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The Aromatic Still Room

Posted on: March 6th, 2017 by
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Aromatic Distilling of Plants for Oils: Photo Copyright Sharon Falsetto All Rights Reserved

Aromatic Distilling of Plants for Oils: Photo Copyright Sharon Falsetto All Rights Reserved

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The Difference Between a Botanical Family and a Fragrance Family

Posted on: July 14th, 2014 by
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If you study aromatherapy, you will learn about botanical families; but if you study perfumery, you will learn about fragrance families. So, what exactly is the difference between these two types of families – and is there any overlap? Here's a quick look at defining both botanical families and fragrance families for aromatherapy and perfumery

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The Difference Between Vanilla Absolute and Vanilla CO2 Essential Oil

Posted on: April 21st, 2014 by
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Vanilla as an Absolute and Essential Oil: Photo Credit, ISP

Vanilla as an Absolute and Essential Oil: Photo Credit, ISP

Vanilla is not a traditional oil that has been used in true aromatherapy practice, although it is commonly used in aromatherapy perfumery Continue reading the story "The Difference Between Vanilla Absolute and Vanilla CO2 Essential Oil"

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Fruity Aromas for Aromatherapy

Posted on: April 7th, 2014 by
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Citrus aromas are popular in aromatherapy because of their uplifting, light feel. They also have therapeutic properties which help with several digestive issues – and can help to combat cough and cold symptoms. However, if you are looking to blend a scent more reminiscent of fruit, rather than just citrus, you have various other essential oils and absolutes to choose from, too

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Three Common Absolutes Used in Aromatherapy

Posted on: March 24th, 2014 by
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Rose spp.: Photo Credit: Sharon Falsetto, All Rights Reserved

Rose spp.: Photo Credit: Sharon Falsetto, All Rights Reserved

Although some would argue that absolutes are more suited to natural perfumery products than holistic aromatherapy practice, there are a few absolutes that are commonly used in Continue reading the story "Three Common Absolutes Used in Aromatherapy"

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Five Common Scent Terms Used in Aromatherapy and Perfumery

Posted on: February 17th, 2014 by
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Scents and aromas: Photo credit, istockphoto

Scents and aromas: Photo credit, istockphoto

Scent plays a strong role in both aromatherapy practice and perfumery. It is with the nose that we first are aware of (both consciously, and perhaps sub-consciously) of the presence of an essential oil. However, describing Continue reading the story "Five Common Scent Terms Used in Aromatherapy and Perfumery"

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