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Top 18 Aromatherapy Experts You Must Follow in 2021

Aromatherapy is an ancient practice that has been used for centuries to heal the body and mind. People are turning to aromatherapy now more than ever as a way of healing from stress, pain, and illness. Here we will share with you 18 experts in aromatherapy that you must follow for the best tips on how to care for your health using essential oils. 

Five amazing facts you didn’t know about aromatherapy oils

Essential oils have many different uses, from freshening up your home and making it smell great, to inducing relaxation and alleviating symptoms of some chronic conditions. However, many people fail to realise just how extensive the benefits of aromatherapy oils are and how long they have been used across the world. 

Spa-Inspired Essential Oils - Tips for Serene Scents

There’s nothing more calming than the aroma that hits you as you step into a spa. As soon as you walk through the doors, you feel the stress lift from your shoulders as your worries dissolve and your mind slips into serenity. Wouldn’t you love to have that feeling in your own home?

How are essential oils made?

Essential oils are concentrated extracts that are taken directly from plants. Each essential oil has its own unique range of benefits and uses, from improving mood and easing depression to fighting infections and killing bacteria. This makes essential oils a valuable tool in promoting natural health and wellbeing. But how are essential oils made?

Treat your mind and body with the best summer essential oils

Summer is the perfect season to reset and rejuvenate your body, and essential oils are the ideal way to get started. Choosing the right summer essential oils can help you to get into the swing of summer, boosting your spirits and energising you so you can make the most of the longer, warmer days.

Get Rid of Stress and Relax with Aromatherapy

If you're stressed, doing mindfulness, massage, and yoga may help you. Studies show that also aromatherapy can have a significant impact on your wellbeing.

Transform the sauna with essential oils

Using essential oils in the sauna is popular, and here you will learn how to use essential oils to enhance your sauna experience.

Life, Art and Essential Oils: An Interview With Yukiko Noritake

What do you get when you mix a passion for art with a love of essential oils? We think the work of Yukiko Noritake speaks for itself.

Tips & Recipes

Footbath with essential oils

Taking a foot bath at the end of a long day has become one of my simple, yet most important rituals. It is something I do at home, in hotels and with hot water in the wilderness.

6 recipes for essential oils you will love

There are countless recipes for essential oil blends. Here we have collected the 6 best recipes for aroma diffusers.

Oil mixture recipe: Retreat

We have designed this recipe to smell like a resort spa.

Essential Oil Mixture: Stress down

When the workday is over, toast to successes, no matter the size of a spicy aroma diffuser cocktail. We call it stress down.

A towel freshener that smells like sea breeze

A natural spray is a nice way to keep your towels smelling fresh.

A natural hair oil

Essential oils of frankincense, bergamot and amber provide a wonderful base for the scent of your hair.

Aromatherapy at work

A secret productivity hack is to use aromatherapy at work. Essential oils can boost your energy and reduce stress, enhance your mood, and increase your focus.

Curious of what essential oils can do for you?

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"Perfect for meditation, especially Geranium. And Grapefruit for yoga." Cathy S.
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