The English Aromatherapist

Apr
09

Q&A Video

Q&A Video

My latest YouTube video is something a little different – you sent in your questions, I’ve answered them.

 

It’s time for a Q&A!

 

Thanks to everyone who took part. Hope you enjoy watching the video!

 

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Mar
14

Lavender and Tea Tree Neat?

Is it ok to use lavender and tea tree neat

For a long time, the occasional undiluted drop of lavender or tea tree oil was considered to be safe. But now opinions are changing, and some believe this isn’t necessarily the case.

 

What’s my take on it? Watch my latest video to find out:

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Mar
01

Am I just MLM bashing?

Am I just MLM bashing

So, I’m often accused of “MLM bashing” – but what does this mean?

Why is there such a divide among essential oil users?

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Feb
19

Top 10 Ingestion Myths

Top 10 essential oil myths about ingesting

In my latest video, I’m discussing the Top 10 myths about ingesting essential oils. Always a controversial subject, so let’s get started!

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Dec
09

App update

Essential Oil Blending Tool App

I’m pleased to announce the latest update of my app – the Essential Oil Blending Tool – is now LIVE!

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Nov
22

Top 10 Homemade Gifts

Top 10 Homemade Aromatherapy Gifts 2017

Yes, it’s that time of year again! Christmas is on the way, and thoughts are turning towards all things festive.

 

Last year’s How to Make Aromatherapy Christmas Gifts was so popular that I’ve decided to publish an updated version for 2017!

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Sep
13

Career options in aromatherapy

Aromatherapy career options

Essential oils are en vogue right now, and their popularity shows no sign of abating.

 

I’m often asked for advice about how to start a career in aromatherapy.

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Sep
08

Get ready for autumn!

Get ready for autumn with essential oils

September has arrived, and the mornings have started to feel a little chilly…

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Jun
07

Make Your Own Reed Diffuser

Make your own aromatherapy reed diffuser with essential oils

Have you ever made your own aromatherapy reed diffuser? I’ve had a lot of requests about these, so I thought I’d investigate and make my own version. I’m going to be honest with you here – I’m a trained therapist, NOT a chemical formulator, so I needed to research this subject. I’m used to working with clients and skin care products, rather than making home accessories!

 

Watch my video below to see a basic “how to” video for an essential oil reed diffuser – and keep watching for my honest update at the end!

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May
31

Sensitization 101

What is sensitization

We’re often told to use essential oils safely in order to minimise the risk of skin irritation. But what about sensitization? Is this the same thing?

 

I’ve filmed a new video to accompany this blog post, which you’ll find at the end of the page!

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