Results for Category: Essential Oils

An Aromatherapy Guide for Infants to Elders | Herbal Academy | Aromatherapist Erika Galentin shares how to use essential oils safely and effectively through all stages of life in her new aromatherapy guide book!
  ON September 09,2019

An Aromatherapy Guide for Infants to Elders

Aromatherapy is a topic that is easily romanticized and often lends itself to fluffy writing and dreamy concepts, such as “a drop of this for that” thinking, or even more concerning, using too much, applying inappropriately, or treating essential oils as a panacea. Aromatherapy is a complex subject that requires quite a bit of know-how,…

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Essential Oil Myths And FAQs Answered | Herbal Academy | Separate fact from fiction when an aromatherapist addresses common essential oil myths and faqs in this post.
  ON March 01,2018

Essential Oil Myths And FAQs Answered

With all of the information in circulation regarding essential oils, you may find yourself repeatedly running into information that seems too-good-to-be-true or that directly contradicts other information you find. What can you believe? Unfortunately, there is some information out there that is simply incorrect. If you look up “mythbusting essential oil” in a search engine,…

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What Research Says About Essential Oils and Alzheimer’s and Dementia | Herbal Academy | Do you have a loved one that suffers from a neurodegenerative disease? Learn what research says about essential oils and Alzheimer's and dementia.
  ON November 23,2017

What Research Says About Essential Oils For Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Watching a friend or family member suffer from a neurodegenerative disease, such as Alzheimer’s or dementia, creates powerful feelings of helplessness, grief, frustration, and even anger. Although our knowledge of the brain is currently growing by leaps and bounds, we still know so little about how our brain creates and processes memories. Since medical research…

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How To Choose the Right Lavender Essential Oil | Herbal Academy | Lavender essential oil is one of the most popular oils out there. But how do you choose the right one? Let us help you make that choice with confidence!
  ON July 19,2017

How To Choose the Right Lavender Essential Oil

Lavender essential oil is probably the most frequently suggested essential oil, one of the first we purchase, and the one we reach for most often. What we often do not realize until we have been using essential oils for a while is that there are several varieties, and even species, of lavender available as essential…

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28 Skin-Friendly Essential Oils for Your Next Salve | Herbal Academy | Here are 28 skin-friendly essential oils to choose from the next time you make homemade salve!
  ON June 21,2017

28 Skin-Friendly Essential Oils for Your Next Salve

Essential oils are often included in herbal and cosmetic preparations for aromas, their anti-inflammatory or antimicrobial actions, or their effects on our psyches. The problem with using essential oils topically is that many of them are drying or irritating to the skin and can even cause allergic reactions in some people. Which essential oils are…

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