Recipe for liquid laundry soap using antimicrobial essential oils.
I am almost finished with my classes for my Aromatherapy Certificate
Coming down to the end of my Certificate Program at ACHS, I have started including invoices with the therapeutic blends that I make for people. I do not expect payment at this time, as I am still a student, but I’m trying to get into the habit so that when I do this for realz,
Case Studies I have in front of me a stack of case studies that I have completed over the past two semesters. A case study is a detailed account of the history, presenting symptoms, observations, assessment, treatment and follow-up of an individual client or patient (Menard, 2009) Completing case studies is something that must be
Family Time A few weekends ago, my hubs and I had grandparent duty for three of our grands. We took them to the Blanco Lavender Festival, a yearly event for the past 14 years. I was super excited! I’ve seen images from the other side of the globe that show fields covered in lavender flowers.
What Difference Does it Make? At the end of each of my blog posts, I tell you to find a Registered Aromatherapist near you. I imagine you’re asking “why can’t I just buy my essential oils from Walmart, a health food store, or a multi-level-marketing (MLM) company?” What difference does it really make? Aren’t all
What is Helichrysum? Some of the common names used for the essential oil Helichrysum italicum are immortelle, everlasting, strawflower, curry plant, and, simply, helichrysum. Helichrysum is a member of the Asteracea family; the second largest family of flowering plants (Elpel, 2004). This essential oil is one of the more expensive oils averaging approximately $16/ml (“Helichrysum,” 2017; “Helichrysum,
Why Does Storage Matter? Can’t I just keep them on my window sill or in my bathroom? The process of growing, harvesting, and producing essential oils (EO) is very expensive so care should be taken to store them correctly. Some plants are wildcrafted (harvested from the wild), it can sometimes take thousands of pounds of
A Cute (?) Little Doggie Anecdote… I have an essential oil diffuser on my desk at work. It is a conversation starter on many occasions. One exchange, in particular, is the catalyst for this blog post. A young lady (20 or so), with a big smile on her face, asked me what was in the diffuser.
What This Blog is About Hi everyone! I am a student at the American College of Healthcare Sciences. I am pursuing my Certificate in Aromatherapy which will prepare me to take the test to become a Registered Aromatherapist with the Aromatherapy Registration Council. This blog will be about essential oils. I am a Christian I