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Lavender essential oils: 8 great benefits!

Lavender! Essential oils have been around for centuries, and arguably the most popular and commonly used of all time would have to be lavender. The word ‘lavender’ is believed to be derived from the Latin word “lavere” which means “to wash”. In the historic days, it was believed that the Romans had used it as a perfume and in baths. Nowadays, you will find lavender-scented products ubiquitously in stores, for example in pillows, hand creams, gels, soaps and the list goes on. The lave...

March 27, 2019

Is it safe to consume essential oils?

Ingesting essential oils? It’s a no from us. Besides inhalation and topical application, ingestion is another way to use essential oils. The ingestion of essential oils is one of the hottest (and controversial) topics in aromatherapy. Some companies and aroma-therapists will say “yes”, while others say “no”. There is often a lot of confusion surrounding this topic and it is a question which we believe may not have a definite answer. Because of that, we have decided to write a short blo...

August 12, 2018

What are essential oils? How do they work? And essential oil buying tips!

What are essential oils? Essential oils are aromatic compounds/particles that are extracted from plants. They can either come from the leaf, root, stems, bark or seeds of the plant and are usually extracted via steam distillation. For citrus oils such as lemon and grapefruit, it is the rind that is cold pressed for the oil. It is important to know that 100% essential oils are very strong and potent. They require a large amount of plant matter. Arguably the most popular essential oil of all time,...

June 20, 2018

Ultrasonic essential oil diffuser: what is it and how does it work?

Many of you may have seen or heard about ultrasonic essential oil diffusers. However, how they actually work can be confusing for some. During our time at fairs and festivals, we would get many customers complimenting on the visual appearance of our diffusers, and were mostly associating them with dispersing wonderful aromas in their rooms. Apart from that, many were confused - and some unaware - of what a diffuser actually was and how it worked. Common questions included: “How does this work?...

April 9, 2018

10 Benefits of Essential Oil Diffusers

I'm sure many of you have come across a variety of aromatherapy diffusers and essential oils recently. If you know your stuff, this post may just be a reminder of how great an aromatherapy diffuser can be. If you’re new to aromatherapy, you’re in for a treat. Essential oils have been around for thousands of years and the benefits are endless. Spreading this goodness into the air is essentially what an ultrasonic aromatherapy diffuser does. It disperses the essential oils via small molecules ...

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