Recipe: Essential Oil Hand Cleanser for Kids

August 1, 2016

A lot of children are heading back to school at this time of year. It’s the perfect season to make an essential oil hand cleanser for kids! This essential oil hand cleanser uses skin-nourishing ingredients, including aloe vera gel, so it’s gentler than alcohol-based hand sanitizers you can find in stores. 

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Belly Spasm Oil for a Tight, Upset Stomach

July 25, 2016

Make a Belly Spasm Oil to use when your stomach hurts! Our bellies are great communicators. They tell us when we need to eat, or when we’ve eaten too much—or eaten something that our digestive systems can’t handle. They can help us make decisions (when you get a hunch or a “gut feeling”), and we […]

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Aliksir: A Canadian Essential Oils Distiller

July 18, 2016

Canada is home to a wide variety of conifer trees, and so many beautiful essential oils! My friends at Aliksir in Canada distill conifer essential oils and hydrosols—Black Spruce, Balsam Fir, Balsam Poplar, Juniper, White Cedar, Hemlock, and so many more. They also distill the oils of other plants, such as Melissa and Goldenrod. The […]

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Make an “Aromatherapy First Aid Kit” for Kids!

July 11, 2016

Kids love summertime! For many of them, summer is the peak season for playing outside. A tiny downside of running around and having so much fun is that they can wind up with more bites, bruises, scrapes, and stings than at other times of the year. 

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Tips for Blending Essential Oils by Aroma

June 27, 2016

One of my favorite methods of blending essential oils is to go by aroma. It’s an amazing process, because learning the art of aromas never really ends. The more you learn about essential oils, the more creative you can be when blending according to their aromas. Here are a few tips that might help, whether […]

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Foot Bath and Foot Scrub Recipes for Summer

June 20, 2016

A foot bath and foot scrub to cool those overworked feet! Feet can get very dry and chapped in summer, especially around heels and calluses. It’s important to keep your feet happy. They carry all the weight of your body, and uncomfortable feet can make for a very uncomfortable “rest of you.” Foot massages and […]

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