Hello Friends! Below is a more detailed description of my current tinc blends. Please know this list is always evolving AND that if you don't see the exact blend you are looking for here, I am thrilled to create any other custom blend your heart so desires. *I use sweet almond oil as my carrier… Continue reading Tinc Blend Descriptions
Category: Tinc Botanica
Winter Mood Boosters
Hi guys! Today I want to talk about essential oils that are especially beneficial for boosting that "it's freezing cold and the sun has not been out in weeks" sort of vibe. You know, the one in which many of us in the northern hemisphere can relate. Among other reasons, this feeling shows up for… Continue reading Winter Mood Boosters
The Magnificence that is Magnesium Body Butter
When I was pregnant with my first daughter, I used to wake up literally screaming in pain because of crazy intense pain in my calves that would come from out of nowhere. Having never experienced anything like this at all, I quickly did some research and found out that these muscle spasms were a common… Continue reading The Magnificence that is Magnesium Body Butter
Top, Middle, and Base Notes
Hi guys! Today I want to talk a bit about top, middle, and base notes in essential oil blends. I've found that blending oils is both a science and an art: I'm a scientist when looking for "just the right" combination of oils to blend together. And I put on my artistic hat when determining… Continue reading Top, Middle, and Base Notes
My Love Affair with Essential Oils
Okay so "love affair" sounds dramatic, but seriously, ever since I started experimenting with essential oils, I've become totally hooked. In a super amazing and life-changing way! When I think back, it's hard to even remember a time I wasn't using one oil or another for some kind of healthy purpose. It's as if oils… Continue reading My Love Affair with Essential Oils
What are Essential Oils?
What Are Essential Oils? Essential oils are highly concentrated liquids containing powerful aroma compounds from plants. There are multiple ways to extract oils from plants, including steam distillation and cold press extraction. These processes leave behind the essence of the plant, which includes both its aromatic and therapeutic qualities.