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Essential Oils for Valentine’s Day

Posted on: February 12th, 2016 by
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Essential Oils for Valentine's Day: Photo Credit, istockphoto

Valentine's day is the perfect time to use essential oils with a loved one! There are several essential oils that are termed aphrodisiac, meaning that they are reputed to stimulate Continue reading the story "Essential Oils for Valentine’s Day"

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Aromatherapy Oils from the Rosaceae Plant Family

Posted on: January 4th, 2016 by
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Rosaceae Plant Family: Photo Credit, Fotolia

Rosaceae Plant Family: Photo Credit, Fotolia

As many aromatherapy students know, plants within the same botanical family share common characteristics and properties. The Rosaceae plant family has gained its popularity from one specific plant family member: the rose. However, the Rosaceae plant Continue reading the story "Aromatherapy Oils from the Rosaceae Plant Family"

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The Difference Between Damask Rose and May Rose Essential Oil

Posted on: October 19th, 2015 by
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Rose Essential Oil: Photo Credit, Fotolia

Rose Essential Oil: Photo Credit, Fotolia

What's in a rose (name)? As it turns out, quite a bit! Many people are familiar with rose, both as a plant and as a scent. However, there are many different species, hybrids, and cultivars of Continue reading the story "The Difference Between Damask Rose and May Rose Essential Oil"

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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

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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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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