Using Essential Oils: Diffusing Methods

The most common way to use essential oils is by diffusing them. Sure, OK, but what does that really mean? Diffusing is simply allowing the components that are in the oil to get into the air. Technically, you could leave the bottle open on your desk and be “diffusing”, but don’t do that. You risk …

How Essential Oils are Made – Cold-Pressed or Expressed Oils

In this series, I’m taking a hard look at essential oils. What is an essential oil? What’s the difference between “expressed” and “distilled” oils? How do I know which oils company is best? Are essential oils really safe? We’ll look at terminology, available information, home oils “testing”, and other topics that will show you how …