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Aromatherapy Notes · 4d ago

Essential Oils that Blend Well with Vanilla Oil

Tweet Vanilla absolute or vanilla CO2 extract blends well with a wide variety of essential oils, adding a sweet, balsamic, “creamy” note to an essential oil blend. It is a popular oil to use...
Aromatherapy Notes · 1W ago

Alternatives to Vanilla Oil for Aromatic Blends

Tweet If you are a frequent user of vanilla oil (as in the absolute or CO2 extract), you will no doubt be aware of the current shortage of this valued aromatic, which is either making it har...
Aromatherapy Notes · 2W ago

An Introduction to Grape Seed Oil

Tweet Grape seed (Vitis vinifera) is not a carrier oil that I have used much but it is often preferred by massage therapists because of its non-greasy application. It doesn’t have a long she...
Aromatherapy Notes · 3W ago

Native American Use of Plants in Spiritual Healing

Tweet Following the latest trilogy of aromatically witchy themed articles, and with the advent of the Mexican Day of the Dead almost upon us, I thought that it would be interesting to take a...
Aromatherapy Notes · 1M ago

Aromatically Witchy Blends from the Garden

Tweet In concluding our aromatically witchy-themed trilogy for October, I am sharing three aromatic blends from the garden which could be regarded as aromatically witchy (aka healing). The g...
Aromatherapy Notes · 1M ago

An Aromatically Witchy-themed Garden

Tweet In the second post of the October trilogy related to Halloween and all things aromatically witchy, we are taking a look at some of the aromatic plants which could cast a spell on your ...
Aromatherapy Notes · 1M ago

Aromatic Plants for Broom Making

Tweet Aromatic plants were used in a variety of ways in Medieval Europe, and were used in broom making, as strewing herbs, in love spells, and as healing potions. As the “season” of witches ...
Aromatherapy Notes · 1M ago

Aromatherapy Blends for Managing Fibromyalgia

Tweet This week’s post comes from the heart, as it is based on my personal experience. Earlier this year, I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia, a condition that many (predominately women) “live...
Aromatherapy Notes · 2M ago

Aromatic Blends with Safflower Oil

Tweet In the final post of the trilogy on safflower, I am finishing up with two aromatic blends which incorporate safflower oil. Safflower may not be an oil that you will generally have in y...
Aromatherapy Notes · 2M ago

Safflower in the Aromatic Garden

Tweet Last week’s post looked at an introduction to safflower oil and how it is used in aromatherapy practice. In the second post of the current trilogy, we are taking a quick look at how sa...