Welcome to NYC Aromatica’s Blog

Your source for aromatherapy inspiration and know-how.

Being inspired by nature & creating simple self-care products is the foundation of NYC Aromatica’s blog. I believe that genuine aromatherapy is rooted in loving and caring for the earth.

Writing Inspired by Nature

  • Make Your Own Lotion Bars

    Make Your Own Lotion Bars

    Easy to Make Skin Softening Body Bars Lotion bars, Body bars, and what I like to call Butter Bars, are […]


  • Glossy Vegan Lip Balm

    Glossy Vegan Lip Balm

    Protected, Soft and Glossy Lips Are you looking for a vegan lip balm formula that goes beyond the classic Coconut, […]


  • 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 […]


  • 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 […]


  • 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…


  • 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…