DIY Aromatherapy recipes

What are blank inhalers a.k.a. Aromatherapy inhalers?

Puressential Aromatherapy

What are blank inhalers, also called Aromatherapy inhalers? They are nifty portable gadgets to carry precious essential oils around whenever you need them!

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Here is a picture of a blank inhaler. You can purchase them here. It consists of 4 parts: the outer shell, inner shell, cap and cotton wick. The inner shell houses the cotton wick and has 2 holes for the volatile essential oils to come out and into your olfactory organ.

The cotton wick is made of highly absorbent cotton which in turn will soak up the essential oil blend you create!

As a certified Aromatherapist, I can’t help but writing one of my favorite inhaler recipes here. The blend is excellent for staying awake and focused. School is almost out and exciting, fun summer trips are here! However, those long hours in the car can be boring and make you drowsy. This essential oil blend will let you…

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DIY Aromatherapy recipes

Jasmine absolute ( Jasminum grandiflorum)

1000 pounds of blossoms produce one pound of Jasmine oil! It is harvested by hand before sun rise to preserve the delicate scent. No wonder Jasmine is expensive and is one of the most adulterated oils. Jasmine belongs to Oleaceas plant family, and is the only one in this plant family. Monopoly! An intoxicating oil, Jasmine is… Continue reading Jasmine absolute ( Jasminum grandiflorum)

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Rosemary ( Rosmarinus officinalis) for Skin and Hair

Rosemary makes a lovely classic female name. And is commonly used in culinary preparations. This post is about Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) essential oil. Rosemary belongs to Lamiaceae, the largest of all plant families. Oils such as Lavender, Melissa, Peppermint all belong to this family. In Aromatherapy, some plants have different chemical constituents based on the… Continue reading Rosemary ( Rosmarinus officinalis) for Skin and Hair

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Lemongrass {Cymbopogon citratus} – How to make Bug Repellent and Athlete’s Foot Blend Using Lemongrass

In my last post, I re-blogged an excellent post about Lemongrass from Winding River Herbals. You can read it below. Here I am giving you 2 easy to make recipes incorporating the wonder Lemongrass essential oils: bug repellent and athlete's foot All Natural Bug Repellent The recipe is very simple. I also carry it in… Continue reading Lemongrass {Cymbopogon citratus} – How to make Bug Repellent and Athlete’s Foot Blend Using Lemongrass

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Ylang ylang – Cananga odorata

First time I got a tiny bottle of Ylang ylang essential oil is when I studied for my Aromatherapy certification program. I heard of its aphrodisiac property and was dying to smell it! Intoxicating! That's the first word that came into my mind when I opened the bottle. In my eagerness, I almost dipped my nose… Continue reading Ylang ylang – Cananga odorata

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Semi-Homemade All Natural Sunscreen

Summer is here, at least in Richmond where the temperature today was in the 90's! Sunscreen is one of the essentials in the summer time. Think of all the fun we do in the sun! There are two types of sunscreen, chemical and physical. Chemical sunscreen,like Octylcrylene, Avobenzone, Octinoxate, Octisalate, OxyBenzone, and Homosalate and Helioplex absorb UV rays while natural ones block… Continue reading Semi-Homemade All Natural Sunscreen

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Make it Youself All Natural Bug Repellent for the Whole Family :-)

Summer is here! And I love the heat! But I am such a mosquito magnet! Bug repellent containing DEET is harmful for heath, especially for the children. I came up with this all natural bug repellent using essential oils and skin nourishing Avocado oil. And I don't get bug bites anymore. And yes, it is… Continue reading Make it Youself All Natural Bug Repellent for the Whole Family 🙂

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Who am I and Why I am here

This is my first assignment from blogging 101. I am a NAHA certified Aromatherapist and I am proud of this title. For the past few years, I have immersed myself in those aromatic oils and have dedicated myself and thousands of hours to learn about these powerful oils and the wonders they do for the… Continue reading Who am I and Why I am here

DIY Aromatherapy recipes

What are blank inhalers a.k.a. Aromatherapy inhalers?

What are blank inhalers, also called Aromatherapy inhalers? They are nifty portable gadgets to carry precious essential oils around whenever you need them! Here is a picture of a blank inhaler. You can purchase them here here in my ETSY shop. It consists of 4 parts: the outer shell, inner shell, cap and cotton wick.… Continue reading What are blank inhalers a.k.a. Aromatherapy inhalers?

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How to infuse herbs with oils

I am trying my hands on infusing herbs with oils. In this experiment, I decided to use dried Arnica flowers with organic Olive oil. Some herbs, such as Calendula, Arnica work better when dried while herbs such as Comfrey, St.John Wort work better when fresh. As a certified Aromatherapist, I know Arnica is excellent for… Continue reading How to infuse herbs with oils