The Aromahead Blog - Aromatherapy Education and Resources
I’m going to say something that might sound a little surprising.
I sometimes hesitate to say it, but I want to share it with you today because as essential oils get more popular with the public, I’ve found this statement to be more and more true.
There are a lot of people who love essential oils—who use them, write about them, and offer advice to others—who only have a beginning level of education about them.
They just haven’t experienced much training.
They may understand that essential oil safety is important . . . but at the same time, they might not be aware of the variety of safety issues they need to pay attention to, or where to find reliable information.
Have you ever made a blend with both Lavender and Spike Lavender essential oils? Lavender is Lavandula angustifolia, and Spike Lavender is Lavandula latifolia. Lavender and Spike Lavender both have beautiful floral aromas, are nourishing for skin, and are great for soothing muscles. They have a lot of similarities, but they’re also very different. […]