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Clary Sage Essential Oil

Clary Sage Essential Oil

Written by: Amy Emnett My first encounter with Clary Sage (Salvia sclarea) was a memorable one. I have been afflicted with reproductive issues since the onset of puberty. My online research, prior to aromatherapy school, lead me to this herbaceous oil. In my research,...

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About Black Spruce Essential Oil

About Black Spruce Essential Oil

Black Spruce Picea mariana (P. Mill.) B.S.P. var. mariana Black spruce is in the Pinaceae family which includes the Pines and Firs as well as Cedarwood (Cedrus atlantica). Black spruce resin was used as a chewing gum; wound healing agent; tea against sore throat;...

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Cold Sore Lip Balm

Cold Sore Lip Balm

Recipe for Cold Sore Lip Balm Makes: Approx. 7-8 0.15 lip balm tubes 8.55 g / 0.30 oz  Shea butter 5.70 g / 0.20 oz  Mango butter 7.98 g / 0.28 oz Cocoa butter 22.77 g / 0.80 oz Tamanu oil 11.40 g / 0.40 oz Beeswax 25 drops Melissa syn. Lemon balm (Melissa...

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Eucalyptus + Laurel Body Scrub Recipe

Eucalyptus + Laurel Body Scrub Recipe

To Make: 16 ounce jar Ingredients: 1 cup + 2 tbsp of Fine Sea Salt 1 tbsp. Ground Dried Eucalyptus leaves 3/4 cup Sesame Oil or Jojoba Oil 10 drops Eucalyptus radiata e/o 18 drops Laurel e/o Tools: Glass bowl Stainless steel spoon Measuring spoon Measuring cup General...

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Aromatherapy & Pregnancy

Aromatherapy & Pregnancy

Aromatherapy & Pregnancy: Exploring the controversy to uncover the healing potential of essential oils. Written by: Jolene Meum, MBA Research paper for The School for Aromatic Studies Abstract Pregnancy is a pivotal point in a woman’s life. One will seek out...

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Bee Balm Pesto

Bee Balm Pesto

My son, Soren, and I have a great love of pesto and we love exploring different plants to use in our pesto making. From Bee Balm to Lady's Thumb and Basil to Nettles, you can use just about any edible leaf to make it! Bee Balm Pesto 3 cups Bee balm leaves (Monarda...

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Distilling Aromatic Plants

Distilling Aromatic Plants

First Plant Distillation This is Part Three of blog series on Distillation. See Part One: About Distillation and Part Two: How to Prepare Your Still. Preparing for your first plant distillation is a journey to embrace.... For your first distillation, I recommend...

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