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The Aromatherapy Advocate and the NAHA

In answer to the questions about whether or not my course is NAHA compliant and if having taken my course would a person be able to take the R.A. Exam offered by Aromatherapy Registration Council (ARC): All certifications in the … Continue reading

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Rose Infusion

Making an infusion is an excellent way to gain the benefits of plants that aren’t typically distilled or are easily grown in your garden. Or, as in the case of rose essential oils, it is just too expensive to use … Continue reading

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I am so angry!

I am so angry right now I could spit nails! I just found out that the shooter in Ft. Hood was on medications, being treated for mental illness. Have you noticed that all, ALL, the shooters in Columbine, Springfield, Sandy … Continue reading

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Well Used Book

Essential Aromatherapy: A Pocket Guide to Essential Oils and Aromatherapy This is a very handy pocket guide. It gives a little background information, explains how essential oils work and suggestions on how to use essential oils. I has a section … Continue reading

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Relax to the Max – Book Review

Relax to the Max 60 Candles, Scents, Soaps and Potpourri Crafts to Create Your Own Bliss is a colorful fun book with lots of recipes and pretty pictures. It explains how to use the various components to making personal products … Continue reading

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DIY Hydrosol

To make essential oils various parts of the plant are steam distilled. As the steam pass through the plant material the oil in the plant also vaporizes and combines with the steam. The steam passes through a cooling chamber where … Continue reading

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Aromatherapy Journal Art

This is a drawing of clove I did a while back and put in my aromatherapy journal.

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Aromatherapy Journaling 1

  Angelica archangelica Angelica Known as “Oil of the Angels” because of its strong healing properties, and has been used since the late 1400s. Action: sedating, reduces inflation, reduces negative emotions Warning: may be photo-toxic Melissa officinalis Lemon Balm, Melissa … Continue reading

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Emotional Response

Essential oils have certain plant chemicals that can bring about an emotional response, or a change in emotions. Using essential oils or aromatherapy can help you to feel happier, less stressed or even more confident. Essential oils can help you … Continue reading

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Smell

So how does your nose actually pick up a smell? All smells are tiny molecules that have evaporated or floated up in the air. If something does not have much smell it is because the aroma molecules are too big … Continue reading

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