About Essential Oils
Essential Oils for Back to School
Essential Oils for Back to School Essential oils can be aromatically motivating, inspiring and encouraging to apprehensive students as they buckle up to buckle down in the coming school year. When you stop to consider the potential academic advantage they evoke, essential oils might be as valuable an addition to a student’s backpack as their laptop.
Essential Oil Basics
What is an essential oil? An essential oil is an aromatic, volatile substance found within a plant. It is extracted from a particular part of the plant, like the flower, leaf, resin, bark, root, branch, seed or fruit.
4 Steps to Revitalizing the Personal Care Routine for Men
If you're a man, you're likely most comfortable with the basics, and when it comes to personal care, that means a routine with a few basics.
Aromatherapy A-Z Glossary
Absolute Products, not strictly essential oils, obtained through chemical solvent extraction. Aromatherapy The art and science of using essential oils extracted from botanicals to relax, balance and rejuvenate the body, mind and spirit.
Blending and Diluting Essential Oils
Blending Essential Oils Blending essential oils to achieve a desired aroma and/or benefit can be tricky, but with a basic understanding of skin care oils, recommended batch size and top, middle and base notes, the process can become simple and enjoyable. Skin Care Oils Skin care (carrier) oils are extracted from plant nuts, seeds and kernels.
Sourcing Essential Oils
Aura Cacia uses a global sourcing strategy in order to find the best botanicals where they grow naturally. We work to cultivate direct relationships with our growers in order to support them and their communities.