Category: DIY/Recipes

  • Dilution Rates and the Concentrated Nature of Essential Oils

    Dilution Rates and the Concentrated Nature of Essential Oils

    Ever notice how dilution rates are often cited in aromatherapy formulas and recipes yet it is often vague on how the rates were derived? This has always gotten to me so I decided to look into it.


  • Blending Essential Oils: Synergy, Additivity and Antagonism

    Blending Essential Oils: Synergy, Additivity and Antagonism

    Have you wondered if an essential oil (EO) can “cancel out” another essential oil when blending 2 or more EOs? […]


  • Gloriously Aromatic Herbal Teas

    Gloriously Aromatic Herbal Teas

    Let’s get right to it. We know we need to stay hydrated, and THE best way is through drinking water […]


  • Make Your Own Lotion Bars

    Make Your Own Lotion Bars

    Easy to Make Skin Softening Body Bars Lotion bars, Body bars, and what I like to call Butter Bars, are […]


  • Glossy Vegan Lip Balm

    Glossy Vegan Lip Balm

    Protected, Soft and Glossy Lips Are you looking for a vegan lip balm formula that goes beyond the classic Coconut, […]


  • DIY Aromatherapy Shower Tablets

    DIY Aromatherapy Shower Tablets

    Shower tablets are an easy and economical way to bring aromatherapy to your shower experience. Making your own aromatherapy shower tablets doesn’t have to be expensive, difficult or contain complicated ingredients. After being baffled about the cost and ingredients of “aromatherapy shower tablets” I nosed (pun intended!) and played around with basic recipes. Here’s what…


  • DIY Aromatic Deodorant

    DIY Aromatic Deodorant

    Complicated Ingredients Not Needed Have you thought about swapping out store-bought deodorant or anti-perspirant for something simpler but are unsure […]


  • Root Chakra Rituals

    Root Chakra Rituals

    Have you ever felt “out of sorts,” like you’re “living in your head,” “ungrounded” or tightly clenching to concepts, ideas […]


  • Aromatherapy For Transformation

    Aromatherapy For Transformation

    Change. There are times it comes with warning. Other times with a sudden breathless strike. Regardless, how do we cope with the aftermath? Symbols may help us articulate and see. Tools such as Aromatherapy may help us manage how we cope with change and associated stress. This article explores these themes and offers aromatherapy blending…


  • Rosemary Essential Oil

    Rosemary Essential Oil

    Rosemary has been recognized as a powerfully cleansing and regenerative herb for centuries. But Rosemary goes deeper than that by stirring the heart’s soul and more. Spend a few minutes getting to know Rosemary the plant and the essential oil including recipes and an episode of “Plant Talk” where I’m distilling rosemary leaves!