$0.00

Category: Sandy’s Rants

Can The Human Nose Detect the Difference Between Natural and Synthetic Aromas?

I posted a report on a chronology of how aromas went from all 100% natural to less than 20% natural in about 100 years. It’s intended to be a factual account of how it progressed. This segment is part of a series of blogs expressing my opinions, thoughts and observations about this subject; some of […]

Read More
Synthetic Aromas – The Insidious Erosion of Personal Choice

I posted a report on a chronology of how aromas went from all 100% natural to less than 20% natural in about 100 years. It’s intended to be a factual account of how it progressed. This segment is part of a series of blogs expressing my opinions , thoughts and observations about this subject; some […]

Read More
What Do Blotter Tests Reveal About Essential Oils?

One of the common tests that many educators, essential oil companies and consumers will conduct is a blotter test. The tests are typically done from a layman`s point of view in an effort to judge quality. But what is it, and what does it actually reveal about an essential oil? Does it indicate quality? Is […]

Read More
Do I Test All Of My Essential Oils?

I was asked this question recently. “Do you test every batch of your essential oils and if so, what do you test for?” Here’s my response: I do not test my own oils. I am not qualified nor do I have a money tree in the backyard to finance such endeavors. However, all of my […]

Read More
Essential Oils Will Not Mix With Water!

Based on their chemistry, pure essential oils obtained via distillation will NOT mix with water. Not only will they NOT mix with water, their specific gravity in most cases is lighter so they will float on top. Anyone who disputes this fact had better do some research on how essential oils are extracted from plants. […]

Read More
Natural Insect Repellents Tip of the Day – Laundry

During bug season, start adding essential oils to your laundry detergent. Make sure it is unscented since fragrances can attract insects, and in liquid form so the oils will mix thoroughly. Fabric softener residue is notorious for attracting mosquitos to your clothing. A mixture of baking soda and vinegar is a suitable replacement. About 1 […]

Read More
Take a Breather, It’s Canada Day

So it’s Canada Day again. It never gets old to see it come around each year and celebrate the Old Girl’s milestone. Canada’s birthday is a great reason to have a , three-day weekend in the summer and take stock of how fortunate I am to live in such a country. I think of the […]

Read More
Something stinks in here!

Scent, aroma, fragrance, bouquet, smell, odour, stench, stink: these are all words to describe anything that registers with the olfactory bulb – that’s the ‘smell registering’ part of the nose for those who prefer more technical jargon. Many of these words are used interchangeably by the cosmetic, advertising, and film industries and the population in […]

Read More
Confessions of a Social Media Dufus

Facebook, LinkedIn, blogging, Twitter, texting (and whatever else is invented from the time I post this item), in general has always had the effect on me of wanting to lie down till the technology goes away. Sometime I feel so inept, especially when I see infants in strollers’ texting their mom to stop at the […]

Read More

278 King Street
Midland ON
L4R 3M6
[email protected]
705-433-3645
© Copyright 2021 - Nascent Naturals - All Rights Reserved
linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram