Australian essential oils

Native Australian Essential Oils

Native Australian Essential OilsToday I’d like to talk about some native Australian essential oils. Some you may have heard of and others may be new to you. I love...
The Difference Between Coriander and Cilantro Essential Oils

The Difference Between Coriander and Cilantro Essential Oils

The Difference Between Coriander and Cilantro Essential Oils When I first moved to the United States from the United Kingdom, I was very confused by the term of cilantro in reference to...
The Difference Between Damask Rose and May Rose Essential Oil

The Difference Between Damask Rose and May Rose Essential Oil

The Difference Between Damask Rose and May Rose Essential Oil What’s in a rose (name)? As it turns out, quite a bit! Many people are familiar with rose, both as...
Alternative Essential Oils to Repel Insects

Alternative Essential Oils to Repel Insects

Alternative Essential Oils to Repel InsectsMany people are familiar with essential oils such as citronella (Cymbopogon nardus) and lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) as an insect repellent. However, if the aroma of these particular essential oils...
Alternate Essential Oils for Beginners

Alternate Essential Oils for Beginners

Alternate Essential Oils for Beginners Essential oils are complex substances and, before you use an essential oil for the first time, you should understand both its potential benefit and the...
Understanding Botany for Aromatherapy: What is a Hybrid Plant?

Understanding Botany for Aromatherapy: What is a Hybrid Plant?

Understanding Botany for Aromatherapy: What is a Hybrid Plant? The term hybrid may conjure up an image of something that is not “real” — and in some ways, this may be true....