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Aromatherapy and Emotions

Aromas Impact Mood: Aromas effect mood and evoke memories. For example, Frankincense and Cypress have been said to aid in dispelling grief, while Ylang Ylang and Juniper are claimed to aid in coping with guilt…. Aromas can effect mood and evoke memories. If the smell of baking cookies, a smoky campfire, or a lover’s favorite […]

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Aromatherapy: The Basics

Highlights of this article: What is Aromatherapy? What are essential oils? What are fragrance oils? How do I know what I’m purchasing? How do I use essential oils? How are essential oils stored? What is Aromatherapy? Aromatherapy is the practice of using essential oils in order to take advantage of their benefits for the body, […]

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Aromatherapy: A Branch of Herbal Medicine

It’s a shame that most aromatherapists never study the broader field of herbal medicine because one of the things they miss by not doing so is immersion in the world of plants. When you study herbal medicine you learn where the medicinal plants live, how to propagate them and when to harvest them in order […]

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Aromatherapy and Skin Disorders

Anyone who has read a reference book on aromatherapy knows that essential oils are widely promoted for their usefulness in addressing skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, fungal infections and many other types of skin disorders. This is, of course, useful information if you know something about these disorders and how to identify them but […]

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Essential Oils for the Skin – Part 3

THE SKIN: Essential Oils are of benefit to the skin because their solubility in lipids draws them readily into the skin and allows them to diffuse and penetrate in the skin. Their antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, emollient, analgesic, and healing properties are of direct benefit, while calming, immunostimulating, detoxifying properties support the correction and healing of underlying […]

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Essential Oils for the Skin – Part 2

THE SKIN: Essential Oils are of benefit to the skin because their solubility in lipids draws them readily into the skin and allows them to diffuse and penetrate in the skin. Their antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, emollient, analgesic, and healing properties are of direct benefit, while calming, immunostimulating, detoxifying properties support the correction and healing of underlying […]

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Essential Oils for the Skin – Natural Help for Acne

THE SKIN: Essential Oils are of benefit to the skin because their solubility in lipids draws them readily into the skin and allows them to diffuse and penetrate in the skin. Their antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, emollient, analgesic, and healing properties are of direct benefit, while calming, immunostimulating, detoxifying properties support the correction and healing of underlying […]

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Gas Chromatographs-Mass Spectography Reports: A Basic Explanation aka GC-MS Reports

Gas Chromatographs (GC) along with Mass Spectrography (MS) reports show the relative amounts of the various organic components that make up essential oils. These reports are commonly referred to as GC-MS or GC/MS or GCMS reports. The primary types of components include: Component Possible Therapeutic Action Possible Toxicity / Skin Irritation Alcohols Antiseptic, antiviral, bactericidal […]

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Tuberose Essential Oil

Our Tuberose Essential Oil (Botanical Name: Polianthes tuberosa) is pure and undiluted, extracted by the ancient method enfleurage using absolutely no chemical solvents. Tuberose Essential Oil is one of the most precious oils in the world and is renowned for its’ mesmerizing aroma and fragrance. The heavy, sometimes slightly spicy, tenacious and sweet-floral fragrance of […]

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