Results for Category: Essential Oils

  ON April 19,2022

Getting Ticked Off: An Essential Oil Blend to Repel Ticks

Ticks are arachnids from the order Ixodida, divided into three families, the Ixodidae (hard ticks), the Argasidae (soft ticks), and Nuttalliellidae, which contains only one species living in southern Africa (Wikipedia, 2022). These parasitic relatives of mites are vectors for numerous human diseases, the most widely recognized being Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever…

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  ON October 08,2021

Essential Oils and Pets: How to Use Them Safely

If you use botanicals for your own health and wellness, you have probably wondered about essential oils and pets. How might you use herbs or essential oils with your pets and animal companions? Veterinary visits are expensive, so keeping our animal companions healthy is also often a financial priority. Yes, you can use essential oils…

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Safe Essential Oils For Pregnancy | Herbal Academy | What makes an essential oil safe during pregnancy? In this article we will explore important aspects of safe essential oils for pregnancy.
  ON April 27,2021

Safe Essential Oils For Pregnancy

What makes an essential oil safe to use during pregnancy? Essential oils are potent extractions of the most volatile components found in plant matter. Thus, each botanical species should be carefully considered before use. Furthermore, essential oils should be more heavily diluted during this time—one important aspect of safe essential oils for pregnancy.   Plants containing…

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  ON October 23,2020

Floral Mist: DIY Room Spray

A few spritzes of our DIY Room Spray will transport your mind and spirit to bright and colorful gardens bursting with flowers and light. This floral mist is a sneak peek into our Natural Perfumery Course, and it combines the fragrant aroma of jasmine and rose with the citrusy cheerfulness of bergamot. The end result…

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