Meditate
April 26, 2017

Meditation can take many forms. Whatever form that may be for you, we’ve created this week’s diffuser blend to help you regain focus and establish balance in your life.  Meditate combines Sandalwood, Myrrh, and Cinnamon Bark to create a sweet and spicy blend that will leave you saying “om.”

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5 Ways to Reuse Your Essential Oil Bottles
April 25, 2017

As the RMO family continues to grow, so does the potential for waste from discarded packaging. Just as we take great care to protect the purity of our essential oils, we are also dedicated to protecting the earth that provides them. Like our RMO family, we strive to be environmentally sustainable.

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Peacefulness
April 18, 2017

Can’t relax at night? This week’s diffuser blend, Peacefulness, helps create a calming environment that will leave you ready for dreamland! Peacefulness combines the calming properties of Cedarwood and Lavender, and mixes them with Vetiver’s grounding aroma known to soothe the senses. Enjoy this mix and get the beauty sleep you deserve!

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Essentially Eggcellent!
April 11, 2017

This week’s diffuser blend is Essentially Eggcellent! Litsea Cubeba and Oils of the Bible combine (Cedarwood, Cypress, Frankincense, Cinnamon Bark, Hyssop, Myrrh, Myrtle, Sandalwood, and Spikenard) to provide you with an invigorating aroma to help you feel this season’s newness of life.

Ears to hopping you have an eggcellent week with some spring in your step!

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Springthyme
April 4, 2017

Spring is a magical time of rebirth, beauty, and growth. So that we can join the greenery in efforts to keep growing and moving, we’ve created Springthyme, this week’s diffuser blend. This blend of Thyme, Lemongrass and Wintergreen creates a mentally stimulating aroma for any afternoon pick-me-up! Use this blend to take some “thyme” to reboot mind and body.

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Spearmint Essential Oil Uses

 

Spearmint oil (Mentha spicata) has a lighter, brighter scent to it than Peppermint. It is gentler, but they can be interchanged.  Continue reading

Geranium Essential Oil Uses

 

Geranium oil (Pelargonium Graveolens) has a lovely, soft, floral scent. Continue reading

DIY Aftershave with Essential Oils

 

Aftershave is the best way to finish off your shave. It is bracing, it tingles, and gets your blood pumping. Making your own aftershave gives you the edge. You can make one that suits your own skin and, by using essential oils,  gives you the scent you want. Continue reading

Roman Chamomile Essential Oil Uses

 

Roman Chamomile (Anthemis nobilis) was regularly used by ancient Egyptians and the Moors, as well as being one of the Saxons' nine sacred herbs (maythen). It was called the "plant's physician" because it also promoted the health of nearby plants. Continue reading

Jasmine Essential Oil Uses

 

Jasmine (Jasminum grandiflorum, absolute) is a powerful oil. It is rich, floral, sweet, and very heady. It has a lot of strength and should be used in extremely small amounts. Continue reading

Neroli Essential Oil Uses

 

Named after the princess of Nerola in Italy, who wore it as a perfume, Neroli oil (Citrus aurantium) comes from the flower of the bitter orange tree. The same tree that produces Petitgrain Bigarade oil. Neroli oil has a light, floral scent that has a slight tone of citrus. It's quite lovely. Continue reading

Rose Essential Oil Uses

 

Rose Oil (Rosa damascene) is one of the most beautiful and valuable of oils. It is often called "Queen of the Flowers." Rose oil is an extraordinarily complex oil, though it seems otherwise. When you smell a rose, or even a dozen roses, it has a light, delicate scent. However, one bottle of Rose oil is made from thousands of rose petals, so the scent is concentrated and extremely strong. Continue reading

German Chamomile Essential Oil Uses

 

German Chamomile (Matricaria recutita) is distilled from the dried flowers of the plant. It's actually rather fascinating. The flowers are harvested just as they begin to bloom and then dried to preserve the active ingredients. Only then are they distilled. Continue reading

Blue Tansy Essential Oil Uses

 

Blue Tansy oil (Tanacetum annuum)  is not to be confused with Tansy oil  (Tanacetum vulgare), which  is toxic and should never  be used in aromatherapy. Blue Tansy is a great oil for aromatherapy, fortunately. Some people refer to it as "Moroccan Chamomile" though that isn't entirely accurate.  It has a bright, floral candy scent to it. Continue reading

Ravintsara Essential Oil Uses

It is a universal oil much like Lavender. It has a mild, slightly menthol like scent with clean top notes descending into earthy base notes that can help encourage one to take a deep breath the moment the bottle is opened. Our Ravintsara  (Cinnamonum camphora ct Camphor) is an important addition to everyone's essential oil kit. Continue reading