The Essential Blog
A blog by volant, helping people live a natural and healthy life.
Stop the Throb! Can essential oils halt a headache?
More people globally complain about headaches than any other medical affliction. Yet despite them being so common, the treatment options are much the same. They’re filled with chemicals and often come with nasty side effects - and they don’t always offer much relief…
The ‘love yourself’ essentials everyone needs
Self care. It’s a whole lot more than a trend or a buzzword. It’s something we should all be doing, but it's something that we often neglect or forget.
Unwrapping the goods: 9 health & wellness gifts everyone wants
Ditch the crystals that gather dust, journals that you forget to write in, or stuffed animals that double up as heat packs. This year, giving wellness gifts is all about giving people what they really want.
Tips & Recipes
A natural hair oil
Essential oils of frankincense, bergamot and amber provide a wonderful base for the scent of your hair.
A towel freshener that smells like sea breeze
A natural spray is a nice way to keep your towels smelling fresh.
Essential Oil Mixture: Stress down
When the workday is over, toast to successes, no matter the size of a spicy aroma diffuser cocktail. We call it stress down.
Interview - Jade Shutes
Whether you’re coping with pain, need a mental and emotional boost or simply want to enhance your health and well-being, everyone can benefit from the power of aromatics.
Interview - Dr Daniel Pénoël
Dr Pénoël is a French man on a mission. For the last 50 years, he’s been fighting for the recognition of aromatherapy in the medical world. He may have a traditional Doctorate, but he believes that there are so many alternative ways that we can heal ourselves - and essential oils are one of them.
Interview - Suzanne Banks
Aromatherapist and perfumer Suzanne Banks believes that essential oils are a gift that can simplify our lives and enhance our day-to-day experiences. She’s put this idea into practice and created a range of innovative oil-based perfumes that are unique, vegan and free of harmful chemicals and synthetics.