The English Aromatherapist

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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May
26

The Truth About Diffusing

Why you don't need to diffuse all day

Aromatherapy diffusers are fantastic, and a lovely way to enjoy essential oils.

 

But you really don’t need to be diffusing all day long! Find out why in this short video:

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May
25

Essential Oils Are Not A Magic Wand

Essential oils are not a magic wand

I’ve filmed this short video in response to a growing trend I’m noticing online.

 

More and more people are looking to essential oils for a quick fix.

 

Find out why essential oils are NOT a magic wand!

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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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