Aromatherapy Basics

Aromatherapy Basics

Using Essential Oils with Children

There are so many ways that children can benefit from essential oil use- relaxation, focus, emotional well-being, and bath time fun, to name a few. Essential oils are more than just fun and pleasing aromas, however; they are incredibly strong plant extractions, and the key to using them effectively with our little ones is learning how to use them safely.

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Using Essential Oils with Children

Meet Chill Pill

Aura Cacia Chill Pill Essential Oil Blend is a soothing blend of calming and grounding essential oils formulated to support emotional stability and peace of mind. The aroma is layered with floral and herbaceous notes, with undertones of citrus and spice, coming together to remind us to take a step back and find our breath.

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Meet Chill Pill

Meet Lemon

MEET REFRESHING LEMON! Lemon (Citrus limon) essential oil has a bright, fresh aroma and a wide variety of applications, making it a well-known essential oil powerhouse. Lemon essential oil is universally pleasing and popular for many essential oil users.

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Meet Lemon

Meet Geranium

MEET THE FLORAL GERANIUM. Commonly known as the "poor man's rose", due to its similarity in aroma and benefits to rose, yet its lower pricepoint.

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Meet Geranium

Tamanu Oil for Skin Care: Benefits & Uses

What is Tamanu Oil? Tamanu oil is a skin care oil that is cold-pressed from the seeds of a tropical evergreen tree called tamanu nut tree, or Calophyllum inophyllum. The tamanu tree is native to certain regions of Asia, Africa, and the Pacific Islands, and the oil has been used by cultures in those regions for hundreds of years.

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Tamanu Oil for Skin Care: Benefits & Uses

Carrier Oil vs. Essential Oil

While carrier oils and essential oils are both used in aromatherapy, they serve different purposes. Learn the difference between these oils with Aura Cacia.

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Carrier Oil vs. Essential Oil

Why Are Some Essential Oils More Expensive?

Just like essential oils vary in aroma and application, they also vary in price, which can be confusing. Why is sweet orange essential oil only around $4.

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Why Are Some Essential Oils More Expensive?

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.

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Understanding the Basics of Dilution

Meet Lemon Eucalyptus

MEET THE FRESH AND CITRUSY, LEMON EUCALYPTUS. Popular as an ingredient in outdoor patio sprays and candles, lemon eucalyptus has a fresh, citrusy aroma, similar to that of citronella.

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Meet Lemon Eucalyptus

Three Essential Oil Self Care Practices

Self care is such an important practice that is often put aside when we need it most- when our lives show up as hectic, overwhelming or just too fast paced. Essential oils can be such useful allies during these times; they remind us to slow down, take a deep breath, and remember that our wellness is important too.

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Three Essential Oil Self Care Practices

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