I have a confession to make. My natural medicine cabinet contains more than just essential oils. Shocking, right? How could a certified aromatherapist possibly turn to anything other than essential oils?
Because after 20 years of aromatherapy experience I know that essential oils are not the cure to everything. There isn’t always an oil for that. Heresy! I know, but it is true. This from a woman who sells essential oils and teaches aromatherapy?
Yes—essential oils are amazing, wonderful, miraculous and healing—but they are not the answer to everything. Over use, especially of undiluted essential oils, can cause sensitization. My goal as an aromatherapist is to teach people who to safely use essential oils for a lifetime. I’ve blogged here and am now blogging on my new site Ology Essentials about safety and myths. I love essential oils, but believe it or not there is more to my arsenal of natural remedies than aromatherapy. [Continue reading]