Destination: Essential Oils Blog

Easy Room and Linen Essential Oil Spray

Want an easy way to use your essential oils? This is a revised post from last year, the aromatherapy community has been concerned about water in essential oil recipes for a few reasons. #1 Oil and water don't mix #2 When water is used, a preservative is needed as well so mold and bacteria do not grow An easy way around finding a preservative is to use vodka. Now- don't use your good stuff, go get the cheapest vodka you can buy and use that! In each ounce of vodka, use 15-20 drops of essential oil. If it is a...

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New Styles Going Up!

It has been a crazy month getting all the Christmas orders out, but now with January comes NEW DIFFUSER JEWELRY STYLES!! This week I am getting everything added, 2 old styles have been revised and will be back into the lineup along with a ton of brand new styles. We are adding gold, bronze and 2 tone styles too. So excited to get all this up for our customers- if you are ever looking for a diffuser piece and can't find it, let us know at support@destinationoils.com. We can see if we can find it or make it for you!...

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Aromatherapy- The Science of Smell- How Essential Oils Work

When I was first starting aromatherapy, I could not believe that an essential oil I smelled would have a physical response. But it is true and here is the scientific data supporting it. Another fun fact- when inhaling an oil it only needs to cross 2 cells (alveoli and capillary) to reach the bloodstream. That is amazing!

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Essential Oil Properties Definitions

Essential Oil Properties Definitions

Here is a list of definitions for the most common essential oil properties: Analgesic : remedy or agent that reduces pain Anti-bacterial : kills or inhibits bacteria Anti-biotic : destroys or inhibits growth of microorganisms and bacteriaAnti-convulsant : stops or prevents convulsions Anti-depressant : helps alleviate depressionAnti-diarrheal :  relieves diarrhea Anti-emetic : reduces the incidence and severity of nausea and vomiting Anti-fungal : destroys or inhibits the growth of fungi Anti-hemorrhagic : prevents or combats hemorrhaging or bleedingAnti-histaminic : reduces allergic conditions Anti-infectious : reduces or prevents infection Anti-inflammatory : alleviates inflammation Anti-microbial : destroys or inhibits growth of pathogenic...

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