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Losing eyelashes! What to use to help grow back? 
I started losing my eyelashes a few months ago! I have been to a dermatologist as well as an eye doctor. They said they think it's possibly auto immune …

Aloe vera on aromatherapy hair loss recipe 
Hi! I recently found your site and was reading the recipe for hair loss. I have Alopecia (genetic) and also my daughter and entire family (sisters, nieces, …

Cleaning a soap stone oil burner 
What is the best way to clean a soap stone oil burner?

Side effects of aromathey rby using oils 
Why am i told that my son might feel tired, rise in blood pressure, darker urine after session. I was totally ignorant about aromatherapy and assumed …

Migraine Headache 
Hi, My wife is suffering from severe migraine headaches. I have tried all of the following treatments. 1)Physio therapy - No releif 2)Accupuncture - …

Re-expansion of lungs following heart surgery 
My husband is due to have heart surgery in the near future. He is 48 fit and healthy (apart from needing his mitral valve repaired!). During the surgery …

Dry scalp/ hair and itchy scalp 
I am 55 year old female who is currently suffering with dandruff, a very dry scalp and at times very bad itching of the scalp ; due to the severe dryness …

Tennis Elbow 
I have had since January. I have been having ongoing physio treatment, exercises, etc and have been massaging that elbow with a lavender oil. I am really …

my son's uncontrollable of body 
my son jakshil 3yr old after operation of hole closed in heart he go into unconsciousness and he totally uncontrollable his body after physio therapy now …

Homemade aroma spray for face and body 
hi want to make sprays n mists with aroma oils for face n body, do i need to put emulsifier n alcohol in them? n are there any natural options if i have …

Psoriasis 
Hello, My mother suffers really badly with psoriasis and has it all over her body including in her hair and on her private parts. She also suffers from …

Aromatherapy for lady who has bipolar 
I have had some brilliant advice from this site before and I am hoping someone can help me again. I have a client who is booked in for an aromatherapy …

Aroma Spray 
Do you have to use alcohol in aroma sprays? Up to date, I have only been using water and oils. They seem to mix well without separation and the aroma seems …

Anger in a child 
My 8 year old grandson has just been diagnosed with ADHD. However, recently he has shown a great deal of anger and has now been excluded from school for …

Frankincense Powder 
Hello, I found your site searching for ways to make my own EO's. Thank you for so much useful information. I was wondering though, how to make EO from …

Oily scalp 
Hello, I just would like to know if there is any alternative to carrier oil if I want to make a hair mask with essential oils. I have greasy hair and …

Gums 
How do you treat sore/swollen gums but no problems with the teeth?

using oils for migraine while taking prescription medicines 
I have a friend who suffers from migraines daily and I'm trying to help her with essential oils, but only recently started learning about and using them. …

I have Eden Lamps and would like to make my own oils. 
I like using my Eden Lamp, but I don't like the scents Clair de Lune carries and they are closing their stores in Ontario, thought it would be fun to make …

Suffering from Shingles  
Can you possibly help? I have been suffering with the after effects of shingles for the past 19 months. Although the shingles cleared within a week, the …

Tea tree oil use for babies 
My 18 months old daughter has a toe nail fungus, very mild so far but it's affecting most of her toes. Her doctor said there isn't any treatment as pills …

Hair Growth 
Can Aromatherapy assist with hair growth or even make it grow longer?

Cleaning oil burner and soapstone 
I have two oil burners, one soapstone, and the other copper. I am trying to find out the best way to clean them.

Shelf-life of adding sprigs of fresh herbs in a mixture of water and essential oils 
I'm thinking of making some air fresheners for gifts and would like to add a vanilla bean or sprigs of sage, rosemary, etc to the bottles for looks and …

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Storing Essential Oils 
You say on your website: "Only blended oils can be stored in cobalt blue bottles." I was planning on storing all my essential oils in blue. Why do you …

Lavender Water Voile 
In the recipe above, you only use water and castor oil and essential oil. I am looking for a recipe for colognes that doesn't use alcohol. I am …

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome 
what is the best aromatherapy treatment for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

Basic bath salt recipe 
I am interested in making bath salts and was curious if it is better to use essentials oils or fragrance oils. Is there a basic bath salt recipe that …

Pine or Spruce Fragrance 
Good Morning. I hope you can help me. I absolutely love the fragrance of pine/spruce, etc. It soothes and relaxes me. I used to buy Aspen Bay and Empire …

Diffuser and Essential Oils for COPD 
I have COPD and would like to purchase a diffuser along with the correct oils you suggest I use. I usually suffer w/bronchitis, loose but sometimes dry …

aromatherapy candlemaking 
I would like to add some fragrance to my beeswax candles. Are there any dangers of having essential oils in the candles?

