Now that chilly fall days are here, relaxing in a warm bath feels just right! These five tips will help you create a luxurious bath experience for the season.
We can feel it in the air…fall is on the way! But cooler days, dry winds and diminishing daylight can also make this a season of transition for us physically and mentally. That’s where aromatherapy comes in.
Ready to try a new approach to calming allergy symptoms? Essential oils may be just the thing. “The great thing about essential oils is that all of them are anti-viral and anti-microbial, so they naturally boost immunity,” says Jessica Smith, lead practitioner at our Carlsbad store. “Because people with allergies […]
These recipes yield the perfect amount for our Fill & Fly Spray Top Bottles—just combine the essential oils below with 2 oz water and shake. Mist face and neck (avoiding eyes) to enjoy the aromatherapeutic benefits…then stash in your purse or overnight bag for anytime refreshment! Recipes courtesy Aura […]
We know certain scents can trigger an emotional response, but did you know that smelling or applying pure essential oils can actually cause physical changes? Here are five dual-purpose essential oils that can help manage our moods and mend our body. Lavender to de-stress and relax muscles If you feel […]
Love the smell of lavender, basil and peppermint? Good news: bugs don’t! That’s why making your own essential oil-based bug repellents is easy, economical and a safe alternative to using synthetic chemicals. Here are the top bug offenders and the essential oils that work to combat them. Mosquitoes – Basil, […]
Essential oils have a variety of uses in relaxation, pain relief, mood elevation…Here are a few recipes to help you get started creating your own essential oil-infused health and beauty care. Relaxing Before-Bed Bath 2 drops Ylang Ylang 5 drops Lavender 2 tsp Carrier Oil (Grapeseed, Almond or Jojoba) Combine […]
It’s been an essential part of religion and spiritualism for centuries, but only recently has meditation become mainstream (doctor recommended, even!). Celebrities, business executives and school children are now setting aside 20 minutes a day to simply practice stillness. Why? Fans of meditation swear it lets you focus your thoughts, make […]
Perfumes often have such sweet, uplifting names…Happy, Heavenly, even Curious. That’s why it may come as a surprise that most mass-marketed fragrances are formulated with toxic chemicals—ingredients that give these fragrances staying power or mimic a natural scent. But these ingredients are also linked to a host of health troubles, […]
Why is it that certain smells can evoke strong emotions? It turns out our sense of smell is one of the most basic, primal senses. Aromatherapy uses pure, highly concentrated scents from plants in essential oils to effect changes in our emotions and body. Dr. Becky Phillips, a chiropractor and […]