Make Holiday Bath Salts with a Hint of Spice

December 1, 2014

Warm spicy scents are so comforting during the holidays! I think it’s because they provide such a contrast to the weather in climates where it gets cold and snowy. Scents like clove, cinnamon, and cardamom have become traditional for holiday aromatherapy blends and cooking recipes. I love using them in aromatherapy body care recipes, too. […]

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3 Ways to Use Essential Oils in a Bath

November 24, 2014

Using essential oils in a bath is so simple and luxurious. I think that’s probably why this is one of the more popular ways people use essential oils. Adding essential oils to a bath is great for your skin. You also inhale the oils—the warm bath water helps them evaporate more quickly. So relaxing! We talk about […]

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How to Get to Sleep When You Have a Cold

November 17, 2014

A bedtime linen spray to help you sleep when you have a cold or the flu. What are the main things the doctor tells you to do when you have a cold or the flu? Drink plenty of fluids, and get plenty of rest. Drinking fluids is usually no problem, but getting plenty of rest […]

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A Distiller With a Huge Heart: Globarom!

November 10, 2014

During my time on Mahe in the Seychelles, my natural perfumery teacher, Isabelle Gelle, took us to visit a distillery called Globarom. The distiller is Mustafa Harum Bristol. He has a fantastic distillery and I was really inspired by his work. He is the only essential oil distiller in the Seychelles. He built his own […]

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Why do we love Frankincense essential oil?

November 3, 2014

Frankincense essential oil is one of my favorites! I know that I’m not alone. Every time I talk about Frankincense essential oil (Boswellia carterii), so many people chime in saying that it feels like a friend to them, too. I even wrote a blog post about how much people love it! You can find that […]

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3 Plants for Your Aromatic Garden

October 27, 2014

Plant ideas for when you start planning your garden. I like to try new plants in my garden, but I also have long-time favorites that I come back to again and again. Right now is harvest time in some parts of the world. People are bringing in squash and vegetables, and are protecting their gardens […]

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