by Geoff Lyth

Clary Sage Essential Oil

Clary sage essential oil is obtained from the flowers and leaves of the herb Salvia sclarea. Discover its therapeutic properties, history, and how to use it in aromatherapy . . .

Aromatherapy Oils For A Romantic Valentine’s Day!

Since the days of the ancient Egyptians, sweet-smelling fragrant oils have been used by many civilizations to enhance health, beauty, fertility, virility and of course, romance. The Greeks learned from the Egyptians how to produce and employ medicinal oils, and they extended their uses even further by turning massage and bathing into an exquisite and […]

German Chamomile Essential Oil

German chamomile essential oil is derived from a medicinal plant that has truly stood the test of time during 2,000 years of medical use. Discover the history and uses of this versatile oil . . .

Tuberose Absolute

For over 100 years, tuberose was one of the most expensive natural flower materials available to the perfumer, and was quite literally, worth its weight in gold. This was due to the excruciatingly slow and laborious method of obtaining tuberose oil known as ‘cold enfleurage’. This method is far too time consuming for our modern […]

Choosing The Right Form Of Meditation

Meditation is known to promote relaxation and mental wellbeing, but research suggests if you don’t use the right form of meditation you may not get the results you want . . .

Clove Bud Essential Oil

Clove bud essential oil is derived from the small reddish-brown, unripe flower buds of the tropical evergreen tree known botanically as Syzygium aromaticum, and in older texts Eugenia caryophyllata. Like all spices, clove has a long and rich history of use in both culinary and medicinal applications, having been put to use first by the […]

The Power Of Sound For Beating Stress

We know that aromatherapy and meditation can help ease stress, but science is now proving that sounds and music can also benefit this condition, especially when combined . . .

Frankincense Essential Oil

Frankincense essential oil is obtained from the hardened oleo-gum resin collected from Boswellia carterii or related species found in the Boswellia family. The genus Boswellia comprises of approximately 23 species, but . . .

Jasmine Sambac Absolute

The aroma of Jasmine Sambac absolute is as mysterious as it is alluring! Learn about its history, therapeutic properties, and benefits in aromatherapy . . .

Five Essential Oils For Reducing Anxiety

Anxiety is fast becoming a common health condition in the modern world – discover which essential oils can help reduce the symptoms the natural way . . .

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