I have an electrical oil burner, but I notice my oils dont smell.  
Hello I am from Puerto Rico, a beautiful island in the Caribbean, so I would like you people to excuse my english. My first language is spanish, hope …

cataracts 
I had used 3 different essential oils a while ago for my dogs cataracts and they had cleared up. I read the book by Kristen Bell on Aromatherapy for Animals. …

Dried Lavender Flower 
I am looking for some dried lavendar flowers for my daughters wedding. I need them asap and have been searching the web...any suggestions? Thank you! …

how to test essential oils for purity 
How to test essential oils for purity?

what does 40/42 mean in essential oils 
what does 40/42 mean in essential oils?

how many drops of essential oil in a ml 
I'm trying to make my own bath products, etc. There was a handy measurement table in an aromatherapy book I had once, but I didn't write it down. Can …

which essential oil is used to remove cellulite 
How can I remove cellulite? If going to get cellulite treatment, combine with essential oils would it improve result?

what essential oil to repells ants? 
I have a question about ants. We have had a problem with the ants. I don't want to use chemical products. Does anyone have any suggestions to repells …

How to make my own tuberose oil... at home 
I am new to making essential and I cant find a thing on the internet on how to make it at home. I am interested in making tuberose oil and can't find …

can i use myrtle essential oil if i have vertigo 
Can i use myrtle essential oil if I have vertigo? My doctor has prescribe medicine and I also take supplements. But I want to try aromatherapy. what …

Is essential sweet orange oil safe while nursing? 
is essential sweet orange oil safe while nursing?

Peppermint to cure headaches 
How can you use peppermint aromatherapy essential oil to cure headaches?

What carrier oil to use with helichrysum essential oil 
what carrier oil to use with helichrysum essential oil?

can orange essential oil be taken internally 
I just wonder, orange is fruit and edible in that case, can orange essential oil be taken internally?

Does the essential oil of geranium get rid of varicose veins? 
I have varicose veins on my lower leg. Does the essential oil of geranium get rid of varicose veins?

How to use aromatherapy to improve grades 
How to use aromatherapy to improve grades? I need those blend to prepare for my exam.

how to make aromatherapy meditation eye pillow? 
Can you tell me how to make aromatherapy meditation eye pillow? I need a simple and easy method. Thanks

Can I use aromatherapy oils in my water vacuum 
Can i use aromatherapy oils in my water vacuum? if it is possible can you tell me how?

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how to use an aromatherapy vaporizer 
I bought aromatherapy vaporizer and want to know how to use it.

hydrosol silver 
Can you use the hydrosol silver in the eyes?

ways to help one wake up in the morning  
I have a terrible time waking up in the morning. I was wondering if you might have an aroma/oil that I might put close to me or on a damp towel after …

Aromatherapy Face Oils Recipes 
I'm looking for aromatherapy face oils equivalent to Pevonia's (sensitive, combination, and dry skin) for my facial massage during facials. The owner …

Aromatherapy face mask 
I want to know how to make face masks.

hair growth 
my hair isn't growing fast enough, what can help my hair grow faster.

how to make lemon essential oil 
I am recently endeavoring on making my own organic essential oils, just for my own use. I have a lemon tree as well as a eucalyptus tree but am not sure …

androgenetic alopecia 
Age 66, sensitive to chemicals including drugs and food,stress contributing to my hair loss. I am not computer literate, so I can not send you a photo, …

Scented product 
A lady brought me , I think...an oil with scent in it. It was called Pink Sugar, but...I don't know what this process is called, and I want to learn how …

Mature skin 
I am looking for a good essential oil recipe for my face. I have purchased quite a few different oils such as geranium, Neroli, sandalwood, rose, etc. …

Self prepared Essential oil blend for hair growth causing problems? 
Based on some amount of research on essential oils, I did on the net, I tried to create the perfect hair oil to stimulate hair growth. I created the …

Severe midfoot Arthritis of both feet 
I'm looking for an aroma therapy wrap or boot for use on both my feet in the evenings while watching television and elevating my feet. My wife would …

Hair loss 
I was reading the article on "Do Essential Oils Grow Hair" and i noticed that the ingredients in "HAIR LOSS TONIC" and "BLENDS RECIPE FOR HAIR GROWTH" …

