While most essential oils and carrier oils can be safely used to promote health and wellbeing, some oils should not be used at all and others are contra-indicated in certain circumstances. Read our blog to find out more.
Frankincense and Myrrh essential oil are useful for inflammatory conditions and respiratory problems. Also good for emotional issues such as anxiety and stress and for healing and regenerating the skin.
There is much discussion on whether it is safe to ingest essential oils. Certain brands recommend drinking a few drops of oil in a glass of water, but is this really safe? We explore both sides of the world’s biggest essential oil debate!
Ever get confused when choosing your essential oils? In our latest blog we’ll try to demystify plant families, genera, botanical names and chemotypes so you know which essential oils to buy and how to use them safely.
With Easter just around the corner, I thought it would be interesting to consider essential oils used in biblical times. There are said to be over 600 references in the Bible to the use of essential oils, incense and ointments given as a gift at creation by God.
Although the term ‘Aromatherapy’ has only really been used since the 20th Century, the use of essential oils for various purposes - including medicinal, pharmacology, perfumery and cosmetology - goes back thousands of years, as far as the Ancient Egyptians.