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The Essential Blog

A blog by volant, helping people live a natural and healthy life.

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Functional fragrances

“Functional” has become a major buzzword in the last few years as the world has become increasingly more chaotic. The appeal of functionality is ever-growing as it helps us to cut the clutter and focus on what really matters. Having less that does more is more important than ever.

Create that cozy feeling: Fabulous fall essential oil blends

When the leaves turn golden and the temperatures start to plummet, fall is in the air. And when we say “in the air”, that’s exactly what we mean - this season has a certain smell that signifies the switch from summer to the approaching winter.

Well-being awareness: Guide to using essential oils for mental health

One in every four people will experience a mental health issue at some point in their life. Although the stigma around mental disorders is not as widespread as it used to be, it still exists. This is why the World Federation for Mental Health established the 10th of October as World Mental Health Day back in 1992.

Germany's Best Home Influencer Awards

Who are the hottest German home influencers? Who deserves an award for their incredible accounts? And who should you be following online? Get ready to find out - because we’ve rounded up the top German home influencers that are giving us the home decor inspiration we need.

Perfect partnerships: Meet our essential oil sets

When William Shakespeare said that you can have too much of a good thing, he certainly wasn't talking about essential oils. What’s better than a bottle of essential oil? Several bottles, in a set!

How to use essential oil for yoga 

Like scones and jam and fish and chips, there are some things that seem made to go together. The same can be said for yoga and essential oils.

Auto aromatics: The best car freshener essential oils    

We spend a lot of time in our cars and often, we have other people along for the ride. Whether you’re a busy professional or a soccer mom, your car fulfills numerous roles other than just getting you from A to B.

The Secret to Creating the Perfect Festive Diffuser Blends

As the days grow shorter and the nights become colder, it’s evident that Christmas is just around the corner. The best way to lift your mood when it’s dark and gloomy outside is to snuggle up and get into the festive spirit, and that’s where we can help you.

Tips & Recipes

Footbath with essential oils

Taking a foot bath at the end of a long day has become one of my simple, yet most important rituals. It is something I do at home, in hotels and with hot water in the wilderness.

6 recipes for essential oils you will love

There are countless recipes for essential oil blends. Here we have collected the 6 best recipes for aroma diffusers.

Oil mixture recipe: Retreat

We have designed this recipe to smell like a resort spa.

Essential Oil Mixture: Stress down

When the workday is over, toast to successes, no matter the size of a spicy aroma diffuser cocktail. We call it stress down.

A towel freshener that smells like sea breeze

A natural spray is a nice way to keep your towels smelling fresh.

A natural hair oil

Essential oils of frankincense, bergamot and amber provide a wonderful base for the scent of your hair.

Aromatherapy at work

A secret productivity hack is to use aromatherapy at work. Essential oils can boost your energy and reduce stress, enhance your mood, and increase your focus.

Top 20 Essential Oil Recipes

A good essential oil recipe does a lot more than just make your house smell wonderful and inviting. Each recipe has its own set of other benefits that can improve your mental, physical and emotional well-being.

Curious of what essential oils can do for you?


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"Perfect for meditation, especially Geranium. And Grapefruit for yoga." Cathy S.
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