While Lavender is probably one of the most popular and much loved essential oil, I think of Eucalyptus as the Mac-Daddy of them all!! Yep…Eucalyptus Globulus is native to Austrialia (on my bucket list of countries to visit), and interestingly, Eucalyptus are some of the tallest trees in the world!!Continue Reading
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n Introduction to Essential Oil Aromatherapy must begin with Lavender.
Safe and simple to use, Lavender is one the most versatile and well loved essential oils around. Throughout history, Lavender has been recognized and appreciated for it’s calming and soothing qualities. The plant is recognizable to most as it grows in clumps about 3 feet high and has long, thin, grayish, green leaves and spikes of purple blossom clusters.Continue Reading
As we continue our tour around the world of essential oils and herbal aromatics, we visit Egypt, Greece, Rome and France.
Moodi friends, I don’t want to bore you to death with a long treatise on the origins of essential oils and aromatic herbs, but feel it’s important to have some sort of general sense about the roots and origins of the substances that we slather onto our bodies.Continue Reading
Essential oil Aromatherapy’s origins are ancient and rooted in traditions of holistic healing as a transcendent art form. Our earliest written documents across all cultures, all over the world, seem to record the use of herbs, flowers and plant oils for their healing and aesthetic properties. Stuff that Moodi folks intuitively know and understand…right??Continue Reading
Music has always been a really important part of my life and that’s partially why my tagline for Mood Indigo Soaps says, “Make Your Skin Sing!” Music and singing are truly vibrant, joyful expressions of soul!! When I was a wee one, my Dad would take us to the local record store, Rhythm House, and we’d pile into a little sound proof room and listen excitedly to the newest release (Now remember, new releases in India were about a year or two behind new releases in the US!!). Then we’d lovingly return the LP’s to their sleeves and buy one to take home.Continue Reading
Essential Oils are quickly becoming part of the mainstream conversation as people are increasingly using these oils as stress relievers and often as alternatives to traditional medecine. If you’re a fan of Mood Indigo, you know that we use premium quality essential oils in all our products and work really hard to stay true to our commitment to all things natural.Continue Reading
While I've on the subject of women/men and their moods, I want to talk about men, manly scents and body products. I find it incredibly interesting when people, namely women, come up to my booth and ask for manly scents for their boyfriends, partners and husbands. What the heck is a manly scent and why are men only allowed to buy manly scents??? Do men really like the idea of bathing in beer soap, or soap scented only with pine tar, woodsmoke, or kerosene?Continue Reading