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The Essential Blog

A blog by volant, helping people live a natural and healthy life.

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Essential Oils for Nausea

Do you suffer from bouts of nausea? If you answered yes to this question, you’ll no doubt be longing for a fast-acting cure to help you feel better.

Das beste Yogastudio in Deutschland

Here are the top 20 spread yoga studios across the Germany.

The best essential oils for cleaning and disinfecting

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.

Easy essential oil substitutions

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.

10 of the Hottest Functional Interior Design Trends

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.

How to use essential oils for constipation

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.

Do Essential Oil Expire

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 fragrances

“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

Footbath with essential oils

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.

6 recipes for essential oils you will love

There are countless recipes for essential oil blends. Here we have collected the 6 best recipes for aroma diffusers.

Oil mixture recipe: Retreat

We have designed this recipe to smell like a resort spa.

Essential Oil Mixture: Stress down

When the workday is over, toast to successes, no matter the size of a spicy aroma diffuser cocktail. We call it stress down.

A towel freshener that smells like sea breeze

A natural spray is a nice way to keep your towels smelling fresh.

A natural hair oil

Essential oils of frankincense, bergamot and amber provide a wonderful base for the scent of your hair.

Aromatherapy at work

A secret productivity hack is to use aromatherapy at work. Essential oils can boost your energy and reduce stress, enhance your mood, and increase your focus.

Top 20 Essential Oil Recipes

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.

Curious of what essential oils can do for you?


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