Archive for April, 2008

Facial Treats

Facial treats are an excellent alternative to creams and lotions, and are of great benefit to the skin. Prepared facial treats are ready to use for a variety of skin conditions. Simply massage 3-4 drops to cleansed and lightly misted skin morning and night. These precious drops are an extremely economical choice as part of […]


Wintergreen is one of the most powerful essential oils, so care needs to be taken when using it; however, it is also one of the most effective for joints and muscles. The main component of Wintergreen is methyl salicylate which makes up more than 95% of natural Wintergreen oil. Methyl salicylate is a popular ingredient […]

Muscle Ease Balm

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Create your own Muscle Ease Balm/Liniment with the releasing powers of Wintergreen oil. A small amount of Wintergreen goes a long way, so please use sparingly. 2 drops Wintergreen Chinese Essential Oil 10 drops Lavender Essential Oil 5 drops Marjoram Majorana Essential Oil 100gm Auroma Balm In a bain-marie, gently melt the balm over a […]

Cedarwood Oils

Auroma offer five different Cedarwood essential oils. The two major differences between the Cedarwood oils are their geographical origin and botanical family. Cedarwood Atlas and Himalayan belong to the Pinaceae family. They are high in himachalene and alantone. Cedarwood Texas, Virginian and Chinese belong to the Cupressaceae family and are high in cedrol, cedrene and thujopsene. […]

DIY Aloe Gel Recipe

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2gm Sclerotium Gum 95mL Orange Flower Floral Water 5mL Aloe Vera Concentrate Warm the Orange Flower Floral Water to 65-70°C in a glass beaker. Add the Aloe Vera Concentrate and stir well. Sprinkle the Sclerotium Gum over the water mixture, blending well as you go. Use a stick blender to thoroughly mix. Continue with the […]

Sclerotium Gum – Instant Gelling Agent

Sclerotium Gum is a natural gum that produces an instant gel base when combined with water. It is a polysaccharide produced through a fermentation process of Sclerotium rolfsii on a glucose-based medium. To make a gel base use Sclerotium Gum at 2% (0.2% – 2% will produce different consistencies in your end gel), meaning the […]