You guys!!!! I think we can all agree that lilacs smell divine, amirite? I mean, seriously! This is the time of year I always want to go super slow so I can soak it all in...the lilacs bloom, the bugs aren’t biting yet, and each day brings more reminders that spring has SPRUNG. I just… Continue reading 🌸 lovely lilac-infusion recipes 🌸
It all started with hair. I wasn't asking for much...just an awesome, healthy, sulfate and paraben-free shampoo that actually worked well. And so, in my quest to find all those things, I stumbled across Maple Holistics. Mind you, this was years before I started tinc botanica...way before kids too! I was just a regular hippie… Continue reading Maple Holistics for the Recycle Program Win
Yay! Summer is just around the corner (something we Minnesotans do NOT take for granted 😉). This means we are headed straightaway for some pool, beach-side, and general outdoor fun. And while we are beyond thrilled to bask in the sun (seriously!), it's so important to be educated about essential oils and phototoxicity. The word… Continue reading (Safe) Fun in the Sun: Phototoxicity & Essential Oils
Ahhh...whatever is going on in life, there is quite seriously always a blend for that 😍🌿 Here are a few diffuser blends that I swear by in my home: This one is a refreshing aroma that brings on feelings of spring. This one is fabulous for when the snow won't stop falling and we're making… Continue reading Tinc Diffuser Blends
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
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? 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.