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    3 Great Recipes for Lavender

    March 02, 2013

    The floral, fresh, herbaceous and sweet scent of Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) is a tranquil and often familiar aroma, making it a truly popular scent. Today, Lavender is grown in a number of countries, including the USA, France, India, Bulgaria, Hungary, New Zealand, Croatia, Australia and  Spain. Lavender aromatherapy recipes are popular in all those countries and more. […]

    Community

    November 02, 2011

    About a year ago, we received this story via email from one of our South African distillers about community farms and the power they hold to change lives for the better. This heartwarming story about the impact of community farms has been on my mind lately, and I'd love to share it with you again! […]

    Aromahead Institute's 400-hour Scholars Program

    August 10, 2011

    Interested in becoming certified in Aromatherapy? The Aromahead Institute Scholar's Program is designed to meet the highest level of Aromatherapy Certification in the USA. The Aromahead Institute Scholar's Program provides an inspiring combination of courses leading to qualification to practice as a Clinical Aromatherapist. […]

    Balsam Fir Essential Oil

    January 28, 2011

    Common Name: Balsam Fir Latin Name: Abies balsamea Balsam Fir is one of my closest essential oil companions. My experience highlights Balsam Fir essential oil's wonderful immune supportive, antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory properties. The pronounced monoterpene content of Balsam Fir essential oil suggests it can support movement in the body. This means it can open up the lungs and sinuses, and vitalize the overall energy in the mind and body. In the GC/MS report on Balsam Fir, we usually find some carene (δ-3) and limonene (d), along with (α) and (β) pinenes. Some of the research properties for each component: Carene (δ-3) -- anti-inflammatory and mucolytic Limonene (d) -- activates white blood cells, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antioxidant, immunostimulant, skin penetration enhancer Pinene (α) -- anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, anti-fungal (candida), antispasmodic, antiviral Pinene  (β) -- anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and antispasmodic To translate the research... […]

    Aromahead's Advanced Graduate Program

    January 17, 2011

    Want to learn the chemistry of essential oils and have fun at the same time? Come to the Advanced Graduate Program at Aromahead Institute! Starts March 23, 2011 in Sarasota, Florida! 10-day class: Mar 23-27 and Apr 13-17, 2011 […]

    Aromatherapy Certification Programs in the USA and Canada

    January 10, 2011

    Aromahead Institute has a new batch of GC/MS-tested teachers! […]

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