Essential Oil Dilution: Advanced – Diluting Pre-Made Blends

      Hey lovely people! I’ve built a dilution calculator for you! I’ve recently discovered that it’s not as easy as it might seem to dilute essential oils. Why? Because some oils are produced as “blends”, essentially pre-diluted oils. This is fantastic if the blend is created with the dilution you want! But what …

Using Essential Oils – Topical Use

  So you’ve bought (or are considering a purchase of) some essential oils. The brochure has some diffuser blends in pretty colors, a dilution chart, and some ideas for ways to use it for health. But exactly how do you get it into your body? Lots of ways. We’ve discussed diffusing oils and internal use …

Essential Oil Dilution Rates and Percentages

    So you have your essential oils, and directions. But how many drops go in the bottle? Better yet, why? And what if you want to make more or less than the recipe you have? Understanding proper dilution and having a handy chart will help! I’ve given you the handy chart, because I’m an …

ABC’s of Essential Oils – Common Terms and Definitions

A Absolute – An absolute is not an essential oil, but a different type of plant extract. Absolutes are made by chemical extraction or enfleurage. Many companies offer safe absolutes made via CO2 extraction, but it is good to use caution as some maybe distilled with hexane or other less favorable solvents. There is no …