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Articles on Essential Oils

Essential Oil Profiles: Neroli (Citrus aurantifolia)

The fragrant white blossoms of bitter orange trees yield the precious Neroli essential oil. Gentle, yet strong, Neroli has been highly esteemed for centuries. Practical uses for Neroli oil Neroli essential oil has an extraordinary ability to uplift and soothe the spirits. Acting as a potent mood enhancer, it effectively changes agitation and instability to

How to Choose a Frankincense Essential Oil

When it comes to Frankincense the array of options might seem overwhelming. However, it’s actually pretty simple. The Boswellia Frankincense oils are subtly different in chemistry and aroma but their effects are similar. This means that you can confidently choose any of these Frankincense essential oils to enjoy their benefits. That said, other species are

5 Ways to use Cardamom essential oil

Cardamom essential oil is a fragrant powerhouse with many uses. Derived from the seeds of the Elettaria cardamom plant, this essential oil is prized for its delightful, warm, and spicy aroma. It has many potential health and wellness benefits and is fast becoming a favourite in aromatherapy. Whether you’re a professional or a beginner, Cardamom

An Introduction to Clary Sage Essential Oil

Clary Sage (Salvia sclarea) is a perennial herb that originally hails from the Mediterranean region. It is now cultivated in other areas such as the United States and Russia and is one of the key oils in modern aromatherapy. Cultural and Historical Significance The traditional use of Clary Sage dates back to Roman times. It

Clary Sage Organic, Salvia sclarea essential oil

Essential oils from different parts of the plant

To better understand the properties of the diverse range of essential oils derived from various plants, it is sometimes helpful to categorize them based on the specific part of the plant from which the oil is extracted. The following graphical representation illustrates essential oils originating from different plant components. Whole plant Oils derived from the

Lydia Bosson’s book on Hydrosols

Hydrosols (also known as hydrolats) have been variously described as ‘The forgotten aromatherapy’ and ‘The new aromatherapy’. The implication, I suppose, is that we used to know a lot about them, and in the future we will know a lot about them, but at the moment we don’t! This is probably quite a good reflection

How to get to know a new oil

As we delve more deeply into the world of essential oils, it becomes clear that they have the potential to become our ‘helpers’ on many different levels of our experience. (I know that this is a theme that has come up in previous newsletters, but I feel it bears repeating.) The physical realm (cuts and