Carrier Oils

Feb 16, 2019Carrier Oils

Emu Oil – Versatile Oil from an Unexpected Source

Essential oils are versatile and can be used in a huge number of ways. Most people think of essential oils as being used in room diffusers or reed diffusers, but you can also use them in perfumes, massage oils, and cosmetics. To do this, you need to use a carrier oil to dilute the essential […]

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Feb 05, 2019Carrier Oils

Black Cumin Seed Oil – Natural Healing from the Ancient World

Getting an invigorating massage with your favorite essential oils is a great way to end a tough week. To get the most out of essential oils, they should be mixed with a good carrier oil to ensure that the essential oils don’t hurt your skin or evaporate without providing any benefit. Black cumin seed is […]

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Jan 19, 2019Carrier Oils

Olive Oil is Known as Liquid Gold and Here is Why

Olive oil is known as liquid gold, and for a good reason. This oil is a vegetable oil, but unlike most other vegetable oils it is extracted from the fruit, rather than from the seed. Olive oil is a common staple of the Mediterranean diet, which is now thought to be one of the healthiest […]

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Jan 18, 2019Carrier Oils

Castor Oil – Not Just Your Grandmother’s Favorite Oil Anymore!

Castor oil is an oil that many are familiar with because their parents or grandparents swore by it as a treatment for numerous ills. In many ways, your parents were actually right, and castor oil is a very useful and powerful treatment. It is a versatile carrier oil too, which can be used to dilute […]

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Jan 17, 2019Carrier Oils

Sesame Oil Can Quickly Become Your Favorite Carrier Oil, and Here’s Why

Carrier oils are used to dilute essential oils so that they can be applied to the skin. Carrier oils are typically extracted from nuts, seeds or the kernel of a plant. They tend to have mild aromas and are quite neutral so they can dilute stronger oils making them suitable for use as massage oils […]

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Jan 06, 2019Carrier Oils

Hemp Seed Oil – Ancient Crop to Useful Carrier Oil

Essential oils have finally entered the mainstream for use in massage therapy, aromatherapy, and topical application. If you want to use essential oils in cosmetics or for massage, though, you will need to use a carrier oil. Most essential oils are so potent and concentrated that you cannot apply them directly to the skin. Rather, […]

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Dec 23, 2018Carrier Oils

Neem Oil – Beneficial Complementary Carrier Oil

The selection of a good carrier oil is one of the most underestimated parts of making a great essential oil blend. Carrier oils are used to dilute more potent essential oils to prevent skin irritation. Additionally, they help the oils become better absorbed into the skin and contain essential fatty acids and other ingredients that […]

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Dec 22, 2018Carrier Oils

Wheat Germ Oil – Double the Health Benefits

Essential oils are becoming incredibly popular among people from all walks of life—from athletes looking to make massage blends to help with post-workout recovery, to students trying to cope with exam stress. To use essential oils on your skin safely, though, you need to make sure that they are appropriately diluted with a carrier oil. […]

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