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

Spring Aromatics

Here's a recipe for a beautifully fresh and earthy essential oil blend for your home: 10 drops Cymbopogon citratus (lemongrass) 10 drops Lavandula angustifolia (lavender) 10 drops Rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) 5 drops Zingiber officinalis (ginger) 5 drops Salvia sclarea (clary sage) Make blend in a 5 ml bottle. Double the recipe if desired. Place 7 … Continue reading Spring Aromatics