Cananga odorata Ylang ylang is basically a tropical tree indigenous to Asia, especially Indonesia. The blossoms of this tree are used to prepare an essential oil that is widely used in manufacturing perfumes as well as in aromatherapy. The ylang-ylang essential oil is extracted by steam distilling the highly fragrant flowers of the tree. Ylang-ylang … Continue reading Aromatherapy Ylang – Ylang.
Nurturing Geranium and Rosehip Facial Cream This delicate cream features rosy scented, balancing geranium essential oil and sheer rosehip seed oil to create a nurturing cream that also serves as a natural makeup remover. Ingredients 1/2 ounce beeswax 3 ounces jojoba oil 1-ounce rosehip oil 3 ounces distilled water 36 drops geranium essential oil 30 drops carrot seed oil 30 drops lavender … Continue reading Nurturing Geranium and Rosehip Facial Cream.
A good night's sleep is an essential part of your beauty regimen and does more for your good looks than the best balm or treatment. While you sleep, blood continuously replenishes your skin, giving it a rosy glow. A well-rested complexion is also less prone to breakouts. Of course, night time is also the right … Continue reading Good Night Beauty Regime.
Lonicera japonica Family: Adoxaceae, syn. Caprifoliaceae This lovely, cascading, woody vine, with its divine scent, is often planted as a landscape attraction. It dazzles the eye with its gorgeous blooms in warm weather and retreats to a pleasant but unremarkable placeholder at other times of the year. Its name refers to the fact that fairies … Continue reading Honeysuckle – August Flower of the Month.
This wonderful herbal astringent lotion has been hailed as the first herbal product ever produced and marketed. Legend has it that the early Gypsies formulated it and claimed it to be a cure-all. Whether or not it is I hardly know, but I do know that it is an excellent astringent for the face and … Continue reading Gypsy Herbal Astringent Lotion.
Just as color, sound and stones have a certain resonance with the Chakras, so do different plants. Essential oils are the fragrant distilled essence of plants, and can be used to help balance the chakras. Use the fragrances which are the most appealing and pleasing to you, and it is recommended to blend the pure … Continue reading CHAKRA HEALING ESSENTIAL OILS.