medicinal blending

Lavender oil has potent antifungal effect

by Andrea Butje on June 4, 2012

I found this article on Kashmir Lavender‘s Facebook page, and wanted to share it! Photographer: Valter Jacinto “Lavender oil could be used to combat the increasing incidence of antifungal-resistant infections, according to a study published in the Journal of Medical Microbiology. The essential oil shows a potent antifungal effect against strains of fungi responsible for […]

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New 2-day class for aromatherapists! Medicinal Blending Citrus Oils: Top Notes Bursting with Potential Dates: August 18–19, 2012 Time: 9:30–5:30 Saturday and Sunday Cost: $300 Location: Ithaca, NY Register Here: Aromahead Institute More than just cheerful aromas in your collection, citrus oils have powerful healing actions. Explore the potential of these humble, affordable, fabulous top […]

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Country of Origin and Essential Oil Synergy

by Andrea on January 18, 2010

I find it fascinating to smell and blend with different essential oils that were cultivated in the same country. Despite a wide variety of chemical components, plant families and plant parts—plants that grow in the same region have a distinct synergy with one another. Essential oil synergy often, but not always, shows up with different […]

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Shingles Spray

by Andrea on July 26, 2008

Recently, a friend of mine was diagnosed with shingles. It was very painful, and she asked me to make her a blend for the pain. I made her a shingles spray that she used five or six times a day. She reported that it really reduced the pain and the relief lasted for many hours. The recipe […]

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