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Grapefruit Essential Oil Benefits: A Mover & Shaker Oil

Grapefruit Essential Oil Benefits: A Mover & Shaker Oil

June 6, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Ah, the smell of grapefruit is refreshing and uplifting.  One of my all-time favorite aromatherapy combinations is grapefruit mixed with peppermint essential oil.  It smells like cotton candy to me (minus the heavy sugary scent). It reminds me of run, refuels my spirit and invigorates my soul. Grapefruit has a distinct flavor to it, which gives you an early indicator that it is unique, bitter and firm in its aroma, yet sweet and rejuvenating. Grapefruit, being a citrus oil, is most notes as being a mood elevator. However, it does so much more for the body. It is a key... Read More

Why are Plant Enzymes so important in aromatherapy blends?

November 6, 2015 Leave your thoughts

What are plant enzymes and how can they help us? Plant enzymes breaks down proteins, fats, carbs and starches. Enzymes are commonly discussed when it comes to digestion. So in aromatherapy, to help the body digest the essential oil via topical and inhalation applications, enzymes can be helpful. In elaborating, enzymes break down protein structures such as allergens, skin and pet dander, stains and the exoskeleton of insects, fleas and ticks. So this is why I recommend added it to certain blends. It also enhances tissue and cellular hydration, so I add it into most of formulas, including my facial toner... Read More