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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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Authentic Aromatherapy: For My Grandmother, Eva

Posted on: March 3rd, 2014 by
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In memory of my grandmother Eva: August 22, 1913 – February 19, 2014

Copyright Sharon Falsetto, All Rights Reserved

Copyright Sharon Falsetto, All Rights Reserved

Have you ever wondered who is the person behind a book dedication? Who is the person the author chose to dedicate the book Continue reading the story "Authentic Aromatherapy: For My Grandmother, Eva"

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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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Aromatic Plants That are Natural Insect and Pest Repellents

Posted on: July 1st, 2013 by
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Thyme in the garden, photo credit:  Margo van Leeuwen, ISP

Thyme in the garden, photo credit: Margo van Leeuwen, ISP

Commercial garden pesticides often contain lethal and toxic chemicals that impose many health risks; why not use some of the many different Continue reading the story "Aromatic Plants That are Natural Insect and Pest Repellents"

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How Lavender Aromatherapy Can Help Both Mom and Baby

Posted on: March 18th, 2013 by
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Use lavender to help baby sleep, ISP

Use lavender to help baby sleep, ISP

Lavender is one of the most talked about, and most used, flowers for its scent and healing properties. Not only does it have a long history in use as a herb, but it Continue reading the story "How Lavender Aromatherapy Can Help Both Mom and Baby"

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3 Simple Aromatherapy Recipes for Insomnia

Posted on: July 13th, 2012 by
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aromatherapy for insomnia, istockphoto, used with permission

aromatherapy for insomnia, istockphoto, used with permission

Insomnia is a common problem amongst many people, particularly with women. Most people will experience insomnia at some point in their life and will either have difficulty getting to sleep or staying asleep for Continue reading the story "3 Simple Aromatherapy Recipes for Insomnia"

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