Aromatherapy for muscle […]
Walking through the spice markets in Dubai, I saw baskets and bins full to overflowing with exotic, chunky resins—including Frankincense and Myrrh resins. I love Frankincense and Myrrh essential oils and resins. When I visit places like the outdoor markets in Dubai, the raw resins are a perfect part of the atmosphere—it’s a bustling marketplace, […]
An Aromatherapy bath can be a relaxing luxury. It can also be a deeply therapeutic experience. I like to create different “kinds” of baths by using different Aromatherapy bath salts. When I need something to help me relax, I make a blend with comforting essential oils. I blend at a low dilution, usually around 1%.
What does it mean to be “grounded?” You’ll probably get different answers if you ask different people! And yet most of us do have a sense of what being grounded means. We just find different language to describe it. Here are my words for what “being grounded” means: Being very present in our bodies and […]