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Organic Bulgarian Lavender
Posted on: November 17, 2015…/lavender-bulgarian-organic.html

This true Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) is organically grown in Bulgaria. Steam distilled in July of 2015. There are some sweet floral notes but it does have a clean medicinal camphor smell.
This is a great addition to body care products, Lavender is antispasmodic, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, helps heal wounds and smells nice. Adding a few drops to body powder works well. It blends well with a shake or stir into white clay and cornstarch.

Lavendula angustifolia

Organic Lemon essential oil
Posted on: November 17, 2015

An ounce is 15 dollars. That’s a great price for this organically grown essential oil of Lemon. Researchers studying depression have found that certain citrus fragrances boost feelings of well-being and alleviate stress by upping levels of norepinephrine, a hormone that affects mood. For an all-day pick-me-up, dab a little lemon or orange essential oil on a handkerchief to tuck in your pocket

Making Sunrose ointment
Posted on: November 11, 2015




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What are base materials?
Posted on: November 9, 2015

Base materials are carrier oils and other materials that we use to dilute and deliver the essential oil. Carrier oils are usually vegetable oils from nuts and seeds, other base materials can are lotion, clay, salt, gel and hydrosols.

2% dilution
Posted on: November 8, 2015

As a general rule essentials oils should be diluted before use on the skin. For massage and daily use a 2% dilution is a good place to start. That works out to be 10 to 12 drops of essential oil for one ounce of carrier oil or lotion.

The Little Dragon
Posted on: November 8, 2015

Maybe for the tongue shaped leaves, maybe for the coiled root.
Artemisia dracunculus. Artemisia was a Persian Queen and the dracunculus is diminutive for dragon. Dang, that’s a great name.

Essential oil injury report
Posted on: November 7, 2015


I am not surprised at all.

The AIA collects data and generates an annual injury report, it’s a worthwhile exercise and I refer people to it, for information and to report their injuries.

– 83% of those who noted their source of instructions for use cited a sales representative and 85% of reported cases are from the use of Young Living or doTerra essential oils (113 total, 44 YL/69 dT, 3rd highest is NOW brand essential oils with 4).

Shea Butter
Posted on: November 6, 2015

Hand pressed Shea Butter from  wild harvested nuts of Ghanian Butyrospermun parkii.


Sparkly Pretty Salt!
Posted on: November 5, 2015

Make your own hand and foot scrub with Dead Sea Salt. Mix equal parts Dead Sea Salt, Jojoba and Coconut Oil in a wide mouth container. If you use one ounce of each I suggest adding 2 mls of essential oils. You can make adjustments to the base material rations to make something softer or more solid.

What is an absolute?
Posted on: November 4, 2015

An absolute is a solvent extraction of essential oil. Trace residues of solvents can remain in the end product, but the complicated process of solvent extraction does include a stage to separate solvent from extracted material. Solvent extraction is an efficient end effective way of removing oils from plant material without heat. Some companies will include CO2’s and absolutes in their list of essential oils. If this is a function of wanting fewer categories and the materials are accurately labeled I think that’s fine. The concern would be if a representative or the company referrers to a material as an essential oil when it is not a product of steam distillation.