Distiller Spotlight: Florihana in the South of France

by Andrea Butje on February 10, 2011

Florihana is a distillery in the south of France. This is their mission statement: “At the foundation of our commitment to create the Florihana distillery were two main aims: respect for nature and development of highly therapeutic certified organic products for aromatherapists.” I believe they have accomplished both! Florihana uses organic farming techniques for plants […]


21 Drops: An Innovative New Essential Oil Company

by Andrea on November 15, 2010

Cary Caster, an Aromahead Institute graduate, has created an innovative and exciting new essential oil company called 21 Drops. The 21 Drops website’s homepage begins with this: “21 Drops is a thoroughly modern line of therapeutic grade essential oils. Our artisan blends are 100% natural, organic or wild crafted. Tried, tested and incredibly effective. Designed […]


As educators, we have the privilege of reading research papers written by Aromahead students with many perspectives and unique insights. Tomoko is an Aromahead student studying with the online Aromatherapy Certification Program. She recently submitted her research paper and I asked her permission to share the end of her paper with you. “We all are […]


Essential Oil Profile: Bergamot Mint

by Andrea on June 14, 2010

Common name: Bergamot Mint Latin name: Mentha citrata Bergamot Mint essential oil is one of my favorites. The aroma is minty with citrus undertones and very fresh! It contains two significant chemical components–linalol and linalyl acetate. So what’s significant about linalol and linalyl acetate? Properties of linalol: airborne antimicrobial, analgesic (always welcome!), calming, antibacterial, anti-fungal (candida), anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, […]


German Chamomile in Nepal

by Andrea on June 3, 2010

Our wonderful Nepal German Chamomile distillers!


Aromatherapy Travel Kits

by Andrea on December 11, 2009

Aromatherapy travel kits make traveling–not to mention vacation–more enjoyable all around! And they allow you to be prepared for unexpected events. Below is a list of all the blends we make in small travel sized bottles (such cute bottles!) for our trips.   Hand and body soap Hand cleanser Headache blend Nausea blend Jet lag […]