An Aromatic Time of Year

Fires smoldering, needles falling, ovens baking, incense burning, and spirits lifting.  If there is one thing we can all agree on, this time of year brings with it, many aromas.  These smells have a way of triggering memories and before we know it, the past comes back to life. I think back to when I was a little […]

Aromatic Bio-Feedback Analysis: The Merging of Science, Art and Intuition

As an aromatherapist, my role is as much science as it is an art and relying on my own intuition.  Yes, there are oils that do this or that.  They have predictable actions based on their chemical make-up.  On the other hand, although Lavender may help one person sleep, Cedarwood will work better for another.  […]

Oil Cleansing – An Ancient Practice for Radiant Skin

The beauty of oil cleansing rests in simple chemistry and accomplishing many things at once. Think of cleansing, removing make up and dirt, preserving moisture balance, repairing and infusing the skin cells with powerful essential oils – all in one step.  That is exactly what how our Cleanse Me oil-based cleanser behaves.

Essential Oils for Allergies

Essential Oils for Allergies, Sinuses and Respiratory Complaints There is no question that inhalation of  the right essential oils can produce an almost instant clearing of congested nasal passages.  Many of us are familiar with Vicks Vaporub which lists camphor, menthol (chemicals found in essential oils) and eucalyptus essential oils as active ingredients.  Vicks produces […]

Aromtherapy in the Workplace

Aromatherapy in the Workplace  – A No Brainer There is no question that the work place can be stressful.  Meetings, deadlines, difficult bosses and employees, and even our own personal lives add stress to our work day.  A hectic schedule, kids, and other influences can wear us down and make it difficult to concentrate.