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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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!
Coconut oil is EVERYWHERE right now — the internet is full of bloggers recommending it for just about everything, from cooking to skin care.
But what is the difference between fractionated coconut oil and the raw virgin variety? Can coconut oil be used as a carrier oil in aromatherapy?
The beauty of aromatherapy is the opportunity to create a blend of essential oils that’s tailor-made to your exact requirements and preferences.
Sure, you can buy pre-mixed blends — but learning how to blend essential oils from scratch will take you to another level of aromatherapy. Once you learn the basics and start experimenting, I can guarantee you won’t look back!