Commonly found in soaps, creams, lotions and cosmetics, and also popular in its raw form straight from the plant, aloe vera is so well loved for a reason! Continue reading
Our annual list of small but mighty gift ideas is back; here to stuff all your stockings with handcrafted, small batch goodness! If you need a little something for a parent or child; a sibling or a friend; a spouse or an in-law, you’re in luck! Continue reading
Nine Easy Clues… One BIG Prize!
We’re so excited to be taking part in this fun and easy online scavenger hunt, along with eight other fantastic Canadian businesses! The Seek Wellness Scavenger Hunt encourages you to engage in self-love and self-care. With a $525 prize pack stuffed with amazing, natural products, win this giveaway and you will be all set to pamper yourself throughout the long, Canadian winter!
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. Continue reading
Neem, the Wonder Tree
Also sometimes called “Indian lilac,” this dark, thick, distinctively scented oil has been used for over 2,000 years in traditional South Asian medicine. Many Indian legends speak of its powers. However, don’t let these exaggerated tales discourage you from using it, as it is certainly a useful oil! Antimicrobial and antifungal, it has also been shown to affect over 200 separate insect species, including some mites, as well as nematodes, fungi, bacteria and viruses (source: US National Research Council, “Neem — A Tree For Solving Global Problems”). Continue reading