Lime essential oil: 12 tricks for a tropical staycation!

It’s time to open your Lime essential oil—a mini tropical vacation in a bottle! We extract bright, zesty Lime oil by cold-pressing the rinds of fresh limes (Citrus aurantifolia). We think this oil is the best way to add zip to your day, and there are so many Lime oil uses to do just that! What does Lime essential oil …

7 answers to the most common essential oil questions

Whether you’re a die-hard essential oil fan or just getting started, you probably have questions about essential oils you’re searching for answers to, like “Are essential oils safe for kids?” and “What’s a Vitality oil anyway?” and maybe even “What the heck are essential oils?” Well, you came to the right place! We’re answering all these questions and more with …

Zero regrets: 12 essential oils that have more staying power than your skinny jeans

An awkward date, ’80s shoulder pads, polishing off that last slice of pizza when you were already full—we’ve all experienced moments of regret. We’re lookin’ at you, legwarmers. Fortunately, there’s one decision that continually delights us: choosing essential oils that tackle all sorts of challenges. We never regret adding EOs to our arsenal! What are the most important essential oils …

8 Aussie-approved uses for Kunzea essential oil

G’day! We’re taking a trip to the land down under with one of our favorite Australians: Kunzea essential oil. Sheilas and blokes alike will defo fall in love with this fresh favorite. What is Kunzea oil used for? From soothing your skin to keeping outdoor spaces clear, we reckon Kunzea’s heaps of uses and benefits will surprise you. Check out …

All About Jasmine

Jasmine oil has the magical ability to turn the ordinary into the extraordinary. Its sweet, floral aroma can transform daily rituals—like bath and bedtime—into luxurious and relaxing refuges from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Find out more about how Jasmine oil can enhance your life with this infographic.   Now that you love Jasmine oil, learn more about …

Growing the Best Lavender Essential Oil: What Does It Take?

EDITOR’S NOTE: Since Gary Young’s passing, we have been taking stock of the tremendous contributions he made to the world by revisiting his presentations, such as this fascinating blog post series, originally published in 2011, that recounts Gary’s lavender-growing journey. This is Part II in the Lavender Supply series. Lavender used to be a natural, wildcrafted crop that could easily …

Back to basics with the ABCs of essential oils!

Want to know a secret to remembering some essential oil favorites? Recite your ABCs! Fall in love with essential oils from A to Z and find out why they made our list! You many know that P is for Peppermint and L is for Lavender, but can you guess which oils start with X or K? Find out here! A …

PART 14: FINDING PURE ESSENTIAL OILS: GAS CHROMATOGRAPHY

EDITOR’S NOTE: Since Gary Young’s passing, we have been taking stock of the tremendous contributions he made to the world by revisiting his presentations, such as this fascinating blog post series, originally published in 2010, that recounts Gary’s ongoing discoveries about pure essential oils, their properties, and their production. Part XIII delves deeper into finding pure, therapeutic-grade essential oils through …

Floral favorites: 30 ways to use floral essential oils

So many florals, so little time! When it comes to floral essential oils, there are more options than petals on a rose. With a garden—or cupboard—full of blooms, how do you know which floral oils to try? To make the task a tad easier, we pruned the list of our floral favorites. We also included a few fun facts and …

Beat the Bedtime Blahs: 7 Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep

How you end the day makes all the difference. Your evening routine can either set you up for a cheerful and fulfilling day or one full of frustration and exhaustion. Here are seven steps you can take to create a successful bedtime routine that will give you more restful nights and more productive days. 1. Set an alarm for bedtime. …