Category:
Jade Shutes

Make Your Own Fire Cider

Make Your Own Fire Cider

How to make Fire CiderAs autumn sets in and the crisp chill of winter approaches, our bodies cry out for nourishing warmth and immune-bolstering support. Fire Cider is the perfect traditional herbal preparation to answer this seasonal call. Infusing apple cider...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
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

read more
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...

read more