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Could essential oils be the answer for fighting anxiety?

Could essential oils be the answer for fighting anxiety?

It is very common to feel anxiety in certain situations, like before a dental appointment or surgery. The Cambridge dictionary defines anxiety as “an uncomfortable feeling of nervousness or worry about something that is happening or might happen in the future”. If...

Dilution for essential oils

Dilution for essential oils

With thanks to Hana Tisserand for her input. You probably know that most authorities advise dilution of essential oils before use, especially if applying to the skin. There are many reasons to dilute, and we will go through them here, along with an explanation for...

Michael Leon on Olfactory Enrichment and Aromatherapy

When reading research papers we have realized that very often there is a gap, sometimes even a chasm, between how scientists understand the use of essential oils and how the oils are actually used. To address this we wanted to communicate directly with the researchers...

Mosquitoes and essential oils – all you need to know

Mosquitoes and essential oils – all you need to know

“If you feel like you are insignificant, try spending a night with a mosquito in the room.” ~various They are hard to avoid, in nature and in the news, and they are a cause of annoyance at best, and of a serious health caution at worst. Mosquitoes, or to be more...

Phototoxicity: essential oils, sun and safety

Phototoxicity: essential oils, sun and safety

Photoxicity from essential oils is one of the most predictable and incontestable toxic reactions. So much so that even those who tried so hard to tell us that allergic reactions to essential oils were impossible, and were in fact signs of detoxification (they are...

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