Category: Essential Oil Profiles

  • 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…

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  • Carrot Seed Essential Oil

    Carrot Seed Essential Oil

    Plant Talk: Carrot Seed Essential Oil How many times have you seen Daucus carota var. carota along roadsides and thought […]

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  • Plant Talk: Juniper Berry Essential Oil

    Plant Talk: Juniper Berry Essential Oil

    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…

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  • Plant Talk: Scots Pine Essential Oil

    Plant Talk: Scots Pine Essential Oil

    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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  • German Chamomile Essential Oil

    German Chamomile Essential Oil

    German chamomile essential oil is distilled from the flowers of Matricaria recutita and often grown and distilled for its essential […]

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  • Spanish Lavender Essential Oil

    Spanish Lavender Essential Oil

    Lavandula stoechas is classified in the mint (Lamiaceae) family and native to the Mediterranean basin. It is a compact perennial […]

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  • Getting to Know: Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)

    Yarrow for Healing Yarrow, an herb in the Asteraceae family, has been used for wound healing/vulnerary purposes since ancient times. According […]

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