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.
Essential oil Safety - Rule 3: I've seen some nasty burns from people who have used a citrus essential oil on their skin then gone out for a day in the sun. One lady mixed up her personal perfume [...]
"...only practitioners who are qualified to diagnose, trained to weigh risks against benefits, and have a knowledge of essential oil pharmacology should prescribe essential oils for oral administration." [Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young, Essential Oil Safety
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.
Why is our Anti-Aging Bio-Nutrient Facial Gel so effective? It's packed to the brim with 8 Anti-Aging, wrinkle defying active ingredients In fact the anti-ageing active ingredients make up an amazing 98.8% of this incredible gel…
TA Da... we decided to formulate two anti-ageing products that work hand in hand - - one water based gel filled to the brim with water soluble anti-aging extracts and botanicals - we call it our BioNutrient Facial Gel -one oil based formulation choc full of all the wonderful botanical lipid based ingredients - our Age Defying Serum
Glycerine in Soap - Naturally Moon Haven's Soap contains around 11% moisturising glycerine... naturally. Soap making is a truly magical process. Here at Moon Haven in the heart of the Margaret River Wine Region, we take four superbly nurturing oils, and combine it with caustic soda as the basis for all of [...]
Lemon Oil – great for getting rid of warts Lemon Oil – Suggested Formulations: Lemon oil can be used to: Treat warts Restore wood furniture Sick Room Spray see how below: Lemon Oil for Warts Lemon oil is a wonder wart eradicator – just ask Chris -.Moon Haven’s Soap Master. When in his [...]
Monograph – Lemon Essential Oil Lemon Oil – expressed from the rind of the fruit Botanical Name: Citrus limonum Plant Part: Fruit Peel Extraction Method: Cold Pressed Origin: Italy, Australia Properties: Lemon is a known cleanser, with antiseptic, anti-viral and and anti-bacterial properties. It is refreshing, cooling and uplifting. Colour: Light yellow Consistency: [...]
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 [...]