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It’s that time of year, where the weekends are set aside for making Holiday Gifts.

I love making gifts with essential oils and in this week I will be sharing some Do-It-Yourself videos and recipes that you can use to make your own special gifts.

To get us started I would like to share my favorite essential oils for gift making- on their own they are amazing and well-loved oils, and together these oils offer you limitless combinations!… Read more

Sometimes one finds the most incredible treasures in the most unexpected places. In this case, the treasure was off a highway running along the southern coast of Corsica, down a steep and rutted dirt road where cars could not pass without fear of being stranded at the bottom of the ravine, across a small creek, a moderate walk through the forest and then a stroll across an open plateau overlooking fields of helichrysum and beautiful valleys.… Read more

Immortelle by David Crow

(From Beloved Plants)

“How did immortelle come to have its name?” I was once asked.

I don’t know. I don’t want to know. I would prefer to avoid what botanists and historians and linguists might have to say or postulate; I would rather not search for archaic herbal lore that would lead to stories about Napoleon’s infatuation with the perfumed landscape of his Corsican home and other such tiresome and probably inaccurate anecdotes.… Read more

Lavender essential oil is an aromatherapy favorite, as it has an extensive list of uses and an aroma that appeals to almost everyone. For most of us, it is the first essential oil we experience, and for good reason! Lavender is gentle enough to use with children and the elderly, and effective enough to provide deep healing for the mind, body and spirit.… Read more

I was first introduced to flower essences over seventeen years ago. I still marvel at what happened during my first year of using them. With the help of the flowers, I was able to overcome some significant deep-seated and painful challenges I was experiencing at the time; it was then that I really took notice of how powerful flower essences can be.… Read more