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Essential Oil Diffuser Blends for Thanksgiving

Posted on: November 14th, 2016 by
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Fall and Thanksgiving

Fall and Thanksgiving

Last week I discussed some seasonal nut carrier oils used in aromatherapy. This week I am following up that post with the types of essential oils that you might find useful as Thanksgiving approaches. Thanksgiving is a time for family and friends, but Continue reading the story "Essential Oil Diffuser Blends for Thanksgiving"

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Commonly Misspelled Botanical Names for Essential Oils

Posted on: August 17th, 2015 by
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What's in a (Botanical) Name? Photo Credit: Fotolia

What's in a (Botanical) Name? Photo Credit: Fotolia

In the course of my work as an aromatherapy educator, writer, editor, researcher, and consultant I have come across the same spelling errors in the botanical names of plants and Continue reading the story "Commonly Misspelled Botanical Names for Essential Oils"

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What is a Distilled Mix of Essential Oils?

Posted on: February 23rd, 2015 by
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Distilled Mix Essential Oils: Photo Credit, Fotolia

Distilled Mix Essential Oils: Photo Credit, Fotolia

As any aromatherapist knows, sourcing good quality essential oils can be difficult, given the number of essential oil suppliers. There are many different terms used, most of which are simply marketing terms. However, Continue reading the story "What is a Distilled Mix of Essential Oils?"

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What is an Essential Oil Monograph?

Posted on: July 21st, 2014 by
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Information about essential oils is listed in various formats; names that you might hear when referring to essential oil information include an essential oil monograph, an essential oil profile, or an essential oil data sheet. Basically, all of these names refer to very similar types of information about an essential oil. Here is a quick look at the sort of information that should be Continue reading the story "What is an Essential Oil Monograph?"

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A Short Introduction to Yuzu Essential Oil

Posted on: June 15th, 2012 by
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Yuzu essential oil, photo credit Nagarazoku from Tokyo, Jpan, wikimedia commons

Yuzu essential oil, photo credit Nagarazoku from Tokyo, Jpan, wikimedia commons

I recently enjoyed a brief meeting with a fellow aromatherapist who was visiting Sedona from Japan; she was kind enough to bring Continue reading the story "A Short Introduction to Yuzu Essential Oil"

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Average Priced Essential Oils in Aromatherapy Practice

Posted on: June 11th, 2012 by
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Geranium essential oil in aromatherapy practice, istockphoto, used with permission

Geranium essential oil in aromatherapy practice, istockphoto, used with permission

Last week, I wrote about the essential oils that you can use in aromatherapy practice if you are on a budget; this week Continue reading the story "Average Priced Essential Oils in Aromatherapy Practice"

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