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 […]
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 . . .
The base oils used in aromatherapy are more commonly known as carrier oils and are fundamental to aromatherapy itself. Not only do they help to dilute essential oils and ‘carry’ them into your body’s systems, but many of them have therapeutic and healing properties that can be used on their own as well. Technically classed […]
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 . . .