Aromatherapy Products for Your Home
Resources for Buying
Aroma Naturals carries a complete line of pure essential oil aromatherapy candles ($8.50 and up) as well as non-aerosol, nontoxic, pure essential-oil air fresheners ($4.70 to $7). Also popular are their personal purifiers ($7.80), a blend of 10 essential oils with purifying properties that serve as a natural alternative to an antibacterial product; it's also good for helping clear stuffed-up sinuses. The company plans to launch a new line of aromatherapy bath and body products soon. Call 800-462-7662 or visit.
Naturopathica, a full-service, holistic spa in East Hampton, New York, sells pure essential oils, infused herbal and carrier oils, natural remedies, botanical skin care, and more. Call 800-669-7618 or visit.
Williams-Sonoma has a new line of aromatherapy kitchen products, including bar soap, dish soap, and more in Meyer lemon, basil, rosemary, or lavender scents ($8 to $33); and window wash, countertop cleaner, and floor cleaner with lavender and pine or Meyer lemon and mint ($9 to $12). Williams-Sonoma also offers lavender potpourri that's made of whole lavender buds from Provence accented with lavender essential oil ($19.50). Call 800-541-2233 or visit.
Lather is a Southern California-based retailer of all kinds of natural aromatherapy products for the body and home. For example, Lather carries a calming Moroccan rose and lavender room spray ($17) and a wide variety of aromatherapy candles ($4.50 to $18) with a vegetable-based wax that burns more slowly than conventional beeswax candles. The company will also custom-blend their bath and body products with the essential oils of your choice. Call 877-652-8437 or visit.
Avalon Natural Products uses certified organic floral waters and pure plant essential oils in their natural products for the body and home. They carry the popular Tisserand Aromatherapy line that includes a lavender wheat cushion (heat or freeze and apply to sore muscles or joints as an alternative to a hot-water bottle or chilled compress; $24.95), vaporizing light ring ($5.95), ceramic candle diffuser ($12.95), and even a remedies chart detailing which essential oil can help with what ailment ($12.95). Call 800-227-5120 or visit.
Illuminations, a retailer of candles and home accessories, has a new line of spa candles ($1.95 to $19.95) made from essential oils like tangerine lavender, lemon verbena, and lime basil tea. Each scent is offered in filled frosted jar candles in three sizes, a travel tin, and pillar candles. Call 800-226-3537 or visit.
Upscale online retailer RedEnvelope.com carries a number of aromatherapy-related items in their Spa section, including an aromatherapy gift set ($45) perfect for beginners. The set includes a candle, copper ritual plate, five aromatherapy oils (ylang-ylang, lavender, orange, sandalwood, and eucalyptus), an oil dropper, and a ritual beach pebble for balancing energy. The incense trio ($30) comes with three fragrances (lavender, honeysuckle, and sandalwood) and a holder that keeps ash neatly deposited and off furniture. Call 877-733-3683 or visit.