Here at All Things Jill, our products are largely based on aromatherapy and/or built around natural raw ingredients and pure essential oils. We know that the world of essential oils can be daunting to navigate, especially when we’re talking about the sourcing or purity of the oils, contraindications of use, and safety. We feel very passionately about educating our customers on the safe use of essential oils — and while we are always happy to answer questions, we recognize that the information being used to make decisions about safety and efficacy is coming from all sorts of different sources.
Enter “The Complete Guide on How to Find Reliable Essential Oil Information”
That’s why we really love this article by Petra Ratajc, PhD at the PhytoVolatilome. Ratajc is a biologist, researcher and educator with a PhD in the field of medicinal and aromatic plants. She says, “I started The PhytoVolatilome because I feel that the use of aromatic plants and especially essential oils is losing its botanical foundation, turning into instant problem solving. Nowadays, it seems that anyone with some basic training in aromatherapy is an expert in medicine and chemistry of essential oils.”
Her “Complete Guide on How to Find Reliable Essential Oil Information” is an indispensable guide for anyone wishing to delve a little deeper into the world of aromatherapy and essential oils; anyone who has questions about finding a reliable source of information; and even those of us who have been doing this for quite a while! This is one that you’ll want to bookmark, and consult before heading out to buy oils.
As Ratajc says, “The big picture empowers you to start acting independently of popular information sources, make informed decisions, and avoid getting fooled by the snake oil sellers.” We couldn’t agree more!