Essential oils for oily scalp 
Hi, Can you advise on essential oils for an oily scalp? I'm looking for an overnight treatment/recipes that I can wash out in the morning if possible? …

Devitalized Skin 
Hi Liani, how are you? hope everything is O.K. I would like to know what is the cause of devitalized skin common in the Mediterranean area where …

emulsification 
Have 2 of them. After reading your enclosed recipe for pillow or monster spray, you said to use an emulsifier. Which do you recommend to go through a fine …

Dye and Hair loss 
My hair is thinning due to hair dye. A lot of my root hairs are white and I am in my 40's so I dye my hair. I use dye without ammonia and peroxide. My …

confused over which type of aromatherapy to use for child 
My 7 yr old grandchild is very high-strung, to put it nicely. I noticed on a recent weekend outing that I gave her a lavender scented towelette that I …

Free Aromatherapy Course 
I am wondering if you would ever consider offering your free course again. I have been working my entire life for companies who do nothing for people. …

Bitter Almond Oil on Skin 
Hi Liani, How are you ? hope everything is O.K . I would like to know if you have any factual information about bitter almond oil on the skin , I …

What essential oils are safe for Parakeets? 
What essential oils are safe for Parakeets?

Shaving problem 
Hi, I Have a shaving problem, my face is terrible and discolor, hair bump and I use to have beard but I try to shave and it didn't work so now …

Nasal Aroma Inhalers 
Is this a good way to administer all sorts of Aromatherapy Oils?

Grapeseed oil 
Hello! You've got a great site - I like all the diffuser recipes. Would you mind answering a question? I bought grapeseed oil at the grocery store …

Get rid of spidermites using essential oils 
Hi, I have spider mites on my plants is there an oil mixture for killing them and not hurting the plants Thanks Penny

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blends recipe for hair growth and hair growth in general  
Hi, I take pain medicine everyday and will have to for the rest of my life (spine injury). My hair used to be great, now it's very far from great. I …

Lost of hair because heavy metal toxicity 
Hi,I have found your site to be very good and interesting. Have lost a lot of hair in a short period and was diagnosed with heavy metal toxicity.I …

Essential oils for sunblock? 
Hi Liani, As I told you I will be looking for everything you add on this wonderful site which is easy and clear and with lots of useful information …

blends for face and eyes 
Hello, I found your site very useful however I would like to see specific recipes or blends (with specific measurements) for the face and for around …

Cat rash 
My cat has quite and extensive rash on her back, she doesn't scratch a lot or lick a lot. I can't see it but it feels like scabs. I've recently …

chest infection and or pneumonia 
I have had sinus drainage and a cough for 7 months. Sometimes causing an ache in my right shoulderblade area. I recently got the flu bug and now a chest …

Unwanted Stretch marks 
I have gained lots of weight the past 3 years. I've tried everything for the horrible reddish stretch marks all over my stomach, hips and inner arms. …

Using Hair Loss Tonic and Blends Recipe for Hair Growth at the same time 
Would you recommend using both the Hair Loss Tonic and Blends Recipe for Hair Growth at the same time? My hair is naturally baby fine and thin, …

dark, glass bottles 
Please explain to me why mixes of essential oils with a carrier oil needs to be stored in a dark, glass container. I understand why the dark container …

Bath Salt  
Please advise the reason the bath salt becomes wet after blending & keeping for 24 hours. The recipe : 3 cups of Epsom, Half cup of baking soda, & …

Orris Root Powder 
To make the pomander ball, where do you buy Orris Root Powder?

Neroli Oil 
Hi, just a quick question: i have a friend who recently lost his job and his is feeling very depressed/Anger & hopelessness. I purchase some neroli oil …

Acute Bronchitis 
Have been diagnosed with Acute Bronchitis since December 5th by my doctor & also went to the clinic on Saturday. The first time I went to see my doctor …

Eye Lashes 
Hello, Please can you advise of any remedy I can use to make my lashes thicker and longer? Thank you S. Asad

Purple Dye in Lavender Soap 
Hi! I just had a question re: your purple lavender soap recipe ...re: the purple liquid dye: can that be food coloring, or is that some other type …

Lavender or Bay for hair growth? 
Hello, Please could you advise whether Lavender and Bay essential Oils are good for hair growth. I've heard 4-6 drops each, of these two essential …

Aphrodisiacs essential oils 
Hello, I read your article on aphrodisiacs. I was wondering which essential oil say by itself would be the most potent to get women "wild," almost …

