Rose and Chamomile Clay Face Mask

Our skin is designed to do its job naturally. Eating a healthy diet, staying hydrated and using whole, simple products all support the idea that our skin can breathe and do its job naturally. The less we put on our skin and the less we switch up our routines with new products, the more your skin can … Continue reading Rose and Chamomile Clay Face Mask

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Happy Spring Equinox!

What a winter we have had!  The best ever for this girl, filled with lots of snow-filled activities (like skiing on a frozen Utah Lake!) and cozy nights by a fire to keep the balance.  The little glimpses of spring that are beginning to unfurl here are a treat for these snow-filled eyes.  Seeing bare ground … Continue reading Happy Spring Equinox!

How To Use Essential Oils

Methods of Applications: Massage/Body Oil Massage and/or body oils are a combination of one or more vegetable and/or herbal oils with essential oils. RECOMMENDED DILUTIONS for Massage Oils For infants and young children: .5-1% dilution = 3-6 drops of essential oil per ounce of carrier For adults: 2.5% dilution = 15 drops of essential oil … Continue reading How To Use Essential Oils

7 Mistakes You’re Making With Essential Oils

With the recent resurgence in artisanal, organic, and natural products, medicinal plants are getting their moment in the spotlight, too. People have known for thousands of years that plants have potent curative properties, and essential oils are one of the best ways to deliver that medicine where it’s needed most. Unlike botanical beauty products, essential … Continue reading 7 Mistakes You’re Making With Essential Oils

Handbook of Essential Oils Awarded 2016 ABC James A. Duke Excellence in Botanical Literature Award

AUSTIN, Texas (March 8, 2017) — The American Botanical Council (ABC) has named Handbook of Essential Oils: Science, Technology, and Applications, 2nd edition, edited by K. Hüsnü Can Başer, Ph.D., and Gerhard Buchbauer, Ph.D., as the recipient of the 2016 ABC James A. Duke Excellence in Botanical Literature Award. This is the second consecutive year … Continue reading Handbook of Essential Oils Awarded 2016 ABC James A. Duke Excellence in Botanical Literature Award

Aromatherapy with Damask Rose Essence Reduces Pain Caused by Treatment of Burn Injuries

Damask Rose (Rosa damascena, Rosaceae) Aromatherapy Burns Pain The severe pain of serious burns is exacerbated by the need to clean, debride, and redress wounds daily. Pain control is important in healing and recovery from burns, with narcotic and non-narcotic drugs most commonly used. Adverse effects and/or increased tolerance may limit their efficacy. Aromatherapy is … Continue reading Aromatherapy with Damask Rose Essence Reduces Pain Caused by Treatment of Burn Injuries