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Jade Shutes

Vegan Lip Balm

Vegan Lip Balm

The season of cold weather, and windy days is upon us. These weather conditions can lead to dry skin and chapped lips. In this article you will find an easy aromatic recipe created by our director, Jade Shutes. Not only does it smell fabulous but it uses no animal...

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Safety and Essential Oils

Safety and Essential Oils

With so much emphasis these days on safety and essential oils, it seems that the challenge isn’t really about “more safety” but rather how shall we relate to it? How shall we interpret it so that it makes sense in our practice or general use of essential oils? And how...

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Aromatic Slippery Elm Lozenges

Aromatic Slippery Elm Lozenges

Recently my son was experiencing a sore throat which was then diagnosed as tonsillitis and, thankfully, negative for strep. I decided, amongst other palliative tools we were using, to make him aromatic slippery elm lozenges. I chose slippery elm specifically for its...

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What are Hydrosols?

What are Hydrosols?

What are hydrosols? Hydrosols, also known as hydrolats, are the aqueous product of distillation and carry the hydrophilic properties (water-soluble components) of the plant in solution as well as microscopic droplets of the hydrophilic components of essential oils in...

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Diffusing Essential Oils

Diffusing Essential Oils

Diffusing Essential Oils: Everything you ever wanted to know Download and Print PDFs Diffusing Essential Oils class presentation Diffuser Comparison Chart Diffusing Essential Oils Ebook   by Jade Shutes BONUS VIDEOS! On the Aromatic Studies Vimeo Channel

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What are Essential Oils?

What are Essential Oils?

Essential oils are highly concentrated aromatic extracts that are distilled or expressed from a variety of aromatic plant material, including flowers, flowering tops, fruits/zests, grasses, leaves, needles and twigs, resins, roots, seeds, and woods. Through the...

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Aromatic Tummy Gummies

Aromatic Tummy Gummies

*This recipe has been adapted from Gummy Snacks by Stacy Toth & Matthew McCarry in Real Life paleo. Ingredients for Aromatic Gummies - 1 cup chopped and pureed fruit. (Puree fruit with water in blender or food processor) - 1/4 cup lavender hydrosol - 1/4 cup water...

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Violet

Violet

Written by: Lindsey Feldpausch Latin name: Viola spp. Family: Violacaeae Energetics: Cooling, moistening Taste: Sweet, mucilaginous, cool, minerally The Violet by Jane Taylor Down in a green and shady bed, A modest violet grew; Its stalk was bent, it hung its head As...

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