The Essential Blog
A blog by volant, helping people live a natural and healthy life.
Lavender oil is one of the most popular and studied essential oils in the world, thanks to its wide range of benefits. These include relaxation, reducing anxiety and stress, improving sleep quality, and aiding in wound healing, among others.
Are you looking to learn more about essential oils and aromatherapy? Following the right experts is a great way to start. In a field of many different voices and opinions, some less trustworthy than others, this can be challenging.To help you, we’ve researched and listed the top 50 aromatherapy experts you should follow in 2022. They’re ranked based on their depth of expertise and influence in the field.
Many people rely on the therapeutic benefits of aromatherapy to treat a wide range of ailments and to enhance their mental, emotional and physical well-being. From stress to insomnia and chronic pain to anxiety, essential oils seem to be the answer to almost anything.
A very popular way of using essential oils is to apply them to your skin. This enables the benefits of your chosen essential oil to soak into your skin, enabling you to enjoy their holistic benefits in multiple ways at once!
Have you ever wondered how a smell can take you years back down memory lane and walk you through both the pleasant and painful memories of your life? You are not alone! Our sense of smell is directly connected to the part of the brain that stores memories and evokes emotion.
Europe is home to some of the best yoga studios in the world. Whether you're a seasoned yogi or someone who doesn't know their asana from their pranayama, there’s a yoga studio that will suit you.
Who are the hottest British home influencers? Who deserves an award for their incredible accounts? And who should you be following online? Get ready to find out - because we’ve rounded up the top UK home influencers that are giving us the home decor inspiration we need.
Everyone knows how powerfully certain smells can trigger memories. Even when we’re all grown up, catching a whiff of our favourite childhood cookies might bring our mother or grandmother to mind.
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 natural spray is a nice way to keep your towels smelling fresh. We love to use our Bergamot, Lavender and Eucalyptus Pure Organic Essential to make that happen. We think it gives them the scent of a nice sea breeze.