Essential oils in Calgary, Alberta from Natural Zen Home Fragrance Studio

What Are Essential Oils?

Have you been wondering what essential oils are and why you keep hearing about them?

Essential oils are the highly concentrated essences of plants. Roots, seeds, bark and flowers are distilled, extracted or pressed to release their natural, aromatic compounds.The oils capture the plant’s essence (scent and flavor).

These compounds are what we call essential oils, and they are used to bring you the power of nature to enhance your well-being. 

Essential oils are also known as volatile oils, ethereal oils, aetheroleum, or simply as the oil of the plant from which they were extracted, such as oil of clove.

Essential oils have been used throughout history for medicinal,  therapeutic and cosmetic purposes, as well as for emotional and spiritual support.

Essential oils are highly concentrated essences of plants

Why You Should Use Essential Oils

Essential oils are a versatile, affordable and convenient way to support your health and well-being. You can use them to heal skin conditions, improve respiratory health, treat colds and flu, strengthen your immune system, treat insomnia, to relieve symptoms of headache, anxiety and stress. and so much more. 

Essential oils can also improve cognitive function, relieve pain and uplift your mood. Many essential oils also have antiviral, antibacterial and antiseptic properties. 

How Are Essential Oils Used?

Essential oils are used to enhance health, help with symptoms and to promote well being. Often referred to as essential oil therapy, Aromatherapy uses aromatic essential oils medicinally to improve the health of your body, mind and spirit.

The therapeutic benefits of essential oils improve psychological, spiritual and physical well-being, so they work together to enhance every level of your health. 

There are many ways to use essential oils. You will find them in many skin care products, bath and body products, candles, cleaning products and even in many of the foods that you eat as flavoring. 

You can inhale them, apply them topically and in some cases ingest them, as in the case of food flavoring. Essential oil diffusers are a common and easy way to use essential oils in your daily life.

Why you should use essential oils

What Are the Most Popular Essential Oils?

There are so many kinds of essential oils, it can be overwhelming to know where to start. We recommend the following essential oils to get started, they cover the majority of needs and are the most popular oils.

  1. Lavender Essential Oil
  2. Tea Tree Essential Oil
  3. Lemongrass Essential Oil
  4. Orange Essential Oil
  5. Peppermint Essential Oil
  6. Eucalyptus essential Oil
  7. Lemon Essential Oil
  8. Frankincense Essential Oil

You can start with any, or all of these essential oils. With these on hand, you can mix and blend the oils to address most needs.

How Do I Learn More About Essential Oils?

We remember feeling confused by the vast amount of oils, uses and information we encountered when we first began learning about essential oils and studying Aromatherapy.

To help you get started in a simplified, easy to understand format, we have written A Beginner’s Guide to Getting Started with Essential Oils. 

It will help you get to know the top essential oils in depth, the different methods of using them and includes many recipes to get you started enjoying the benefits of essential oils immediately.

We have even included a special discount code for the high quality essential oils from Natural Zen Home Fragrance Studio to help you start out as simply as possible.

A Beginner's Guide to Getting Started with Essential oils from Natural Zen


Essential oils are highly concentrated and potent essences of plants that contain powerful compounds. Essential oils and aromatherapy are an effective, natural method to elevate your sense of well-being. 

Aromatherapy uses aromatic essential oils medicinally to improve the health of your body, mind and spirit. Essential oils  work on all of your levels of being, including supporting your emotional and spiritual health. 

You will find them to be a cost effective and very enjoyable addition to your health care and natural medicine cabinet.

While there are many essential oils, starting out with the top few oils and using them in combination with A Beginners Guide to Getting Started with Essential Oils is a simple, effective and ideal way for you to start right away.

We hope you take the step to get started enjoying the natural benefits of essential oils. Not only do they enhance your health and well-being, they also uplift and elevate your space.Essential oils are an easy way to add Zen to your life.

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Are you looking for high quality, but affordable essential oils? Visit Natural Zen Home Fragrance Studio to access the right essential oils for you.


In Zen,

Carmel & Brett

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