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The Essential Oil for Everything

The Essential Oil for Everything

Q: What’s this tea tree oil ingredient I’m seeing in so many of my beauty products? A: Tea tree oil is made from the leaves of the Australian tree Melaleuca alternifolia and has a multitude of practical uses. Tea tree oil has become extre ...
Using Essential Oils for Cold-Weather Relief

Using Essential Oils for Cold-Weather Relief

In the winter months, using essential oils can bring many benefits. Specifically, taking a deep, cleansing breath is one thing that’s easily supported with aromatherapy. Eucalyptus oil, always a front-runner when diffusing or vaporizing, is a w ...
Spread Holiday Cheer with Citrus Essential Oils

Spread Holiday Cheer with Citrus Essential Oils

Essential oils can do many things. One of their most important features is the ability to influence mood and emotion. At this time of year, oils with calming and relaxing properties are popular, but sometimes we can also use a boost to keep our spiri ...
CEO Corner: Vitacost Essential Oils

CEO Corner: Vitacost Essential Oils

There’s no doubt that scent is a powerful trigger for feelings and memories. Smelling cinnamon might remind you of happy times baking with your grandmother as a child. Coconut might conjure up your favorite beach vacation. Peppermint and pine c ...
DIY Autumn Citrus & Spice Room Spray

DIY Autumn Citrus & Spice Room Spray

The changes that autumn brings can be linked to specific aromas that connect the natural world to our daily experiences. Sensory rituals using essential oils””like creating aromatherapy blends for home scenting””are subtle prompts to be p ...