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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
Using and Cleaning Glassware
Glass is a valuable tool for anyone making, creating and concocting lotions and potions. It beats the pants out of […]
Demystifying Salve Making
The impetus behind writing this post was my frustration in finding measurement guidelines (the mathematics) to make a balm or salve. Many recipes give specific measurements for a specific recipe and that’s it–no guidelines, no “WHY.” What if I need a small quantity (e.g., 1 ounce) or a large quantity of an odd number (e.g.,…
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 […]
Mouth-rinse: Hydrosols and Xylitol
In conjunction with a toothpaste I made to help treat gum inflammation, it seemed wise to concoct a soothing mouth-rinse that could be used […]
Getting to Know: Angelica archangelica
Here is a picture of the beautiful Angelica archangelica (commonly known as garden angelica) that was growing in my garden […]
Toothpaste: Baking Soda, Coconut Oil, Xylitol and Essential Oils
I had a routine dental check-up in late July of 2015 and received bad news–bleeding gums on my lower-right gum-line. As […]