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What is an Essential Oil Chemotype?

Posted on: July 11th, 2016 by
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Chemotypes of Herbs for Essential Oils

Chemotypes of Herbs for Essential Oils

Essential oil chemotypes are produced from the same plant species but have different chemical components; they usually have different therapeutic properties for aromatherapy practice. Put simply, essential oil chemotypes are extracted from plants that belong to Continue reading the story "What is an Essential Oil Chemotype?"

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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 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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The Difference Between Spikenard and Lavender Essential Oil

Posted on: May 12th, 2014 by
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Lavender or Spikenard? Photo Credit: ISP

Lavender or Spikenard? Photo Credit: ISP

Both spikenard and lavender have been in use for centuries – or have they? If you read various historical texts, you will see that references to spikenard could be interpreted as lavender – and vice versa. Continue reading the story "The Difference Between Spikenard and Lavender Essential Oil"

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Three Simple Lavender Aromatherapy Recipes for Bath and Body

Posted on: November 11th, 2013 by
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Lavender as an essential oil for bath and body products: Photo credit, ISP

Lavender as an essential oil for bath and body products: Photo credit, ISP

Lavender is not only one of the most popular essential oils, but it Continue reading the story "Three Simple Lavender Aromatherapy Recipes for Bath and Body"

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Ten Fun Facts About Lavender Essential Oil

Posted on: August 19th, 2013 by
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Lavender as an essential oil, photo credit: ISP

Lavender as an essential oil, photo credit: ISP

Today's post is dedicated to my grandmother who celebrates her 100th birthday this week. Lavender is one of the most popular essential oils in aromatherapy use. However, not all lavender oils are Continue reading the story "Ten Fun Facts About Lavender Essential Oil"

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