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September 20, 2018

Benefits of Using Carrier Oils with Essential Oils

Essential oils should always be diluted in carrier oils, alcohol, or vinegar with topical use.  These highly volatile plant extractions have been proven more effective with less harmful side effects when diluted.  Experts agree, using essential oils neat can result in painful skin irritations, or worse!  Professional aromatherapy organizations and […]
October 6, 2018

Rose Clay Mask – Luxurious Silky Pleasure

With only threee ingredients and a one minute preparation time, you must try this rose clay mask recipe.  It smells great and will leave your skin feeling silky soft with a rosy glow!  This mask can help with: removing dead skin cells and other impurities, tightening and toning the skin, […]
November 8, 2019

What is the Difference Between a Seed and a Nut

This article originally appeared in the NAHA Journal (Fall 2019) and it is republished here according to the NAHA Writer Guidelines 2019-20 copyright statement. By Kathy Sadowski, MS in Aromatherapy, RA, LMT Answering the question “What is the difference between a seed and a nut?” can become quite complex. This […]
January 23, 2020
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Two Invigorating DIY Massage Lotion Recipes

By Kathy Sadowski, MS in Aromatherapy, Licensed Massage Therapist, Registered Aromatherapist 1/21/2020 Attention massage therapists…and people who love receiving a great massage. The lotion used during a massage is very important! As a licensed massage therapist for fifteen years, I have learned that what is used topically plays a significant […]
February 11, 2020

Guide to Using Carrier Oils

By Kathy Sadowski, MS in Aromatherapy, RA, LMT 2/10/2020 Pictured: Carrier oils, butters, waxes, and salts. Thank you to Mountain Rose Herbs for providing the products to write this post. “What’s the difference between a carrier oil and an essential oil?” This is a very common question I hear these […]