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? […]
When was the last time you relaxed in a hot springs in a forest? Whether you said “Just last week,” or “I’ve never done that,” then it’s been far too long! I can’t actually take you to a hot springs in the forest, but I can give you this bath salt recipe that can help you feel like you’re there (if you close your eyes!). It’s made with Vetiver and Siberian Fir essential oils. Vetiver has a deep, earthy aroma that is often used in perfumes. It’s grounding and comforting, and is so calming to the nervous system that it has earned the nickname “Oil of Tranquility.” […]