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AromaBox Essential Oil Box Review + Coupon – January 2018

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Herb Stop offers a monthly subscription box filled with a variety of its essential oils. All of their essential oils are 100% pure except for the blends (obviously) and the precious essential oils, which are stretched with jojoba oil.

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This box was sent to us for review purposes. (Check out our review process post to learn more about how we review boxes.)

About AromaBox

The Subscription Box: AromaBox Essential Oil Monthly Subscription Box

The Cost: $19.99 per month with free shipping

COUPON: Save 15% off your first box with code MSA15

The Products: “Your box will arrive with 4 bottles (1/6 oz or 1/3 oz each) of essential oils, and/or essential oil blends, and/or roll-on essential oil blends. Along with your aromas, you will receive a description of each oil, 3 tips on using each oil, as well as any safety information.”

Ships to: U.S. only

AromaBox January 2018 Review

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This month’s theme is “Workout Time!” Yep, it’s that time of year! Anybody else having a hard time getting moving this year? It’s just been so cold!

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The information sheet from Herb Stop is really impressive. There’s a lot of knowledge packed in here! Every oil they sent is matched with three different usage tips. That’s really helpful! Plus on the reverse side there is a recipe for “Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS)” blend! I know that will come in handy for sure.

I also wanted to point out that their information sheet contains important safety information under each oil. It’s definitely great info to have on hand.

Eucalyptus Radiata, 1/6 oz

Eucalyptus Radiata, 5ml – Buy 15ml for $9.10

I love the smell of eucalyptus! I think we all know that eucalyptus is good to help with breathing difficulties and clearing out the airways, but I didn’t know it is also really good for pains and sprains, which is why it is in this month’s workout box! It is also really good for skin infections, bites, cuts, and blisters. It’s amazing how so many oils are good for so many different things!

Turmeric, 5ml – Buy 10ml for $8.60

To me, turmeric has a really mild scent, and I love the idea on the booklet about blending it with flowers for aromatherapy purposes. I am sure that would smell amazing! I am already a huge fan of turmeric for its pain relieving and anti-inflammatory benefits, I have just never used it in oil form. I am glad to have it!

Wintergreen, 5ml – Buy 15ml for $9.50

OK, I didn’t even know wintergreen is a plant. I’m embarrassed to say that, but I always thought it was just a flavor of gum! Haha! So yes, it smells like you would expect, and it is another pain and muscle soreness reliever.

Sore No More Roll-On Essential Oil Blend – Estimated Value $16.95

This blend is not available in Herb Stop’s online shop, so I am basing the value on their standard roll-on blend. This is another muscle soreness relief product, and it is made with a blend of wintergreen, orange, camphor, rosemary, and peppermint in a jojoba base.

The Verdict: I am consistently impressed with the Aroma Box by Herb Stop. I am getting such a massive education on natural health and wellness through this subscription! The oils are top quality and purity. The curation is also spot on and always perfectly suited to the month. This month, I kind of wish they had focussed on more than one aspect of the annual workout resolution. All the muscle soreness products are great, but what about energy boosters? I would be interested in learning about essential oils that can improve stamina and performance, too.

To Wrap Up:

Can you still get this box if you sign up today? No, you will receive the February box. From Herb Stop:

Orders will begin mailing between the 10th-20th of every month.  Orders will take approximately 7-10 days to arrive.

Coupon – Save 15% off your first box with code MSA15

Value Breakdown: This box cost me $19.99 including free shipping, which means that each of the 4 items in the box has an average cost of $5.

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What do you think of the Aroma Box by Herb Stop?

Written by Anna Rodriguez

Anna Rodriguez

Anna has been a fan of subscription boxes since joining Birchbox in 2013, but didn’t become a true addict until discovering subscriptions she could share with her children. Her favorites include Kiwi Crate and Fab Kids.

All views in this review are the opinion of the author. My Subscription Addiction will never accept payment in exchange for a review, but will accept a box at no cost to provide honest opinions on the box. This post may contain affiliate/referral links. If you buy something, MSA may earn an affiliate commission. Read the complete My Subscription Addiction disclosure.

2 Comments

  1. Yikes, I actually know oils and I wouldn’t trust the quality of anything this cheap. This is scary and a major health concern.

    • Hi Betsy – Thank you for your comment. The Herb Stop has been purveyor of essential oil for 26 years. During our extensive time in the essential oil market, we have developed many relationships with distilleries and the companies that represent them. All of our essential oils are 100% pure (verified with GC/MS) and the GC/MS (gas chromatography/ mass sepctrometry), as well as the Certificates of Analysis, are available for our essential oils. Feel free to check out our essential oil section at https://www.herbstoponline.com/collections/aromatherapy-essential-oils/essential-oils and if you have any questions, you are welcome to contact us at any time.

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