Cold Sores

Cold Sores Herpes Simplex

The weather changed and suddenly I was dealing with sneezing and cold sores.  I immediately got out my bottle of Manuka (Leptospermum scoparium) to address my cold sores.  Then I cut an onion in half and took the bowl with the two halves with me when I moved from one room to another.  I am happy

Gratitude and Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Blessings

Gratitude, what an important element it is for being able to live a happy and fulfilled life.  While gratitude is something I strive to consciously incorporate into my life on a regular basis, it isn’t always as easy as it sounds.  Some days it is really easy to be thankful, while other days it can

Aromatic Libra


Aromatic Libra is the seventh sign of the zodiac.   It has the archetypes of the Lover, the Artist, and the Peacemaker. Geranium, its signature oil, is wonderfully balancing and Libra is the sign of balance, justice, and fairness. For Lord Libra geranium is blended with vanilla, which is warming and soothing and thyme, which promotes self-confidence

Autumn Equinox


Today is the Autumn Equinox and the official start of the Fall Season! We have certainly been getting glimpses of what is to come.  Here in the Lower Mainland, the temperatures have definitely gotten cooler, and I notice that the leaves are just starting to turn, but there are still some glimpses of Summer’s Glory

Diploma in Advanced Techniques

Diploma in Advanced Aromatherapy Techniques

Thanks to Fennel I was able to persevere and complete my Summer Project just before the Labor Day weekend! As I reported last month, the reviewing, revising and reworking of the Aromatherapy 101 and Aromatherapy 201 courses were completed by August 11.  I am very happy to report that the New Improved Aromatherapy 301 –