For many people who want to start using essential oils, it can be difficult to find trustworthy information on how to do so safely. And sure, the topic isn’t sexy. When you use essential oils safely the results of holistic healing can be amazing, so it’s well worth reading up on best practices.
There wasn’t going to be a second article on myth-busting essential oils. We knew essential oil education was important, but we had no idea how many people wanted it. As thousands of readers visited our site for the first post, we decided it would be our mission to spread better information on essential oils.
The word ‘wellness’ is everywhere right now. It’s so widespread, it's become meaningless. But we think wellness gets a bad rep. Right now, little acts of self compassion make a real difference to our mood. And it’s especially important in the winter, when the dark mornings and colder days can leave us feeling a little blue.
So what does this tell us? As a preliminary study, it’s clear that bergamot essential oil could be effective in aromatherapy for improving mood. But it would be interesting to see how long these results last, whether they can be maintained over an extended period, and whether any other essential oils demonstrate these effects too.
While essential oils have remained a staple in alternative medicine for centuries, the way they’re being used is changing. So much so, that the new Netflix series (un)well explored both sides of the essential oils debate, showing how essential oil users could get it right, and also quite wrong.