Meditation: A Guide to Your Tactile Sense

When is the last time you really paid attention to your sense of touch? Not necessarily giving a big hug or receiving a fabulous massage; something more nuanced then that. Really tuning into your inner workings as well as what is going on around you. Simply paying attention to your body-mind-soul... just... BEING. Join me … Continue reading Meditation: A Guide to Your Tactile Sense

Meditation: A Guide to Your Aural Sense

Here. Now. At this moment you have the power to glean information about what you need by paying attention to your body in its surroundings and your response to those surroundings. Needs, not wants. What do you need more or less of? When is the last time you paid attention to your sense of hearing? … Continue reading Meditation: A Guide to Your Aural Sense

Dilution Rates: How They Are Derived

Ever notice how dilution rates are often cited but never disclosed how they are derived? This has always gotten to me so I decided to look into it.  Read on for more... Aromatherapy and its use of essential oils is varied by modes of application: olfaction, inhalation, RESPONSIBLE internal use (e.g., suppositories, enteric capsules) and the … Continue reading Dilution Rates: How They Are Derived

Best Practices: Using and Cleaning Glassware

Glass is a valuable tool for anyone making, creating and concocting lotions and potions. It beats the pants out of plastic as it is non-reactive, safe, reusable and doesn't degrade. The downside of glass? You need to clean it, and when you are using lipids and lipid-loving substances such as essential and fixed oils it can … Continue reading Best Practices: Using and Cleaning Glassware