Making Perfume 
I love your site, I am not able to leave my home very often so I wanted something creative to do, I love scents so I decided to try making perfume. My …

How to apply hair loss blend recipe 
Hi there! Thank you for putting up the info on essential oils for hair loss and regrowth. I have been having an issue with this and I am anxious to …

I want to get rid of 2 S- Stretch marks & Stress 
I am 29 year old indian female. I m a working mother & my son is just 3mths old. I have need advise to get rid of the stretch marks as well as some nice …

Knee Injury 
I have recently sprained my knee and since this is the second time in about 3 months, I may be looking at having surgery on my knee. I would be interested …

making body sprays 
I am new to this and read the different recipes for making body sprays. Can you explain the difference between the recipes and the reasons for using …

My hair not getting long 
I want long long hair up to my waist but i am african and i think i won't get long hair then this women said i need to use natural oil so i am wonder …

carrier oils 
I live in rector arkansas and in my area there is not any stores to get carrier oils. Is it possible to make homemade carrier oils?

Thinning Hair Loss due to medications pain pills 
My hair seems to becoming thinner loss is increasing. I have been on pain medications due to 2 back surgeries I once had a recipe for hair and scalp. …

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Hemorrhoids problems 
I am suffering from bleeding hemorrhoids.. do you have something that will help.. also I am on high blood pressure and asthma medication.. is there any …

Massage Oil for Blood Clot in Leg 
I'm looking for an effective recipe for a massage oil please. My boyfriend had a blood clot in his leg, now the circulation is very bad and he retains …

Alopecia Areata 
5 years ago my now 19 year old daughter was diagnosed with Alopecia Areata. Her hair grows back slowly in the top of her head and then falls out again. …

Slow growing hair  
My hair grows slowly, what essential oils can I put into my shampoo & conditioner to assist my hair to grow faster.

Essential oils and soy wax 
I wanted to add essential oil to my soy candles but I'm not sure how much to add. I made a candle and when i take the lid off the jar it smells really …

Aromatherapy for repel insects. 
Does diffusing oils help repel insects or other pests? I just moved into an older manufactured home that has been vacant for a while and I am finding …

Swine flu and aromatherapy 
Hi, Could you please suggest us the best possible method to prevent swine flu from the aroma therapy.

Aromatherapy for hair loss 
Hi, I am just wondering what is the best recipe for hair loss?

Can hair loss on the crown of the head be helped after menopause? 
I was losing my hair in clumps from the crown of my head. It finally stop after i discovered essentials oils. Will this hair grow back?

how to use it  
How do you use aromatherapy like what are the steps to do it what do you do after you buy the oils? I just need to know everything about it please

Growing lavender plant 
I've heard that you should be careful not to allow the "branches" of adjacent Lavender plants to touch - is that true and if so, do you know why? I …

Essential oil blend for hair loss 
Hello, I have two questions. Is the oil blend for hair loss effective for men as well? Can it be used with rogaine?

Highest concentration of essential oils to use on pregnant clients 
Is 2% the strongest percentage you can use on a pregnant client - both in massage and topically (eg cream made up to apply to specific problem area as …

Ceramic oil burner vs metal plate oil burner 
Hi there, Would really appreciate your advice. i bought an electric burner with a metal plate. then bought oil. The instructions on oil says 'to be …

Convert drops to mg 
How do I convert drops to mg?...I am trying the hair growth recipe I saw on this site.

Short broken hair 
Hello Ladies, I am a fourty year old african american woman, who has had short hair all my life. I desire to have a head full of thick to the middle …

General anesthesia and essential oils 
Hi, I've been using a hair blend lately and I love the results. I'll be having a surgery next month under general anesthesia and I'm wondering if I should …

Pneumonia 
My father just underwent surgery that removed his spleen and 80% of his pancreas (he had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer). He is still not allowed …

hair loss for men 
I am a male, age 24. i have dark hair.. if i dont wash my hair for 2 to 3 days. i dont know why it happens. my hair start falling.. i read on your web …

infants congestion 
My 10 month old son is having congestion, runny nose, and a cough that comes and goes. He is miserable and the doctor says his lungs sound good and that …

Plant Pests 
I'm on a course at the moment and our tutor has plants in the classroom and we, the students are being annoyed by small bugs flying about and the tutor …

Aromatherapy and Diabetic problems 
I have another question. I am also a type 1 diabetic. Is aromatherapy alright for diabetics? How does it affect blood sugar levels? Can you start to …

