Essential Oils and Aromatherapy for Scented Soaps, Lotions and Candles
Familiar to mankind for centuries, aromatherapy is the practice of using the essential oils for the benefits they can convey through scent. They are often included in soaps, lotions, and candles. Eucalyptus. Frankincense. Lavender. Jasmine. Chamomile. Anise. Vanilla. Sage. The names alone evoke the experience of sensation: revitalization, relaxation, clarity, calming.
Interested in learning more? Included here are a few links with additional reading about aromatherapy and essential oils, and their uses in home and personal care products. These titles and many more have also been added to the Traditional Arts Collection near the Soap Making and Candle Making section at The Repository Project.
Natural Soap Making: The Simple Guide for Beginners to Easily Make Homemade Soaps – Use Natural Ingredients as Essential Oils, Butters, Lye
By Amanda Candle
Would you like to drastically improve your skin using organic and naturally produced soaps, free of chemical additives and harsh detergents?
If you want to have control over what you’re applying to your body, choosing cleaner and greener skin care options, then keep reading.
In this book you’ll learn how to make natural soaps directly to your home. You’ll learn:
• The secret techniques of making Diy natural soaps 100% free of harmful chemicals using specific essential oils and herbs;
• Why soap should have a pH compatible with even the most delicate skin;
• The best methods to easily customize your soap, composing different variations for yourself, family and friends… and more.
By Daisy Courtenay
Essential Oil Gifts: 40 Recipes of Fragrant Scrubs, Bath Bombs, Soaps and Scented Candles This book, “Essential Oil Gifts: 40 Recipes of Fragrant Scrubs, Bath Bombs, Soaps and Scented Candles” is a great guide for anyone who wishes to prepare worthwhile gifts either for Christmas or any other time. It details what the best essential oils are, and which ones to use for specific needs. For that reason, you will find recipes to prepare gifts suitable to uplift one’s mood, to enhance relaxation while eliminating stress, and such other health needs.
By Rebecca Ittner
Made with the safe and simple melt-and-pour method, these projects feature a range of eco-friendly and animal-free ingredients, from oatmeal and lavender to honeysuckle and clay. The ins-and-outs of soap bases, colourants and essential oils all receive detailed attention.
Aromatherapy Recipes: Simple Aromatherapy Blends and Essential Oils for Beginners – Massage Oils for Wellness, Beauty and Relaxation
By Marta Tuchowska
Aromatherapy is not only about aromas or pleasant rituals for relaxation. The essential oils have been known and used for their therapeutic and healing properties for ages. With this simple guide, you will discover the most powerful aromatherapy recipe blends that you can get started on immediately so as to improve your quality of life and wellbeing. The multi-functionality of the essential oils offer us the possibility to create a myriad of treatments quite inexpensively. Something that many luxurious spas would charge you a great amount of money and keep their secrets to themselves. Aromatherapy Recipes For Beginners will offer you a jump start to aromatherapy. It’s all about practice, application, embracing the feeling of wellness and rejuvenation.