The Aromahead Blog - Aromatherapy Education and Resources
Using essential oils in a bath is simple… but don’t overlook safety.
Do you remember learning in school that oil and water don’t mix?
This is true for essential oils and water, too.
Bath water doesn’t make a good carrier…
… because essential oils won’t dilute into it.
This means your essential oils will just float on the surface of your bath… until they’re drawn to another oily substance—the lipids in your skin.
Imagine something with me . . . […]
Okay, you probably know how to take a bath . . . but do you know how to take a really good bath? […]
An Aromatherapy bath can be a relaxing luxury. It can also be a deeply therapeutic experience. […]
For those of you feeling under the weather or if you have a cold, it can be tough to feel rejuvenated and inspired for new beginnings. Do you have some favorite "feel better" practices for that? I often suggest taking a warm bath with comforting, decongesting essential oils. The warm water helps sore, achy muscles release tension, so your body feels more relaxed, and the essential oils help open your sinuses, so it’s easier to sleep when you have a cold. […]