Monthly Archives October 2016

How to Put Together an Essential Oil First Aid Kit

Most people, frustrated with pharmaceuticals, are seeking alternatives like an essential oil first aid kit. Complementary treatments have been used for thousands of years. Acupuncture, herbs and chiropractic medicine are of some avenues from which people are seeking assistance in common issues. Another place where people look for help is in essential oils and aromatherapy. Most of us know that the ancient people used plants as traditional medicine, and in our modern world we have many choices. Essential oils can help support us physically, emotionally and spiritually to keep us balanced in our busy, stress-filled world. Because of this, a common question we get is “what essential oils should I have in my First Aid Kit?” Keep in mind, some essential oils do have safety concerns, which we will try to highlight.
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How to Use Hydrosols: A Guide for Beginners

At Stillpoint, we feel quite passionate about hydrosols as well as essential oils. Our students who take our classes where we fire up our copper alembic really understand how essential oils and hydrosols are created first hand. When a plant is distilled, the water soluble essential oil molecules are actually contained in the water that is produced. That is the hydrosol. For this reason, hydrosols have tremendous therapeutic benefits beyond just a great facial toner– although this really is one fantastic way that many hydrosols can be used.
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Using Essential Oils to Support the Lymphatic System

More and more people are understanding the importance of our lymphatic system in regards to our well-being. The lymphatic system complements the circulatory system and is a crucial player in our ability to ward off disease and heal from injury. Unlike the circulatory system, the lymphatic system does not have a pump to circulate or move the lymphatic fluid. Try these habits to support the lymphatic system, as well as blending with the appropriate essential oils.
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Behind the Scenes at Stillpoint Aromatics

For those of you who know us, you know that we consider essential oils, the plants and trees from which they come, and our relationship with them to be sacred. We, too, have great respect for the farmer/distiller, the growing season, and the distillation process. We are often asked what goes on in our pouring room where not many are invited. Here is sneak peek at our process of how your oils are poured for you.
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Monthly Archives October 2016

How to Put Together an Essential Oil First Aid Kit

Most people, frustrated with pharmaceuticals, are seeking alternatives like an essential oil first aid kit. Complementary treatments have been used for thousands of years. Acupuncture, herbs and chiropractic medicine are of some avenues from which people are seeking assistance in common issues. Another place where people look for help is in essential oils and aromatherapy. Most of us know that the ancient people used plants as traditional medicine, and in our modern world we have many choices. Essential oils can help support us physically, emotionally and spiritually to keep us balanced in our busy, stress-filled world. Because of this, a common question we get is “what essential oils should I have in my First Aid Kit?” Keep in mind, some essential oils do have safety concerns, which we will try to highlight.
Read More

How to Use Hydrosols: A Guide for Beginners

At Stillpoint, we feel quite passionate about hydrosols as well as essential oils. Our students who take our classes where we fire up our copper alembic really understand how essential oils and hydrosols are created first hand. When a plant is distilled, the water soluble essential oil molecules are actually contained in the water that is produced. That is the hydrosol. For this reason, hydrosols have tremendous therapeutic benefits beyond just a great facial toner– although this really is one fantastic way that many hydrosols can be used.
Read More

Using Essential Oils to Support the Lymphatic System

More and more people are understanding the importance of our lymphatic system in regards to our well-being. The lymphatic system complements the circulatory system and is a crucial player in our ability to ward off disease and heal from injury. Unlike the circulatory system, the lymphatic system does not have a pump to circulate or move the lymphatic fluid. Try these habits to support the lymphatic system, as well as blending with the appropriate essential oils.
Read More

Behind the Scenes at Stillpoint Aromatics

For those of you who know us, you know that we consider essential oils, the plants and trees from which they come, and our relationship with them to be sacred. We, too, have great respect for the farmer/distiller, the growing season, and the distillation process. We are often asked what goes on in our pouring room where not many are invited. Here is sneak peek at our process of how your oils are poured for you.
Read More

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