The English Aromatherapist

Feb
17

Spotlight on… Florihana

Florihana Essential Oils

Although I’m based in the UK, around 60% of my followers are from the US and Canada. Every day, I’m asked for recommendations about essential oil brands from my Stateside friends.

 

Choosing a reputable brand can be a minefield, so it’s no wonder that beginners can feel overwhelmed and unsure where to purchase their essential oils.

 

Today I’m introducing Florihana, an essential oil company from France.

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Dec
22

Make Your Own Personal Inhaler

Make your own aromatherapy inhalers with essential oils

Personal aromatherapy inhalers seem to be really popular this year — and it’s easy to see why! These cute pocket-sized tubes of joy are:

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Dec
08

Make your own bath & body oil

How to make your own aromatherapy bath and massage oil

Making your own aromatherapy body and bath oils is super easy, very rewarding and MUCH more affordable than buying luxury brands!

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Nov
30

Make your own roller blends

How to make aromatherapy rollerball blends

Everyone is loving roller blends right now, and it’s easy to see why! They’re a fun and convenient way to enjoy essential oils on the move – and the perfect size to pop in your handbag.

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Nov
26

Make your own natural lip balm

How to make aromatherapy lip balm

Making your own lip balm is surprisingly easy! Once you try this recipe, you’ll never need to buy another lip salve from the store again.

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Nov
16

Make Your Own Aromatherapy Christmas gifts

Make your own aromatherapy Christmas gifts

Making home-made gifts for friends and family is so rewarding, especially at Christmas time. There are so many lovely ways to use essential oils in homemade bath and body products, decorations and home wares. Your home will be filled with delicious festive scents as you unleash your creative side! From body scrubs to lip balms, I’ve put together some super simple recipes that anyone can make in their own kitchen — WITHOUT investing a fortune in expensive stock and equipment.

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Oct
13

Thieves Essential Oil: The Full Story

What is Thieves oil

If you’re into essential oils, you’ve probably heard about Thieves oil. In fact, it’s almost impossible to browse Facebook or Pinterest without stumbling across people raving about it.

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Sep
28

10 Ways to Spot Fake Essential Oils

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In our health-obsessed society, essential oils are more popular than ever before. With a global market value worth over $6 BILLION, it’s no wonder that businesses are keen to jump in and get a slice of the pie.

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Sep
23

The truth about drinking essential oils in water

The truth about drinking essential oils in water

One of the many nuggets of unsafe aromatherapy advice propagated online is the so-called “magic healing effect” of drinking essential oils in water. This trick is purported to provide relief from just about every ailment from headaches to allergies. Social media sites are chock-full of pretty memes advocating ingesting essential oils in this way – a practice that is potentially very harmful, and certainly not recommended by most certified aromatherapists!

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Sep
08

Make Your Own Aromatherapy Body Scrub

How to make your own aromatherapy body scrub

Fancy making your own aromatherapy body scrubs using essential oils? Watch how quick and easy it is to whip up your own home-made scrubs in this new video!

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