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  • Essential Oil of the Week: Bergamot

    Bergamot is one of the most popular oils in the fragrance industry. It is derived from the fruit peel or rind of the bergamot fruit, which is actually inedible. It is in the citrus family of scents, but is a tinge more spicy and floral t...
  • Essential Oil of the Week: Benzoin Styrax

    Benzoin oil has a sweet, warm and vanilla-like aroma and is golden brown in color, with a treacle-like viscosity. The essential oil is extracted from the Styrax Benzoin tree, which is from Java, Sumatra and Thailand and grows to 8 meter...
  • Essential Oil of the Week: Armoise Mugwort

      Armoise Mugwort, or Artimisia Alba, originated in India and Morocco. Its essential oil is steam distilled from the leaves and flowers of the mugwort plant, a very popular plant for medicinal purposes with reddish purple stems and reddis...
  • Essential Oil of the Week: Anise

    Anise essential oil has a long and interesting history. King Edward IV used it to perfume his clothing and Pliny the Elder (author of the first encyclopedia) claimed it prevented bad dreams. It was used to help fund the repairs for the London Br...
  • Science Says That Pleasant Scents Make Us Seem More Attractive

           We already know that scent plays the most important role in attracting mates, but do we know why? New research from the Monell Chemical Senses Center found that people find faces more attractive when in the presence of pleasant odo...
  • Attracting Your Mate The Primal Way

    love is in the air...    I've always wanted to create my own fragrance, how about you? While doing some research on the subject, it seems I'm not alone. How we choose a fragrance is directly related to how we select a mate, according to Profes...
  • Essential Oil of the Week: Angelica Root

    Angelica Root has a number of healing properties. The essential oil is anti-fungal, antibacterial, antispasmodic, depurative, diaphoretic, and used in traditional Chinese medicine to aid the reproductive system. Mainly produced in Hungary and Si...
  • Essential Oil of the Week – Anethi Essential Oil

    Anethi Essential Oil, also known as the East Indian Dill Oil, is used extensively in foods, beverages and medicines. It also constitutes an important flavoring for the pickle industry. The oil, extracted from the seeds of the plant through steam...
  • Fragrance: Keep the Passion Alive

    As summer comes to an end, don’t let the sun set on your relationship; keep that heat alive by incorporating fragrance into your life. While there are many ways to invoke or maintain the passion in a relationship, the use of fragrance is not oft...
  • Essential Oil of the Week – Amyris

    Amyris has a soft, warm, woody/musty aroma and is known as one of the oldest materials used for aromatic and perfumery uses (it has been used for over 4,000 years!). It is believed that God instructed King Solomon to make his temple furniture fr...