Ayurvedic Aromatherapy for Dogs | New York Institute of Aromatic Studies

When I began formally training for my Ayurvedic Holistic Health Counselor certification, I was the proud pet parent of a very cute and lovable, but highly anxious and aggressive dog, Lulu. She was definitely a country dog living in the big city and besides a lot of exercises, there wasn’t much I could do to … Continue reading Ayurvedic Aromatherapy for Dogs | New York Institute of Aromatic Studies

Lemongrass: A Resourceful Herb and Essential Oil.

Lemongrass {Cymbopogon citratus} Also, Known As: Citroengrass Fever Grass Lemongrass Sereh Te Limon Zacate Limon Cymbopogon citratus, generally known as lemongrass, is a resourceful herb, a natural source of aroma, mosquito repellent as well as a plant that is widely used to decorate gardens. Lemongrass belongs to the grass or Poaceae family (formerly known as Gramineae) and has … Continue reading Lemongrass: A Resourceful Herb and Essential Oil.

Ayurveda and Aromatherapy

Ayurveda and Aromatherapy By Margi Macdonald What is Ayurveda? Ayurveda is the science of life which was first understood by the Vedic Rishis - or Seers - of ancient India at least 4000 years ago. The Seers observed life and the universe and described this system of understanding which was subsequently handed down through the generations. The … Continue reading Ayurveda and Aromatherapy