Essential Oils for Menstrual Cramps 
Hi, I think you have a wonderful website! Thanks for all the information. I also have a question though. I usually have a really rough first day with …

Please help me!!!!! I'm male,26 and I'm having the hair loss  
I'm Arka,26,male from India but now in United States for last 7 months. I used to have thick hair and not much major issue of hair loss. Almost 3 years …

chronic telogen effluvium and aromatherapy 
First of all, I'd like to thank you all for sharing such great information with us. I recently purchased Melanie's 3 book combo and I love them! If …

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Soy Candle Making 
Hello, I love your site. I have a question about soy candle making. I am new at this. I used 1 lb of soy wax and added some "cheap" fragrance. …

Using rose flower water for pregnancy. 
Dear Sir/Madam, Could you please advise in what way is Rosa Damascena (rose) flower water' not to be used during the first four months of pregnancy? …

Reflux 
Hi, my name is Kris and my 8 month old son has acid reflux. The Doctor put him on zantac which did not seem to help a lot. Then put him on previcid, …

itchy scalp and hair loss 
Have been trying the usual recommendations for using lavender oil, chamomile oil and rosemary oil with limited success. Is Neem oil used for my condition …

Fibromyalgia 
I was just wondering if any type of aromatherapy products could help with Fibromyalgia? I know there is no medical cure, but there are herbs I believe …

Essential oils for Eczema 
What are Essential oils for Eczema? Find out which essential oils may be useful for relief from eczema. As an infant until between the ages of 4 …

Essential oils and herbs storage 
I am making a concoction to help with acne. I know your site isn't about skin care but I hope you can help me with this question since you know about essential …

About the blends recipe for hair growth 
Hi, My question is about the blends recipe for hair growth. 2 drops Thyme essential oil ( Thymus vulgaris ) 2 drops Atlas cedarwood essential oil …

Varicose veins 
I'm a 52 years old female. I've been suffering from acute varicose veins on my both legs for 25 years. I have even had an operation but it was rather …

Essential oils for hair loss 
What are essential oils for hair loss? and how to use it? I'm a very healthy 32 years old female but I had severe hair loss problems. I've lost 3/4 …

Witch hazel or water? 
I want to know what is the benefit or not of using witch hazel over water? I'm thinking of body sprays or bath fizzies. I've been recipes that state either …

diffusing essential oils 
I have a huge amount of essential oils and I recently purchased an oil diffuser. This is a small glass vase with wood reeds. Since I have essential oils …

Drinking too much wine in the evenings 
I have come to the realization that I am self medicating with wine; however, I only drink wine in the evenings, and never earlier. I was wondering if …

How to grade an essential oil? 
Hello, I just wanna ask how do you grade essential oils? i read about an article here in the internet that essential oil can be graded as GRADE A, B, OR …

Which oil is best to use in wick? 
I want to blend essential oil with another oil to burn a wick. oil in a bottle with a wick at the top and fire with the scent coming from it. rather than …

Essential oil blend for heal sores 
Hi, I am wanting to make up my own combination of essential oils into a solution that I can spray onto my neck and scalp to sooth/heal sores that I …

I have been asked to advise on the use of essential oils at a childrens hospice  
In particular the use of vaporisers and suitable blends to use. There are children with epilepsy and others who need a little stimulation so any advice …

I wanted to try the hair growth recipe 
I live in India. I wanted to try the hair growth recipe that you have mentioned in your site. Have few questions, if you can revert, it would be gr8!!!! …

Jojoba oil blends 
I am new to essential oils and have a couple of questions about jojoba as a carrier oil. 1) How long do blends using jojoba as the carrier tend to …

Chronic Sinusitus Not rated yet
I've dealing with allergies and sinus issues most of my life, but the past few years I've been suffering from chronic sinusitus and its very painful. …

JUST BEGINNING Not rated yet
I AM READY TO START AROMATHERAPY. I SUFFER WITH SEVERE DEPRESSION. PLEASE RECOMMEND HOW TO BEGIN. SHOULD I FIRST READ A BOOK? I BELIEVE I NEED TO PURCHASE …

Chamomile Not rated yet
If I want to make a lavender/chamomile mix and have the lavender, what kind of chamomile do I want: Chamomile Blue, Chamomile German, or Chamomile Roman? …

Blocked Eustation Tube Not rated yet
Following two courses of anti-biotics after a chest infection which left me with catarrh realised that I couldn't hear clearly in my right ear. Assuming …

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