Understanding the Basics of Dilution
What exactly is dilution and how do you know when you’re doing it correctly? When I began my journey with essential oils, I loved them for their aromas and I wanted to interact with them as much as possible. However, I didn’t know much about them so I often overused them in ways that could have been harmful.
What is a Hydrosol? Benefits & Uses
What is a hydrosol? A hydrosol is an aromatic water created as a natural by-product when the leaves, fruits, barks, roots, and flowers of plants are distilled to produce essential oils. Aura Cacia Hydrosols share many of the same properties as essential oils and the plants they were created from, but they are much less concentrated and tend to have a gentler, more subtle aroma.
An infusion (or diffusion) of calm into daily life
“I can’t do more than this” and “I don’t know how long I can keep this up” are phrases we hear far too often these days. We’re caught up in our busy lives.
Pets and Essential Oils - Dos and Don'ts
Usage of essential oils can vary within different species. Animals can get a lot of interaction with essential oils based on the home they live in, however, it's important to keep them safe.
How to choose essential oils for summer
When it comes to summer, essential oils can make a wonderful addition to any activity. Gardening, picnicking, swimming and vacationing are just a few of the items on blissfully busy summer to-do schedules.
Full Moon Bath Ritual
Women have a connection with the moon whether they are conscious of it or not. By nature, women are lunar beings.
Back to School Diffusions for Kids and Emotional Parents
“This morning, I am diffusing rose, sweet orange and bergamot – a happy and heart-supporting combo that gives a nod to my tender heart and another nod to her eager, excited one.” This morning is bittersweet for me.
How To Use Pet Friendly Essential Oils While Cleaning
Learning how to use pet friendly essential oils for home cleaning is an easy and rewarding experience. This collection of synthetic free, essential oil based recipes will get the job done safely and effectively.
Meet Tea Tree
Meet tea tree! There aren't too many people who haven't heard of either tea tree, or its botanical name, melaleuca. It's well known for its ability to purify and cleanse, making it a number one choice for home cleaning.
Meet May Chang
Meet the "mountain pepper", may chang! A new favorite essential oil that has grown in visibility is Aura Cacia May Chang essential oil. Known as the 'Mountain Pepper', may chang is not a familiar botanical, despite the increasing popularity of the oil.