Announcing the Cardamom Spotlight Webinar!
Cardamom essential oil has a lot to tell you . . .
Some essential oils have multiple sides to their personalities.
Like Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum).
Cardamom is spicy, sweet, warm, balsamic, and camphoraceous.
These “multiple personalities” expand Cardamom’s skill set and insight. It’s comforting, energizing, warming, supports immunity, eases digestion, encourages circulation, relieves pain, clears congestion, and more.
There is so much to know about Cardamom . . . so I created an Aromahead webinar class entirely dedicated to Cardamom essential oil!
Make Alcohol-Free Hand Cleanser with Aloe Vera
How to Make Your Own Alcohol-Free Hand Cleanser with Natural Aloe Vera Gel
Aloe vera gel is a unique carrier, because it’s not an oil or butter. It’s in a “class all its own” as a liquid gel. It’s lightweight, silky, and skin absorbs it quickly.
I wrote about a few of aloe vera gel’s benefits in my book, The Heart of Aromatherapy (which I published with Hay House!):
“Aloe vera gel is effective for reducing inflammation and soothing irritation. You can also use it for helping skin heal after damage, especially after burns . . . It is a good choice for oily skin or conditions that are moist and weepy, such as blisters. Since it’s not greasy or oily, it doesn’t tend to get all over clothes or linens.”
What She’s Doing Fills Me with Admiration…
Rosewood (Aniba rosaeodora) is a very endangered plant. It’s highly commercially valued and overharvested (sometimes illegally).
But the Aromatherapy profession is full of brilliant, passionate people who are dedicated to making a real difference.
A Great Carrier for Delicate Skin: Argan Oil for Skin Care!
How (and Why!) to Use Argan Oil for Skin Care
Sometimes when people decide to start using all-natural skin care products, it can take a little time to find “the right one.”
That makes sense—everyone’s skin is different.
And that’s why I’m so excited about today’s blog post. I want to tell as many people as possible about using argan oil for skin care!
I know that some people want to avoid putting oil on their skin, having experienced products that feel greasy or clog pores, but argan oil is different. Here’s a little information about it from my book, The Heart of Aromatherapy: An Easy-to-Use Guide for Essential Oils.