carrier oils, essential oils

Stop the Itch and Scratch Cycle with 6 Carrier Oils

People with eczema have impaired skin barrier either due to genetic mutation or environmental factors or both. So, strengthening skin barrier is the first and foremost in eczema healing journey. Regardless your eczema type (there are 7 according to National Eczema Association), people with eczema tend to have dry, itchy and sensitive skin. WHY? Research… Continue reading Stop the Itch and Scratch Cycle with 6 Carrier Oils

essential oils, Skin DIY

Stop Eczema Itching with These 6 Essential Oils

If you have eczema, you know the worst part of the eczema is ITCHING! It's madness! The itching is so bad that you have to scratch. No question asked. Haha! People will tell you not to scratch, you know those people don't have eczema. Eczema's itching is irresistible and violent. Period. I developed a whole-body… Continue reading Stop Eczema Itching with These 6 Essential Oils

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4 Biggest Mistakes People Make When Using Essential Oils for Skin Care

Essential Oils are aromatic extracts from plants and are wonderful for skin care, especially when it comes to skin issues, such as eczema, rosacea, psoriasis, skin rashes & irritations. However, due to its highly concentrated nature, they can cause serious side effects if not used properly. Through my 12 years of teaching and clinical experiences,… Continue reading 4 Biggest Mistakes People Make When Using Essential Oils for Skin Care

carrier oils, essential oils, Skin DIY

3 Powerful yet Gentle Essential Oils for Oily, Acne Prone & Cystic Skin

Summer is fast approaching! Road trips, pools, beaches, camping & hiking and all the other exciting outdoor activities beckon all of us! Well, almost all. Summer can be a frustrating time if you have oily skin, tend to develop acnes and even worse if you have cystic skin. The heat and humidity seem to worsen… Continue reading 3 Powerful yet Gentle Essential Oils for Oily, Acne Prone & Cystic Skin

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Essential Oils for Eczema? Yes or No? BOTH!

NO If the essential oils are not 100% authentic.If not diluted properly If the oils have oxidizedIf wrong oils are used. YES If the essential oils are 100% authentic.If diluted properly.If right oils are used. My personal and clinical experiences have shown that done correctly, essential oils are very effective in managing inflammation, itching, infection,… Continue reading Essential Oils for Eczema? Yes or No? BOTH!

essential oils, Herbs, Hydrosol

Calendula (calendula officinalis) for Complete Skin Care

I planted some calendula seeds late last Fall and one of them is blooming! Calendula is not just a pretty flower, but also cold hardy. This gorgeous little flower, gracing so many home gardens has been used for centuries topically to speed up tissue healing after injuries, bruises, sprains and strains. It is a wonderful… Continue reading Calendula (calendula officinalis) for Complete Skin Care

essential oils, Skin DIY

Natural Healing Emollient

In my previous post, I wrote about 4 powerful Chamomile essential oils. You can read it here. In this post, I combined those 4 oils with amazing Helicrysum Italicum to create a powerful, healing emollient for nosebleed, itchy nose from dry air, allergies or colds, eczema, minor skin irritations, rashes, insect bites, scar tissues, diaper… Continue reading Natural Healing Emollient

DIY Aromatherapy recipes

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

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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 are pictures of 2 types of blank inhalers. The left one is more modern with glass casing for cotton wick capped with metal closure. The right one is traditional with plastic outer… Continue reading What are blank inhalers a.k.a. Aromatherapy inhalers?

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Post Nasal Drips and Coughs in Children

My daughter got sick and the coughing kept her up all night! Thinking she might have pneumonia, my husband took her to a children's hospital. The good news is she didn't have pneumonia. The bad news is the post nasal drips caused constant coughing, especially at night when she lied down. The good doctor prescribed an Albuterol… Continue reading Post Nasal Drips and Coughs in Children