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How to Make Bay Rum Aftershave

How to Make Bay Rum Aftershave

One of my all time favorite holiday events is the time for making aromatic and herbal gifts for family and friends. We begin our adventure with all the supplies we have on hand or can easily get (because typically we wait until the last minutes). The first step was to...

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Yarrow Essential Oil (Achillea millefolium)

Yarrow Essential Oil (Achillea millefolium)

The Many Faces of Yarrow Achillea millefolium L. Written by: Jade Shutes **This article originally appeared in the International Journal of Professional Holistic Aromatherapy. Introduction Yarrow is a venerable plant of ancient medicinal repute (Hatfield, 1971)....

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7 Amazing Autumn Inhaler Recipes

7 Amazing Autumn Inhaler Recipes

1. Clear those sinuses 7 drops Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus) 10 drops Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris) 10 drops Saro (Cinnamosma fragrans) *For children over the age of 5. 2. Walk in Beauty 5 drops Rose (Rosa alba) 7 drops Tangerine (Citrus reticulata) 12 drops Black...

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5+ Great Aromatic Plants for the Garden

5+ Great Aromatic Plants for the Garden

I am incredibly thankful to my mother for sharing her green thumb and love of gardening with me throughout my life. Even today, I admire her ability to grow just about anything, including a lemon tree! Over the years with aromatherapy, having a garden or visiting...

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Aromatherapy and Vaginal Dryness

Aromatherapy and Vaginal Dryness

A few women have asked recently about what they can do for vaginal dryness so I thought I would share my insights and a couple of recipes that work really well to address this issue. Vaginal dryness and atrophy commonly occurs during the menopausal and postmenopausal...

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Belly Beauty

Belly Beauty

Pregnancy is a time of celebration, of caring for oneself in a totally new way and for utilizing nourishing vegetable and herbal oils to support the health of the skin and body/mind.  One of the concerns for many women during pregnancy is the potential of developing...

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