Cleaning with Essential Oils

Essential oils are used for so many things these days and cleaning is an excellent way to utilise their benefits. As a follow on from the last blog Essential Oils: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, today I'm going to share with you a number of recipes to help you make your own cleaning … Continue reading Cleaning with Essential Oils

Essential Oils – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Essential oils have become all the rage and whilst this is a good thing, there is a bad and an ugly side to this realisation. The good includes therapeutic benefits, alternative medicines and safety precautions. The bad are full of false claims, marketing jargon and incorrect education from inexperienced sellers. The Ugly is this lack of education has led to an outbreak of bad information and sometimes even dangerous advice.

Frankincense. Not just an aromatic oil….

Frankincense, also known as Olibanum is an oleo-gum resin that is obtained from the trees known as Boswellia which are found in Oman, Yemen, North Africa and Somalia. The resin is obtained by tapping the Boswellia tree using a process called striping, whereby the bark of the tree is cut allowing the oleo-gum resin to … Continue reading Frankincense. Not just an aromatic oil….