The Aromahead Blog - Aromatherapy Education and Resources
Jasminka Saric is from Croatia, where she grew up in a small village and developed a deep love for herbs, essential oils, and the natural world.
I was very excited to get my copy of Maggie Tisserand's new book, Aromatherapy vs MRSA, in the mail last week! For those of you who are aware of MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) and its host of complications, this book will be a welcome addition to your aromatherapy library. The book will be available by the end of July. You can order it through Amazon. […]
For 15 years, I've been importing essential oils from distillers, testing each batch with GC/MS and pouring countless kilos of essential oils into tiny 15 mL bottles. I just love essential oils. I love the aromas, the surprisingly effective impact they have on health--and yes, the chemistry! I'm especially interested in essential oil components. I've been blending from a component perspective for many years now, and have found the approach really effective. Component Blending with Sitka Spruce Let's consider Sitka Spruce (Picea sitchensis). Sitka has a nice percentage of beta myrcene (β-myrcene). I like β-myrcene. (I admit, I have molecular preferences--come on don't you?) As molecular structures go, beta myrcene seems simple, sweet, helpful and easy to relate to. I know, calling a molecule "sweet" means that some people have just closed their browsers and are no longer reading this post! […]
I am so excited to announce Aromahead Institute's new class: The Online Advanced Graduate Program! To celebrate we are offering the class for $1050 until November 25th, 2010 (regularly $1200). […]