Pet owners have been looking at ways to use essential oils with their animals. The problem is that while some essential oils may help their animals, others can be deadly. Here are a few tips for using essential oils safely on pets.
When looking at ingredients on a natural product that uses essential oils you may see lavandin listed either with lavender or without. It is an essential oil that is similar to lavender with many of the same qualities. Lavandin (Lavandula x intermedia) is actually a hybrid created from true lavender (lavendula augustifolia) and spike lavender…
Learn the difference between sweet almond oil and bitter almond oil. Hint: They are not the same thing at all!
Geranium has a great, floral scent and is one of the few floral scents in essential oils that are reasonably priced enough to work with for soaps. Geranium is also is useful for many medical and skincare applications as well as strongly impacting your emotions.
As we head into the dog days of August keeping cool is definitely on many of our minds. Peppermint essential oil (mentha piperita), indeed all of the mint essential oils can help you achieve that goal. In many ways it can be as refreshing as a dip in the pool.
Eucalyptus Tea Tree is our new sugar scrub scent . . . and one of the scents in our new large sized Lotion Sticks. We also have a special Summer Skin Soother gift being offered for a special price. It includes our new Eucalyptus & Tea Tree Sugar Scrub, the new Eucalyptus & Tea Tree…
I get that question a lot from various customers at shows. Patchouli (Pogostemon cablin) is actually classified as a perennial, bushy herb that is from the mint family. It has erect stems, grows approximately 2 – 3 feet high and produces small pale white-pink flowers.
Lemongrass is one of most popular search queries we see on our website stats so I thought it might be of interest to discuss the qualities of the essential oil.
Day 2 was spent trying a number of the blends I was interested in, tweaking them some during the initial trial and getting feedback from my employees. My initial scent goals were a nice fresh, clean lemon scent that would be strong enough to hold up in soap and a lavender mint blend.
We have market coming up soon and of course the beginning of a new year. We received lots of feedback from our customers and potential customers via our “What’s Your Favorite Scent” survey. Ergo: it’s time to work on creating a couple of new scents.