The imposing church in Civray

A sunny afternoon

The weather today is grey, cold and drizzly.  I’ve been burning bergamot, lavender and cypress* in an attempt to evoke thoughts of hot Mediterranean summers, swimming in the sea off the southern tip of Italy, the Greek islands or the coastline of Croatia. In reality I’m sitting in the lounge with the Read more…

Lavandula angustifolia, sometimes called true lavender, has many uses in aromatherapy

My top five essential oils

As an aromatherapist I’m currently in possession of around 50 different essential oils.  It’s great for me to have such a large choice at my fingertips and gives me endless combinations to cover a variety of needs.  But what if you are just starting out with aromatherapy and still learning Read more…