Yesterday Rachel came to the moon haven cottage to pick up her "go to" essential oil she uses to help her 6 yr old combat her frequent night terrors.
Eucalyptus Australiana - We love this Eucalyptus oil. With over 700 eucalypts to choose from, Eucalyptus Australiana (eucalyptus radiatia) is one of the gentlest yet most effective eucalyptus oils available. It has a softer scent than Eucalyptus globulous which can be quite overpowering and camphorous. . Being softer, this oil is wonderful for all the [...]
From oil burners to potpourri and more! Pot Pourri - refresh with a drop of essential oil each week Potpourri One of the simplest ways to scent your room spaces is to gather together dried petals, leaves, roots, nuts and bark of plants, mix in a few drops of your choice of essential [...]
Essential Oil Safety - Rule 5: If in doubt ...ask an aromatherapist Essential oils are a powerful source of goodness and health for you and your family ...yet used incorrectly they can do a lot more harm than good. Confused as to how to use a particular oil? Have you received conflicting advice [...]
Heat, Light and Air are essential oil kryptonite! You see exposure of an essential oil to heat, light and air all speed up the process of oxidisation. The faster your oils oxidise that faster they deteriorate and the faster they can become unstable and unsafe to use.
So our first rule of essential oil safety is to ALWAYS use diluted essential oils on your skin. You see in aromatherapy more or stronger is not necessarily better. In fact more or stronger is often downright dangerous!
A pure, natural essential oil is just that…the extract of the volatile, aromatic compounds from botanical material by any of a variety of extraction methods and processes. The differences arise when we talk about how the oil is handled and formulated after extraction. There are two distinctly different types of essential oils on the market today. Pure and Standardised
There is no international or even nationally recognised reputable organisation which classifies or even certifies essential oils used in Aromatherapy practice as being of therapeutic grade.
The Perfect Introduction to the Wonders of Aromatherapy In this video, Leonie shows us how to make the most of the eight essential oils in Moon Haven's Aromatherapy Starter Pack. She also demonstrates how to make an uplifting EO blend for your bath and why its imperative to use milk when you [...]