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 …

Air Travel with Herbs, Essential Oils, and Other Natural Supplements

  Air travel with herbs. Security. Drugs. Suspicion. Ack! Do you need to worry? First, let’s assume the herbs with which you are traveling are legal in the United States, and you are traveling to or within the US. The TSA recently announced and then retracted a statement saying they are not the DEA, that …

Reader Q & A: “What Remedies Are Good for a Sore Throat”

  The Question “What’s the best way to resolve a sore throat naturally? I’ve had strep throat in the past, and this seems the same. – Regards, Luna L.* The Issues Without a test from a lab, you don’t know for certain that what you have is strep. Medical testing can be invaluable, even if …

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 …