The type of cypress essential oil used in aromatherapy is obtained exclusively from the leaves of Cupressus sempervirens, although it is not uncommon to find inexperienced oil suppliers offering incorrectly labelled cypress oil derived from other cypress species. This is because “cypress” is the common name given to several genera of evergreen, aromatic trees and […]
Hydrosol, hydrolat, floral water – most people are familiar with these terms in aromatherapy, but do they all mean exactly the same thing?
Did you know that essential oils can influence a fascinating part of the brain known as the Limbic System? This area controls all aspects of your emotions, memories, and even your very survival . . .
A new teaching school in Guangzhou, China opened in November, and Quinessence were there to help launch the first aromatherapy training classes to their students . . .