The Essential Blog
A blog by volant, helping people live a natural and healthy life.
Essential oils are concentrated extracts that are taken directly from plants. Each essential oil has its own unique range of benefits and uses, from improving mood and easing depression to fighting infections and killing bacteria. This makes essential oils a valuable tool in promoting natural health and wellbeing. But how are essential oils made?
Summer is the perfect season to reset and rejuvenate your body, and essential oils are the ideal way to get started. Choosing the right summer essential oils can help you to get into the swing of summer, boosting your spirits and energising you so you can make the most of the longer, warmer days.
If everyday life has left you feeling burnt out, an aromatherapy massage could be just what you need to de-stress and recharge. Whether you decide to visit a spa or try aromatherapy massage at home, the therapeutic essential oils are guaranteed to leave you feeling relaxed, refreshed and totally reinvigorated.
What do you get when you mix a passion for art with a love of essential oils? We think the work of Yukiko Noritake speaks for itself. Born in Japan in 1989, Yukiko has led a fascinating life, culminating in pursuing her passion and becoming a celebrated artist and illustrator.
It’s that time of year when you’re probably beginning to consider the best gifts for those special people in your life. You might be looking for something unique, with personality and meaning, because you want them to know just how much you care for them.
Do you want to do something special for your partner this Valentine's day? In this article, we'll share our five best ideas for doing something extra special this Valentine's day.
If you’re looking to recover from the wear and tear of daily life, you might consider taking a detox bath. This is a great way to remove toxins from your body, leaving you feeling refreshed, reinvigorated and ready to take on life.
To use essential oils safely on your skin and around your home, it’s important to dilute them. This can help to prevent skin irritation whilst also helping your essential oils to disperse effectively. But how do you dilute an essential oil, and what are the mistakes that you should avoid?