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Genuine aromatherapy is rooted in loving and caring for the earth.

Finding inspiration in nature & creating simple self-care products is the foundation of NYC Aromatica’s blog.

WRITING INSPIRED BY NATURE

  • Make Your Own Lotion Bars

    Make Your Own Lotion Bars

    Butter Bar vs. Lotion Bar? Do you find it ironic how “lotion bars” have nothing to do with lotion? By […]

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  • Glossy Vegan Lip Balm

    Glossy Vegan Lip Balm

    Breaking Through the Coconut Oil Barrier I ran out of my last stash of home-made lip balm the other day, […]

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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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  • Distillation: Dancing with Plants and Water

    Distillation: Dancing with Plants and Water

    The Poetically Elemental Essence of Distillation Working with aromatic plants and their distilled essences is poetry. We are in-touch with […]

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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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  • DIY Aromatherapy Shower Tablets

    DIY Aromatherapy Shower Tablets

    Shower tablets are an easy and economical way to bring aromatherapy to your shower experience. Making your own aromatherapy shower tablets doesn’t have to be expensive, difficult or contain complicated ingredients. After being baffled about the cost and ingredients of “aromatherapy shower tablets” I nosed (pun intended!) and played around with basic recipes. Here’s what I found that is economical, easy and fun…

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