Merry Molecules and the Chemistry of Christmas!

Source: Merry Molecules and the Chemistry of Christmas! Season’s Greetings! The Tisserand Institute invites you to a live conversation on a topic that continues to confound aspiring aromatherapists: essential oil chemistry. During this live webinar, Dr. Joy Bowles (PhD, BSc Hons) and I will discuss a few superstitions around essential oil efficacy, and clear the air with facts based on … Continue reading Merry Molecules and the Chemistry of Christmas!

Essential Oil Allies: Angelica Root | New York Institute of Aromatic Studies

Angelica root essential oil is obtained from the cleaned and dried fleshy roots of Angelica archangelica (Apiacaeae (Carrot) family). This herb favors temperate climates in the Northern hemisphere and may often be found growing near rivers and moist-shady areas as it prefers cool, damp soil. Angelica is a biennial, like most plants classified in the Apiaceae family, … Continue reading Essential Oil Allies: Angelica Root | New York Institute of Aromatic Studies

Myrrh Oil; USES OF MYRRH – PURIFICATION, PERFUMERY & MORE!

HISTORY OF MYRRH OIL USAGE Also known as Bol, Bola, Hirabol, Merra, and Gum, Myrrh is a natural, aromatic, sap-like resin or “gum” that is derived from the small, thorny Commiphora myrrha tree, which is related to the Frankincense tree. Native to Egypt, Myrrh is commonly used in Africa and the Middle East. The name Myrrh comes … Continue reading Myrrh Oil; USES OF MYRRH – PURIFICATION, PERFUMERY & MORE!

Join Me for The Essential Oils Transformation!

There is SO MUCH confusion about essential oils (even fears!), but replacing the synthetic toxic chemicals in your home and life using these all-natural tools CAN BE simple, as well as affordable, all while promoting improved health and happiness! With all the fear, hype and confusion surrounding essential oils it can be nearly impossible to … Continue reading Join Me for The Essential Oils Transformation!

The Case for an Evidence-based Aromatherapy Practice – Tisserand Institute

The current mood around aromatherapy is complex. There are companies and company representatives making ludicrous health claims which are damaging to the reputation and therefore the development of the practice. In contrast, there are the vocal cynics and critics who, using mostly offensive, ignorant language, insinuate that all complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) practice is … Continue reading The Case for an Evidence-based Aromatherapy Practice – Tisserand Institute

Why Scent for Business’s

Connect, Inspire, Brand Creating an emotional connection and a memorable experience for consumers is crucial in today’s competitive business world. With an ever increasing rise in start-ups, pop-up shops, and e-commerce stores, creating a recognizable and unique brand is imperative. Scent Marketing has become a game changer in increasing sales, heightening value perception, expanding brand … Continue reading Why Scent for Business’s

Essential Oils in Alternative Acne Therapy

Acne, a common skin disease, affects people from adolescence through adulthood. Regardless of an individual's age, primary and secondary acne lesions can have negative psychosocial effects. Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) may offer benefits whether used in a complementary fashion or as an alternative to conventional treatments. CAM acne treatments have not been well-studied by … Continue reading Essential Oils in Alternative Acne Therapy

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ESSENTIAL OILS: QUALITY, TYPES, PRICING and MORE

HISTORY OF ESSENTIAL OILS Due to the worldwide usage of essential oils for centuries, it is difficult to pinpoint exactly which culture began using them first, but the first records of essential oils allegedly come from ancient India, Persia, and Egypt. Greece and Rome also engaged in the widespread trade of aromatic oils and ointments with Eastern countries. … Continue reading EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ESSENTIAL OILS: QUALITY, TYPES, PRICING and MORE

7 Of My Favorite Antibacterial Essential Oils

While many people consider antibiotics the best medicines against bacterial illnesses, they are increasingly outsmarted by the bacteria they were intended to kill. Fortunately, a growing body of research shows that essential oils may be the best kept secret against bacterial infections. Here are 7 of my favorite antibacterial essential oils: Basil Essential Oil Basil … Continue reading 7 Of My Favorite Antibacterial Essential Oils

Essential Oils: First Aid at Home

Pack your family’s pharmacy full of natural essential oils that are fit to treat any ailment. You’ve probably heard plenty about essential oils over the last few years. These intensely aromatic, highly concentrated, organic liquid compounds are derived primarily through the steam distillation of various plant parts, such as leaves, flowers, resins, roots, berries, and … Continue reading Essential Oils: First Aid at Home