Rosemary is one of the famous and most used spices and aromatic herbs in the world. There are three main chemotypes of rosemary essential oils used including cineole, verbenone and camphor. The Latin name Rosmarinus officinalis comes from Latin name ros maris, which means “dew of the sea”. It is refers to the habitual of … Continue reading Rosemary Essential Oils
I still remember in old days, people like to put the cooling rice powder (bedak sejuk in Malay) on their face and leave it on. It is said to have cooling, whitening, smoothening, prevent pimples and oil absorbing effects on our skin. It is one of the favorite traditional cosmetic products used by Baba Nyonya, … Continue reading Simple DIY Mask for Oily Skin
I saw this interesting video performed by Susan Parker, she demonstrated the difference between lipid carrier oils and essential oils by putting the fixed oils and essential oils in a piece of paper. I think it is very easy way to explain it to the public regarding the differences between fixed oils and essential oils. … Continue reading Differences between Fixed oil and Essential oil
Also known as "fire tree", this is because by rubbing two hinoki twigs together it can used to make fire. Hinoki is one of the 'Five sacred Trees of Kiso' in Japan, the others include sawara cypress (Chamaecyparis pisifera), nezuko cypress (Thuja standishii), hiba cypress (Thujopsis dolabrata), and koyamaki (Japanese Umbrella Pine, Sciadopitys verticillata) species. Hinoki … Continue reading Hinoki Essential Oil
After I'd have been learning aromatherapy, I seldom buy cosmetic products from drug store and beauty shop. I usually DIY myself or if I am lazy, I just simply put some plant oils on my face. Yes, I admitted that I am a lazy person! Therefore, I usually like simple ways to keep my face … Continue reading Simple and Easy Face Oil Formulation You can DIY Yourself
If you are serious about becoming an aromatherapist, you might be thinking about which categories you wish to delve in. The following provides you some outlook of the aromatherapy approaches. Hope this can give you a hint when you want to plan your career in aromatherapy field. Medicine Aromatherapy Aromatology and aromatic medicine are the … Continue reading Planning to become an Aromatherapist?
It is interesting to know that… “Nearly all adult women have had at least one vaginal infection in their lifetime”… But many don’t have a clue. Statistic showed that vaginitis has been considered one of the most common gynecologic problems encountered by women worldwide. And it is also number one reasons patients most often visit … Continue reading Essential Oils for Vaginal Infections
Plant oils have varieties of therapeutic properties for human being. I have been using my DIY face oil for more than two year, I have tested and played around with difference plant oils on my face to observe which oils works best for me especially I am living in tropical country, I don't want to … Continue reading Plant Oils For Skin: The Effect of LA and GLA
Tired and dry eyes? Eyes feel strained? Always sitting in front of computer for long periods of time Bingo! Because I suffered from the above issues recently, it makes me stop updating this blog. I have been spending extended hours sitting in front of my computer doing research, studies, attending online class, writing my modules … Continue reading How to Relieve Tired and Dry Eyes Naturally?
Imagine taking bath with lavender essential oils... it is not only able to calm and sooth your muscle and nerve. The aromatic of lavender essential oils will filled the atmosphere and it immediately make you feel better. Don't forget to add in salts as a dispersant to combine with essential oils. Why Salts? The use … Continue reading How to Use Salt + Essential Oils in Body Bath