Category Archives: essential oil

Homemade (& Edible!) Facial Scrubs

Ever stop and wonder what exactly is lurking in that store-brand face wash? For being the largest organ of the human body, our skin is certainly exposed to harsh chemicals and questionable ingredients week to week, causing unknown damage and irritation that can be so easily avoided. Instead of grabbing for that expensive bottle ofRead More

New Formula, Field Tested and Fig Approved!

Great news for our clients! The entire Purple Fig team is now using the new formula developed through research on essential oils. Previously, we were using the very effective vinegar and water mix, sprinkling baking soda where necessary. We had essential Peppermint oil to cut through the vinegar smell and leave things fresh and minty.Read More

It’s About Thyme

Thyme and Thymol. Wondrous good, people. First, let me tell you that every bit of this information can be found on the Wikipedia page for Thymol. It’s all over the web and in plenty of books that I read, but Wikipedia did a really excellent job of pulling it all together in one place. IRead More


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