“In This Little Bottle” Blog

  • Who Loves Lavender? - Lavender loves to make you happy, it totally has a chill and sedating effect, supporting you to reduce stress by calming the nervous system. Everybody loves Lavender…well, almost everybody, and if you do these are some of its’ gifts… in addition to the above, it is considered an adaptogen, which …

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  • FACE THE REALITY - “This morning my housemate, Mer, and I had a conversation about Facial expressions and how the outward appearance of ones’ facial expression can change how we perceive or respond in a conversation. She mentioned one word she had heard for the “stone face” without a smile was “bitchface”. (I may …

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  • LETS TALK ACP DETAILS … The 235 Hour Coursework Breakdown - I have been hearing lots of chatter about the Aromatherapy Certification Program (ACP) at our school. So, now is the time to talk about the details of this dynamic set of training classes. Did you know that there is a total of 235 hours of intensive education that goes into …

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  • Savings Exercise for Prosperity with an EO Blend - “Join a gym, studio or do it at home, but Exercise is one way of getting into the habit of putting money aside. Yep, the kind where you sweat profusely and work your tush off. Exercising consistently will help you stay focused, it will assist with discipline, setting goals, like …

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  • CALENDULA … Beautiful and Medicinal - “It’s thrilling to see Calendula flowers start to bloom. They burst into an imprint of the Sun in each little flower. Last year when I first planted the seeds in my garden, it seemed like they took forever to grow and start to bloom. But this year, they grew back …

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  • Listening to the Words of Plants - A few months ago, I took a photo from my attic window of the barren tree tops and spoke of their strength and stoic posture, beautiful in their baldness and elegant in their stance. Yesterday, as I looked out of that same window, their elegance was so endowed with fullness, …

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  • Zingiber Officinale … a.k.a. Ginger - “At the Ithaca Farmers Market, Humble Hill Farm brought to market fresh ginger. It was so beautiful! A tincture had to be created and I obliged. And so, the beginning of its end in the garden is this wonderful tincture I am creating with its fresh cut plant material. It …

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  • Her Walk With Aromatherapy … Straight Into the Classroom - “As a youngster I loved mixing up scented liquids with creams. Often a cream would lack fragrance and to enhance its smell, perfumes or fragrant oils would be added to create a lovely aromatic experience. My first real use of essential oils occurred while I was a massage student at …

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  • Mother’s Day Eve Aromatherapy ABC’s Class - “A beautiful and overcast day didn’t overshadow our 4 Hour ABC’s of Aromatherapy class on the eve of Mother’s Day. We were showered with so much more; the lure of new knowledge, learning Essential Oils, their scent, note or chemical constituents. For some it was entirely new, and for others …

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  • Uplift With Aromatherapy - “When I am in the lower part of the spiral and feel a need for “uplift” with aromatherapy, I think of how essential oils work well for the nervous system and for psychological imbalances among other things and how they support this energy. Several EO’s have sufficient research evidence of …

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