Meet Vanilla Vanilla essential oil has an alluring, rich, and sweet aroma that is known for its calming and centering capabilities. Vanilla is considered a base note, and adds a balsamic, creamy aroma when blended with citruses, florals, or mints.
Meet Patchouli Patchouli essential oil has a unique earthy, musky, and almost amber-like aroma. It is known for its peaceful, grounding, and calming properties, as well as its use in skin and hair care.
Meet Sweet Peppermint
Meet Refreshing Sweet Peppermint Refreshing and uplifting, sweet peppermint essential oil is steam-distilled from the leaves of the Metha piperita plant. Unlike regular peppermint, sweet peppermint essential oil is distilled twice to achieve a superbly sweet, minty aroma.
Meet Cooling Peppermint Crisp and cooling, peppermint essential oil is steam-distilled from the leaves of the Metha piperita plant. It can be used as a mist or body oil to provide relief during the hot summer months, or diffused in the home to increase focus and alertness.
Meet Clove Bud
Meet Comforting Clove Bud Essential Oil Meet the spicy, warming clove bud essential oil! Clove essential oil has a classic spice aroma, yet is also sweet with a warm and woodsy base. Diffusing clove during the winter evokes memories of mulled cider and fresh baked cookies after playing outside on a cold day.
Meet the Energizing Rosemary Rosemary has a distinctive and easily recognizable aroma that is sharp, energizing, and herbaceous, with undertones of evergreen and citrus. Rosemary’s name is fitting given its wild growing conditions — the Latin word “ros” means "dew," and “marinus “means "sea.
Essential Oils for Autumn
Fall Aromas Autumn is the season for sweaters and hot teas, crisp mornings with beautiful sunny afternoons, going apple picking, and carving pumpkins. Just like decorating for fall holidays, essential oils can be used as diffusions, room mists, or even body oils to help build the autumn ambiance around your home.
Meet the Mystical Frankincense Earthy, deep, and with a delicate sweet undertone, frankincense essential oil is distilled from the resin of the Boswellia sacra tree. For centuries frankincense has been revered for its mystical, meditative aroma known to restore body, mind, and spirit- the oil is held in such high regard that part of its botanical name, sacra, means sacred.
Meet Uplifting Bergamot Citrus-y with a floral, herbaceous undertone, bergamot essential oil is cold-pressed from the rinds of the Citrus bergamia fruit. Bergamot essential oil has an uplifting effect on the mood and is calming to the spirit, making it a perfect choice for diffusion blends and body care alike (just be sure to use the bergaptene-free bergamot oil for topical application).
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.