Summer rituals

Summer is a time for more light, warmth, and expansion. In nature, plants are fully “leaved” and flowers are blooming. The summer season is the perfect time to slow down, immerse ourselves in nature, and practice lots and lots of self-care rituals. Soothing and cooling aromatherapy summer rituals Choose essential oils that are cooling to … Continue reading Summer rituals

Essential oils and meditation

Aromatic plants in the form of oil and incense were elements of religious and therapeutic practices in early cultures worldwide. Anointment with perfumes and fragrant oils was an almost universal practice. Burning incense in rituals provided a connection between the physical and spiritual—between the mundane and the divine. -Sandra Kynes, The History of Herbal Medicine … Continue reading Essential oils and meditation

Citrus Oils & the Sun

Citrus oils are some of my favorites. Their uplifting (and practically mouth-watering) scent can literally transport you to a citrus grove. I recently created a room spray for a client that was a delicious blend of: Sweet orange (citrus sinensis) Red mandarin ( Citrus reticulata) Lemon (Citrus limon) Grapefruit (Citrus paradisi) Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) Care must … Continue reading Citrus Oils & the Sun