Tag: essential oils

  • 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…


  • 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 […]


  • 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 […]


  • Myth of the Emotional Brain

    Myth of the Emotional Brain

    Have you been hungry and noticed how irritablitly sets in? Often called “hangry,” this emotional state is a perfect example of physical states affecting emotions. This article contemplates the “body budget” concept in relation to aromatherapy and holistic health.


  • Root Chakra Rituals

    Root Chakra Rituals

    Have you ever felt “out of sorts,” like you’re “living in your head,” “ungrounded” or tightly clenching to concepts, ideas […]


  • 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!


  • 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.


  • 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 […]


  • 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 […]


  • Your Other | Wild Side

    Your Other | Wild Side

    How does Jungian shadow work (your wild side) intersect with a poem mentioning Basil, Rue and Teasel? This aromatic meditation contemplates this question and includes an essential oil blend to help bring out your wild side.