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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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The Differences and Similarities Between Aromatherapy & Perfume

Posted on: September 23rd, 2013 by
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Aromatherapy and Natural Perfumery: photo credit, ISP

Aromatherapy and Natural Perfumery: photo credit, ISP

As discussed in my upcoming book, Authentic Aromatherapy, the term aromatherapy can mean different things to different people. This also applies to the practice of aromatherapy and natural perfumery. Although there Continue reading the story "The Differences and Similarities Between Aromatherapy & Perfume"

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Scents That Help With Creativity

Posted on: July 20th, 2012 by
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Scent can help with creativity, istockphoto, used with permission

Scent can help with creativity, istockphoto, used with permission

Writers and artists often look for inspiration by playing music, praying, or making sure their environment is as comfortable as it can, but one thing that is Continue reading the story "Scents That Help With Creativity"

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Aromatherapy Notes Half Year Review

Posted on: August 22nd, 2011 by
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Aromatherapy Notes Review, istockphoto, used with permission

Every six months I try to post an update on what is happening in my life aromatherapy-wise and what is in store for the future of my aromatherapy business; this year has Continue reading the story "Aromatherapy Notes Half Year Review"

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Aromatherapy or Aromatherapie?

Posted on: September 20th, 2010 by
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The modern day concept of aromatherapy is accredited to Rene-Maurice Gattefosse (1881 - 1950), a French chemist, who famously plunged his burned hand into a vat of lavender, instead of water, and found that he did not suffer the scarring and burns he feared.  This Continue reading the story "Aromatherapy or Aromatherapie?"

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What Does "Aromatherapy" Mean to You?

Posted on: August 31st, 2010 by
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"Aromatherapy" is a word that is often loosely applied to a number of different practices.  It can mean different things to different people - which is why there is often a lot of confusion and "controversy" surrounding the practice of aromatherapy.  In the true, healing Continue reading the story "What Does "Aromatherapy" Mean to You?"

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