Contrary to what you would expect, geranium bourbon essential oil is derived from a plant that belongs to the Pelargonium, not the Geranium genus of Geraniaceae. Back in 1737, the father of modern botanical nomenclature, Carolus Linnaeus, combined the entire genus of the Geraniaceae together in his epic work ‘Species Plantarum’. Although all the genera […]
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 . . .