The Essential Blog
A blog by volant, helping people live a natural and healthy life.
Essential oils are incredibly diverse. Not only do they have their own signature scent that stems from the distilling process they undergo, but they can be used to treat a variety of emotional, mental and physical ailments too.
Have you found an essential oil recipe that you’d like to try but you’re missing one or two of the oils it requires? If so, this is the perfect time to start your very own essential oil substitution chart.
The last few years saw us slowing down and spending more time at home. This has resulted in a strong desire to create spaces that visually reflect what we’re feeling and to add what we’re missing.
Constipation is a common problem. But it’s one that doesn't often get talked about. Discussions about bowel movements aren’t at the top of anyone’s list, but if you’re suffering from constipation, it’s hard to get it out of your mind.
At some point in your journey with essential oils, you’ve probably come across the idea that these oils don’t expire. While it’s true they don’t grow mildew, mold or yeast, there’s more to it than that.
“Functional” has become a major buzzword in the last few years as the world has become increasingly more chaotic. The appeal of functionality is ever-growing as it helps us to cut the clutter and focus on what really matters. Having less that does more is more important than ever.
Tips & Recipes
Taking a foot bath at the end of a long day has become one of my simple, yet most important rituals. It is something I do at home, in hotels and with hot water in the wilderness.
A good essential oil recipe does a lot more than just make your house smell wonderful and inviting. Each recipe has its own set of other benefits that can improve your mental, physical and emotional well-being.