Category: Plant Talk

  • Plant Talk with Ylang Ylang Essential Oil

    Plant Talk with Ylang Ylang Essential Oil

    Oh Ylang ylang! Often times called “flower of flowers” and “poor man’s Jasmine” it is one of the few aromatic […]

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  • Plant Talk with Laurel Essential Oil

    Plant Talk with Laurel Essential Oil

    Can you remember your first encounter with a specific plant and its essential oil? Laurel is one I still feel in my bones. To this day the same sensation arises each time I am with essential oil of Laurus nobilis. It helps me release the ideas of “should” and “could.” It gives me a gap, just enough, to boldly smile, laugh and say out loud that “I don’t care!” This power—boldness with humor—generates a lightness and drive, allowing me to emerge from the muck and mire of the paltry mind into an inner vitality that embodies the true meaning of Carpe Diem. This article is an invitation to spend more time with Laurel and its empowering essential oil.

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  • Angelica Root Essential Oil

    Angelica Root Essential Oil

    Have you met Angelica root and its gorgeously stabilizing and protective essential oil? There is much to share with you about this Angelic connector of “Light and Dark”. Continue reading for plant highlights, key therapeutics and personality of Angelica Root essential oil and aromatherapy blending ideas.

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  • Goldenrod Essential Oil

    Goldenrod Essential Oil

    Goldenrod, often considered a roadside weed, offers many healing properties. It is a familiar face in North America’s late-summer landscape and one of the continent’s humble yet potent aromatic plants. If Goldenrod is an aromatic plant, does that mean it creates essential oil? Absolutely! Continue reading for plant highlights, key therapeutics and personality of Goldenrod essential oil and aromatherapy blending ideas.

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  • Carrot Seed Essential Oil

    Carrot Seed Essential Oil

    Wild Carrot or Domesticated Carrot? Sometimes classified as a noxious weed by some states in North America, Queen Anne’s Lace […]

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  • Plant Talk: Juniper Berry

    Plant Talk: Juniper Berry

    What is the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the words “Juniper Berry”? Maybe it’s “gin” or “cleansing” or even something like “wisdom”. This article features Juniperus communis, the most wide-spread conifer of the northern hemisphere whose plethora of berries may instill us with gifts of clarity, patience, wisdom & more. Continue reading for plant highlights, therapeutics and personality of the essential oil and aromatherapy blending ideas.

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  • Plant Talk: Scots Pine

    Plant Talk: Scots Pine

    Linking the Sacred & Profane Have you ever been enthralled by a pine tree? Pine tree, you say? Yes. Those […]

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  • Myrrh Essential Oil

    Myrrh Essential Oil

    The Mystery of Myrrh Of all of the well-known resinous bearing plants in the world Myrrh may be the one […]

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  • Rosemary Essential Oil

    Rosemary Essential Oil

    Rosemary has been recognized as a powerfully cleansing and regenerative herb for centuries. But Rosemary goes deeper than that by stirring the heart’s soul and more. Spend a few minutes getting to know Rosemary the plant and the essential oil including recipes and an episode of “Plant Talk” where I’m distilling rosemary leaves!

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  • A Haiku: Laughing With Yarrow

    A Haiku: Laughing With Yarrow

    Yarrow, the plant of “thousands of leaves” may bring an element of healing and protection to your life. This post includes an aromatherapy blend for a mood mist.

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