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An Aromatically Witchy-themed Garden

Posted on: October 16th, 2017 by
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Witch Hazel is a great plant for an aromatically witchy-themed garden

Witch Hazel is a great plant for an aromatically witchy-themed garden

In the second post of the October trilogy related to Halloween and all things aromatically witchy, we are taking a look Continue reading the story "An Aromatically Witchy-themed Garden"

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Aromatic Plants for Broom Making

Posted on: October 9th, 2017 by
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Aromatic Plants were Used for Broom Making in Medieval Times

Aromatic Plants were Used for Broom Making in Medieval Times

Aromatic plants were used in a variety of ways in Medieval Europe, and were used in broom making, as strewing herbs, in love spells, Continue reading the story "Aromatic Plants for Broom Making"

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Medieval Use of Aromatic Plants and Oils

Posted on: September 12th, 2016 by
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Medieval Cloister Garden: Photo Credit, Dreamstime

Medieval Cloister Garden: Photo Credit, Dreamstime

Use of medicinal plants as medicinal oils and waters is not a new concept. Many of the aromatic plants that we grow today in the garden have been grown for centuries. They were used Continue reading the story "Medieval Use of Aromatic Plants and Oils"

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The Therapeutic Properties of Frankincense and Myrrh

Posted on: December 14th, 2015 by
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Frankincense and Myrrh as Essential Oils; Photo Credit: Fotolia

Frankincense and Myrrh as Essential Oils; Photo Credit: Fotolia

Interest in frankincense and myrrh rises during Christmas and the Holiday season, given their historic, biblical connections; frankincense and myrrh were two of Continue reading the story "The Therapeutic Properties of Frankincense and Myrrh"

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Marie Antoinette and Her Love Affair With Perfumes

Posted on: April 13th, 2012 by
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Marie Antoinette enjoyed natural perfumes, in addition to lavish clothes, wikimedia commons, photo is in public domain

Marie Antoinette enjoyed natural perfumes, in addition to lavish clothes, wikimedia commons, photo is in public domain

Last Friday we looked Continue reading the story "Marie Antoinette and Her Love Affair With Perfumes"

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Aromatherapy Book Review: Perfumes, Ungents and Hairstyles in Pompeii

Posted on: April 18th, 2011 by
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Ancient perfume bottles in Pompeii, Italy, Sharon Falsetto

Ancient perfume bottles in Pompeii, Italy, Sharon Falsetto

This week I wanted to review a book that is not "technically" an aromatherapy book as seen by the masses, but it is certainly one that deals with the Continue reading the story "Aromatherapy Book Review: Perfumes, Ungents and Hairstyles in Pompeii"

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