Educational essential oil resources are now more available than ever before. Need a blending tool on the go, or an aromatherapy recipe log? There are apps for that. Here are a few recommendations that EG thinks are worth the purchase. All apps are compatible with both Apple and Android phones or tablets.
Aromahead's Natural Remedies
Esteemed highly in the aromatherapy industry, Aromahead has combined some of its best kept recipes and offered them in an easy and beautiful app. Take recipes on the go and with you wherever at a flat rate of $2.99. This app offers you 72 helpful recipes that you may end up using for a lifetime.
Essential Oil Blending for Aromatherapy Oils
Brought to you by the English Aromatherapist, this app makes blending by aroma and therapeutic benefits easy. The app also provides recommendations on what combinations work best together, and includes safety information regarding the oils in each blend. Other fun features include the ability to save blends and calculate dilution. This app is free, and can be upgraded to include more oils, detailed EO profiles and more for $4.99.
AromaDesk Oil Blending Tool
Loaded with helpful information like the aromatic note, benefits and safety of 100 different essential oils, AromaDesk provides almost everything you need to know about EOs right at your fingertips. Unlike most blending apps, AromaDesk comes with a blending tool that shows you the chemical components in each blend you’ve created, such as monoterpenes and sesquiterpenes, allowing you to blend from a chemistry perspective. Try this app for free before purchasing it for $19.99.
Garden Answers Plant Identification
If you’ve ever stopped to smell a plant, and wondered if it was a plant that was used in the production of essential oils than this app is for you. Garden Answers allows you to identify plants by snapping a picture of a plant and comparing it to photos of other plants. Once you identify the plant, the app provides you with information regarding the plant, including its botanical name. It’s fun and it’s free, with the option of upgrading for $1.99.